The Incomplete List of Completely Awesome, Useful and (Mostly) Free Websites
Many of us have learnt Heaps online. Sharing is definitely Caring! While we’re passionate about VPN and security. We have also come across extremely awesome and useful stuff.
So brace yourselves, cause here it is, our Massively Incomplete List of Completely Useful Websites compiled. And needless to say, this list will forever be updated.
Ideas for Names/Memes/Domain Naming
Domainr: Search free available short URL names.
Social Locker: Persuade your visitors to “pay” to obtain your ethical bribe with a “Post” or “Comment” or “Tweet” etc.
Short Domain Search: Find short, available single-word domain names.
Wordoid: Unearther a Catchy Name for your Niche/Business/Idea/Website
Hipster Business Name: Hipster Sounding Name Ideas
Impossibility: Nice Domain Name Generator
Lean Domain Search: Ran out of Ideas for Naming your website? Try here
Naminum: Find that Perfect name for your Company
The Name App: Find an available name for your brilliant idea.
Writing and Content Generation
Story Wars: Writing stories together.
ZenPen: Minimal writing tool on the web
Editorial Calendar: See all your posts, drag & drop to manage your blog
Hemingway: Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.
Grammarly: Finds & corrects mistakes of your writing.
Medium: Everyone’s stories and ideas.
Liberio: Create, publish your eBook Straight from your Google Drive.
.Headline Analyzer: Emotional marketing value headline analyzer.
WP Hide Post: Control the visibility of items on your blog.
Egg Timer: Set a time and bookmark it for repeated use.
Website Creation Tools
WordPress.org | WordPress.com: Create your new website for free.
HTML5 UP: Responsive CSS and HTML5 site templates.
Strikingly.com Domain: Free website resources for strikingly.com domains.
Bootswatch: Free Themes
Templated: Hundres of free CSS & HTML5 site templates.
Hipster Logo Generator: Logos that are Currently Stylish and Forever Hip
Withoomph: Logos with OOMPH!
Squarespace Free Logo: You can download free low-res version for free.
Hive: First free unlimited cloud service in the world.
Invoice to me: Free Invoice Generator.
Free Invoice Generator: Alternative free invoice generator.
Slimvoice: Insanely simple invoices.
FIND (TRENDING) CONTENT (IDEAS)
Portent: Content idea generator.
Google Trends: A new way of displaying trending searches.
Buzzsumo: Analyze what content performs best for any topic or competitor.
Hubspot Blog Topic Generator: Custom blog ideas.
Swayy: Discover the most engaging content. Free for 1 dashboard user.
Others: Google+ What’s Hot | Twitter Trending | Quora | Reddit
Websites and FREE SEO Analyzing tools
WordPress SEO by Yoast: Have a fully optimized WordPresssite.
Open Site Explorer: A comprehensive link analysis tool.
SERPs Rank Checker: Free keyword rank & SERP checker.
Nibbler: Test any website.
Moz Local: Check your local listings on Google, Bing, and others.
SEO Site Checkup: Check your website’s SEO problems for free.
Hubspot Marketing Grader: Grade your marketing
Ahrefs: Backlink Checker & Site explorer.
Browseo: How search engines see your website.
Broken Links: Find broken links, redirects & more.
Copyscape: Find out if someone copied your webpage.
Quick Sprout: Analyze of your own Site
Alexa Ranking: Analytical insights to analyze any site’s rank.
XML Sitemaps: Sitemap generator that creates XML & HTML variants.
W3C validator: Easy-to-use markup validation service.
Shopify E-commerce Report: Get your free Ecommerce report.
SimilarWeb: Analyze website statistics for any websites
Woorank: Website review and SEO tool.
Google Pagespeed Insights: Check the performance of your site.
OpenLinkProfiler: The freshest backlinks, for free.
Keywordtool.io: Free alternative to Google Keyword Planner.
Google: Analytics | Keyword Planner | Webmaster Tools | Trends
FREE IMAGE OPTIMIZERS
TinyJPG | TinyPNG Compress images.
Compressor.io: Optimize and compress your images online.
Kraken: Optimize your images & accelerate your websites.
ImageOptimizer: Resize, compress and optimize your image files.
ImageOptim: Makes images take up less disk space & load faster.
Smush.it: Image optimizer WordPress plugin.
FREE IMAGE EDITORS
Canva: Amazingly simple graphic design for bloggers.
Sumopaint: Edit your pictures on your browser
Pixlr: Pixlr Editor is a robust browser photo editor.
Skitch: Get your point across with fewer words.
Easel.ly: Empowers anyone to create & share powerful visuals.
Social Image Resizer Tool: Create optimized images for social media.
COLLECT & SEND EMAILS FOR FREE
Mailchimp: Send 12,000 emails to 2,000 subscribers for free.
Sumome List Builder: Collect email addresses with light box popover.
ManyContactsBar: Free contact form sits on top of your website.
Hello Bar: Get more email subscribers.
Contact form 7: Famous WordPress plugin to collect email addresses.
Scroll Triggered Box: Boost your conversion rates — Wordpress only.
Sumome Scroll Box: Capture more email addresses, politely.
FREE SOCIAL MEDIA + COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT + SURVEYS
WriteRack: Start a Tweetstorm!
Justunfollow: Follow / unfollow people on Twitter & Instagram.
Ritetag: Instant hashtag analysis.
WordPress Pin it Button for Images: Add a “Pin It” button.
Spruce: Make Twitter ready images in seconds.
Click To Tweet: Get more shares on your content.
Riffle: Full profile and info on any Twitter user.
Buffer Free Plan: Schedule posts to Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Google+.
Flament: A free beautiful and customizable sharing bar.
Sumome Share: Auto-optimizes your share buttons for max traffic.
Digg Digg: Your all in one share buttons plugin.
MyTweetLinks: Increases Twitter traffic.
Latergram: Easily plan & schedule your Instagram posts.
SharedCount: Track URL shares, likes, tweets, and more.
SocialRank: Identify, organize, and manage your followers on Twitter.
Klout: Social media influence score on browser extension.
Typeform: Free beautiful online survey & form builder.
Tally: Create polls in no time.
Social Analytics: Interactions for a URL on most social platforms.
Bitly: Create, share, and track shortened links.
Addthis: Get more shares, follows and conversions.
Disqus: Build a community of active readers & commenters.
A/B TESTS & GROWTH HACKING
Petit Hacks: Acquisition, retention, & revenue hacks used by companies.
Optimizely: One optimization platform for websites and mobile apps.
Hello Bar: Tool for A/B testing different CTAs & power words.
GrowthHackers: Unlocking growth. Together.
Design + Code
FREE DESIGN RESOURCES
Pixel Buddha: Free Premium resources for Professionals
Premium Pixels: Free Creative Resources
Free Section of Pixeden: Free design resources.
Free Section of Creative Market: Freebies coming out every monday.
Teehan+Lax: DiOS 8 GUI PSD (iPhone 6).
Freebbble: High-quality design freebies from Dribbble.
Dribbble: Dribbble search results for “freebie”. An absolute freebie treasure.
Graphic Burger: Tasty design resources made with care for each pixel.
Freepik: iFree graphic resources for everyone.
Tech&All: PSD, Tech News, and other resources for free.
Tethr: The most beautiful IOS design KIT ever.
Fribbble: Free PSD resources by Dribbblers curated by Gilbert Pellegrom.
Freebiesbug: Latest free PSDs & other resources for designers.
365 Psd: Download a free psd every day.
Dbf: Dribbble & Behance best design freebies.
Marvel: Free internet resources from designers we love.
UI Space: High quality hand-crafted Freebies for awesome people.
Teehan+Lax: iPad GUI PSD.
Material Palette: Colour Palette Material Designs that you can generate & export
New Flat UI Color Picker: Like the name Suggests, A Flat colour picker
Flat UI Colors: Another Flat Colour resource
Coolors: Super fast color schemes generator for cool designers.
Skala Color: An extraordinary color picker for designers and developers.
Couleurs: Simple app for grabbing & tweaking colors you see on screen.
Material UI Colors: Material ui color palette for Android, Web & iOS.
Colorful Gradients: Gradients automatically created by a computer.
Adaptive Backgrounds: Extract dominant colours from images.
Brand Colors: Colors used by famous brands.
Paletton: The color scheme designer.
0 to 255: A simple tool that helps web designers find variations of any color.
Colour Lovers: Create & share colors, palettes, and patterns.
Adobe Color CC: Color combinations from the Kuler community.
Bootflat: Perfect colors for flat designs.
Hex Colorrrs: Hex to RGB converter.
Get UI Colors: Get awesome UI colors.
Coleure: Smart color picker.
Colllor: Color palette generator.
Palette for Chrome: Creates a color palette from any image.
MaterialUp: Daily material design inspiration.
FLTDSGN: Daily showcase of the best flat UI design websites and apps.
Site Inspire: Web design inspiration.
UI Cloud: The largest user interface design database in the world.
Moodboard: Build a beautiful moodboard and share the result.
Crayon: The most comprehensive collection of marketing designs.
Land-Book: Product landing pages gallery.
Ocean: A community of designers sharing feedback.
Dribbble: Show and tell for designers.
Behance: Showcase & discover creative work.
Pttrns: Mobile user interface patterns.
Flat UI Design: Nice Board designs
Awwwards: The awards for design, creativity and innovation.
The Starter Kit: Curated resources for developers and designers.
One Page Love: Resource for one page website inspiration.
UI Parade: User interface design tools and design inspiration.
The Best Designs: The best of web design.
Agile Designers: Best resources for designers & developers.
Niice: A search engine with taste.
FREE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY
Stock Up: Best free stock photo websites in one place.
Pexels: Best free photos in one place.
All The Free Stock: Free stock images, icons, and videos.
Unsplash: Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution photos.
Splashbase: Search & discover free, hi res photos & videos.
Startup Stock Photos: Go. Make something.
Jay Mantri: Free pics. do anything (CC0). Make magic.
Moveast: This is a journey of a portuguese guy moving east.
Travel Coffee Book: Sharing beautiful travel moments.
Designers Pics: Free photographs for your personal & commercial use.
Death to the Stock Photo: Free photos sent to you every month.
Foodie’s Feed: Free food pictures in hi-res.
Mazwai: Free creative commons HD video clips & footages.
Jéshoots: New modern free photos.
Super Famous: Photos by Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter.
Picography: Free hi-resolution photos.
Pixabay: Free high quality images.
Magdeleine: A free high-resolution photo every day.
Snapographic: Free stock photos for personal & commercial use.
Little Visuals: 7 hi-res images in your inbox every 7 days.
Splitshire: Delicious free stock photos.
New Old Stock: Vintage photos from the public archives.
Picjumbo: Totally free photos.
Life of Pix: Free high-resolution photos.
Gratisography: Free high-resolution photos.
Getrefe: Free photos.
IM Free: A curated collection of free resources.
Cupcake: A photographer’s treat by Jonas Nilsson Lee.
The Pattern Library: Free patterns for your projects.
Public Domain Archive: New 100% free stock photos.
ISO Republic: High-quality, free photos for creatives.
Stokpic: Totally free photos.
Kaboompics: The best way to get free photos.
Function: Free photo packs.
MMT: Free stock photos by Jeffrey Betts.
Paul Jarvis: Free high-resolution photos.
Lock & Stock Photos: Free stock photos for you.
Raumrot: Free high-resolution picture.
Bucketlistly: A free creative common collection of travel photos.
Some hand-picked some free photo packs:
TypeGenius: Find the perfect font combo for your next project.
Font Squirrel: 100% free commercial fonts.
FontFaceNinja: Browser extension to find the web fonts a site uses.
Google Fonts: Free, open-source fonts optimized for the web.
Beautiful Web Type: Best typefaces from the Google web fonts directory.
DaFont: Archive of freely downloadable fonts.
1001 Free Fonts: A huge selection of free fonts.
FontPark: The web’s largest archive of free fonts.
Font-to-width: Fit pieces of text snugly within their containers.
Fontello: Icon fonts generator.
Flat Icon: A search engine for 16000+ glyph vector icons.
Material Design Icons: 750 Free open-source glyphs by Google.
Font Awesome: The iconic font and CSS toolkit.
Glyphsearch: Search for icons from other icon databases.
MakeAppIcon: Generate App Icons of all sizes with a click.
Endless Icons: Free flat icons and creative stuff.
Ico Moon: 4000+ free vector icons, icon generator.
The Noun Project: Thousands of glyph icons from different artists.
Perfect Icons: A social icon creation tool.
Material Design Icons: 750 Free open-source glyphs by Google.
Icon Finder: Free icon section of the website.
Free Round Icons: Doodle Set | Flat Set | Vector Line Set
Icon Sweets: 60 free vector Photoshop icons.
UI Names: Generate random names for use in designs and mockups.
UI Faces: Find and generate sample avatars for user interfaces.
UI Blurbs: Quick user bios for your mockups.
Copy Paste Character: Click to copy.
Window Resizer: See how it looks on various screen resolutions.
Work & Productivity
BACKGROUND SOUND TO FOCUS
Noisli: Background noise & color generator.
Noizio: Ambient sound equalizer for relax or productivity.
Defonic: Combine the sounds of the world into a melody.
Designers.mx: Curated playlists by designers, for designers.
Coffitivity: Stream the sounds of a coffee shop at work.
ORGANIZE & COLLABORATE
Trello: Keeps track of everything.
Evernote: The workspace for your life’s work.
Dropbox: Free space up to 2GB.
Yanado: Tasks management inside Gmail.
Wetransfer: Free transfer up to 2GB.
Plustransfer : Free transfer up to 5gb
Drp.io: Free, fast, private and easy image and file hosting.
Pocket: View later, put it in Pocket.
Mailtoself: An iOS extension to mail notes to yourself from any app.
List.ly: Discover and create great lists.
Markticle: Mark your reading progress in articles for later.
DIGITAL NOMADS & REMOTE WORKING
Nomadlist: The best cities to live and work remotely.
Where Nomads at: Find digital nomads & travelers all around the world.
Nomad Jobs: The best remote jobs at the best startups.
What’s It Like: Helping travelers figure out WHEN to go.
Discover & Learn
DISCOVER TOOLS & STARTUPS
Product Hunt: Updated New Products Everyday
Ad Spend Calculator: Budget your Advertising Expenditure
HowMuchToMakeAnApp: Forecast how much to charge your app for the market.
App vs. Website: Decide which you should (or both) you build
Pitcherific: Create, then Train and Improve Pitching
Angellist: Where the world meets startups.
Beta List: Discover and get early access to tomorrow’s startups.
StartupLi.st: Find. Follow. Recommend startups.
Startups List: Collections of the best startups in different places.
Erli Bird: Discover New Stuff and be the first to get it.`
Foundrs: Co-founder equity calculator.
Assembly: Co-create new ideas no matter where they are.
CoFoundersLab: Find a co-founder in any city, any industry.
Founder2be: Find a co-founder for your startup.
Skillshare: Unlock your creativity with free online classes & projects.
Khan Academy: Free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
Coursera: Free online classes from 80+ top universities & organizations.
Codecademy: Learn to code interactively, for free.
Startup Notes: Startup School invites amazing founders to tell their story.
The How: Learn from entrepreneurs.
Launch This Year: Guide to help you launch your online business.
Closed Club: Browse shut-down start-ups & learn why they closed down.
Startup Talks: A curated collection of startup related videos.
Rocketship.fm: Learn from successful entrepreneurs each week.
reSRC.io: All free programming learning resources.
Email1K: A free 30 day course to double your email list.
Design for Hackers: 12 weeks of design learning, right in your inbox.
Startup Digest: Personalized newsletter for all things startup in your area.
Mattermark Daily: Curated newsletter from investors & founders.
ChargeWhatYou’reWorth: Free course on charging what you’re worth.
Product Psychology: Lessons on User Behavior.
UX Newsletter: Tales of researching, designing, and building.
UX Design Weekly: Best user experience design links every week.