This just came up in one of my feeds - it's a monster list of 300 free resources and there's some great stuff here!
A lot of the usual suspects are on the list but there's a lot I haven't seen before. It's worth taking the time to go through it as there are a few real gems. The last section was my favourite.
I've included a link to the source at the end and there's a few more in the original, but they were images and I cut them out here as it made the post far too long.
Business + Marketing
A. FREE WEBSITE + LOGO + HOSTING + INVOICING
HTML5 UP: Responsive HTML5 and CSS3 site templates.
Bootswatch: Free themes for Bootstrap.
Templated: A collection of 845 free CSS & HTML5 site templates.
WordPress.org | WordPress.com: Create your new website for free.
Strikingly.com Domain: One free website for strikingly.com domains.
Withoomph: Beautiful logos designed instantly.
Hipster Logo Generator: It’s Hip, It’s Current, It’s Stylish, It’s Hipster.
Squarespace Free Logo: You can download free low-res version for free.
Hive: First free unlimited cloud service in the world.
Invoice to me: Free Invoice Generator.
Free Invoice Generator: Alternative free invoice generator.
Slimvoice: Insanely simple invoices.
B. FREE BUSINESS / PROJECT NAME GENERATORS
The Name App: Find an available name for your brilliant idea.
Naminum: Discover a perfect company name.
Short Domain Search: Find short, available single-word domain names.
Wordoid: Pick a short and catchy name for your business.
Hipster Business Name: Hipster business name generator.
Impossibility: The best domain name generator ever.
Lean Domain Search: Find a domain name for your website in seconds.
Domainr: Fast, free, domain name search, short URLs.
C. WRITING / BLOGGING
Hemingway: Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.
Grammarly: Finds & corrects mistakes of your writing.
Medium: Everyone’s stories and ideas.
ZenPen: The minimal writing tool of web.
Liberio: Simple eBook creation and publishing right from Google Drive.
Editorial Calendar: See all your posts, drag & drop to manage your blog.
Story Wars: Writing stories together.
Headline Analyzer: Emotional marketing value headline analyzer.
WP Hide Post: Control the visibility of items on your blog.
Social Locker: Ask visitors “to pay” for your content with a tweet, etc.
Egg Timer: Set a time and bookmark it for repeated use.
D. FIND (TRENDING) CONTENT (IDEAS)
Portent: Content idea generator.
Google Trends: A new way of displaying trending searches.
Buzzsumo: Analyze what content performs best for any topic or competitor.
Hubspot Blog Topic Generator: Custom blog ideas.
Swayy: Discover the most engaging content. Free for 1 dashboard user.
Others: Google+ What’s Hot | Twitter Trending | Quora | Reddit
E. FREE SEO + WEBSITE ANALYZERS
Open Site Explorer: A comprehensive tool for link analysis.
Ahrefs: Site explorer & backlink checker.
Quick Sprout: Complete analysis of your website.
WordPress SEO by Yoast: Have a fully optimized WordPress site.
SEO Site Checkup: Check your website’s SEO problems for free.
Hubspot Marketing Grader: Grade your marketing.
SimilarWeb: Analyze website statistics for any domain.
Alexa Ranking: Analytical insights to analyze any site’s rank.
SERPs Rank Checker: Free keyword rank & SERP checker.
OpenLinkProfiler: The freshest backlinks, for free.
Keywordtool.io: Free alternative to Google Keyword Planner.
Google: Analytics | Keyword Planner | Webmaster Tools | Trends
Nibbler: Test any website.
Browseo: How search engines see your website.
Broken Links: Find broken links, redirects & more.
Copyscape: Search for copies of your page on the web.
Woorank: Website review and SEO tool.
Google Pagespeed Insights: Check the performance of your site.
Pingdom Website Speed Test: Test & the load time of a site.
GTMetrics: Analyze your page’s speed performance.
Moz Local: Check your local listings on Google, Bing, and others.
XML Sitemaps: Sitemap generator that creates XML & HTML variants.
W3C validator: Easy-to-use markup validation service.
Shopify E-commerce Report: Get your free Ecommerce report.
F. FREE IMAGE OPTIMIZERS
TinyJPG | TinyPNG Compress images.
Compressor.io: Optimize and compress your images online.
Kraken: Optimize your images & accelerate your websites.
ImageOptimizer: Resize, compress and optimize your image files.
ImageOptim: Makes images take up less disk space & load faster.
Smush.it: Image optimizer WordPress plugin.
G. FREE IMAGE EDITORS
Canva: Amazingly simple graphic design for bloggers.
Pixlr: Pixlr Editor is a robust browser photo editor.
Skitch: Get your point across with fewer words.
Easel.ly: Empowers anyone to create & share powerful visuals.
Social Image Resizer Tool: Create optimized images for social media.
Placeit: Free product mockups & templates.
Recite: Turn a quote into a visual masterpiece.
Meme Generator: The first online meme generator.
H. COLLECT & SEND EMAILS FOR FREE
Contact form 7: Famous WordPress plugin to collect email addresses.
Mailchimp: Send 12,000 emails to 2,000 subscribers for free.
ManyContactsBar: Free contact form sits on top of your website.
Hello Bar: Get more email subscribers.
Sumome List Builder: Collect email addresses with light box popover.
Scroll Triggered Box: Boost your conversion rates — Wordpress only.
Sumome Scroll Box: Capture more email addresses, politely.
I. FREE SOCIAL MEDIA + COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT + SURVEYS
WriteRack: The easiest way to blog/tweetstorm on twitter.
Spruce: Make Twitter ready images in seconds.
Click To Tweet: Get more shares on your content.
MyTweetLinks: Increases Twitter traffic.
Latergram: Easily plan & schedule your Instagram posts.
WordPress Pin it Button for Images: Add a “Pin It” button.
SharedCount: Track URL shares, likes, tweets, and more.
Justunfollow: Follow / unfollow people on Twitter & Instagram.
SocialRank: Identify, organize, and manage your followers on Twitter.
Klout: Social media influence score on browser extension.
Ritetag: Instant hashtag analysis.
Social Analytics: Interactions for a URL on most social platforms.
Riffle: Full profile and info on any Twitter user.
Buffer Free Plan: Schedule posts to Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Google+.
Bitly: Create, share, and track shortened links.
Flament: A free beautiful and customizable sharing bar.
Addthis: Get more shares, follows and conversions.
Sumome Share: Auto-optimizes your share buttons for max traffic.
Digg Digg: Your all in one share buttons plugin.
Disqus: Build a community of active readers & commenters.
Typeform: Free beautiful online survey & form builder.
Tally: Create polls in no time.
J. A/B TESTS & GROWTH HACKING
Petit Hacks: Acquisition, retention, & revenue hacks used by companies.
Optimizely: One optimization platform for websites and mobile apps.
Hello Bar: Tool for A/B testing different CTAs & power words.
GrowthHackers: Unlocking growth. Together.
Design + Code
A. FREE DESIGN RESOURCES
Freebbble: High-quality design freebies from Dribbble.
Dribbble: Dribbble search results for “freebie”. An absolute freebie treasure.
Graphic Burger: Tasty design resources made with care for each pixel.
Pixel Buddha: Free and premium resources for professional community.
Premium Pixels: Free Stuff for Creative Folk.
Fribbble: Free PSD resources by Dribbblers curated by Gilbert Pellegrom.
Freebiesbug: Latest free PSDs & other resources for designers.
365 Psd: Download a free psd every day.
Dbf: Dribbble & Behance best design freebies.
Marvel: Free resources from designers we love.
UI Space: High quality hand-crafted Freebies for awesome people.
Free Section of Pixeden: Free design resources.
Free Section of Creative Market: Freebies coming out every monday.
Teehan+Lax: DiOS 8 GUI PSD (iPhone 6).
Teehan+Lax: iPad GUI PSD.
Freepik: iFree graphic resources for everyone.
Tech&All: PSD, Tech News, and other resources for free.
Tethr: The most beautiful IOS design KIT ever.
B. COLOR PICKERS
Material Palette: Generate & export your Material Design color palette.
New Flat UI Color Picker: Best flat colors for UI design.
Flat UI Colors: Beautiful flat colors.
Coolors: Super fast color schemes generator for cool designers.
Skala Color: An extraordinary color picker for designers and developers.
Couleurs: Simple app for grabbing & tweaking colors you see on screen.
Material UI Colors: Material ui color palette for Android, Web & iOS.
Colorful Gradients: Gradients automatically created by a computer.
Adaptive Backgrounds: Extract dominant colours from images.
Brand Colors: Colors used by famous brands.
Paletton: The color scheme designer.
0 to 255: A simple tool that helps web designers find variations of any color.
Colour Lovers: Create & share colors, palettes, and patterns.
Adobe Color CC: Color combinations from the Kuler community.
Bootflat: Perfect colors for flat designs.
Hex Colorrrs: Hex to RGB converter.
Get UI Colors: Get awesome UI colors.
Coleure: Smart color picker.
Colllor: Color palette generator.
Palette for Chrome: Creates a color palette from any image.
MaterialUp: Daily material design inspiration.
FLTDSGN: Daily showcase of the best flat UI design websites and apps.
Site Inspire: Web design inspiration.
UI Cloud: The largest user interface design database in the world.
Moodboard: Build a beautiful moodboard and share the result.
Crayon: The most comprehensive collection of marketing designs.
Land-Book: Product landing pages gallery.
Ocean: A community of designers sharing feedback.
Dribbble: Show and tell for designers.
Behance: Showcase & discover creative work.
Pttrns: Mobile user interface patterns.
Flat UI Design: Useful board I discovered thanks to Erik.
Awwwards: The awards for design, creativity and innovation.
The Starter Kit: Curated resources for developers and designers.
One Page Love: Resource for one page website inspiration.
UI Parade: User interface design tools and design inspiration.
The Best Designs: The best of web design.
Agile Designers: Best resources for designers & developers.
Niice: A search engine with taste.
D. FREE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY
Stock Up: Best free stock photo websites in one place.
Pexels: Best free photos in one place.
All The Free Stock: Free stock images, icons, and videos.
Unsplash: Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution photos.
Splashbase: Search & discover free, hi res photos & videos.
Startup Stock Photos: Go. Make something.
Jay Mantri: Free pics. do anything (CC0). Make magic.
Moveast: This is a journey of a portuguese guy moving east.
Travel Coffee Book: Sharing beautiful travel moments.
Designers Pics: Free photographs for your personal & commercial use.
Death to the Stock Photo: Free photos sent to you every month.
Foodie’s Feed: Free food pictures in hi-res.
Mazwai: Free creative commons HD video clips & footages.
Jéshoots: New modern free photos.
Super Famous: Photos by Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter.
Picography: Free hi-resolution photos.
Pixabay: Free high quality images.
Magdeleine: A free high-resolution photo every day.
Snapographic: Free stock photos for personal & commercial use.
Little Visuals: 7 hi-res images in your inbox every 7 days.
Splitshire: Delicious free stock photos.
New Old Stock: Vintage photos from the public archives.
Picjumbo: Totally free photos.
Life of Pix: Free high-resolution photos.
Gratisography: Free high-resolution photos.
Getrefe: Free photos.
IM Free: A curated collection of free resources.
Cupcake: A photographer’s treat by Jonas Nilsson Lee.
The Pattern Library: Free patterns for your projects.
Public Domain Archive: New 100% free stock photos.
ISO Republic: High-quality, free photos for creatives.
Stokpic: Totally free photos.
Kaboompics: The best way to get free photos.
Function: Free photo packs.
MMT: Free stock photos by Jeffrey Betts.
Paul Jarvis: Free high-resolution photos.
Lock & Stock Photos: Free stock photos for you.
Raumrot: Free high-resolution picture.
Bucketlistly: A free creative common collection of travel photos.
Some more websites: Free Digital Photos |Morguefile | Public Domain Pictures | Stockvault | ImageFree | Rgbstock |Dreamstime | Free Images| Free Range Stock | Free Photos Bank.
E. FREE TYPOGRAPHY
TypeGenius: Find the perfect font combo for your next project.
Font Squirrel: 100% free commercial fonts.
FontFaceNinja: Browser extension to find the web fonts a site uses.
Google Fonts: Free, open-source fonts optimized for the web.
Beautiful Web Type: Best typefaces from the Google web fonts directory.
DaFont: Archive of freely downloadable fonts.
1001 Free Fonts: A huge selection of free fonts.
FontPark: The web’s largest archive of free fonts.
Font-to-width: Fit pieces of text snugly within their containers.
F. FREE ICONS
Fontello: Icon fonts generator.
Flat Icon: A search engine for 16000+ glyph vector icons.
Material Design Icons: 750 Free open-source glyphs by Google.
Font Awesome: The iconic font and CSS toolkit.
Glyphsearch: Search for icons from other icon databases.
MakeAppIcon: Generate App Icons of all sizes with a click.
Endless Icons: Free flat icons and creative stuff.
Ico Moon: 4000+ free vector icons, icon generator.
The Noun Project: Thousands of glyph icons from different artists.
Perfect Icons: A social icon creation tool.
Material Design Icons: 750 Free open-source glyphs by Google.
Icon Finder: Free icon section of the website.
Free Round Icons: Doodle Set | Flat Set | Vector Line Set
Icon Sweets: 60 free vector Photoshop icons.
G. USEFUL STUFF
UI Names: Generate random names for use in designs and mockups.
UI Faces: Find and generate sample avatars for user interfaces.
UI Blurbs: Quick user bios for your mockups.
Copy Paste Character: Click to copy.
Window Resizer: See how it looks on various screen resolutions.
Work & Productivity
A. BACKGROUND SOUND TO FOCUS
Noisli: Background noise & color generator.
Noizio: Ambient sound equalizer for relax or productivity.
Defonic: Combine the sounds of the world into a melody.
Designers.mx: Curated playlists by designers, for designers.
Coffitivity: Stream the sounds of a coffee shop at work.
B. AVOID DISTRACTION
Self Control: Mac: free application to help you avoid distracting websites.
Cold Turkey: Windows: temporarily block yourself off of distracting websites.
C. ORGANIZE & COLLABORATE
Trello: Keeps track of everything.
Evernote: The workspace for your life’s work.
Dropbox: Free space up to 2GB.
Yanado: Tasks management inside Gmail.
Wetransfer: Free transfer up to 2GB.
Drp.io: Free, fast, private and easy image and file hosting.
Pocket: View later, put it in Pocket.
Mailtoself: An iOS extension to mail notes to yourself from any app.
List.ly: Discover and create great lists.
Markticle: Mark your reading progress in articles for later.
D. DIGITAL NOMADS & REMOTE WORKING
Nomadlist: The best cities to live and work remotely.
Where Nomads at: Find digital nomads & travelers all around the world.
Nomad Jobs: The best remote jobs at the best startups.
What’s It Like: Helping travelers figure out WHEN to go.
Discover & Learn
A. DISCOVER TOOLS & STARTUPS
Product Hunt: Curation of the best new products, every day.
Angellist: Where the world meets startups.
Beta List: Discover and get early access to tomorrow’s startups.
StartupLi.st: Find. Follow. Recommend startups.
Startups List: Collections of the best startups in different places.
Erli Bird: Where great new products are born.
B. BUILD TOGETHER
Assembly: Co-create new ideas no matter where they are.
CoFoundersLab: Find a co-founder in any city, any industry.
Founder2be: Find a co-founder for your startup.
Skillshare: Unlock your creativity with free online classes & projects.
Khan Academy: Free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
Coursera: Free online classes from 80+ top universities & organizations.
Codecademy: Learn to code interactively, for free.
How to start a startup: As an Audio Podcast or As Online Course
Startup Notes: Startup School invites amazing founders to tell their story.
The How: Learn from entrepreneurs.
Launch This Year: Guide to help you launch your online business.
Closed Club: Browse shut-down start-ups & learn why they closed down.
Startup Talks: A curated collection of startup related videos.
Rocketship.fm: Learn from successful entrepreneurs each week.
reSRC.io: All free programming learning resources.
D. NEWSLETTERS THAT DON’T SUCK
Email1K: A free 30 day course to double your email list.
Design for Hackers: 12 weeks of design learning, right in your inbox.
Startup Digest: Personalized newsletter for all things startup in your area.
Mattermark Daily: Curated newsletter from investors & founders.
ChargeWhatYou’reWorth: Free course on charging what you’re worth.
Product Psychology: Lessons on User Behavior.
UX Newsletter: Tales of researching, designing, and building.
UX Design Weekly: Best user experience design links every week.
Foundrs: Co-founder equity calculator.
Ad Spend Calculator: Should my startup pay to advertise?
HowMuchToMakeAnApp: Calculate the cost of a mobile application.
App vs. Website: Should you build an app or website?
Pitcherific: Pitcherific helps you create, train, and improve your pitch.
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