12 Most Effective Free/Affordable Tools for Startups
The beauty of startups is their disruptive approach to get things done. They are growth hungry passionate daydreamers full of ideas, tools and ways to do things in most cost effective & productive manner.
Well here are some very useful resources to add to your startup armory, simply check these out and I am sure you would find these pretty handy in your startup journey:
Free Stock Images Find free images for your collateral and designs on these free stock image resources
- Little Visuals http://littlevisuals.co/
- Unsplash http://unsplash.com/
- Death to the Stock Photo http://join.deathtothestockphoto.com/
- New Old Stock http://nos.twnsnd.co/
Crayon Is one of the most comprehensive collection of marketing designs.
Pablo by Buffer Helps you create engaging images for your social media posts in just few clicks
Marketing & Promotion
Hey Press Free searchable database finds journalists for your startup.
BuzzSumo Enable you research the content your audience really wants.
Mention Monitor conversations that matter most to your brand.
Outbrain Promote your blog post in ‘From Around the Web’ sections of CNN, FastCompany, Slate, Time etc.
UpWork gives you access to some of the top talent today in all areas, including web and mobile development, writers, designers, virtual assistants, customer service reps and more.
Wrike gives you an online place to meet, collaborate, discuss and share documents plus offers project management capability to track time, create tasks and monitor roles and responsibilities.
PayFirma Offers very affordable Payment Gateway options for young entrepreneur. Its not free but offers very affordable plans for startups.
Unbounce Build, publish and A/B test landing pages without I.T.
CanvasFlip a cloud-based prototyping platform, allows users to create clickable demos of their app or website, make informed changes, and collaborate with others.
Summer of Marketing 12 weeks of fast track Marketing MasterClass. From 0 to 10,000+ visitors/month
Marketing Podcasts Discover some of the best marketing tips & tools podcasts
I hope some of these resources would help you to growth track your startup dream.