Who doesn’t like free stuff, right?
There is a lot out there — much of it useful and some of it? “Not useful” is probably too generous. This page includes only the best resources that I’ve either created myself, tested myself or were created by a trusted source I rely on. I hope it can help you get where you’re going more quickly without all the headaches of trial and error.
CoThrive – ongoing social media coaching support. Live and interactive, 6 hours/week. Free 30 day trial.
Graphics / Design
GIMP – GNU Image Manipulation Program – free and open source image editor
Canva – “The easiest to use design program in the world”, according to the Webbys. There’s a free version, also some upgrades available for a cost.
Color Picker – use colors consistent with your brand across your social media profiles whenever possible.
Favicon Maker – The small image shown inside the browser’s location bar and bookmark menu is a good way to brand your site.
Wideo – create a short animated video for free, upgrades available for a cost
Free 30-day group coaching trial
CoThrive offers members affordable, ongoing support for questions that arise about social media strategy as well as how-to information. Experts are available for live, interactive sessions for six hours each week. Hours are posted in a private member forum where you may also post requests for help if you can’t make it to a live session. After the free trial, it’s just $30/month. You are free to discontinue membership at any time.