Startups have become a very critical cog in many societies today. They create more opportunities by providing jobs and offer investment opportunities as well. Tech tools business the best avenues people are venturing into right now.
We take a look at some of the tools that may help make your new venture easier, affordable and faster in the new venture.
Getting information is a great way to ease the pressure on a new venture, and luckily StartUp stash offers this.
Truth be told we are often not gifted in many areas, you might have the perfect business idea. But your execution is flawed.
Startup Stash is a directory equipped with tech tools and resources for a startup. It compiles all the tools and resources that a growing and new startup would need.
Startups often have limited resources and connecting. Many businesses have kicked off using their newsletter as the prime source of leads. With an extensive resource in newsletter building from StartUp Stash getting these leads can be much more comfortable.
My favorite feature about this startup tool is how clean the website is; it is straightforward to navigate and use.
Bubble is one of the unique tech tools that helps you build apps without coding with a simple drag and drop process. Coding is a very in-demand skill right now with many people needing very dynamic websites and apps. With sites WordPress and other CRMs got you covered, you can now create a site in a few minutes.
On the other hand, Bubble has made app creation just as easy as WordPress has made website creation. If you want to learn app creation with coding as easy as Bubble just have a look here.
Bubble stands out because it integrates with so many plug-ins, making your app creation even more responsive and straightforward.
Linking your app with other sites or applications is usually just as difficult as creating the app itself. The plug-ins with Bubble ensure that integration between your app and other apps or websites is made easier.
Copyrights and licenses is a big market. As much as using the internet is free, using people’s creations such as pictures could land you into some serious legal problems.
But there is a way around this; Pexels has a free directory for stock images. “But how do the artists and photographers make their money if Pexels is free?” I hear you ask. Pexels works differently to other tech tools and expose these artists more as most are freelance photographers and small. Pexels works to advertise their work and get them more clients as they want their images to be seen by the most significant audiences, your website audience being part of the exposure.
Station helps you organize your web apps, it can accommodate and unify 300 apps. This helps to work without opening multiple tabs on your desktop a burden.
Most people will continuously have multiple tabs opened on their computer as they work. But this often leads to you forgetting or neglecting some apps. Station is a startup tool that has a notification system that allows you to manage all your apps under one banner.
The tool also makes organizing easy, because it does all the organizing for you. All you have to do is open the tool and find the app you want.
Its unified search feature helps you source a piece of info across all the platforms you set up in Station. Sometimes you start communicating with someone on Facebook and move to emails, but you cannot trace any info or document you sent them, and on which platform you used to address it.
As a startup, there is a lot of experimentation that you will have to do. And one of the most significant places you will experiment on is the newsletter and cold emails. You will have to change the system and wording until you find the template that best works for you.
But many entrepreneurs will tell you copying or mimic successful companies is one of the best ways to launch your success.
Good Email Copy understands just this. It has compiled an extensive list of sales emails from different companies across different industries. If you are in the catering industry, you can go over to this startup tool and check how other catering websites send out their newsletter.
Good email copy focuses more on the actual content of the email rather than design. And this is evident from the email copies being in plain text.
Coolors is another excellent program, especially those with a small budget. Imagery is a powerful tool when you want to give your business community a feel for what you do. So you have got images from Pixel, now you need colors and color schemes to complement the images on your site.
Coolors is a tool which helps you create color schemes that you can quickly and seamlessly use your image, logo and any other place you want to associate the brand with color such as your office space.
You can pick a color from an image and use it as a background to the same image; this will make your image look better and more professional.
Crello is a free graphics designer tool that would make it perfect for startups. In a bid to create a visual identity, businesses often have to experiment on with many aspects, which can be costly. Crello is free, and therefore your experimentations can be as many as possible and still fall within your budget.
Crello allows you to create images for social media posts that connect better with your audience, build your identity and brand awareness.
This startup tool has over 10,000 layouts that you can manipulate and get the best fit for your organization and over 65 million stock images.
My favorite part about Crello is that I can use it to create infographics. Infographics are quickly out powering images in social media. They pass a more comprehensive message and are easily shareable. Plus, they are great for SEO enhancements.
F.lux is one of those tech tools that you didn’t think you needed until you actually use it. On the surface, it sounds like it is solving a very SCIFI and millennial problems or a made up disease. But looking at the science and if you use computers for long parts of their day, it makes a lot of sense
f.lux helps you regulate the brightness of your screen to help you see the light better. Screen light is made to look like the sun. The tool helps you to adjust the screen color at night to look more artificial like the current source of light in the room bulbs.
It can also help you sleep better by removing the blue light rays that are so prominent in our computer lights. Blue light suppresses melatonin, a hormone that suppresses sleep.
This is a company that was specially made to help businesses get off the ground. The company has integrated its services into an online program that enables you to navigate through all the hustle of a new business.
Stripe as the only out of the tech tools on the market helps you set up your legal and business paperwork with ease, and it also helps you set up a business bank account.
My favorite part of this program is that it helps connect international companies to the US market. So if you can have your business in Australia, Stripe will help you set up your bank account and legal papers in the US, making it easier for you to receive payment and increase your client base.
Carrd is a tool that helps you create simple one-page websites that are great for landing pages and profiles. Landing pages are becoming an essential part of startup today. A landing page will help you grow your mailing list and marketing funnels making your marketing effort more efficient and affordable. While profile pages help you name grow in authority, hence people believe in your brand more.
What helps Carrd stand out is its simplicity. Websites have moved from clunky, heavy designs too much simple and lighter designs. Out of all these tech tools Carrd really showcases this attribute resulting in a better loading site that your potential clients can easily navigate and follow your call to action protocol.