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Invoice to me – Free Invoice Generator
Mailchimp – Email marketing and list management. Free for up to 2,000 subscribers, and 12,000 messages per month. Try this if you are starting out.
Mailgun – First 10,000 emails free each month
SendGrid – Free 12,000 per month transactional, and marketing email
Sendinblue – Free and paid. Free for up to 9,000 emails per month, no limit on subscribers
Multitrack – Email tracking. Track when emails are opened. 5 emails per domain
Streak – Scheduled emails later, track opens, CRM in your Inbox. Up to 200 tracked emails each month
Hunter – Find anyone’s email. Free for 1,500 returned emails
Unroll me – Unsubscribe from email newsletters you no longer read
Canned Emails – Use pre written email replies you can quickly copy and use
The Magic Email – Get an unresponsive person to reply to your newsletter or email
Rapportive – use this to connect with anyone on LinkedIn. Chrome extension
Social Media Tools
Click To Tweet – Help your reader tweet out pre-selected content for more shares
Pablo – Design engaging social media post in seconds. Select images, add text, save and post
Later – Plan and schedule Instagram posts
SharedCount – Track shares, likes, tweets, and more for any URL
How Many Shares – Count how many shares a URL has across most social networks
Klout – Check your social media influence score, browser extension
Riffle – Get the full profile and info on any Twitter user. Chrome extension
Tweetdeck – Manage multiple Twitter accounts, schedule tweets, all on one page
Free photos, video, music for your projects
Pexels – Free stock images with no attribution required. Searchable by color!
Pixabay – Attribution free photos. I used this site often
JeShoots – unique photos by Jan Vašek
Bossfight – Free, high res photos.
Gratisography – Get some out of the norm photos here
Wikipedia Creative Commons and public domain – get unique images
Coverr.co – Beautiful free video snippets for download.
Pexels Video – Searchable collection of stock videos you can use without restriction
Videvo – Free HD stock footage and motion graphics for any project, attribution required
Videezy – Free HD and 4K video footage
Incompetech.com – Creative Commons with Attribution music from Kevin MacLeod. Licensed works also available
Image, graphics, video tools
Audacity – free software to improve audio recording so they sound more professional.
Canva – Simple tool for non designers to get great design
Recite – Even quicker and simpler than Canva. Less control though.
Pixlr – Free online image editor
Handbrake – Software to convert and compress your video files
Feedly – Keep up to date with your favorite websites or blog in in app
Google Calendar Tips – Tips to maximize Google Calendar
Pocket – Browser extension cum phone app that saves important articles
Ease.ly – Create your infographic with this tool
Slideshare – world’s largest community for sharing presentations.
H5P – interactive content
Writing, blogging, content creation
AnswerThePublic – Get ideas for keywords
CoShedule – Free analyzer to improve headlines
Open Live Writer – Offline tool to write and update your blog
Medium – blogging, writing platform with huge audience and network effect
Digital Ocean – VPS, or virtual private server for hosting your website. Better, cheaper than many shared hosting. Get $10, or 2 months off via my link here.
GoDaddy – Register your domain name. See my guide how to get a domain for around $1 here if you are a first time user..
Name.com – A decent domain register. Not many discount coupons offered on renewal.
NameSilo.com – could be a better bet than Name.com since privacy is included in the price. I haven’t used them but will probably test a few domains once renewal comes up
Piwik – Don’t want to give you data to Google, then us this analytics.
Woopra – Web analytics tool, free for up to 30,000 actions each month
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