Business Resources

Working in a virtual world online and with businesses that are sometimes on a limited budget can mean finding alternative methods to ensure a successful collaboration and to achieve the desired outcome. These are some tried and tested free websites that we regularly use and recommend.

Looking for a better way to manage and monitor your Instagram posts? Look no further than Pikore.
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Have you ever needed some royalty free music for your online video? Look no further You Tube has a FREE library!
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If you have ever wanted to download a YouTube Video to embed into a presentation or to place it on your desktop, Clip Converter.cc is the perfect tool to convert your video.
PDF Combine
Combine PDF files online – it’s easy and free.
Canva is an easy to use, online image editor that will make you look like you have your own in house graphic designer.
If you have ever wondered how people make their word art. Wonder no more! Tagul is a web service that enables you to create beautiful looking word clouds and use it any way you like.
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The perfect place to get stock images for your website or marketing material.
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PicMonkey makes creative tools for photo editing and graphic design because we want you to rock the universe. We want your images to show your creativity, your style, your spot-on brilliance.
 Anytime meeting
Free online webinar software for up to 200 attendees. Present and record your meetings for future use.
  
Compress PDF – Reduce the size of your PDF online This app compresses your PDF in the cloud for free to a perfect size that is still good quality.
dropbox
Dropbox is a free cloud service, which allows you store your photos, business documents, and videos securely so that you can access them anywhere and anytime. This tool is the perfect tool to share documents between virtual team members and clients.
you send it
Simple file sharing to a comprehensive content collaboration suite of services that allow users across an entire organization to securely share content, sign documents, and access files from any mobile device or PC.
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MailChimp makes it easy to design exceptional email campaigns, share them on social networks, integrate with web services you already use, manage subscribers and track your results. You’ll love mixing and matching MailChimp’s templates, features and integrations to suit your needs—think of it as your own personal newsletter publishing platform.
google alerts
Google Alerts are emails sent to you when Google finds new results — such as web pages, newspaper articles, or blogs that match your search term. You can use Google Alerts to monitor anything on the Web.
Skype
Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice calls over the Internet.
photo bucket
Photobucket is the premier destination for uploading, downloading, sharing, linking and finding photos, videos and graphics. Host all your images and videos for free, then share them by email or on social sites like Facebook, Twitter and MySpace. Your free Photobucket account can store thousands of photos and hours of video.
lunapic
Open Image Free Online Photo Editor. Photo, liquid and paint effects.
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Convert your PDF files back to editable Microsoft Word documents.
gmail
Gmail is a free, advertising-supported email service provided by Google. Users may access Gmail as secure webmail, as well as via POP3 or IMAP4 protocols.
businessgov
business.gov.au offers you simple and convenient access to all the government information, forms and services you need. It’s a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your business. My favourite resource here is the business plan and marketing plan templates.
abs
Australia’s official statistical organisation. Provides a high quality, objective, and responsive national statistical service.
tinyurl
This is a free online option to shorten any long URL. Perfect for posting your blog links..
woofoo
Wufoo is a web application that helps anybody build amazing online forms. When you design a form with Wufoo, it automatically builds the database, backend and scripts needed to make collecting and understanding your data easy, fast and fun.
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If you have ever needed your twitter ID this is the PERFECT site to simply add your URL and it will give you your ID number.
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This is the perfect website to use if you ever need to convert the format of a video or document to another format.

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