Free Small Business Resource Guide – [updated for 2021] 

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**last update: January 12th, 2021



Welcome to my free small business resource guide. In this guide you’ll find resources and recommendations for completing everyday business-related tasks. 

This guide contains free resource links, free trial recommendations, free product links, and links to recommended product and service reviews. 

I’ve taken the time to test and review each service to provide first-hand, authentic recommendations and advice. 

Questions about the products or services listed here?


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Updated: January 12, 2021 

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Small Business and marketing tools

Freelance Writing Professionals, Small Business Administrators, Small Business Marketers, Mental Health Professionals

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Writing, marketing, social media

Free Writing tools

Keywords: Writing, Blogging, Copywriting, Ghostwriting, Social Media Writing, Business Writing

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Instantly proofread your text! Correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling.









Kick Ass Headline Generator

HubSpot Blog Ideas Generator

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customer relationship management

Free CRM tools

Keywords: CRM, Customer Experience, User Experience, Lead Generation, Customer Engagement, Customer Services

Improve your customer relationships!


HubSpot CRM

Insightly CRM

NIMBLE CRM – Free Trial


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Stock Photos

Free Images and tools

Keywords: Creative Commons, Free Images, Free Stock Photos, Graphics, Infographics, Graphic Design

visually engage your audience.





Creative Commons Library



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social media marketing 

Grow your social following! 

Keywords: SMM, Social Media Management, Social Media Scheduling, Analytics, Followers, Fans, Thought-Leadership, Social Proof, Social Authority, Influencer Marketing, Collaboration, User-Generated Content

Improve your customer relationships!



Zoho Social

Twitter Analytics





Recommended paid social media tools: Sprout Social, MeetEdgar, and Zoho Social. 


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Free website traffic tools

Keywords: Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, Backlinks, Analytics, On Page SEO, DoFollow, Rank, Domain Analysis, Domain Rank, Website Analytics, Website Authority 

Boost Website performance


Ahrefs – Backlink Checker 


Moz – Domain analysis index

Serpstat – Blog


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blogging + web content  

Educate your customers – generate marketing qualified leads! 

Keywords: Blog, Blogging, Bloggers, Blog Content, Web Page Content, Content Marketing, Content Management Systems, Affiliate Marketing, Blog Tips, Blogging Tools, E-Commerce, Sales Funnel, MQL, Top of Funnel, Mid-Funnel, Bottom-of-Funnel, Customer Journey 

Engage customers and leads with targeted content



Google Sites





Recommended paid social media tools: Sprout Social, MeetEdgar, and Zoho Social. 


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marketing supplies + Signage

Free promotional tools

Keywords: Business Cards, Shipping Supplies, Merchant Services, Payment Processing 

Build your brand

American ExpressComplimentary Signs and Supplies

USPS – Free Shipping Supplies 



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Personal Finance + Business accounting 

Manage your personal and business finances 

Keywords: Credit Report, Credit Repair, Credit Score, Credit Bureau, Disaster Assistance, COVID Assistance, COVID Relief, Economic Recovery, Business Accounting, Business Income, Contracting, 1099, W2, Income Tax, 1040, Schedule C. 

Engage customers and leads with targeted content

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annual credit report – free 




small business administration – guaranteed business loans

SBA – Disaster assistance, economic injury loans

SBA – Federal Government Contracting – How to’s + Applications





-Learn to Succeed- 


Success isn’t something that happens on accident – you need to learn and work hard to achieve success.

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The links and resources provided on this page are one way we “pay it forward” for what we’ve learned from others in the past. 



Wishing you all the best of luck! 



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Business Blogging Services

According to HubSpot Marketing , business blogging is a great way to generate more visibility online for your business.

A business blog is a marketing channel that can educate, inform customers, and drive traffic to your website.

educate, inform, grow your audience




  • Blog Posts
  • Long-form content
  • Short-form content
  • Articles
  • Listicles


Why Blog? The Benefits of Blogging for Business and Marketing 

recommended reading


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Hiring a copywriter is one of the best ways to assign your brand a “voice” and consistently display that to your audience, followers, and customers.

Professionals at Workspace digital advise using a copywriter to reach your audience at the right time, using the right words, and the right tone of voice.

lead-generation, sales funnel, customer journey


  • Blog Posts
  • Social Media Posts
  • Social Media Ads
  • Whitepapers
  • E-books
Why Hire a Copywriter?

recommended reading

workspace digital 

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When you have a vision for your content but aren’t sure how to say the words, a ghostwriter is the best option for you.

Working with a ghostwriter makes it easy to get your message across with the help of a professional writer.

collaborate, website content, social media content


  • Blogs 
  • Social Media Content
  • Copywriting Content
  • Ads
  • Business Documents
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