If you run a home-based business, here’s a collection of useful tools that help make serving your customers easier.
I’ll be adding more over time to keep this list relevant and useful, so please bookmark the page and put a reminder on your calendar to check back.
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Bookkeeping and Invoicing
FreshBooks for home businesses and freelancers, FreshBooks is the best cloud-based small business accounting software. Send invoices, track time, manage receipts, expenses, and accept credit cards.
eBooks and eBook Tools
Sqribble – software to help you build eBooks, quick and easy
Dictionary of Blogging Terms – over 100 terms that website owners need to know – at a discount price!
Website and Blogging Tools
LinkWhisper – Bloggers love this for automated and suggested link building
Email Service Providers (building your email list)
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Keyword Tools
SEMRush – SERP tracker, site health checker, traffic analytics, backlink checker, ad analysis & more
LongTail Pro – powerful keyword research tool, search results rank tracker, and more
SyncBackSE – powerful backup tool, scheduled and customizable backups
Spelling and Grammar Checking
Grammarly – instant help with grammar and spelling as you type. For you bloggers, it even works within your WordPress editor
SnagIt and Camtasia from TechSmith – screen capture software, powerful and easy to use
Sales Funnel Builders
Chatbot Automation Software
Branding and Marketing Assets
MerchInformer – The all-in-one tool for selling on Amazon… start and grow your Amazon Merch Business
Wave Video – easy to use software to improve your video marketing
Fusebox – world-class podcasting solution created by Pat Flynn from Smart Passive Income
Home Water Delivery
Great brands delivered to your home office – liquid refreshment from name brands you recognize, delivered to your door