365+ Awesome Free Resources for Entrepreneur, Business and Life

Terry Tsang
Jul 21, 2015 · 18 min read


Everyone is an entrepreneur. The only skills you need to be an entrepreneur: an ability to fail, an ability to have ideas, to sell those ideas, to execute on those ideas, and to be persistent so even as you fail you learn and move onto the next adventure. James Altucher

You can now get all these free resources links as an eBook, get it free!

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This ultimate list is made for entrepreneurs, startups or anyone who want to become better in life and work. And i believe this will deliver some value or any value to someone or any one.

So let’s get started with free apps/tools today and make things happen!


Community Building

Find Co-Founder

Find Freelancers

  • Upwork Hire Freelancers & Get Freelance Jobs Online
  • Fiverr The marketplace for creative & professional services
  • Gigster Hire a quality developer
  • AwesomeWeb Easily find & hire freelancers for your project
  • Crew Work with the best designers and developers.

Free eBooks for Entrepreneur & Startup

Free eBooks for Developer

Free eBooks for Designer


Free Online Courses

  • SkillShare Learn from Creative Professionals and Companies
  • Khan Academy You can learn anything… For free. For everyone. Forever.
  • Coursera Free Online Courses From Top Universities
  • CreativeLive Free Live Online Classes — Learn. Be Inspired.
  • edX Free online courses from the world’s best universities
  • Curious Grow Your Skills with Online Video Lessons
  • HP Life Learning initiative for entrepreneurs

Growth Hacking

  • Optimizely leading platform for testing & personalization across devices
  • SumoMe Tools to Grow Your Website’s Traffic
  • Hotjar All-in-one Analytics and Feedback.
  • Intercom User Intelligence and Customer Communication
  • SocialMention Real-time social media search and analysis
  • GrowthHackers A Community for Growth-Focused Marketers
  • clicktotweet easiest way promote, share & track content on Twitter
  • Hello Bar show the right message at the right time to website visitors.
  • Growth Hacker Resources List by autosend.io
  • Growth Tools The Ultimate Database of Growth Hacking Tools
  • IntroBar Welcome and entice visitors from specific sources
  • elevio educating your users, when and where it’s needed most

Learn to Code

Marketing Ideas

  • Crayon Get awesome marketing ideas. Free.
  • Ozzr Create, embed, and share your own quizzes.
  • ShareAsImage The fastest way to double your social engagement.
  • Übersuggest Keyword suggestion tool — Google suggest scraper
  • Bundlr Bookmark and discover amazing content
  • Receiptful Supercharge Every Customer Interaction with Receipts
  • Marketing Podcasts Discover podcasts and become better marketer
  • Summer of Marketing Go from nothing to 10,000+ visitors a month.
  • Howww.to Code, Design & Marketing Courses Reduced To 5sec GIF’s
  • Primer Get practical advice and guide to marketing (Google)
  • missinglettr Meet the marketing platform designed for blogs.
  • Hashrobot Great content deserves to be #noticed.


  • Wildcard meet people that matter.
  • Tings Dare to Voice
  • CoffeeMe introduces you to people you want to meet professionally.
  • Weave The easiest way to expand your professional network.
  • Grip is the easiest way to grow your professional network.
  • WeBeam Your personal assistant at networking events
  • Quibb a professional network to share industry news & analysis.
  • Coliving Live, work & play with like-minded.

Product News & Startups

  • Product Hunt a curation of the best new products, every day.
  • Hacker News daily news for startup folks and hackers.
  • Reddit the front page of the internet
  • AngelList Badass platform for startups, investors and job seekers.
  • BetaList Discover tomorrow’s startups, today.
  • Funderbeam Discover, track, and analyze startups.
  • StartupLi.st Find. Follow. Recommend startups.
  • TechCrunch The latest technology news and information on startups.
  • Startup Launch List Articles you need to read before launching startup
  • BetaPage: Submit your startup here

Project Collaboration / Task Management

  • Producteev is simple, powerful and more than an online to-do list.
  • Asana Teamwork without email.
  • Trello free, flexible, and visual way to organize anything with anyone.
  • Slack a messaging app for teams: everything in one place.
  • Stormboard Brainstorm, organize, prioritize and act on the best ideas.
  • HipChat Group and private chat, file sharing, and integrations.
  • Evernote The workspace for your life’s work
  • Campfire Team collaboration with real time chat.
  • join.me Free Screen Sharing, Online Meetings & Web Conferencing
  • SyncPad Real-time whiteboard collaboration
  • HiveFlux Plan and track your team’s work in real time
  • Gibbon Bring knowledge to your team more effectively.
  • Complete A social, task completion app.
  • Toggl Free Time Tracking Software
  • Standup Time Make Daily Standup Meetings Quick and Easy!
  • Timeneye Simple intelligent time tracking

Recommended Books

  • The Lean Startup by Eric Ries. The Movement That Is Transforming How New Products Are Built And Launched
  • Start With Why by Simon Sinek. A manifesto for those who want to inspire others and for those who want to find someone to inspire them
  • Launch by Jeff Walker. An Internet Millionaire’s Secret Formula to Sell Almost Anything Online, Build a Business You Love, and Live The Life of Your Dreams
  • Influence: Science and Practice by Dr. Robert B. Cialdini. An examination of the psychology of compliance.
  • The Long Tail by Chris Anderson. Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More.

Social Media Management

  • HeadTalker Take Your Message Viral on Social Media.
  • Thunderclap Amplify any message using social media.
  • Buffer is the easiest way to publish on social media
  • Hootsuite Get serious about social.
  • TweetDeck Twitter tools-real-time tracking, organizing & engagement.
  • SumAll All-in-One Social Media & Ecommerce Dashboard
  • Wondr lets you start a chat session for your Twitter followers

Startup A-Z


  • Medium a place to read, write, and interact with the stories that matter most to you.
  • Penflip Write better with others
  • WordPress.com the best place for your personal blog or business site.
  • Tumblr a microblogging platform and social networking website
  • Ghost a simple, powerful publishing platform
  • Liberio Simple eBook creation and publishing
  • RecipeWriter Author recipes. Simple. Beautiful.
  • Writefull A tiny tool to help you write better
  • Draft Write Better
  • Grammarly quickly and easily makes your writing better


Customer Service

  • Streak CRM, inside Gmail.
  • Helprace A personalized help desk and user feedback platform
  • Zopim Talk to your customers in real-time. Live chat.
  • Groove Simple Help Desk Software.
  • Funnel CRM for Freelancers and Small Businesses
  • Zoho CRM Close More Deals in Less Time
  • Insightly The CRM That Works For YOUR Business
  • Freshdesk Customer happiness, refreshingly easy
  • Slackin Public Slack organizations made easy
  • Wisestamp Promote your business in every email you send
  • LiveChat for Startups. Grow your business with LiveChat’s help
  • Sniply Attach a call-to-action to every link you share
  • Clintra One PLATFORM, For Entire Business Management


  • Canva Amazingly Simple Graphic Design Software
  • Fluid UI fast and friendly mobile prototyping.
  • InVision Free Web & Mobile Prototyping and UI Mockup Tool
  • Ink A Responsive Email Framework from ZURB
  • Pixlr Photo editor online
  • Type Genius Find the perfect font combo for your next project.
  • Design Hunt: From idea to a successful launch through Product Hunt.
  • Spec.fm The Best Podcasts for Designers and Developers
  • Webdesigner Depot Web Design Blog
  • Httpster a showcase of damn hot website design
  • Line25 Web Design Resources
  • Niice Collect and collaborate on ideas in private and access anywhere
  • Sidebar.io The 5 best design links, every day
  • UX Recipe Checklist to discover your UX project tools/apps
  • Coolors The super fast color schemes generator!
  • Coverr beautiful, free videos for your homepage
  • UI Movement The best UI design inspiration, every day.
  • Muz.li Designers’ Secret Source. A new-tab chrome extension.
  • Designer Mill Collection of Best Free Design Resources
  • MockFlow Design Tools to Create and Collaborate


Email Marketing

  • SendinBlue Easily manage your Email Marketing campaigns, Transactional Emails, and SMS messages.
  • MailChimp Send 12,000 emails to 2,000 subscribers for free.
  • Mandrill a new way for apps to send transactional email.
  • Amazon SES a cost-effective outbound-only email-sending service.
  • MailTrack.io Get the double-check in your Gmail
  • Mailgun The email service for developers
  • SendGrid Email Delivery & Transactional Email Service
  • Minutemailer create, send and schedule amazing newsletters, plain emails, Facebook-posts and tweets.

Free HTML Templates

  • HTML5 UP Responsive HTML5 and CSS3 Site Templates
  • Start Bootstrap Free HTML starter themes and templates for Bootstrap
  • Templated A collection of 848 free CSS and HTML5 site templates, designed & built by Cherry + AJ.
  • Bootstrap Zero The largest open-source, free Bootstrap templates
  • w3layouts 100 Free Responsive HTML5 CSS3 Website Templates

Free Icons

Free PSD

Free Stock Images

  • Death to The Stock Photo Join free email list + get photos monthly!
  • AllTheFreeStock One Place to Find All Free Stock Images, Videos, Sound Effects and Icons.
  • FindA.Photo 100% free stock images from them all.
  • Unsplash Free High-Resolution Photos. 10 new photos every 10 days.
  • Gratisography by Ryan McGuire and free of copyright restrictions.
  • Startup Stock Focuses on startup photography and technology.
  • Pexels Best free stock photos in one place.
  • Jay Mantri free pics. do anything. make magic.
  • StockSnap Powerful search engine for finding stock images in one place.
  • Streetwill Free vintage photos to use any way you want.
  • Life Of Pix Free stock photos, high-resolution.
  • Shutteroo Free images, no worries by Klaye Morrison.

Free Wordpress Themes

Hosting / Domain

  • Heroku Powerful platform built by developers for developers.
  • Fork-n-Go Forking a website repository on GitHub designed to be easily used by others.
  • Freenom world’s first and only free domain provider
  • OpenShift The Open Hybrid Cloud Application Platform by Red Hat
  • AwardSpace Free Web Hosting with PHP, MySQL, Email Sending…


  • Slimvoice Insanely simple invoicing.
  • Invoice Ninja Free Open-Source Online Invoicing & Time Tracking
  • invoice.to a simple invoice generator with Stripe
  • Anchor Free Invoicing & Payments. Get Paid Fast With Stripe Or PayPal.
  • Paid is a simple API for automating your company’s accounts receivable.
  • Free Invoice Generator Link 1 | Link 2

Landing / Launch Page

Name Generator

Share Private Info/Files/Images

  • Privnote Send notes that will self-destruct after being read
  • OneShar.es Send Private Info That Self-Destructs.
  • drp.io free, fast, private and easy images and files sharing
  • Awesome Screenshot Capture, Annotate and Share.



Useful Tools/Things

  • Hipster Logo Generator It’s Hip, It’s Current, It’s Stylish, It’s Hipster.
  • Fuze HD Video Conferencing and Online Meeting
  • Zapier Connect apps you use, automate tasks, get more out of your data.
  • Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.
  • Libraries.io find open source libraries, modules and frameworks
  • Kraken.io s a robust, ultra-fast image optimizer.
  • Highrise is the easy contact manager for small businesses.
  • Telegram a new era of messaging
  • Pitcherific sharpen your pitch message and practice it to perfection
  • Million Short remove the top million websites from the search result
  • Embedly Embed Content On Any Site
  • favicon.cc favicon.ico Generator
  • GrowSumo Get paid to review the products you love.
  • Swipe Turn your presentations into conversations
  • Piktochart Create beautiful infographics in less than 10 minutes
  • Draw.io Flow Chart Maker & Online Diagram Software
  • Stacklist The best business tools for growing your startup
  • The Periodic Table of WordPress Plugins Over 35K WordPress plugins
  • CONV. Convert YouTube video to MP3, GIF or MP4

Version Control

  • GitHub Build software better, together.
  • BitBucket Git and Mercurial code management for teams
  • Pixelapse Visual version control for designers
  • GitLab offers free unlimited (private) repositories and collaborators
  • Formspree Functional HTML forms

Website Builder

  • Jimdo Share your passion. Make your website.
  • Strikingly How To Make Your Own Website — Best Website Builder
  • Weebly Create a Free Website, Store or Blog
  • WebStartToday Free online website building and hosting
  • Wix Free Website Builder | Create a Free Website
  • Yola Create a professional, free website in minutes

Web/Mobile Analytics

  • Google Analytics Turn insights into action
  • Piwik Open source web analytics software
  • Mixpanel The most advanced analytics platform ever for mobile & web.
  • Segment we make customer data simple
  • HeapAnalytics captures every user action in your web or iOS app
  • GoSquared Real-time customer analytics
  • TapStream Rocket fuel for mobile apps.
  • Keen.io Take control of your analytics.
  • CleverTap intelligent user engagement across mobile, web & email



  • Kiva Loans that change lives
  • charity: water Clean Drinking Water for Developing Countries
  • Catchafire Skills-Based Volunteer Matching
  • Hand Up Direct giving for the homeless and others at-risk
  • Dollar A Day simple new way to discover & support amazing nonprofits
  • Advice.vc Ask a VC anything for $20. Proceeds go to charity.
  • JustGiving Raise money for a cause you care about.
  • Watsi Fund healthcare for people around the world.

Documents Management

  • Docady Manage Life’s Most Important Paperwork
  • CamScanner Turns you phone into a Scanner
  • Adobe Spark Turn your ideas into impactful social graphics & stories

Family / Parenting

Habits Building

  • Habit List Create good habits. Break unhealthy ones. Build a better you.
  • Streaks The to-do list that helps you form good habits.
  • RescueTime Analytics on your daily habits and productivity
  • Transform Your Habits by James Clear — The Science of How to Stick to Good Habits and Break Bad Ones
  • Lifetick Goal Setting. Made Simple. Start achieving your dreams today.
  • Habitloop Build new tiny habits that make a huge difference.

Healthy Living

  • Lifesum Lose weight. Bulk up. Eat better. Healthy living, simplified.
  • Gyroscope A personal website powered by your life.
  • Pact Earn cash for living healthy, paid by members who don’t.
  • Keelo Original workouts which take < 20 mins & deliver max results.
  • PumpUp Health & Fitness Community
  • Human.co inspires you to move 30 minutes or more, every day.


  • Coach.me Instant Coaching for Any Goal
  • Lifehacker Tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done.
  • Lingvist Learn a language in 200 hours
  • Bookicious Find great books to read for Founders and Makers.
  • LifeGuides Learn about jobs from current employees
  • Now I Know you’ll learn something new every day.
  • Highball Share and Collect Cocktail Recipes
  • Curiosity The top 5 things to learn on Curiosity, delivered daily.
  • Duolingo Learn a language for free. Forever.
  • Flowkey Learn piano with the songs you love
  • DIY Kids Learning Skills and Being Awesome.
  • Instinct Guitar lessons that listen as you play along!


  • Omvana Meditation For Everyone. (Web | iOS | Android)
  • Meditation Experience by Oprah and Deepak Chopra. (iOS | Android)
  • HeadSpace Treat Your Head Right. (iOS | Android | Amazon App)
  • Meditation Made Simple (iOS) by Russell Simmons, put you on the fast track to happiness, aligned with his book, “Success Through Stillnes”
  • Dharma Seed spoken teachings of Theravada Buddhism. (iOS)
  • Sattva We are here to inspire you to Meditate! (iOS | Android)

Personal Assistant

  • 24me Smart Personal Assistant
  • Sellf Take care of your business and yourself
  • Equal Track and manage group expenses


  • TripAdvisor Read Reviews, Compare Prices, Book your Perfect Trip.
  • Taylor your personal travel assistant
  • JetRadar Compare flights from hundreds of airlines & travel agencies
  • Travelistly Discover High Quality Travel Content
  • Getaround Peer-to-peer car sharing and local car rental
  • Party with a Local connects travelers and locals that want to party.
  • Hotel WiFi Test Find Hotels with Fast WiFi
  • Localeur Recommendations from Locals on Where to Eat, Drink & Play
  • TripIt Mobile Trip App — Mobile Travel Planner.
  • GasBuddy Find the cheapest gas near you
  • Postagram Send your photos as real postcards using your mobile phone
  • Mapstr Never forget places again

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