Home Business Tools

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

Websites

BlueHost

Siteground

Blogging Tools

LinkWhisper – Bloggers love this for automated and suggested link building

Link Whisper

Email Service Providers (building your email list)

MailerLite

Aweber

ConvertKit


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


Backup Software

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


Productivity

SnagIt and Camtasia from TechSmith – screen capture software, powerful and easy to use


Sales Funnel Builders

GrooveFunnel


Chatbot Automation Software

ManyChat


Branding and Marketing Assets

PlaceIt

Canva

MerchInformer – The all-in-one tool for selling on Amazon… start and grow your Amazon Merch Business


Video Creators

Wave Video – easy to use software to improve your video marketing


Podcasting

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


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