Leveraging free resources is a great way to minimize business cost. Below is a handy list of free web design and marketing tools and resources. This is by no means a definitive list, but a pretty good one that will help with your website design and online marketing efforts.
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Generate and export the color palette of your material design. Click here.
Create, save and share perfect palettes in seconds! Click here.
Couleurs is a simple app for grabbing and tweaking the colors you see on your screen. Click here.
Code My UI
Find inspiration for your web design with code snippets you can use in your projects. Click here.
Really Good Emails
Discover and be inspired by a variety of email designs from abandoned shopping carts to customer appreciation. Click here.
Good Email Copy
Discover and be inspired by a variety of good email copy from companies you admire. Click here.
In order to use email marketing to its full potential, we recommend using an email marketing service such as:
Find email addresses in seconds and connect with people that matter for your business. Click here.
Email list builder plus other helpful website traffic tools (free and paid versions). Click here.
The free blog post headline analyzer will score your overall headline quality and rate its ability to result in social shares, increased traffic, and SEO value. Click here.
The League of Moveable Type
Well-made, free, and open source (but not the biggest variety). Click here.
Hand-selected fonts all absolutely free for commercial use. They also offer premium and “almost free” options too. Click here.
Open source designer web fonts. Click here.
Great variety of fonts, but be sure to read the fine-print since attribution required in some instances. Click here.
This shows suitable font combos so your website, blog, or marketing materials are on point. Click here.
Font Fling makes finding great new fonts for your projects easier than ever before. Click here.
Graphics & Icons
Tasty design resources made with care for each pixel. Free for both personal and commercial use. Click here.
Free graphic resources for designers. Click here.
Free icon library. Click here.
1001 Free Downloads
Free vectors, photos, and more. Click here.
Similar to Graphic Burger with a variety of free vectors and icons, but with a more zen flare. Click here.
Free PSD files and other free design resources by Dribbblers. Click here.
Easily create mockups of current or past web design projects. Variety is limited, but still great resource when you don’t have time to create your own mockup in Adobe. Free for both personal and commercial use. Click here.
Large variety of free mockup resources for web design, graphic design, and more. Click here.
Large variety of free mockup resources for web design, graphic design, and more. Both free and premium available. Click here.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
SEO tools will be of little use if you do not understand the basic fundamentals of SEO. Because of that, we recommend checking out the following resources and really acquainting yourself with what SEO is and isn’t before pioneering your own SEO campaign.
SEO software that includes automated rank tracking, keyword research, and SEO audits. Free plan available. Click here.
Growth hacking marketing tool to scope out your own website as well as your competitors. Free and paid versions. Click here.
Research keywords, track rankings, crawl, and analyze your website. Free and paid versions. Click here.
Google SERP Checker
Free Google SERP checker. Click here.
Get your business hours, address, and phone number on Google Search with Google My Business. Click here.
A free SEO website crawler to help identify technical or architectural SEO issues. Click here.
Moz’s SEO Toolbar for Chrome
Your all-in-one SEO toolbar for research on the go. Click here.
Great assortment of photography and free for both personal and commercial use. Click here.
Free for both personal and commercial use. Click here.
Travel Coffee Book
Mostly nature and cityscapes, and free for both personal and commercial use. Click here.
Nice assortment of stock photography. Attribution not required, but they say it’s appreciated. Click here.
Nice variety of stock photos, but in most cases attribution required. Click here.
Great variety of stock photos aggregated from across the web. In most or all cases, images are free for both personal and commercial use. Click here.
High resolution food photos; both free and paid. Click here.
Decent variety of stock photos with no copyright restrictions. Click here.
Fully responsive HTML5 website templates that are 100% free under the Creative Commons License. Click here.
Website templates using HTML5 and the bootstrap framework all 100% free under the Creative Commons License. Click here.