There are thousands of different free and paid online tools available to help you run your business, and I’ve compiled some of our Earthbased favorites below. I’ve divided the tools into categories so you can determine which are most relevant to you and your business needs.
Feel free to leave any of your favorite tools in the comments!
FREE STOCK PHOTO & VIDEO
High-quality stock photos don’t have to come at a high cost. Here is a list of some of our favorite resources for beautiful images.
Gorgeous free stock images updated constantly.
Beautiful free stock imagery that’s easy to filter through photos sortable by category, copy space position, and color.
Over 1 million free image and videos with a more “indie” feel to them compared to generic stock images.
Burst by Shopify
A free resource from Shopify that provides free stock photos for entrepreneurs.
High resolution images added weekly.
Free online image creator with hundreds of templates. (ex. social media cover photos, flyers, business cards, etc.)
Your domain name needs to be sharp, memorable, and effectively communicate key qualities of your business. Namemesh is a fantastic tool for helping you think outside the box for a fitting domain.
A useful tool for content creation to keep track of what people want to hear about.
Answer the Public
A free report of what users are searching for on Google and YouTube. (Also, they have a pretty awesome home page…)
Browse popular designs from all of the top designers.
Google Keyword Planner
Make decisions about which keywords are best for our business by tracking competition and search volume of specific search terms. (Must have a Google AdWords account set up)
Here are a few tools that will skyrocket your productivity. I’ve compiled a few of the best tools to save you time and manage your work more effectively.
Highly customizable task management app that allows you to create virtual bulletin boards for todo lists, tasks, notes and anything you can imagine.
Simple clean invoicing and contract system with awesome customer support.
Have a bright idea at midnight and don’t want to blow up everyones devices? Boomerang is a Gmail plugin that enables you to schedule emails to be sent at a later time, and automatically sends them off.
Amazing free service that allows you to unsubscribe from email lists you don’t want to be on, and rolls up the rest into a daily summary of all your subscriptions.
Write and organize your notes, photos, and web clippings from any device. This list was made in Evernote!
Compress your image files to speed up your website!
Enter the address of any website, and Nibbler will give you a report scoring the website out of 10 for key areas, including accessibility, SEO, social media and technology.
Measure load-speed of your website to make sure your users are getting an optimal experience.
This free tool is absolutely imperative in helping you determine what is working in your marketing plan, and gain valuable insights about the nature of your web visitors. We install Google Analytics on every website we create, and we make sure to teach you how to use it!
These are not affiliate links, just a few tools that we use all the time.