Thursday, March 2, 2017

300 Awesome Free Things for Entrepreneurs and Startups



→ Business + Marketing ←

FREE WEBSITE + LOGO + HOSTING + INVOICING

HTML5 UP: Responsive HTML5 and CSS3 site templates.

Bootswatch: Free themes for Bootstrap.

Templated: A collection of 845 free CSS & HTML5 site templates.

Wordpress.org | Wordpress.comCreate your new website for free.

Strikingly: Free, unlimited mobile optimized websites for strikingly domains.

WithoomphBeautiful logos designed instantly.

Hipster Logo Generator: It’s Hip, It’s Current, It’s Stylish, It’s Hipster.

Squarespace Free Logo: You can download free low-res version for free.

Hive: First free unlimited cloud service in the world.

Invoice to meFree Invoice Generator.

Free Invoice GeneratorAlternative free invoice generator.

Slimvoice: Insanely simple invoices.

 

FREE BUSINESS / PROJECT NAME GENERATORS

The Name AppFind an available name for your brilliant idea.

Naminum: Discover a perfect company name.

Short Domain Search: Find short, available single-word domain names.

Wordoid: Pick a short and catchy name for your business.

Hipster Business Name: Hipster business name generator.

ImpossibilityThe best domain name generator ever.

Lean Domain SearchFind a domain name for your website in seconds.

Domainr: Fast, free, domain name search, short URLs.

 

WRITING / BLOGGING

Hemingway: Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.

Grammarly: Finds & corrects mistakes of your writing.

Medium: Everyone’s stories and ideas.

ZenPen: The minimal writing tool of 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.

Headline Analyzer: Emotional marketing value headline analyzer.

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.

 

FIND (TRENDING) CONTENT (IDEAS)

Portent: Content idea generator.

Google Trends: A new way of displaying trending searches.

Buzzsumo: Analyze what content performs best for any topic or competitor.

Hubspot Blog Topic Generator: Custom blog ideas.

Swayy: Discover the most engaging content. Free for 1 dashboard user.

Others: Google+ What’s Hot Twitter Trending | Quora Reddit

 

FREE SEO + WEBSITE ANALYZERS

Open Site Explorer: A comprehensive tool for link analysis.

Ahrefs: Site explorer & backlink checker.

Quick Sprout: Complete analysis of your website.

Wordpress SEO by Yoast: Have a fully optimized WordPress site.

SEO Site Checkup: Check your website’s SEO problems for free.

Hubspot Marketing Grader: Grade your marketing.

SimilarWeb: Analyze website statistics for any domain.

Alexa Ranking: Analytical insights to analyze any site’s rank.

SERPs Rank Checker: Free keyword rank & SERP checker.

OpenLinkProfiler: The freshest backlinks, for free.

Keywordtool.io: Free alternative to Google Keyword Planner.

Google: Analytics Keyword Planner Webmaster Tools Trends

Nibbler: Test any website.

Browseo: How search engines see your website.

Broken Links: Find broken links, redirects & more.

Copyscape: Search for copies of your page on the web.

Woorank: Website review and SEO tool.

Google Pagespeed Insights: Check the performance of your site.

Pingdom Website Speed Test: Test & the load time of a site.

GTMetrics: Analyze your page’s speed performance.

Moz Local: Check your local listings on Google, Bing, and others.

XML Sitemaps: Sitemap generator that creates XML & HTML variants.

W3C validatorEasy-to-use markup validation service.

Shopify E-commerce Report: Get your free Ecommerce report.

 

FREE IMAGE OPTIMIZERS

TinyJPG | TinyPNG Compress images.

Compressor.io: Optimize and compress your images online.

Kraken: Optimize your images & accelerate your websites.

ImageOptimizer: Resize, compress and optimize your image files.

ImageOptim: Makes images take up less disk space & load faster.

Smush.it: Image optimizer Wordpress plugin.

 

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.

 

COLLECT & SEND EMAILS FOR FREE

Contact form 7: Famous Wordpress plugin to collect email addresses.

Mailchimp: Send 12,000 emails to 2,000 subscribers for free.

ManyContactsBar: Free contact form sits on top of your website.

Hello Bar: Get more email subscribers.

Sumome List Builder: Collect email addresses with light box popover.

Scroll Triggered Box: Boost your conversion rates — Wordpress only.

Sumome Scroll Box: Capture more email addresses, politely.

 

FREE SOCIAL MEDIA + COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT + SURVEYS

WriteRack: The easiest way to blog/tweetstorm on twitter.

Spruce: Make Twitter ready images in seconds.

Click To Tweet: Get more shares on your content.

MyTweetLinks: Increases Twitter traffic.

LatergramEasily plan & schedule your Instagram posts.

Wordpress Pin it Button for Images: Add a “Pin It” button.

SharedCount: Track URL shares, likes, tweets, and more.

Justunfollow: Follow / unfollow people on Twitter & Instagram.

SocialRank: Identify, organize, and manage your followers on Twitter.

Klout: Social media influence score on browser extension.

Ritetag: Instant hashtag analysis.

Social Analytics: Interactions for a URL on most social platforms.

Riffle: Full profile and info on any Twitter user.

Buffer Free Plan: Schedule posts to Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Google+.

Bitly: Create, share, and track shortened links.

Flament: A free beautiful and customizable sharing bar.

Addthis: Get more shares, follows and conversions.

Sumome Share: Auto-optimizes your share buttons for max traffic.

Digg Digg: Your all in one share buttons plugin.

Disqus: Build a community of active readers & commenters.

Typeform: Free beautiful online survey & form builder.

Tally: Create polls in no time.

 

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.

→ Design + Code ←

FREE DESIGN RESOURCES

FreebbbleHigh-quality design freebies from Dribbble.

Dribbble: Dribbble search results for “freebie”. An absolute freebie treasure.

Graphic Burger: Tasty design resources made with care for each pixel.

Pixel Buddha: Free and premium resources for professional community.

Premium Pixels: Free Stuff for Creative Folk.

Fribbble: Free PSD resources by Dribbblers curated by Gilbert Pellegrom.

Freebiesbug: Latest free PSDs & other resources for designers.

365 Psd: Download a free psd every day.

Dbf: Dribbble & Behance best design freebies.

Marvel: Free resources from designers we love.

UI Space: High quality hand-crafted Freebies for awesome people.

Free Section of Pixeden: Free design resources.

Free Section of Creative Market: Freebies coming out every monday.

Teehan+Lax: DiOS 8 GUI PSD (iPhone 6).

Teehan+Lax: iPad UI PSD.

Freepik: iFree graphic resources for everyone.

Tech&All: PSD, Tech News, and other resources for free.

Tethr: The most beautiful IOS design KIT ever.

 

COLOR PICKERS

Material Palette: Generate & export your Material Design color palette.

New Flat UI Color Picker: Best flat colors for UI design.

Flat UI Colors: Beautiful flat colors.

Coolors: Super fast color schemes generator for cool designers.

Skala Color: An extraordinary color picker for designers and developers.

Couleurs: Simple app for grabbing & tweaking colors you see on screen.

Material UI Colors: Material ui color palette for Android, Web & iOS.

Colorful Gradients: Gradients automatically created by a computer.

Adaptive Backgrounds: Extract dominant colours from images.

Brand Colors: Colors used by famous brands.

Paletton: The color scheme designer.

0 to 255: A simple tool that helps web designers find variations of any color.

Colour Lovers: Create & share colors, palettes, and patterns.

Adobe Color CC: Color combinations from the Kuler community.

Bootflat: Perfect colors for flat designs.

Hex Colorrrs: Hex to RGB converter.

Get UI Colors: Get awesome UI colors.

Coleure: Smart color picker.

Colllor: Color palette generator.

Palette for Chrome: Creates a color palette from any image.

 

INSPIRATION

MaterialUp: Daily material design inspiration.

FLTDSGNDaily showcase of the best flat UI design websites and apps.

Site Inspire: Web design inspiration.

UI Cloud: The largest user interface design database in the world.

Moodboard: Build a beautiful moodboard and share the result.

Crayon: The most comprehensive collection of marketing designs.

Land-Book: Product landing pages gallery.

Ocean: A community of designers sharing feedback.

Dribbble: Show and tell for designers.

Behance: Showcase & discover creative work.

Pttrns: Mobile user interface patterns.

Flat UI Design: Useful board I discovered thanks to Erik.

Awwwards: The awards for design, creativity and innovation.

The Starter Kit: Curated resources for developers and designers.

One Page Love: Resource for one page website inspiration.

UI Parade: User interface design tools and design inspiration.

The Best Designs: The best of web design.

Agile DesignersBest resources for designers & developers.

Niice: A search engine with taste.

 

FREE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY

Stock Up: Best free stock photo websites in one place.

Pexels: Best free photos in one place.

All The Free Stock: Free stock images, icons, and videos.

Unsplash: Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution photos.

Splashbase: Search & discover free, hi res photos & videos.

Startup Stock Photos: Go. Make something.

Jay Mantri: Free pics. do anything (CC0). Make magic.

Moveast: This is a journey of a portuguese guy moving east.

Travel Coffee Book: Sharing beautiful travel moments.

Designers Pics: Free photographs for your personal & commercial use.

Death to the Stock Photo: Free photos sent to you every month.

Foodie’s Feed: Free food pictures in hi-res.

Mazwai: Free creative commons HD video clips & footages.

JéshootsNew modern free photos.

Super Famous: Photos by Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter.

PicographyFree hi-resolution photos.

Pixabay: Free high quality images.

Magdeleine: A free high-resolution photo every day.

Snapographic: Free stock photos for personal & commercial use.

Little Visuals: 7 hi-res images in your inbox every 7 days.

Splitshire: Delicious free stock photos.

New Old Stock: Vintage photos from the public archives.

Picjumbo: Totally free photos.

Life of Pix: Free high-resolution photos.

Gratisography: Free high-resolution photos.

Getrefe: Free photos.

IM Free: A curated collection of free resources.

Cupcake: A photographer’s treat by Jonas Nilsson Lee.

The Pattern Library: Free patterns for your projects.

Public Domain Archive: New 100% free stock photos.

ISO Republic: High-quality, free photos for creatives.

Stokpic: Totally free photos.

Kaboompics: The best way to get free photos.

FunctionFree photo packs.

MMT: Free stock photos by Jeffrey Betts.

Paul Jarvis: Free high-resolution photos.

Lock & Stock Photos: Free stock photos for you.

Raumrot: Free high-resolution picture.

Bucketlistly: A free creative common collection of travel photos.

 

FREE TYPOGRAPHY

TypeGenius: Find the perfect font combo for your next project.

Font Squirrel: 100% free commercial fonts.

FontFaceNinja: Browser extension to find the web fonts a site uses.

Google Fonts: Free, open-source fonts optimized for the web.

Beautiful Web Type: Best typefaces from the Google web fonts directory.

DaFont: Archive of freely downloadable fonts.

1001 Free Fonts: A huge selection of free fonts.

FontPark: The web’s largest archive of free fonts.

Font-to-width: Fit pieces of text snugly within their containers.

 

FREE ICONS

Fontello: Icon fonts generator.

Flat Icon: A search engine for 16000+ glyph vector icons.

Material Design Icons: 750 Free open-source glyphs by Google.

Font Awesome: The iconic font and CSS toolkit.

Glyphsearch: Search for icons from other icon databases.

MakeAppIcon: Generate App Icons of all sizes with a click.

Endless Icons: Free flat icons and creative stuff.

Ico Moon: 4000+ free vector icons, icon generator.

The Noun Project: Thousands of glyph icons from different artists.

Perfect Icons: A social icon creation tool.

Material Design Icons: 750 Free open-source glyphs by Google.

Icon Finder: Free icon section of the website.

Free Round Icons: Doodle Set | Flat Set | Vector Line Set

Icon Sweets: 60 free vector Photoshop 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.

UI Blurbs: Quick user bios for your mockups.

Copy Paste Character: Click to copy.

Window Resizer: See how it looks on various screen resolutions.

→ Work & Productivity ←

 

BACKGROUND SOUND TO FOCUS

NoisliBackground noise & color generator.

Noizio: Ambient sound equalizer for relax 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.

 

AVOID DISTRACTION

Self ControlMac: free application to help you avoid distracting websites.

Cold Turkey: Windows: temporarily block yourself off of 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.

Mailtoself: An iOS extension to mail notes to yourself from any app.

List.ly: Discover and create great lists.

MarkticleMark your reading progress in articles for later.

 

DIGITAL NOMADS & REMOTE WORKING

Nomadlist: The best cities to live and work remotely.

Where Nomads at: Find digital nomads & travelers all around the world.

Nomad Jobs: The best remote jobs at the best startups.

What’s It Like: Helping travelers figure out WHEN to go.

→ Discover & Learn ←

 

DISCOVER TOOLS & STARTUPS

Product Hunt: Curation of the best new products, every day.

Angellist: Where the world meets startups.

Beta List: Discover and get early access to tomorrow’s startups.

StartupLi.st: Find. Follow. Recommend startups.

Startups List: Collections of the best startups in different places.

Erli Bird: Where great new products are born.

 

BUILD TOGETHER

Assembly: Co-create new ideas no matter where they are.

CoFoundersLab: Find a co-founder in any city, any industry.

Founder2be: Find a co-founder for your startup.

 

LEARN

Skillshare: Unlock your creativity with free online classes & projects.

Khan Academy: Free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

Coursera: Free online classes from 80+ top universities & organizations.

Codecademy: Learn to code interactively, for free.

How to start a startup: As an Audio Podcast or As Online Course

Startup Notes: Startup School invites amazing founders to tell their story.

The How: Learn from entrepreneurs.

Launch This Year: Guide to help you launch your online business.

Closed Club: Browse shut-down start-ups & learn why they closed down.

Startup Talks: A curated collection of startup related videos.

Rocketship.fm: Learn from successful entrepreneurs each week.

reSRC.io: All free programming learning resources.

 

NEWSLETTERS THAT DON’T SUCK

Email1K: A free 30 day course to double your email list.

Design for Hackers: 12 weeks of design learning, right in your inbox.

Startup Digest: Personalized newsletter for all things startup in your area.

Mattermark Daily: Curated newsletter from investors & founders.

ChargeWhatYou’reWorth: Free course on charging what you’re worth.

Product Psychology: Lessons on User Behavior.

UX Newsletter: Tales of researching, designing, and building.

UX Design Weekly: Best user experience design links every week.

 

USEFUL

Foundrs: Co-founder equity calculator.

Ad Spend Calculator: Should my startup pay to advertise?

HowMuchToMakeAnApp: Calculate the cost of a mobile application.

App vs. Website: Should you build an app or website?

Pitcherific: Pitcherific helps you create, train, and improve your pi

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