It’s easier than ever to launch a new business today because there are so many services that can save you money. Here are a few that startups can use to grow faster by tapping into a team of designers, legal experts, and other reasonably-priced services.
Canva Create your own designs with this remarkably intuitive, easy to use online design tool. Choose from a wide range of free (and low-priced) templates to create social media posts, invitations, business cards, banners, and more. https://www.canva.com/
99 Designs Host your own contest and designers will create a logo, design your business card, and otherwise make you look good at 99 Designs https://www.99Designs.com.
Writers and Content Creators
Need to spruce up the content on your website, write that brochure in a catchier way, or improve your content marketing? These writers can help you at eByline https://www.ebyline.com
Conference Calls and other online conferencing options
Those of us who work in the virtual world often work with teams in more than one location so that ability to set up conference calls is a valuable resource. For a simple, free conference calling system, consider http://www.freeconference.com/ where you can schedule calls for free (additional services, such as a transcription of your call, cost extra.
Skype and Google Hangouts
If you want to ‘see’ the people you’re talking with, consider setting up a Google Hangout or using Skype, both of which offer multi-person video calls. Skype also includes a simple screen-sharing option, which is handy if you want to be able to view each other’s computers are you speak.
Scheduling Meetings for Busy People
If you’re trying to get a group of people together on the same conference call or Google Hangout, Doodle can help you coordinate everyone’s schedules by creating a schedule poll where each invitee can indicate their availability. http://doodle.com/
How to develop a business model
Use the Business Model Generator to develop, or refine your business model, because a solid business model is the key to the success of any business!
So many other great resources:
Send me your favorite small business services and I’ll add them to my growing list. Janine@digitalfamily.com