Free Tools to Start Your Online Business
By Bryan Haines, About.com Guide
This set of free tools will reduce the costs of getting started. If you are already in business, then making use of free tools will strengthen your bottom line.
There's something interesting about "free". The word "free" changes our attitude towards things. It lowers our guard and makes us more open to trying. When we can use a tool for free, we are much more likely to give it a try. There is no negative impact if it doesn't do what we wanted it to. Try out some of these tools to start, build, grow or streamline your business.
Free Marketing Tools
Sure, you know about some of these great tools. But how can they be used to generate sales? And don't forget to check out the tools you haven't heard of. They could become a crucial part of your online business.
- 5 Steps to Easily Increase Traffic to Your Blog
- Weedle.com Profile - Social Utility Connecting Skills and People
- The Best Places to List (and Promote) Your Blog
- Twitter Profile - Microblogging for Your Business
- Sprouter.com Profile - An Online Collaboration Tool for Entrepreneurs
Free Tools to Run Your Business
Run you business in the clouds? For free? Yes. Check out this great selection of tools for the daily operation of your business.
- Running Your Business With Google Apps
- myERP.com Profile - Online Accounting, Inventory, CRM and Invoicing
- The Best Free e-Books for Business
Free Business Ideas
Some of the top business minds have put together a selection of tools and lists to help create great ideas. Free e-books help to get objective clear in mind.