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Easily find the Business Tools you're looking for with this list put together specifically to help administrative professionals and small business owners. Make sure to bookmark this page!  Note: Many of these are freemium sites. If you make a purchase from one of these sites, I may receive a small commission as an affiliate.

CAREER & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Business Management Daily

Career One Stop

Classy Career Girl

Indeed

Ladders

Life Hack

MyCareerShines for Workforce

O*NET Online

Profound Self Improvement

Self-Assessments

SMART Goals Framework

Vital Smarts

LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT

Harvard Business Review

John Maxwell

LeadX

Michael Hyatt

Resourceful Manager

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT RESOURCES

All Things Admin

Cabinet

Desk Demon

ELS Forum

Executive Secretary

Office Dynamics

Office Ninjas

Red Cape

The Balanced Admin

VA School

BOOK SUMMARIES

Four Minute Books

Free Book Notes

Get Abstract

Summary

EDUCATION

Alison

Canvas Network

GCF Global

Google Digital Garage

Open Education Database

Indezine

Think Outside the Slide

Virtual Assistant School

SPREADSHEETS

My Excel Online

Spreadsheeto

Trump Excel

FREELANCE  / SIDE HUSTLE

Etsy

Fiverr

Freelancer

Guru

Indeed

Mechanical Turk

Thumbtack

Upwork

Virtual Assistant School

Virtual Assistant Client Kickstart Challenge

GRAMMAR, WRITING & SPEECH

Grammarly

Hemingway Editor

SEO Writing Assistant

Word Counter

Word Hippo

Word Trippers

SPEECH TO TEXT

Dictation

E-Speaking

Speech Notes

Speech Texter

Document Comparison

Draftable

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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SITES

Photography

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CONFERENCE CALLS

Google Hangouts

Skype

Stream Yard

Team Viewer

Zoom

NOTE TAKER

Box Notes

Evernote

Google Keep

OneNote

Wunderlist

PRODUCTIVITY PROGRAMS

Cheers to Blogging

Google apps

iWork for iCloud

Office Online

Quip

Zoho

PRODUCTIVITY TIMERS

E.gg Timer

Forest

Toggl

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Asana

Clickup

Notion

TickTick

Todoist

Trello

Planner

A guide with forms to help assistants plan their executive’s travel.

TRAVEL

Flight Stats

FlightAware

Frommers

Fuel cost calculator

Landlopers

Limolink

Passports

Seat Guru

Smart Women Travelers

Subway Navigator

The Schengen Visa

Traffic & Road Closures

Travel Advisory

Travel Weekly

Tripit

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BLOGGING TOOLS

ANALYSIS TOOL FOR WEBSITE

Accessibility Checker

Hotjar

BLOG NAME GENERATOR

Bust A Name

Domain Puzzler

Domainr

Impossibility

Lean Domain Search

Name Mesh

Naminum

Panabee

Shopify Domain Name

Wordoid

BLOG TITLE GENERATOR

Advanced Marketing Insitute

Answer the Public

CoSchedule Headline Analyzer

Impact Bound

InBound Now

SEOPressor

Tweek Your Biz

CLOUD STORAGE

Amazon Cloud Drive

Box

Dropbox

Google Drive

iCloud Drive

Mega

Microsoft OneDrive

COLOR TOOLS

Adobe Color

Color Hunt

Color Tool

ColorZilla

Coolors

Palette Generator

TinEye

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT

Disqus

Followerwonk

DESIGN RESOURCES

Creative Fabrica

Creative Market

Design Bundles

The Hungry Jpeg

EMAIL MANAGEMENT

Docsify

Mailchimp

Mailtrack

GRAPHICS

Adobe Spark

Be Funky

Canva

Crello

Designcap

Easil

Over

Pablo

Picmonkey

Pixeden

Polarr

Relay

Snappa

Stencil

INFOGRAPHICS

Canva

Infogram

Piktochart

Venngage

Visme

ADD TEXT GRAPHICS

Hype Text

Retype

Type Loop

WordSwag

Write Behind

QUOTE MAKERS

Textgram Quotes

Quotes Cover

Quozio

INVOICE GENERATORS

Invoice Ninja

Slimvoice

Wave

LEGAL

Christy Westerfeld

Delgrosso Law

The Contract Shop

MARKETING

Angie Gensler

Hubspot

Marketing Solved

MOCK UPS

Mockups-design.com

Mockup World

PHOTO ANIMATION

Motionleap

PHOTO EDITING

BeFunky

Facetune

Gimp

Pixlr Editor

WATERMARKING

Water Marquee

Watermarkly

PODCAST HOSTING

Anchor

Buzzsprout

Podbean

Podcasts

Red Circle

Spreaker

PUBLISHING

Book Brush

SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO KEY WORDS)

Answer the Public

Can I Rank?

Google Trends

Google Search Console

Keyworddit

Keywords Everywhere

Keyword Tool.io

Moz Keyword Explorer

Pinterest

SEMrush

Serprobot

Serp State

Uber Suggest

SOCIAL MEDIA

Social Media Calendar Templates

30 Day Social Media Content Planner

Free Twitter tools:
1. PFPMaker (profile pictures)
2. Twemex  (insights into any account)
3. Socialblade (analytics /spy on competitors growth)
4. Tweetdeck (create customized feed)
5. Minimal Twitter (declutter Twitter)

STOCK PHOTOS

Girl Boss Stock

Haute Stock

Ivory Mix

Oh Tilly

Pexels

Pic Jumbo

Pixabay

Pixistock

SC Stockshop

Styled Stock

Styled Stock Society

Unsplash

Free Designs

SURVEYS

Crowdsignal (formerly PollDaddy)

Doodle

Google Forms

Responster

SoGoSurvey

Survey Monkey

SurveyPlanet

Survey Sparrow

Survey Gizmo

Typeform

Qualtrics

Zoho Survey

TELEPROMPTER

Teleprompter

Teleprompt Me

Teleprompter Mirror

VIDEO CREATION & EDITING

Animoto

Audacity

Clips (iPhone)

Cloudapp

Flexclip

GoVideo

Headliner

InShot App

Kapwing

Loom

Onestream

Restream

Screencast-O-Matic

Soapbox

Wave.video

WEBSITE DESIGN

Component

WORD CLOUDS

Tag Crowd

Word Art

Word Clouds

Word It Out

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