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You need this in your life! For just £3 per job, you can get your logo done, video editing, design, posters, adverts, illustrations. Anything in the world in fact! Tip: check out their reviews before ordering.

I use these guys for event boards and booklets. They are quick and the quality is amazing


I use these guys for a5 postcards and leaflets. Very cheap and quick.

Use for the best business cards in town. Lots of shapes and sizes and you can have each one different if you want too!


Your go to place for stickers. Any shape and size.


Get yourself your own email account – the essential tool for any business



When you are more serious about your business you want to get an email address which doesn’t have gmail or outlook in the address. Here you can get one very cheaply.

From 99p per month


Build your own website and online shop

4.99 per month


If you don’t need to actually sell anything – this is a good place to create a basic site


I used Shopify when I first set up Not Before Tea. It is very easy to set up and you can have a 14 day trial.

From around £24 a month


An app to edit photos. Brilliant filters; especially to get a clean white feel


Percentage calculator

A great tool so you can work out %

Vat calculator

A great tool if you need to calculate VAT


Need to start building a team? You can advertise for free on Indeed and get work experience and part time people, as well as full time of course.


When you start making money you need an easy accounting package. Xero is your thing! They offer a free trial too.

From £10 a month


Trello is a free project management tool that helps you get organized. It shows a board on which you can create lists filled with cards. When you open a card, you can add comments, upload files, create checklists, and more.

It is super versatile, so it can be used for many different types of things: to organize a specific project, write an ebook, create an email course, etc. It really helps you to keep a bird’s-eye view on your projects.



This is is great for storage and backups. It has a huge amount of awesome plugin apps to improve your experience. Moreover, it provides apps for every device, which means you can access your files from anywhere.



is a beautiful chat app is an amazing communication tool for teams and mastermind groups.

You can create several channels to discuss different topics, or you can have a private conversation. Slack also allows you to share files and to easily find messages, notifications, and files in your archive. Everything is automatically synced on all your devices, and you can easily connect it to other apps, like WordPress or Skype.



This is an online graphic design platform. I often use it to create artwork for my website. No, it’s not a place where you find designers – you’re the designer.

It is a simple drag-and-drop design tool with a library of more than 1 million photographs, graphics, and fonts to choose from. It offers free access to a wide assortment of design tools and options. You can create anything from book covers to infographics.


Great for simple graphic design

App: Phonto