Bookmark this page people, this is a treasure chest of “set your brain on fire” tools to help you get crap done. Everything from copywriting hacks, growth hacks to content generators. It’s all here. Enjoy – Josh
FREE WEBSITE, LOGO, HOSTING & INVOICING
Withoomph: Beautiful logos designed instantly.
Clickfunnels Free Trial – Create any marketing or sales funnels, fast.
Hipster Logo Generator: It’s Hip, It’s Current, It’s Stylish, It’s Hipster.
Squarespace Free Logo: You can download free low-res version for free.
Hive: First free unlimited cloud service in the world.
HTML5 UP: Responsive HTML5 and CSS3 site templates.
Bootswatch: Free themes for Bootstrap.
Templated: A collection of 845 free CSS & HTML5 site templates.
WordPress.org | WordPress.com: Create your new website for free.
Strikingly.com Domain: One free website for strikingly.com domains.
Invoice to me: Free Invoice Generator.
Free Invoice Generator: Alternative free invoice generator.
Slimvoice: Insanely simple invoices.
STARTUP LISTINGS THAT DON’T SUCK
Product Hunt: Curation of the best new products, every day.
Angellist: Where the world meets startups.
Beta List: Discover and get early access to tomorrow’s startups.
StartupLi.st: Find. Follow. Recommend startups.
Startups List: Collections of the best startups in different places.
Erli Bird: Where great new products are born.
FREE BUSINESS NAME GENERATORS
Hipster Business Name: Hipster business name generator.
Impossibility: The best domain name generator ever.
Lean Domain Search: Find a domain name for your website in seconds.
Domainr: Fast, free, domain name search, short URLs.
The Name App: Find an available name for your brilliant idea.
Naminum: Discover a perfect company name.
Short Domain Search: Find short, available single-word domain names.
Wordoid: Pick a short and catchy name for your business.
COPYWRITING/CREATIVE BLOG TOOLS
Hemingway: Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.
Grammarly: Finds & corrects mistakes of your writing.
Medium: Everyone’s stories and ideas.
ZenPen: The minimal writing tool of web.
Liberio: Simple eBook creation and publishing right from Google Drive.
Editorial Calendar: See all your posts, drag & drop to manage your blog.
Story Wars: Writing stories together.
Headline Analyzer: Emotional marketing value headline analyzer.
WP Hide Post: Control the visibility of items on your blog.
Social Locker: Ask visitors “to pay” for your content with a tweet, etc.
Egg Timer: Set a time and bookmark it for repeated use.
CONTENT GENERATOR IDEA THINGIES
Portent: Content idea generator.
Google Trends: A new way of displaying trending searches.
Buzzsumo: Analyze what content performs best for any topic or competitor.
Hubspot Blog Topic Generator: Custom blog ideas.
Swayy: Discover the most engaging content. Free for 1 dashboard user.
Others: Google+ What’s Hot | Twitter Trending | Quora | Reddi
FREE WEBSITE ANALYZERS & SEO STUFF
Quick Sprout: Complete analysis of your website.
Shopify E-commerce Report: Get your free Ecommerce report.
XML Sitemaps: Sitemap generator that creates XML & HTML variants.
W3C validator: Easy-to-use markup validation service.
GTMetrics: Analyze your page’s speed performance.
Moz Local: Check your local listings on Google, Bing, and others.
Pingdom Website Speed Test: Test & the load time of a site.
Google Pagespeed Insights: Check the performance of your site.
Copyscape: Search for copies of your page on the web.
Woorank: Website review and SEO tool.
Browseo: How search engines see your website.
Broken Links: Find broken links, redirects & more.
Open Site Explorer: A comprehensive tool for link analysis.
Nibbler: Test any website.
Ahrefs: Site explorer & backlink checker
SEO Site Checkup: Check your website’s SEO problems for free.
Hubspot Marketing Grader: Grade your marketing.
SimilarWeb: Analyze website statistics for any domain.
Alexa Ranking: Analytical insights to analyze any site’s rank.
SERPs Rank Checker: Free keyword rank & SERP checker.
OpenLinkProfiler: The freshest backlinks, for free.
Keywordtool.io: Free alternative to Google Keyword Planner.
Google: Analytics | Keyword Planner | Webmaster Tools | Trends
WordPress SEO by Yoast: Have a fully optimized WordPress site.
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.
COLLECT & SEND EMAILS FOR FREE
Contact form 7: Famous WordPress plugin to collect email addresses.
Mailchimp: Send 12,000 emails to 2,000 subscribers for free.
ManyContactsBar: Free contact form sits on top of your website.
Hello Bar: Get more email subscribers.
Sumome List Builder: Collect email addresses with light box popover.
Scroll Triggered Box: Boost your conversion rates — WordPress only.
Sumome Scroll Box: Capture more email addresses, politely.
FREE IMAGE OPTIMIZERS
Compressor.io: Optimize and compress your images online.
Kraken: Optimize your images & accelerate your websites.
ImageOptimizer: Resize, compress and optimize your image files.
ImageOptim: Makes images take up less disk space & load faster.
Smush.it: Image optimizer WordPress plugin.
FREE IMAGE EDITORS
Canva: Amazingly simple graphic design for bloggers. They also have pre-built Invoice Templates here.
Pixlr: Pixlr Editor is a robust browser photo editor.
Skitch: Get your point across with fewer words.
Easel.ly: Empowers anyone to create & share powerful visuals.
Social Image Resizer Tool: Create optimized images for social media.
Placeit: Free product mockups & templates.
Recite: Turn a quote into a visual masterpiece.
Meme Generator: The first online meme generator.
FREE SOCIAL MEDIA + COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT + SURVEYS
Snip.ly – Redirect any social media traffic back to your site:)
SocialRank: Identify, organize, and manage your followers on Twitter.
Klout: Social media influence score on browser extension.
WriteRack: The easiest way to blog/tweetstorm on twitter.
Spruce: Make Twitter ready images in seconds.
Click To Tweet: Get more shares on your content.
MyTweetLinks: Increases Twitter traffic.
Latergram: Easily plan & schedule your Instagram posts.
WordPress Pin it Button for Images: Add a “Pin It” button.
SharedCount: Track URL shares, likes, tweets, and more.
Justunfollow: Follow / unfollow people on Twitter & Instagram.
Ritetag: Instant hashtag analysis.
Social Analytics: Interactions for a URL on most social platforms.
Riffle: Full profile and info on any Twitter user.
Buffer Free Plan: Schedule posts to Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Google+.
Bitly: Create, share, and track shortened links.
Flament: A free beautiful and customizable sharing bar.
Addthis: Get more shares, follows and conversions.
Sumome Share: Auto-optimizes your share buttons for max traffic.
Digg Digg: Your all in one share buttons plugin.
Disqus: Build a community of active readers & commenters.
Typeform: Free beautiful online survey & form builder.
Tally: Create polls in no time.
ORGANIZE AND WORK TOGETHER
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.
Trello: Keeps track of everything.
Evernote: The workspace for your life’s work.
Dropbox: Free space up to 2GB.
Yanado: Tasks management inside Gmail.
VIRTUAL WORKING STUFF
Nomad Jobs: The best remote jobs at the best startups.
What’s It Like: Helping travelers figure out WHEN to go.
Nomadlist: The best cities to live and work remotely.
Where Nomads at: Find digital nomads & travelers all around the world.
Skillshare: Unlock your creativity with free online classes & projects.
Khan Academy: Free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
Coursera: Free online classes from 80+ top universities & organizations.
Codecademy: Learn to code interactively, for free.
How to start a startup: As an Audio Podcast or As Online Course
Startup Notes: Startup School invites amazing founders to tell their story.
The How: Learn from entrepreneurs.
Launch This Year: Guide to help you launch your online business.
Closed Club: Browse shut-down start-ups & learn why they closed down.
Startup Talks: A curated collection of startup related videos.
Rocketship.fm: Learn from successful entrepreneurs each week.
reSRC.io: All free programming learning resources.
FREE ICON GALAXY
Endless Icons: Free flat icons and creative stuff.
Ico Moon: 4000+ free vector icons, icon generator.
The Noun Project: Thousands of glyph icons from different artists.
Perfect Icons: A social icon creation tool.
Material Design Icons: 750 Free open-source glyphs by Google.
Icon Finder: Free icon section of the website.
Free Round Icons: Doodle Set | Flat Set | Vector Line Set
Icon Sweets: 60 free vector Photoshop icons.
Fontello: Icon fonts generator.
Flat Icon: A search engine for 16000+ glyph vector icons.
Material Design Icons: 750 Free open-source glyphs by Google.
Font Awesome: The iconic font and CSS toolkit.
Glyphsearch: Search for icons from other icon databases.
MakeAppIcon: Generate App Icons of all sizes with a click.
STOCK PHOTOS FOR GRABS
Stock Up: Best free stock photo websites in one place.
Pexels: Best free photos in one place.
All The Free Stock: Free stock images, icons, and videos.
Unsplash: Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution photos.
Splashbase: Search & discover free, hi res photos & videos.
Startup Stock Photos: Go. Make something.
Jay Mantri: Free pics. do anything (CC0). Make magic.
Moveast: This is a journey of a portuguese guy moving east.
Travel Coffee Book: Sharing beautiful travel moments.
Designers Pics: Free photographs for your personal & commercial use.
Death to the Stock Photo: Free photos sent to you every month.
Foodie’s Feed: Free food pictures in hi-res.
Mazwai: Free creative commons HD video clips & footages.
Jéshoots: New modern free photos.
Super Famous: Photos by Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter.
Picography: Free hi-resolution photos.
Pixabay: Free high quality images.
Magdeleine: A free high-resolution photo every day.
Snapographic: Free stock photos for personal & commercial use.
Little Visuals: 7 hi-res images in your inbox every 7 days.
Splitshire: Delicious free stock photos.
New Old Stock: Vintage photos from the public archives.
Picjumbo: Totally free photos.
Life of Pix: Free high-resolution photos.
Gratisography: Free high-resolution photos.
Getrefe: Free photos.
IM Free: A curated collection of free resources.
Cupcake: A photographer’s treat by Jonas Nilsson Lee.
The Pattern Library: Free patterns for your projects.
Public Domain Archive: New 100% free stock photos.
ISO Republic: High-quality, free photos for creatives.
Stokpic: Totally free photos.
Kaboompics: The best way to get free photos.
Function: Free photo packs.
MMT: Free stock photos by Jeffrey Betts.
Paul Jarvis: Free high-resolution photos.
Lock & Stock Photos: Free stock photos for you.
Raumrot: Free high-resolution picture.
Bucketlistly: A free creative common collection of travel photos.
Thanks for this wondrous batch of helps!
Great ideas..come Great results..Thanks
Thanks Rick, go get em.
JP, you da man!
Thanks for sharing!