5 Free Tools For Solopreneurs

business tools for solopreneurs

In this article, I’m going to tell you my favourite five free tools and resources for new solopreneurs.

Just like entrepreneurs, solopreneurs need tools in their arsenal to make their days easier and work more professional.

For solopreneurs just starting out, it can be hard to afford some of the fanciest resources available.

This is why knowing the free sources can be a key to success.

All of the resources and tools discussed below can be used for free to get you started, with paid upgrade options available as your business needs grow.

Let’s dive right in and learn about these great resources that will help you grow your solopreneur business.


1. Hive

If you are looking for an integrated platform, Hive is tough to beat.

It’s web-based so you can use Hive on a smart device or laptop, making it convenient for you.

Additionally, Hive handles just about everything related to solopreneur job management.

For example, this project management software lets you manage your scheduling, quoting, time tracking, review and reporting.

It does even more, such as lead management, making all processes of project management easier.

www.hive.com


2. Konnectzit

One thing that can be annoying as a solopreneur is that every little task must be finished by you, even the little minute tasks that are more annoying and time-consuming than difficult to complete.

Konnectzit helps you automate tasks, which saves you a lot of time.

How Konnectzit works is that it teaches over 600 of the world’s most popular apps to work together.

If you need new customer details added to a spreadsheet – Konnectzit can do that.

Need to send an invoice once an appointment is complete? Konnectzit can connect your calendar, invoicing and email apps to automate this task for you.

With the free plan, you can create unlimited workflows and execute 100 tasks and operations per month

If you want more scale and advanced customisations, you can invest in the Pro plan.

konnectzit.com


3. Grammarly

No matter which industry you are in, you will have to write something such as a proposal or an email.

One of the worst things you can do is show potential clients a document riddled with spelling or grammatical errors.

Grammarly is one of the best tools to make sure everything you write is correct and sounds great.

You can easily integrate Grammarly into your web browser or download the app.

The basic tools is free, and you can upgrade anytime if you want more technical suggestions.

www.grammarly.com


4. Stripe

As a solopreneur, you may need to accept payments through debit or credit cards.

What you need is a payment option that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg in set up or fees while still being safe and secure.

Stripe is one of the most safe and affordable options on the market.

It has zero fees associated with setup, and has some of the lowest transaction charges available*.

With simple set-up and no recurring fees Stripe will allow you to accept more credit and debit card payments with peace of mind.

stripe.com

*fees are subject to change as the payment market is fiercely competitive.


5. ViralPep

Social media is crucial in any market today.

If you want to be a successful solopreneur, you need professional social media accounts.

It can be difficult to track all of your accounts and processes though. ViralPep makes the job easier.

Essentially, ViralPep works as a virtual assistant and manages all of your Social accounts.

With the free version, you can connect three different social media sites, view analytics, and schedule messaging.

As with other recommendations above, you can invest in the upgraded options if you need more features

www.viralpep.com


Use These Free Tools

I hope these five free tools can help your solopreneur business reach new heights.

With the help of these tools, you can look more professional and save time throughout your day, allowing you to focus on the bigger project hurdles and tasks

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Co-Founder & CEO of Link Management Group. An Investor & Coach to Small Business Owners, for the past 30 years I have helped startup and early-stage businesses to enter new markets and achieve sustainable growth of both revenue and profits. I have experience across a diverse range of sectors including central government, information services, software, health insurance, pet products, couture fashion, entertainment and aviation.  How can I help your organisation accelerate growth and achieve its full potential? 

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