7 FREE Awesome Marketing Tools
From planning sheets and feedback on designs to demographic information that will help you make marketing decisions, these free tools will give you good support.
1. Concept Feedback
At this site, you can get free feedback from professionals on your concept, logo, or website. To get the free portion you need to give your input on 5 other uploads to get feedback on your own. They also have inexpensive pay options from $10 to $50.
ClickHeat by LabsMedia gives you a visual heatmap of hot and cold click zones on an HTML page so you can see what’s working and what’s not.
3. 5 Second Test –Test your design
Upload a design to test then choose the type of test you want – either click or memory. Then you’ll be given a unique link to share with and have them do your test. Or for fast feedback, you can have their random users do your test! You can get feedback on 5 designs for no cost.
4. Map Stats
Get a region’s population and demographics to help you make marketing and business decisions. The government-assembled facts about growth, housing, income, employment, number and nature of businesses.
This excel spreadsheet template from Microsoft office will help you plan your marketing budget so you can forecast what type of budget you need.
This comprehensive checklist (20 pages in the PDF) covers everything from considerations for domain URLs to logos and design to sitemaps, content, and your shopping cart. Here’s the link to download the PDF Web Marketing Checklist.
If you’re looking to create social media policy guidelines this article on Mashable is a phenomenal resource.
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