The tools I’ve listed here are tools that I personally use (with the exception of a couple that I haven’t yet got around to playing with). Many of these tools I use daily – and have been doing for a long time (esp the mind mapping, planning and productivity tools).


Free Productivity & Planning Tools

Free Online Tools for WordPress

Free Fonts (inc Commercial Use)

Free Icons

Free Online Logos

  • Create and download a free logo in 1 minute: Logaster
  • Another great logo maker for non-designers: Logotypemaker

Free Online Tools for Email

  • Free email signature generator for Gmail, Outlook, Apple Mail, Yahoo Mail etc: Signature Maker
  • Email management for Gmail (schedule emails): Boomerang

Free Online Tools for Editing & Formatting

Free Online Tools for Small Biz & Freelancers

Free Online Storage

  • Massive free cloud storage: Google Drive
  • Great cloud storage with intuitive file sharing: Dropbox

Free Email Autoresponders

  • Pro campaigns and marketing automation free up to 2,000 subscribers: Mailchimp
  • Your first 100 subscribers at no cost: Mad Mimi

Free Online Tools for Design

  • Make your designs pop with the right complimentary colours: Adobe CW
  • Free icons: Fontawesome
  • Photo editor: Pixlr
  • Design anything without design skills (perfect for social): Canva
  • Design images for your Social Media posts: Pablo
  • Stunning collection of fonts: Dafont
  • See what font combinations work best for you: Type Genius
  • Infographic creator: Piktochart
  • Another infographic creator: Infogram
  • Photo editor and collage maker: BeFunky

Free Stock Photography (Waaaaaa!)

Free Tools for Coding

  • Superb code editor: Text Wrangler
  • All in one Internet application suite / HTML editor from the Mozilla guys: SeaMonkey

Free Website Speed Testing Tools

Free Collaboration Tools for Teams

Research Tools

  • Pipe the web content you want into a single feed: Feedly
  • Find out what’s trending online quickly and at no cost: Google Trends
  • Get a report on any website’s metrics for free: Similar Web
  • Great app for generating interesting names for your idea or product: Wordoid
  • Find out what font that is: What The Font!
  • Monitor the web for anything: Google Alerts
  • Check for duplicate content and plagiarism: Copyscape
  • User intelligence from 20 million data points: Mixpanel

Free SEO Tools

Free Social Tools

  • Social media management tool: Hootsuite
  • Real-time social analysis and research tool: Social Mention
  • Twitter management tool: Tweetdeck
  • Grow your brand (needs no description): Pinterest
  • Grow your brand (needs no description): Twitter
  • Grow your brand (needs no description): Facebook
  • Grow your brand (needs no description): Google Plus
  • Grow your brand (needs no description): Youtube
  • Grow your brand (needs no description): Snapchat
  • Business networking at its best: Linkedin

Free Marketing Tools

Free Audio and Visual Tools

Hey, I hope you enjoyed this resource. Do bookmark the page so you can use it as a reference. I use almost every tool on this page regularly, and even I forget about a tool sometimes!

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