Here at qwikseo.com we work with a large number of startups and small businesses, our job is to help them grow their businesses using the internet. We have used a plethora of different tools and services over the years, both in-house and for our clients. This meant lots of trial and error, wasted time and money.
Luckily for you, we’ve gathered the top tools and services into a list so you don’t have to do the research.
1: G Suite:
We use G Suite to help run our company and think other businesses can benefit from it too. You can use Gmail, as well as Google Calendar, Drive, Docs and other tools that allow you to get things done from any location, on any device. G Suite is offering a free 14-day trial. Sign up here.
We were looking for a true mobile business phone and found it with Circleloop. The service uses 4G mobile data or Wifi and operates like a standard landline minus the old-fashioned hardware requirements, no complicated installation or waiting times. Simply download the desktop apps or use it with your mobile phone via their ios or android app. Try it Free!
For those who like to hustle hard and fast WIX website builder is the go-to for launching a new business overnight. Ideal for small local businesses, think coffee shops and restaurants and used by us to create simple yet effective landing pages. WIX is probably the best drag and drop website builder out there. Build your website here.
4: Live Chat:
Nowadays, no website should function without having an instant chat function in place. We always recommend that our client’s install this type of software so that they can communicate and offer live advice to website visitors, this type of instant support usually improves conversion rates. If you want to increase website sales you should have live chat installed on your website. Try their 30 day free trial now!
If your closest competitor is constantly putting out creative content across instagram and facebook its likely they are using an image creation tool like Stencil. We have used a number of similar tools and believe stencil is by far the fastest image creation tool out there. Plus they offer a free plan so you lose nothing by giving it a try.
6: Amazon Business:
Running a business is no easy feat particularly when cash flow is tight. Amazon business has created a central marketplace with discounted prices and the ability to pay by invoice. Check out their service.
Our go-to domain name registrar, based in the UK, 123-reg offers a simple, cost effective way to purchase domain names, hosting and SSL certificates. They even have a basic website builder and offer email hosting services. Buy a Domain Name.
The easiest email marketing platform we know of. Oh and they have a free plan!
With Mailchimp You can produce creative, engaging email marketing campaigns, build landing pages and create great looking sign up forms. Recently they added a postcard feature, allowing you to design and send a real life physical postcard to friends, family and businesses. Give it a go.
Another free website builder. This one works very well and comes with a number of professional looking templates. Great for building websites for business or engaging landing pages, users can create a website in just a few hours with the included drag and drop builder. No tech skills required. Start now!
A different suggestion to the above we know, but reading or in this case, listening to books is vital for any new business and aspiring entrepreneur. Learning from others and not making the same mistakes will enable you to 10X your business. So grab a free trial with Audible by Amazon and listen to books by entrepreneurs like Gary Vaynerchuk and Grant Cardone. Free trial Here.