FREE RESOURCES

 

  YOU WILL FIND DO-IT-YOURSELF TOOLS & RESOURCES ON THIS PAGE!
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Office Suite Applications:

Save, edit and create office documents for your business for free!

Open Office – www.openoffice.org/

Image Editing Software

And instructions for manipulating and making promotional images like a professional graphic designer

The Gimp –  http://www.gimp.org/

IrfanView – http://download.cnet.com/IrfanView/3000-2192_4-10021962.html

Pixelmator – (for MAC) http://www.pixelmator.com/

Inkscape – for vector images – http://inkscape.org/

Video Editing Software:

Leave the outtakes, on the cutting room floor to make videos your competition envies.

Avid Studio – (30 day free trial) http://www.videospin.com/Redesign/

Movie Maker – http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads/get-movie-maker

iLife – (for MAC) Includes iPhoto 11, iMovie 11, GarageBand 11   http://www.apple.com/ilife/

WAX Debug Mode – http://www.debugmode.com/wax/

Audio Recording and Editing Software:

Create audio products  and advertising audio right  on your own computer.

Audacity – http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

Video Screen Capture Software

Great for advertising. Shows people exactly how you did it – by capturing every step you took in free editable video format.

Virtual Dub – http://www.virtualdub.org/GolliverMedia

FONTS:

http://www.1001freefonts.com/

http://www.fontspace.com/

WEBMASTER TOOLS
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FTP Software:

(And instructions for placing and changing pages on the web anytime you want!)

http://filezilla-project.org/download.php

Schema.org is a webmasters tool for the collection of ‘schemas’, (schema are html tags, etc.) you can use this to help search engines recognize the information on your websites better.

http://schema.org

Free to Digital Point Members

http://tools.digitalpoint.com/

Put a marquee

on your website to scroll the latest news or feature of your site.

http://www.htmlbasix.com/marquee.shtml

(Annoying pop-up warning)

Zen cart

…is free and has a lot of free add-ons

http://www.zen-cart.com

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PHOTOSHOP EXTRAS

Great templatSes for business card etc

http://www.48hourprint.com/photoshop-templates.html

Free brushes for photoshop

http://www.brushking.eu/Category/Vectors-Brushes.html

Okay, This is the best set of Photoshop Tutorials that you can laugh at, ever!

Check this out (but maybe not when the young ones are in the room…)

http://www.youtube.com/show/yousuckatphotoshop

Free Images:

The Open Clipart Library (OCAL) –  free and with no restrictions.

http://openclipart.org/

Stock.XCHNG – free and can be used commercially with correct permissions

http://www.sxc.hu

The MorgueFile – Free commercial and non-commercial use www.morguefile.com/

SEO RESEARCH
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Wiki Summarizer

Similar to Google’s old Wonder Wheel. It is an application that summarizes Wikipedia articles. It identifies the most important keywords and ranks them by relevancy.You can use this tool to help identify keywords for your pages.

http://www.wikisummarizer.com

Forum Board Search engines

When looking for forums to comment- in your niche- for SEO link building this search engine is great

http://boardreader.com/

Clicktale

Real time analytics that are free for limited amounts but worth it to track where a person is looking on your page ..check out the free package benefits.

•    Limited plan $0

•    400 recorded pageviews / month

•    Limited playback

•    Generate Heatmaps of your most popular page

http://www.clicktale.com/pricing/plans_e

(Link to free package on bottom of the page.)

WOOPRA

Downloadable desktop client that tracks visitors to your site using heat maps and real time visuals

http://www.woopra.com/

(A free basic plan for non-commercial, personal sites)

 

http://www.woopra.com/plans/

(Go here for price plans-It is hard to find prices on the site without signing up.)

Popuri

A tool to check at-a-glance the link popularity of any site based on its ranking (Google PageRank, Alexa Rank, Technorati etc.), social bookmarks (del.icio.us, etc), subscribers (Bloglines, etc) and more!

http://popuri.us/

Web2.0 directory

http://www.seomoz.org/web2.0/short

TASKS & MAINTENANCE
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Anti-virus/firewall:

Because when your computer is making money downtime is unacceptable!

Microsoft Security Essentials

Microsoft’s free virus protection software

http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/

Malware

Malwarebytes is a very effective free anti-malware tool

www.malwarebytes.org/

Spybot – Search and Destroy

this malware removal tool has advanced features that can really search out the nasties but if you are not careful, it can destory your own downlaoded products so use with care.

Download using a mirror

http://download.cnet.com/Spybot-Search-Destroy/3000-8022_4-10401314.html

COLLABORATIVE SOFTWARE
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InnerPass

…Turns Skype Into a Virtual Business Collaboration Tool

InnerPass is a Skype Extra that adds Persistence to Web Meetings to help organize and coordinate ongoing collaborative projects.

Free $0.00 Forever

Meeting Rooms: 5 Rooms

Screen Sharing: 30 Minutes

Guests : 5 Participants

Storage: 1 GB Total Storage

https://www.innerpass.com/?

SynchroEdit

…is a browser-based simultaneous multiuser editor, a form of same-time, different-place groupware. It allows multiple users to edit a single web-based document at the same time, and it continuously synchronizes all changes so that users always have the same version.

http://www.synchroedit.com/

WatchMe

…is a simple timer program that can be used to time a number of different tasks or events together or indepenedently of each other. You can easily name each timer and track information about what you are timing – a great solution for those who need to track their time for billing, timesheets and more.

http://flamebrain.com/

 

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