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

FreshBooksOpens in a new tab. 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

SqribbleOpens in a new tab. – software to help you build eBooks, quick and easy

Dictionary of Blogging TermsOpens in a new tab. – over 100 terms that website owners need to know – at a discount price!

Website and Blogging Tools



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Blogging Tools

LinkWhisper – Bloggers love this for automated and suggested link building

Link Whisper

Email Service Providers (building your email list)



ConvertKitOpens in a new tab.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Keyword Tools

SEMRushOpens in a new tab. – 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

SyncBackSEOpens in a new tab. – powerful backup tool, scheduled and customizable backups

Spelling and Grammar Checking

GrammarlyOpens in a new tab. – instant help with grammar and spelling as you type. For you bloggers, it even works within your WordPress editor

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SnagIt and Camtasia from TechSmithOpens in a new tab. – screen capture software, powerful and easy to use

Sales Funnel Builders


Chatbot Automation Software

ManyChatOpens in a new tab.

Branding and Marketing Assets

PlaceItOpens in a new tab.

CanvaOpens in a new tab.

MerchInformerOpens in a new tab. – 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


FuseboxOpens in a new tab. – world-class podcasting solution created by Pat Flynn from Smart Passive Income

Home Water Delivery

Great brands delivered to your home officeOpens in a new tab. – liquid refreshment from name brands you recognize, delivered to your door