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AppSumo is a "daily deal" style service focusing on apps and content for entrepreneurs.
Canva is a cloud-based design tool that allows non-designers to create stunning designs. The site includes a lot of educational materials to get you up to speed quickly.
Find high speed access in your area. Website also has other tools and reviews of Internet providers.
E-scan offers the potential entrepreneur, businessperson, self-employed or franchise owner a chance to see a detailed report about their most important asset: themselves. Results are compared with other successful businesses to indicate those business skills that need improvement.
Low cost brochures, business cards, and more. Same day printing, with free overnight delivery.
(Formerly known as Kinko's.) Submit print jobs and more online.
Free conference calling, with local conference numbers across the country.
Hands-down, the best online mapping tool out there. Great for finding businesses, landmarks, driving/biking/walking/public transit directions, and much more.
Free service for file sharing and collaboration.
Transfer files among various cloud data providers (Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, SkyDrive, etc.). Automate file transfers. Back up your websites and databases. Move stuff around.
Find out what operating system any web server is running.
Find domain owners.
This is probably the single best anti-spam solution we have come across. If you get your mail via a POP or IMAP server, simply configure OnlyMyEmail to retrieve your e-mail from the server, and configure your Outlook (or other e-mail client) to retrieve e-mail from OnlyMyEmail. PC Magazine and others have found that this server minimizes false negatives and false positives. It costs $3 per month after a free 10 day trial.
"A continually improving collection of questions and answers created, edited, and organized by everyone who uses it." Pretty much any question you might have has probably been answered by an expert; if it hasn't, you can be the first to ask.
Business and residential phone listings.
Udemy offers online courses on software development, Microsoft Office tools, sales and marketing, and entrepreneurship, as well as on various general interest topics.
Generally faster than Mapquest, and more accurate in some neighborhoods.
Zoom.us is a free high-def video calling service for up to 15 simultaneous users that works over both Internet and cellular networks (including 3G). It also offers screen sharing.
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