Small Business Marketing Tools & Resources
What it does: let’s you store and manage all your contacts from a single platform.
Great for: when you don’t have the budget for a paid CRM but still need to manages and keep track of your business contacts and leads.
Price: Free, paid option at $4.98/month
What it does: lets you play around with new themes & plugins before using them on your “real” WordPress site.
Great for: getting started quickly with WordPress, cloning your website to try out things you don’t want to do on your live site.
Price: Free Trial, then starting at $21/month
What it does: schedule Instagram posts
Great for: when you want to plan your feed, automatically publish posts of all types, and analyze their performance.
What it does: provides a platform where you can list your business, provide details to visitors and manage your presence on Google Maps.
Great for: when you’re a local business that wants to increase online visibility and help people find and review your product or service.
What it does: helps you find email addresses.
Great for: when you’re trying to reach out to that executive for a business proposal, or you want to pitch a journalist but haven’t been able to find contact details.
Price: starts at $40 per month
What it does: creates your blog content for you.
Great for: when you get to the point that you need to create content for your site consistently and have no time.
What it does: gives you insights into how users find and use your website.
Great for: when you want to know where your site’s visitors are coming from, exactly how many visits you’re receiving, and how they navigate your site.
Price: starting at $25/month
What it does: create videos with text prompts. Enter any topic, and it generates the script, scenes, voiceovers, & tweaks the video at your command.
Great for: Faceless videos on YouTube, tutorial videos, etc.
What it does: checks your grammar.
Great for: when you’re writing proposals, publishing content and updating your site and you need to make sure you grammar is spot-on.
Price: Free 7-day trial, then starting at $99 per month.
What it does: helps you find a verified email address for anyone.
Great for: finding emails and building contacts in an automated way.
Price: starting at $9.99 per month
What it does: create your own videos with easy to use templates.
Great for: when you need videos to share on social media and can’t afford to have an agency create one for you.
Price: $29.97 per month
What it does: get a full report on your site’s SEO status and an SEO plan with step-by-step instructions to fix issues and improve your site’s traffic and search rankings.
Great for: auditing your site’s SEO and fixing the issues preventing your site from ranking higher on Google’s search results.
What it does: basically Canva, Promo and Shutterstock all in one platform.
Great for: when you’re doing basic graphic in-house and/or you’re looking for an alternative to Canva Pro.
Where to Learn:
Meet other entrepreneurs and discuss tips, techniques, success stories and even get yourself featured. This forum isn’t really to promote yourself but to network and learn from others.
While this group is mainly composed of side hustlers looking for advice and sharing tips and success stories, your small business doesn’t have to be a side hustle for you to discuss and learn about how to best grow and promote your business.
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