Tools & Resources

There are so many tools available to us to help streamline our businesses. Many of these tools are 100% free, others have a free trial and a moderate subscription cost. I have collected these resources from my own experience as well and many successful business professionals who have used them.

Networking/Brainstorming

MastermindwithSue.com – Brainstorming/networking

Allcitiesnetwork.org – networking

Blitzr.com – speed networking

Alignable.com – networking

Mindmeister.com – mind maps/brainstorming

BeeKonnected.com

 

Free Stock Photos

Unsplash.com

Pixabay.com

 

Digital Library

HooplaDigital.com

Scribd.com

 

Graphic Design/Printing

Canva.com

Killerbookcovers.com

Nextdayflyers.com

Vistaprint.com

GRprint.com

 

Scheduling/Calendars

Doodle.com

Calendly.com

 

Passwords

Keepersecurity.com

 

Video

Movietools.info – free video loops

videezy.com– free stock video

pixabay.com – free stock video

Doodly.com – create custom animated video

Camtasia.com – video production

Davinci Resolve – video editing 

Loom.com – screen record/demos

TubeBuddy – YouTube Tools & Analytics

 

CRM

Goldmine.com

Kartra.com

Hubspot.com

 

Opt-In Forms

convertkit.com

Business Resources

SBDC – Small business development center

EDB – Economic Development Board

SCORE

 

YouTube Tools

Vidiq.com – what people are searching for on YouTube

TubeBuddy.com – YouTube metrics, keywords

 

Online Courses – create your own and sell them!

Thinkific.com

Teachable.com

Yescourse.com

Udemy.com

 

Accounting

WaveApps.com (free with upgrade)

Freshbooks.com (free with upgrade)

 

Social Tools

22social.com –FB features

Woocommerce.com – WP plug in to sell courses, etc

Ripl.com – creative social media posts

Yaytext.com – fun fonts

Public Relations

Prweb.com – auto send press releases

helpareporter.com – help a reporter out

Patreon.com – offer monthly subscriptions for your fans

 

Project Management

Clickup.com (free)

Slack.com

Freedcamp.com

Asana.com

Basecamp.com

 

Getting Help

Thumbtack.com

Acadium.com – interns

Fiverr.com

Upwork.com

 

Websites

SquareSpace.com

WordPress.com

Shopify.com

Web.archive.org (to view old pages of a website)