6 useful free resources for all your tasks this week
I’ve you’re in need of a cool looking email, but you aren’t too adept at HTML, BeeFree is the way to go. With an easy to use drag-and-drop editor, this tool lets you create stunning responsive emails with all sorts of visual elements you can adapt to your needs.
2. Free stock photos
Photos are a huge part of the impact you make on your website visitors, blog readers and other users you interact with. However, if you’re operating on a tight budget, finding loyalty free photos you can use for commercial purposes can be a challenge. Luckily, there is a growing number of websites, like Unsplash, Pixabay, Pexels, StockSnap, Burst, Gratisography, Picjumbo, Kaboom photos, and others that provide photos under the Creative Commons licence.
Freepik provides a huge number of vectors, including icons, mockups and stationary designs, most of which are free, but require attribution. You can also find some PSD files and photo freebies, though it’s worth mentioning that there some files are labeled “Premium”, and are only accessible to premium subscribers.
Pixelsquid provides a unique service. It essentially gives you a 3D model of all sorts of objects, that you can pivot and then export as a PNG or PSD file, once you’ve found the right angle. Pixelsquid also provides around 60objects, which are completely free for you to use for all your projects.
Freebiesbug is a tremendous resource for basically every component of web and UI design. It provides a huge base of all sorts of free stuff, ranging from Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch designs and icons, to incredibly stylized fonts, to even JS effects & plugins and HTML website templates and UI kits.
6. Free stock videos
While it may not be enough to put together a tutorial or explainer video all by itself, free stock footage can help you cut costs and fill in gaps while editing, or help breathe some life into your website or other content, without breaking the bank. Websites like Pexels Videos, Videvo, Veedezy and Motion elements can help you with detail and establishing shots, while Coverr and Mazwai can help make your landing page more engaging.