There are many tools that I use for my work everyday. Some are paid and most of them are free. I thought this would be a good post to add to the blog, so you can use some of these tools. Of course some of them are obvious ones, but here is my top 15.
1.Graphic Creator: I have been using this graphic creator for a long time and I love it. It is very easy to use and it is free. Creates some amazing graphics.
2. Adober Reader : You are going to need a PDF reader and Adobe Reader is the best. Just go ahead and download it to your pc to start viewing all the PDFs for free.
3.Filezilla: I use filezilla to upload all my documents to my hosting accounts. Easy to use and once again an excellent free tool.
4.Open Office: If you haven’t got Microsoft Office installed in your pc, then open office is a great alternative. You can do everything you do with Microsoft Office.
5.Google Adwords Keyword Tool: Keyword research tool used by millions. You can use this tool to get a good idea how valuable your keywords are.
7.Google Analytics: Analytics is the best way to see how your web site is developing. You can see how many visitors you get and what pages they visit and much more with Google Analytics. This is also a free software, you just need to get a Google account.
8.Google Optimizer: Like google Analytics, it is an excellent resource for web developing. You can test your pages at Google Optimizer and see what page gets more returns.
9. Google Alerts: Google Alerts will search the web on behalf of you. You choose a keyword and if anything is written, shared or talked about with this keyword, you get a message from Google Alerts. Great time saver!
10.Gimp: Online Image Manipulation Program. Free alternative to some very expensive softwares.
11.Copyspace: You can check if anyone is stealing your content. Also, if you hire a writer, you can evaluate their work at copyspace.
12.Thesearus: Free online source of article marketing. You can quickly find synonyms and antonyms.
13.Google Docs: You can use Google Docs to edit your files online and also share the file with others. All done online, so you don’t need to send emails with large attachments.
14.Sonic Snooper: (please search Google for a download link). I was given the link to sonic snooper at warrior forum. It captures texts, links and media which then gets saved into a new document. Great free tool for research. Update: At the time of writing this article, sonic snooper might not be free anymore. Please google it before you pay for it. I am sure that it used to be a free software.