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This article was published on February 18, 2015


    300 awesome free things: A massive list of free resources you should know

    300 awesome free things: A massive list of free resources you should know
    Ali Mese
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    Ali Mese

    Ali Mese helps some of the world's top startups grow at Growth Supply. He is the instructor of "0 to 1M", an online growth marketing course Ali Mese helps some of the world's top startups grow at Growth Supply. He is the instructor of "0 to 1M", an online growth marketing course with over 1,140 students. He shares his learnings on his blog and also on Medium. He is the owner of The Startup and maker of Freebie Supply. Say hi on Twitter, Linkedin, or Facebook.

    Ali Mese is a freelancer, wanderer, and contributor to few startup projects. Say hi on Facebook or Twitter. This post originally appeared on his Medium blog.


    I’ve prepared a list of 300 web resources that are not only awesome, but free to use. Please let me know if I am missing any other useful resource!

    Business + Marketing

    A. FREE WEBSITE + LOGO + HOSTING + INVOICING

    hipster logo generator

    B. FREE BUSINESS / PROJECT NAME GENERATORS

    FREE BUSINESS and PROJECT NAME GENERATOR

    C. WRITING / BLOGGING

    Free writing and blogging resource

    D. FIND (TRENDING) CONTENT (IDEAS)

    E. FREE SEO + WEBSITE ANALYZERS

    Similar Web free website analyzer

    F. FREE IMAGE OPTIMIZERS

    G. FREE IMAGE EDITORS

    Free image editor

    H. COLLECT & SEND EMAILS FOR FREE

    I. FREE SOCIAL MEDIA + COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT + SURVEYS

    SocialRank free social media manager

    J. A/B TESTS & GROWTH HACKING

    • Petit Hacks:Acquisition, retention, & revenue hacks used by companies.
    • Optimizely:One optimization platform for websites and mobile apps.
    • Hello Bar:Tool for A/B testing different CTAs & power words.
    • GrowthHackers:Unlocking growth. Together.

    Design + Code

    A. FREE DESIGN RESOURCES

    dribbble free design resource

    B. COLOR PICKERS

    collor: color palette generator

    C. INSPIRATION

    awwwards free inspiration

    D. FREE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY

    free photography resource

    Some hand-picked some free photo packs:

    E. FREE TYPOGRAPHY

    typegenius FREE TYPOGRAPHY

    F. FREE ICONS

    free icon

    G. USEFUL STUFF

    Work & Productivity

    A. BACKGROUND SOUND TO FOCUS

    defonic

    • Noisli: Background noise & color generator.
    • Noizio:Ambient sound equalizer for relax or productivity.
    • Defonic:Combine the sounds of the world into a melody.
    • Designers.mx:Curated playlists by designers, for designers.
    • Coffitivity:Stream the sounds of a coffee shop at work.

    B. AVOID DISTRACTION

    • Self Control: Mac: free application to help you avoid distracting websites.
    • Cold Turkey:Windows: temporarily block yourself off of distracting websites.

    C. ORGANIZE & COLLABORATE

    free organizer resources

    • Trello:Keeps track of everything.
    • Evernote:The workspace for your life’s work.
    • Dropbox:Free space up to 2GB.
    • Yanado:Tasks management inside Gmail.
    • Wetransfer:Free transfer up to 2GB.
    • Drp.io:Free, fast, private and easy image and file hosting.
    • Pocket:View later, put it in Pocket.
    • Mailtoself:An iOS extension to mail notes to yourself from any app.
    • List.ly:Discover and create great lists.
    • Markticle: Mark your reading progress in articles for later.

    D. DIGITAL NOMADS & REMOTE WORKING

    Discover & Learn

    A. DISCOVER TOOLS & STARTUPS

    Product Hunt

    B. BUILD TOGETHER

    C. LEARN

    free elearning resources

    D. NEWSLETTERS THAT DON’T SUCK

    Free newsletter tools

    E. USEFUL

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