6 Free Tools for the Savvy Entrepreneur
As a business owner, there are business building and marketing activities. Your business-building activities make you money. Your marketing activities get your name out there. Why spend most of your money on marketing activities when you can utilize a few simple and free products to generate the desired results?
Here are some basic free tools savvy entrepreneurs can get started or take control of for their own marketing campaign designs.
Survey Monkey for marketing research and customer feedback
Looking to conduct market research? In need of customer feedback? Survey Monkey will assist you in conducting surveys to better market your ideal client.
MailerLite for email marketing
Need to collect leads for your mailing list from your website? When collecting leads from your website or creating landing pages, Mailer Lite is your go-to for creating simple, clean email campaigns, landing pages, and newsletters.
Buffer for social media management
Dreaming of automating your social posts? Hootsuite will be your partner. Automate your posts for your favorite social media venues. You control the day and time you want your posts to be released.
Pixabay and Pexels for stock photos and images
Don’t have time to take your own pictures? Other people do not mind you using theirs. Find royalty-free stock photos with a free commercial use license.
Canva for graphic design
Can’t afford a graphic designer? Canva is a user-friendly online graphic design software that helps you create eye-catching social media headers and posts, documents, ebook covers, marketing materials, invitations, and ads. It also allows you to save your brand color palettes to use with your designs.
Grammarly for Chrome for content writing editing
Need a spell and grammar checker? Grammarly for Chrome reviews your content as you type away. It’s a great supplement to the Word speller. When used as an app, you can make corrections when typing online on social media platforms such as Facebook.
If you are like me, an entrepreneur on a budget, who makes the most out of resources without spending a fortune, you’ll find these tools handy. Save your money for bigger investments.
Let me know in the comments which tools you have tried.