Startup Stuff

So you want to start a business - now what? These resources will help you get started. They are our tried-and-true recommendations for almost every component of your startup.

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A/B Testing

https://www.optimizely.com/ 

https://unbounce.com/ 

Advice

 

Analytics

https://analytics.google.com/ 

https://simpleanalytics.com/ 

https://segment.com/ 

https://mixpanel.com/ 

 

APIs

http://apis.io/ 

http://apilist.fun/ 

https://www.programmableweb.com/ 

 

Blogging

https://medium.com/ 

http://www.hemingwayapp.com/ 

http://www.zenpen.io/ 

 

Bug Tracking

https://rollbar.com/ 

https://bugherd.com/ 

 

Calendars

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ 

https://buttercal.com/ 

https://calendly.com/ 

http://rallly.co/ 

 

Collaboration

https://slack.com/ 

https://whereby.com/ 

https://zoom.us/ 

 

Color Pickers

https://coolors.co/ 

https://coneapp.io/ 

http://www.colourco.de/ 

https://webgradients.com/ 

 

Customer Service

https://www.olark.com/ 

https://frontapp.com/ 

https://www.zopim.com/ 

 

Design

https://www.sketchapp.com/ 

http://feedbag.io/ 

https://www.invisionapp.com/ 

 

Design Inspiration

https://dribbble.com/ 

https://onepagelove.com/ 

https://www.behance.net/ 

 

Development

https://github.com/ 

https://stackoverflow.com/ 

https://getbootstrap.com/ 

https://www.sublimetext.com/ 

https://atom.io/ 

 

Domain Names

https://domainr.com/ 

http://shortdomainsearch.com/ 

 

Finance

https://www.free-invoice-generator.com/ 

https://www.freshbooks.com/ 

http://invoiceto.me/ 

 

Fonts

https://fonts.google.com/ 

https://www.canva.com/font-combinations/ 

http://www.dafont.com/ 

 

Forms

https://www.typeform.com/ 

https://www.google.com/forms/about/ 

https://www.wufoo.com/ 

 

Getting Beta Users

https://www.producthunt.com/ 

https://betalist.com/ 

https://instabug.com/ 

 

Hiring

https://hired.com/ 

https://www.vettery.com/ 

https://www.greenhouse.io/ 

 

Hosting

https://aws.amazon.com/ 

https://www.heroku.com/ 

https://www.digitalocean.com/ 

 

Icons

https://thenounproject.com/ 

https://fontawesome.com/ 

http://www.flaticon.com/ 

 

Image Optimizers

https://tinyjpg.com/ 

https://kraken.io/web-interface 

https://compressor.io/ 

 

Incorporating

https://www.clerky.com/ 

 

Legal Documents

http://www.docracy.com/ 

 

Logos

https://www.logopony.com/ 

https://www.logaster.com/ 

https://99designs.com/ 

https://looka.com/logo-maker/ 

 

Market Research

https://www.crunchbase.com/ 

https://www.similarweb.com/ 

https://trends.google.com/trends/ 

 

Mockups & Wire Frames

https://moqups.com/ 

https://www.weld.io/ 

https://proto.io/ 

 

Naming

https://www.namemesh.com/ 

http://thenameapp.com/ 

https://www.powerthesaurus.org/ 

 

NDA

http://www.docracy.com/27/generic-shortform-nda 

 

Networking

https://emamo.com/ 

https://kommunity.com/ 

http://founderdating.com/ 

https://cofounderslab.com/ 

 

Operating Agreement

http://www.docracy.com/0t3ficebtbo/llc-operating-agreement 

 

Payments

https://stripe.com/ 

https://www.braintreepayments.com/ 

https://www.chargebee.com/ 

 

Presentations

https://www.google.com/slides/about/ 

https://www.slideshare.net/ 

https://www.canva.com/create/presentations/ 

 

Press

https://pr.co/ 

https://www.hey.press/ 

https://press.farm/ 

 

Product Images

https://placeit.net/ 

 

Product Videos

http://recordit.co/ 

http://explainify.com/ 

https://www.fiverr.com/stevenanimation/create-an-awesome-2d-animated-video-for-your-project 

 

Project Management

https://trello.com/ 

https://asana.com/try 

https://basecamp.com/ 

 

Raising Money

https://angel.co/ 

https://gust.com/ 

https://www.f6s.com/ 

 

Sales

https://mailshake.com/ 

http://www.boomeranggmail.com/ 

https://www.streak.com/ 

https://www.apollo.io/ 

 

Sending Emails

https://www.hellobar.com/ 

https://mailchimp.com/ 

https://sendgrid.com/ 

https://postmarkapp.com/ 

 

Sending Text Messages

https://www.twilio.com/ 

 

Signing Documents

https://www.hellosign.com/ 

https://dochub.com/ 

 

Social Media

https://buffer.com/ 

https://hootsuite.com/ 

https://tweetdeck.twitter.com/ 

 

Stock Photos

https://www.pexels.com/ 

https://unsplash.com/ 

https://librestock.com/ 

 

Storage

https://www.google.com/drive/ 

https://www.dropbox.com/ 

https://www.box.com/ 

 

Templates & Themes

https://bootswatch.com/ 

https://templated.co/ 

https://html5up.net/ 

 

User Feedback

https://usabilla.com/ 

https://www.usertesting.com/