Free Online Tools for Businesses

Many web based tools are available for free online. These tools allow individuals and businesses to do everything for scanning documents, storing files, creating graphics, sending email blasts, and surveying customers.

View a brief slide show about some popular online tools:

1. Canva

Simple web-based graphic design software. Design blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations, and more for Web or print. Includes images, fonts, and templates.

  • iPad App
  • Integrates with WordPress

Cost: FREE, standard platform

2. MailChimp

Online email marketing solution to manage subscribers, send emails, and track results. Easy drag and drop designer to create campaigns that match your style. MailChimp also offers advanced analytics.

Cost: Free, up to 2000 subscribers

3. Google Drive

15 GB of free Google online storage for any file type. Access files from a computer or mobile device. Integrates seamlessly with Google Docs, Sheets, Slides. Store unlimited high quality photos.

Cost: Free, up to 15 GB

4. DropBox

DropBox is a cloud storage system that works with all file types. Dropbox keeps your files safe, synced, and easy to share. Bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and never lose a file again.

Cost: Free, up to 2 GB

5. SurveyMonkey

Create and publish online surveys in minutes, and view results graphically and in real time. SurveyMonkey provides free online questionnaire and survey tools.

Cost: Free, surveys with up to 10 questions & 100 responses

6. Genius Scan

Genius Scan is an app that turns your smartphone into a scanner in your pocket. Quickly scan your documents on the go and export them as JPEG or multi-page PDF files.

Cost: Free, additional features available for $6.99

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Free Online Tools for Business Handout (PDF)