Free Online Business Tools

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I'm SUCH a sucker for great, and free, tools to help me do my work. Whether I'm on my personal computer, work computer or a library system - I want to have the ability to do whatever I need without installing or not having the tools I need/want at my disposal.

Here is a handy list of a few great online tools to let you not only get things done, but look professional and organized while you do it!

Wave Accounting
I've talked about Wave Accounting in the past. I still use it, I still love it. It's 100% free, allows you to invoice, track payments, do reporting .. you name it, it does it. Easy to use and makes me feel like I have my things together! -

Google Docs
So, Google is the new big brother. They're taking over the world. We all get that, but we love their free services anyway! Google Docs is a great way to store, write and share documents, presentations, spreadsheets and more. They have a slew of templates you can use and you pretty much have all the room in the world. (Well, more like 10 gigs, but that's a lot for documents!)

Another amazing company bringing amazing services. Aviary has photo editing, vector illustrations, music, effects .. tons of great, professional looking tools that can allow you to do design fast, furious and professionally.

Just found today actually, this is a free online wireframing and prototyping software that allows you to quickly mock up wireframes and information architectures for client websites, save them or even post your results on your WordPress CMS site. It's really slick and feature rich .. and yes, free!

Again, I talked about this free project management service in the past, and I still am. It's amazingly easy to use with gantt charts, tasking, management and even a chat feature to IM between your team. It's quick and clean.

If you have a WordPress website you may want to look at this nice plugin that rests in the admin backend. Easily project manage your jobs with this nifty little plugin. CollabPress is an all in one project and task management plugin for WordPress. Transform a standard WP installation into a full featured project management application in a single click! Easily create unlimited projects, task lists, and tasks with all of the features you would expect.

What other free tools are online that can make a great addition to this list?


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