Free Business Tools

Free resources and tools for women who want to start or grow an online business.

Free business tools

Free business tools

Some of the links below are referral links. If you click through and take action, I may be compensated. Some of the links below I am not being compensated for. However, I will not recommend any product or service that I have not tried myself or that I believe is a good resource. My full disclosure is here.

Acuity is a great appointment scheduler you can embed on your website or blog and in your emails to your clients. I’ve been using them for years!

Acuity is a great appointment scheduler you can embed on your website or blog and in your emails to your clients. I’ve been using them for years!

Evernote helps me keep track of business projects, manage to-do lists, create reminder notes and save articles. The free version is great. If you want to sync Evernote with your mobile devices, you’ll need the premium version which isn’t expensive at all.

Evernote helps me keep track of business projects, manage to-do lists, create reminder notes and save articles. The free version is great. If you want to sync Evernote with your mobile devices, you’ll need the premium version which isn’t expensive at all.

Squarespace is the platform on which I built my website and where my website lives on the internet. I’ve tried WordPress and other platforms. I always come back to Squarespace.

Squarespace is the platform on which I built my website and where my website lives on the internet. I’ve tried WordPress and other platforms. I always come back to Squarespace.

 
GetResponse was previously my mailing list provider. I switched to a new provider because my business needs changed. I liked the fact that they offer the ability to host webinars for up to 100 people in their lowest monthly plan. They offer a   FREE   30 day trial - no credit card required.

GetResponse was previously my mailing list provider. I switched to a new provider because my business needs changed. I liked the fact that they offer the ability to host webinars for up to 100 people in their lowest monthly plan. They offer a FREE 30 day trial - no credit card required.

This is my current mailing list provider. They offer services for free that other providers who used to provide these services for free now charge for. You can get your mailing list started and take it far with this platform and it’s really easy to learn. Their   FREE   plan has no time limit.

This is my current mailing list provider. They offer services for free that other providers who used to provide these services for free now charge for. You can get your mailing list started and take it far with this platform and it’s really easy to learn. Their FREE plan has no time limit.

This is my social media scheduler for all of my accounts except Pinterest and Instagram. I’ve tried many other schedulers and this is the one which met my needs. They offer a 14 day   FREE   trial.

This is my social media scheduler for all of my accounts except Pinterest and Instagram. I’ve tried many other schedulers and this is the one which met my needs. They offer a 14 day FREE trial.

 
I use Canva to create all of my digital products (eBooks, checklists, etc.) and graphics for my website. I used the FREE version for a long time. I now use the paid version because my business began to grow and my needs changed.

I use Canva to create all of my digital products (eBooks, checklists, etc.) and graphics for my website. I used the FREE version for a long time. I now use the paid version because my business began to grow and my needs changed.

This is a webinar platform. The   FREE   version contains many features of high-priced platforms minus monetization and marketing tools. If you want to build brand recognition through webinars, this is where you want to start.

This is a webinar platform. The FREE version contains many features of high-priced platforms minus monetization and marketing tools. If you want to build brand recognition through webinars, this is where you want to start.

 
This nifty tool allow people to leave you voicemail messages from your website. The FREE version allows you to receive 20 90 second messages a month! There is a paid version but I’ve been using the   FREE   version for years!

This nifty tool allow people to leave you voicemail messages from your website. The FREE version allows you to receive 20 90 second messages a month! There is a paid version but I’ve been using the FREE version for years!

Sell online courses, memberships, and digital downloads. No technical headaches, zero transaction fees, and unlimited  everything . I use Podia for my online courses, digital products and soon to be membership service. They offer a   FREE   14-day trial.

Sell online courses, memberships, and digital downloads. No technical headaches, zero transaction fees, and unlimited everything. I use Podia for my online courses, digital products and soon to be membership service. They offer a FREE 14-day trial.

Weebly is a website builder and also hosts your website. I used Weebly to build my book website in the past and love this platform because it’s very easy to use, they’ve added an e-commerce ability and the prices can’t be beat! They offer a totally   FREE   version.

Weebly is a website builder and also hosts your website. I used Weebly to build my book website in the past and love this platform because it’s very easy to use, they’ve added an e-commerce ability and the prices can’t be beat! They offer a totally FREE version.

This is the social media scheduler I have used for unprecedented growth of my Pinterest and Instagram accounts! They offer a   FREE   version to get you going.

This is the social media scheduler I have used for unprecedented growth of my Pinterest and Instagram accounts! They offer a FREE version to get you going.

 
This is a platform where you can hire low-priced freelancers with high priced results to complete any business task (logo design, build website, voice over, video editing, eBook creation, digital designs, etc.).

This is a platform where you can hire low-priced freelancers with high priced results to complete any business task (logo design, build website, voice over, video editing, eBook creation, digital designs, etc.).

One of the (if not THE) best sites for free pictures for your website, blog, newsletter, etc. As with any free picture website, try to not use pictures that you frequently see on other people’s websites. This site makes it easy!

One of the (if not THE) best sites for free pictures for your website, blog, newsletter, etc. As with any free picture website, try to not use pictures that you frequently see on other people’s websites. This site makes it easy!

Good quality free pictures. Not as high quality as Rawpixel but still very good. You can add overlays using Canva to spice up your free pictures.

Good quality free pictures. Not as high quality as Rawpixel but still very good. You can add overlays using Canva to spice up your free pictures.