On Freebie Friday, a quick look at OpenOffice software which is totally free and supported by open source software community as a replacement for Microsoft Office if you want to save money for a powerful office suite of tools for writing, database, calculation and presentation and drawing software that is compatible for Mac, PC or Linux. A Solopreneur needs to save money in the business when starting on a budget and OpenOffice is a great alternative to Microsoft Office. For more free software and tools for your business get “100 Online Tools for your Business” at http://jgtips.com/100.
Need a free website for your business then try Google Sites on Freebie Friday at sites.google.com. You can create a website for your business where you can collaborate with others in your business or share onto the internet to represent your business. It is free to create the website hosted by Google if you have a free Gmail account as well as many other free tools.
Free Education Websites on Freebie Friday for Solopreneur Success Strategies. On today’s show, I mention how there are plenty of free education websites on the internet who are happy to have you learn about skills and knowledge you need. I look at Khanacademy.org and Coursera.org as just two of websites you can get free training. A Solopreneur needs to know a little bit about a lot of things and what better way then free and on your time budget. For more free tools, check out Free Tools for your Online Business at http://jgtips.com/100.
1OO FREE TOOLS FOR YOUR ONLINE BUSINESS ON FREEBIE FRIDAY
As a business owner, you want the best for your business but sometimes the budget can get in the way. Never fear, because today there are countless online tools, apps and solutions that you can use to run your online business. I will be going through some of the free software and free tools you can use in your business to save time and money. It is based on the ebook “100 Free Tools for your Online Business” at http://jgtips.com/100.
Free Video Converter on Freebie Friday on Solopreneur Success Strategies
On today’s show I look at Zamzar.com , a web-based free video (and other file formats) converter that you can use to quickly convert a video format from one to another format. Need to change an FLV to a MP4? Need to change an MP4 to MP3? What’s that MAC format video you have to convert to for your business partner? All of that is easy using Zamzar.com for free by uploading any video (less than 50 Mb) and just picking the video format you want then the converted video can be downloaded within 10 minutes. Now as with any freemium software webtool, you can pay for the paid version where you can upload larger files and there is INBOX to store your videos. The only drawback for the free version is the file has to be downloaded within 24 hours otherwise it is erased. In the paid version you also have a pdf converter and image converter too. If you want to save time and money in your Solopreneur business, Zamzar will help if you add it to your bookmarks in your Web Browser!
Another free Photo Editor , Pixlr.com web app (and mobile app) on Freebie Friday on Solopreneur Success Strategies.
You can never have too many free photo editors in your business especially on the road for a quick edit and upload to your social media like Instagram or Facebook! Pixlr.com has some of the power of Photoshop with the use of layers and Photoshop like tools without the expense! A Solopreneur is smart and uses free software and tools in business to save time and money!
Optimize the Size of your Web Photos on Freebie Friday
On today’s show I look at free software to use to re-size, optimize and watermark your photos. Whether you want to optimize your photos to display on your website or when printing them out, the free software fotosizer.com is a great tool for batch re-sizing.
Keep your email communication private on Freebie Friday
On today’s show, I look at privnote.com where you can send notes that self destruct one the reader reads the email. I know, what you are thinking .. if only Hillary had this app… Anyway, in business there are certain communications you want to encrypt and send so hackers can’t read them so this would be a useful service if the reader knows the encrypted note will self destruct. So watch as it self-destructs!
Keep your email communication private on Freebie Friday
Have you ever wanted to send confidential information within your work environment, to family or friends, but were afraid to do so over the internet, because some malicious hacker could be spying on you?
Privnote is a free web based service that allows you to send top secret notes over the internet. It’s fast, easy, and requires no password or user registration at all.
Just write your note, and you’ll get a link. Then you copy and paste that link into an email (or instant message) that you send to the person who you want to read the note. When that person clicks the link for the first time, they will see the note in their browser and the note will automatically self-destruct; which means no one (even that very same person) can read the note again. The link won’t work anymore! Awesome!
Sumopaint for Freebie Friday on Solopreneur Success Strategies
On today’s show I look at the free tool Sumopaint where you can quickly create graphics for social media sharing. There are an amazing number of tools and software on the internet that are free to use or have a free version that you can use in your business easily that helps you save time and money in your business.
The Power of Google Drive on Freebie Friday
On today’s show, I have a look at the free software called Google Drive that you get when you sign up for a Gmail account. Google Drive gives you the freedom to work from any computer or any location. You just sign into Google account and find the Google Drive app storage. As well, it is easy to access Google Sheets, Google Draw, Google Docs, Google Photos and I give a quick tour of all the free software in there you can use within Google Drive.