At Emery Creative, we build beautiful brands for Startups.
But we're not for everyone! And that's ok. Some Startups are born in basements with $50 budgets. We love those entrepreneurs too! In our years of journeying alongside successful entrepreneurs, we've compiled a Resource Library of free online tools to utilize in your first years as a Startup. Enjoy!
Have a question about branding?
FREE BRANDING & LOGO GENERATORS
- Logaster: Professional online logo maker & generator.
- Hipster Logo Generator: It’s Hip, It’s Current, It’s Stylish, It’s Hipster.
- Squarespace Free Logo: You can download free low-res version for free.
- Signature Maker: A free web based tool that creates your handwritten digital signature.
- Invoice to me: Free Invoice Generator.
- Free Invoice Generator: Alternative free invoice generator.
- Slimvoice: Insanely simple invoices.
- Wave: Free & easy accounting, invoicing and more.
FREE BUSINESS NAME GENERATORS
FREE DESIGN RESOURCES
- Freebbble: High-quality design freebies from Dribbble.
- Dribbble: Dribbble search results for “freebie”. An absolute freebie treasure.
- Graphic Burger: Tasty design resources made with care for each pixel.
- Pixel Buddha: Free and premium resources for professional community.
- Premium Pixels: Free Stuff for Creative Folk.
- Material Palette: Generate & export your Material Design color palette.
- New Flat UI Color Picker: Best flat colors for UI design.
- Flat UI Colors: Beautiful flat colors.
- Coolors: Super fast color schemes generator for cool designers.
FREE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY
- Stock Up: Best free stock photo websites in one place.
- Pexels: Best free photos in one place.
- All The Free Stock: Free stock images, icons, and videos.
- Unsplash: Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution photos.
FREE WRITING / BLOGGING
- Hemingway: Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.
- Grammarly: Finds & corrects mistakes of your writing.
- Medium: Everyone’s stories and ideas.
- ZenPen: The minimal writing tool of web.
FIND (TRENDING) CONTENT
- Buzzsumo: Analyze what content performs best for any topic or competitor.
- Ruzzit: Find the most shared content on the web.
- Feedly: Compiles news feeds from a variety of online sources for the user to customize & share.
- Swayy: Discover the most engaging content. Free for 1 dashboard user.
- Google Trends: A new way of displaying trending searches.
- Hubspot Blog Topic Generator: Custom blog ideas.
FREE IMAGE OPTIMIZERS
- TinyJPG | TinyPNG: Compress images.
- InstaMockup: Create beautiful screenshots of your app or website.
FREE IMAGE EDITORS
- Canva: Amazingly simple graphic design for bloggers.
- Pixlr: Pixlr Editor is a robust browser photo editor.
- Skitch: Get your point across with fewer words.
FREE EMAIL MANAGEMENT
BACKGROUND SOUND TO FOCUS
- Noisli: Background noise & color generator.
- Noizio: Ambient sound equalizer for relax or productivity.
- Defonic: Combine the sounds of the world into a melody.
- Designers.mx: Curated playlists by designers, for designers.
- Coffitivity: Stream the sounds of a coffee shop at work.
- Octave: A free library of UI sounds, handmade for iOS.
- Free Sound: Huge database of free audio snippets, samples, + recordings.
- Sonics: Free packs of UI sounds and sound effects delivered to your inbox every month.
- Deep Focus: Spotify’s famous playlist to focus.
- Self Control: Mac: free application to help you avoid distracting websites.
- Cold Turkey: Windows: temporarily block yourself off of distracting websites.
ORGANIZE & COLLABORATE
- Trello: Keeps track of everything.
- Evernote: The workspace for your life’s work.
- Dropbox: Free space up to 2GB.
- Slack: Free for unlimited users with few limited features.
- Google Hangouts: Bring conversations to life with photos, emoji and group video calls.
- GoToMeeting: Online meetings without the hassle.