12 Tools For The Busy Entrepreneur

Updated: Nov 7, 2021

One thing entrepreneurs have to learn to do well is to do more with less. Startup costs can be overwhelming, so you will need a lot of help and some tools to get you up and running without breaking the bank.

Here are 12 free tools that I have found useful:

1. Google Trends

This is a great tool to see what's trending in the world and business. Google trends provide information on the most popular topics using graphical data to depict the upswing. This could be relevant in helping to develop your products and services and knowing how to position your offerings globally.

2. Dropbox

Upload and transfer your files to the cloud. Share them with your team or with anyone you please.

3. Slack

Slack is a great business communication and collaboration platform for large or small organizations.

4. Spotify

More than a music platform, Spotify is one of the leading media sources in providing inspirational and motivational podcasts for on-the-go listening. The best part is that it's free. Listen to great content from around the globe.

5. Flat Stomach Abdominal Workout

This one is specifically for the ladies. Here is one way to get and keep that summer body in shape. This app is easily downloaded from the Google Play store and boasts daily workouts that target specific areas. Let's get to crunching, Ladies!

6. Outlook Google calendar synch

You may find it challenging to keep track of your meetings if you use both calendars. The synch tool is a quick and easy way to keep your meetings organized in both calendars, so you know what's coming up regardless of which one you're logged in to.

7. Canva

Canva offers a free suite of design tools for creating social media ads, infographics, beautiful slide presentations, magazines, books and a lot more. It's a great starting tool for branding and marketing your new business.

8. Photoscissors

Photoscissors is a user-friendly photo editing app that effortlessly removes backgrounds from photos so you can easily change the look and feel of your pictures.

9. Mailchimp

This is an all-in-one marketing platform that gives you the ability to build email lists and campaigns, social media ads, landing pages and more.

10. OpenShot Video Editor

With its easy-to-use drag and drop interface, this award-winning tool is handy for those who are new to the world of video creation and editing.

11. Fiverr

Need a new logo or a graphic designer? Fiverr may be the place for you. This platform is a mecca of professional services at reasonable rates for those with budget constraints.