Because we know you have some spare time this summer in between patio lounging and sunbathing, here’s our top five list of online resources that will help you launch your business the right (and fun) way.
I’ve definitely utilized my fair share of Fiverr gigs. Long story short, Fiverr gets the job done. Fiverr gives members instant access to millions of Gigs from people who love what they do. It’s the easiest and most efficient way for individuals and businesses to get everything done, at unbeatable value. Who wouldn’t want a social media strategy or logo designed and created for 5 bucks.
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Shopify is a popular e-commerce platform that I stumbled across in 2013. What many people may not know is that this blog offers an immense wealth of information for startup newbies. Not only is this site great for those of you on the hunt for an e-commerce platform for your online store, this blog offers tips on social media strategy, branding, crowdfunding, design trends and so much more.
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Udemy is the world’s largest online learning marketplace. The site boasts 7 million+ students taking courses on everything from photography to social media for newbies. Instructors are experts in their craft and cources are available on demand which offers a great deal of flexibility. Course prices are also quit reasonable. I can’t wait to get learning this summer with Udemy.
I personally use MailChimp for all of my email marketing needs and I love it! MailChimp is a web-based email marketing service. It helps you design email newsletters, share them on social networks, integrate with services you already use, and track your results. This is a great resource to help you connect and learn more about your readers, as well as build and grow your email list. Did I mention it’s super easy to install on your site?
As we all know professional design software can cost thousands of dollars, but for many entrepreneurs, free online software can offer more than enough functionality to support their business. Pixlr Editor provides free editing, cropping, and design tools for digital photos and imagery. Web-based and lightweight, it’s an easily accessible and cost-free way to make great looking images.
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