400 Free Tools and Resources For Entrepreneurs and Startup Bloggers

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To be successful as entrepreneurs, freelancers or start-up bloggers you need some tools. The tools and resources are very important if you want to succeed in that field. Just like a motor car can’t work without an engine same ways it will be difficult to succeed without these tools and resources.

To survive in the world of blogging, you need some tools to keep you going. Now in this blog post, we are going to list some essential free tools a blogger must have in order to be fully equipped for every good work. Some you know already while some you don’t.

They viz:

 

FREE WEBSITE

FREE BRANDING & LOGO

FREE INVOICE

FREE LEGAL DOCS

  • Kiss: Free legal docs for startup founders and investor.
  • Docracy: An open collection of free legal documents.
  • Shake: Create, sign and send legally binding agreements in seconds. Free for personal use.

FREE IDEA MANAGEMENT

FREE BUSINESS / PROJECT NAME GENERATORS

FREE WRITING / BLOGGING

  • Hemingway: Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.
  • Grammarly: Finds & corrects mistakes in your writing.
  • Medium: Everyone’s stories and ideas.
  • ZenPen: The minimal writing tool of the web.
  • Liberio: Simple eBook creation and publishing right from Google Drive.
  • Editorial Calendar: See all your posts, drag & drop to manage your blog.
  • Story Wars: Writing stories together.
  • WP Hide Post: Control the visibility of items on your blog.
  • Social Locker: Ask visitors “to pay” for your content with a tweet, etc.
  • Egg Timer: Set a time and bookmark it for repeated use.
  • BlankPage: Writing made simple.
  • Wattpad: The world’s largest community for readers and writers.
  • Known: A single site for the content you create.
  • Wattpad: The world’s largest community for readers and writers.
  • Dbook: Structured and collaborative writing for large documents.
  • CoSchedule: Blog post headline analyzer.
  • A5.gg: When you return your text will still be here.
  • Free Summarizer: Summarize any text online in just a few seconds.

FIND (TRENDING) CONTENT (IDEAS)

FREE SEO + WEBSITE ANALYZERS

FREE IMAGE OPTIMIZERS

FREE IMAGE EDITORS

  • Canva: Amazingly simple graphic design for bloggers.
  • Pixlr: Pixlr Editor is a robust browser photo editor.
  • Skitch: Get your point across with fewer words.
  • Easel.ly: Empowers anyone to create & share powerful visuals.
  • Social Image Resizer Tool: Create optimized images for social media.
  • Placeit: Free product mockups & templates.
  • Recite: Turn a quote into a visual masterpiece.
  • Meme Generator: The first online meme generator.
  • Pablo: Design engaging images for your social media posts in under 30 seconds.

FREE EMAIL MANAGEMENT

FREE GUIDES & COURSES

FREE SOCIAL MEDIA + COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT

FREE CUSTOMER SERVICE & SURVEYS

  • Typeform: Free beautiful online survey & form builder.
  • Tally: Create polls in no time.
  • Free Survey Creator: Create a survey. Get user feedback for free.
  • Batch: The first-ever 100% free engagement platform for mobile apps.
  • Helprace: Customer service tool. Free for up to 3 agents for small support teams.

A/B TESTS & GROWTH HACKING

  • Petit Hacks: Acquisition, retention, & revenue hacks used by companies.
  • Optimizely: One optimization platform for websites and mobile apps.
  • Hello Bar: Tool for A/B testing different CTAs & power words.
  • GrowthHackers: Unlocking growth. Together.

FREE DESIGN RESOURCES

COLOR PICKERS

INSPIRATION

FREE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY

FREE TYPOGRAPHY

FREE ICONS

FREE USEFUL STUFF

  • UI Names: Generate random names for use in designs and mockups.
  • UI Faces: Find and generate sample avatars for user interfaces.
  • Copy Paste Character: Click to copy.
  • Window Resizer: See how it looks on various screen resolutions.
  • Sonics: Free packs of UI sounds and sound effects delivered to your inbox every month.

FREE DEVELOP / CODE THINGS

  • Hive: First free unlimited cloud service in the world.
  • GitHub: Build software better, together.
  • BitBucket: Git and Mercurial code management for teams
  • Chisel: Chisel offers an unlimited number of fossil repositories.
  • Visual Studio: Comprehensive collection of developer tools and services.
  • Landscape: Landscape is an early warning system for your Python codebase.
  • Swiftype: Add great search to any website. Free with limitations.
  • Keen.io: Gather all the data you want & start getting the answers you need.
  • Coveralls: Test coverage history and statistics.
  • LingoHub: Free for Small Teams, Open Source usage, and Educational projects.
  • Codacy: Continuous Static Analysis designed to complement your unit tests.
  • Searchcode: Search over 20 billion lines of code.
  • TinyCert: Free SSL certificates for your startup.
  • StartSSL: Free SSL certificates.
  • Opbeat: The first ops platform for developers. Free for small teams.
  • Pingdom: Website monitoring. Free for one website.
  • Rollbar: Full-stack error monitoring for all apps in any language.
  • Loggly: Simplify Log Management Forever. Free for one user.
  • Devport: Get your developer portfolio.
  • Getting Real: The smarter way to build web apps. A free book by 37signals.
  • Peek: Get a free, 5-minute video of someone using your site.
  • Creator: Build better Ionic apps, faster.
  • DevFreeCasts: A huge collection of free screencasts for developers.
  • Cody: A free library of HTML, CSS, JS nuggets.

BACKGROUND SOUND TO FOCUS

  • Noisli: Background noise & color generator.
  • Noizio: Ambient sound equalizer for relaxing or productivity.
  • Defonic: Combine the sounds of the world into a melody.
  • Designers.mx: Curated playlists by designers, for designers.
  • Coffitivity: Stream the sounds of a coffee shop at work.
  • Octave: A free library of UI sounds, handmade for iOS.
  • Free Sound: Huge database of free audio snippets, samples, + recordings.
  • Sonics: Free packs of UI sounds and sound effects delivered to your inbox every month.
  • Deep Focus: Spotify’s famous playlist to focus.

AVOID DISTRACTION

  • Self Control: Mac: free application to help you avoid distracting websites.
  • Cold Turkey: Windows: temporarily block yourself off distracting websites.

ORGANIZE & COLLABORATE

  • Trello: Keeps track of everything.
  • Evernote: The workspace for your life’s work.
  • Dropbox: Free space up to 2GB.
  • Yanado: Tasks management inside Gmail.
  • Wetransfer: Free transfer up to 2GB.
  • Drp.io: Free, fast, private and easy image and file hosting.
  • Pocket: View later, put it in Pocket.
  • Raindrop: Mac app for bookmarking and reading it later.
  • Flowdock: Free for teams of five and non-profits.
  • Typetalk: Share and discuss ideas with your team through instant messaging.
  • Slack: Free for unlimited users with few limited features.
  • HipChat: Free for unlimited users with few limited features.
  • Google Hangouts: Bring conversations to life with photos, emoji, and group video calls.
  • Voveet: Simple, free 3D conference calls. Experience the difference.
  • FreeBusy: Eliminate coordination headaches when you need to schedule a meeting.
  • RealTimeBoard: Your regular whiteboard, re-thought for the best online experience.
  • Witkit: Witkit is the secure platform for teams. 50GB of free encrypted data storage.
  • Any.do: Get things done with your team.
  • Asana: Teamwork without email.
  • GoToMeeting: Online meetings without the hassle.

DIGITAL NOMADS & REMOTE WORKING

READ ALSO: Coming up with a Perfect Financial Model for Your Startup

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Author Bio:

Alvin Uchenna is a content creator the owner of Blogging Series.

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