Best of Free Internet Marketing Tools

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Dear Warriors,

One of the nicest things about internet marketing is that the barrier to entry (in investment dollars) is as low as you want.

In the spirit of sharing, below is a list of some of the best desktop and online tools that I've tried or come across which are free.

Hope Warriors will find the list helpful.

Free Desktop Software
  1. Adobe Reader - PDF reader; a must-have tool to read most of the e-books out there
  2. CamStudio - Screencasting; create video demos of your product
  3. FileZilla - FTP client; to upload files to your hosting server
  4. Firefox - Web browser
  5. FreeMind - Mind-mapping software; great for brainstorming
  6. GIMP - Photo and image editor; analogous to Adobe Photoshop
  7. Inkscape - Vector graphics editor; analogous to Adobe Illustrator
  8. Jing - Screen capture and screen casting
  9. Kompozer - HTML editor; analogous to Microsoft Frontpage
  10. Mozy - Automatic online backups
  11. OpenOffice - Productivity suite; analogous to Microsoft Office
  12. Open Workbench - Project management; set deadlines for your project milestones
  13. Paint.NET - Photo and image editor; analogous to Adobe Photoshop
  14. Pdf995 (free version) - PDF printer; print to PDF from any application
  15. SpeechPlayer Free Edition - Text-to-speech tool - for listening to all those e-books (a shameless plug!)
  16. TweetDeck - Desktop Twitter application
  17. Windows Live Movie Maker - Video editor; latest version allows you to upload directly to YouTube
  18. Windows Live Writer - Blogging application; supports posting to a WordPress website
Free Online Services
  1. 3D Package - 3D cover creator
  2. Are My Sites Up - Website monitoring
  3. Backlink Watch - Backlinks checker tool
  4. - Blog service which supports AdSense ads
  5. BrowserShots - Cross platform browser test
  6. ClickTale - Visitor movement tracker; improve your conversions by analyzing visitor mouse movements
  7. Cool Text - Logo and graphics generator
  8. Copyscape - Search for copies of your page on the web
  9. Feng-GUI - Visual attention heatmap
  10. Free Tell A Friend - Tell-a-friend service
  11. Google Alerts - Email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on your choice of query or topic
  12. Google Analytics - Traffic monitoring and analytics
  13. Google Insights for Search - Provides insights into the search terms people have been entering into the Google search engine
  14. Google Keyword Tool - Keyword research
  15. Google Trends - Compare trends for different search terms in Google
  16. Google Webmaster Tool - Provides detailed reports on crawling and indexing of your websites
  17. Google Website Optimizer - Website testing and optimization tool
  18. OnlyWire - Automated content and bookmark distribution tool
  19. - Update all your social networks at once
  20. Ping-O-Matic - Blog ping service; ping multiple search engines at once
  21. - Google PageRank checker
  22. Quantcast - Media measurement service
  23. StatCounter - Traffic monitoring with real-time analytics
  24. stock.xchng - Free stock photos
  25. - Create and publish custom surveys
  26. TubeMogul - Video distribution service; upload to multiple video streaming service
  27. Twitter - Micro-blogging service
  28. Scribd - Social publishing
  29. SlideShare - Social publishing
  30. Quarkbase - Get comprehensive website information
  31. Web 2.0 Badges - Web 2.0 badge generator
  32. You Get Signal - Domain tools
  33. YouTube - Video streaming service
Free Self-hosted Software
  1. Infinite Responder - Autoresponder
  2. Joomla! - Content management system; great for portals
  3. OSTicket - Help desk software
  4. phpBB - Forum package
  5. WordPress - Blogging engine / CMS of sorts
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