Here’s where you can find the equipment and programmes that we use here at Scrap the 9 to 5.

As well as some of our favourite books which have had a major impact on our personal and professional lives.


Having the right equipment is a crucial component for creating content to connect with your audience. It’s the difference between showing up as a respectable professional or an amateur.

Below I’ve added the details of the equipment that we use here at Scrap the 9 to 5

DJI Osmo Pocket 3-Axis Gimbal Stabiliser with Integrated Camera

Mpow Selfie Stick Bluetooth, ALL in 1 Extendable Selfie Stick Tripod Monopod

Rode Smartlav+ Lavalier Microphone for Smartphone

Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, Touch Bar, 1.4GHz quad-core Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB)

Apple Airpods with Charging Case 

ESDDI Softbox Studio Lights 800W with 5500K Soft Lighting kit

Programs and software

Convertri is a drag and drop page builder with lightning fast load speeds. It’s what we use to build all of our funnels here at Scrap the 9 to 5.

Aweber is a cost effective solution for building and communicating with your email list. The simplicity of the platform makes it perfect for beginners.

Trello is a fantastic tool for organising your business and personal life, it’s incredibly simple and yet highly effective allowing you to prioritise and focus on key tasks.

Simply put, without SFM, Scrap the 9 to 5 wouldn’t exist. It’s the company which taught Dan all the skills he needed to start his first business and leave his unfulfilling coporate career.


Starting an online business isn’t just about knowing the steps to take. it’s vital to be constantly improving your mindset and increasing your knowledge, to be better than you were yesterday.

That’s why we’ve put together this list of some of the most valuable and insightful books we’ve come across to date.

Financial Advice

Personal Development