5 free tools to help you improve your businesses marketing

17 January 2018

Marketing is the lifeline of any business. It’s about how you’re seen, how you’re received.  But for small businesses with limited resources, it’s challenging to match the right type of message to the different marketing. Below are 5 tools to help you be more efficient with your marketing.

1. Hootsuite: 

An online tool that allows you to schedule relevant and engaging content across all your social media channels.

2. Canva

A free, simple, online tool that allows you to create amazing designs. This is perfect for any business, as it simple to brand any images, create content and will give your business a creative flare.

3. Pixaby: 

Getting high quality images to promote your business can be tricky. Especially as “a picture is worth a thousand words”. Pixaby is a free online community photo tool, which allows you to download images – many of which are free for commercial use. They have over 1.3 million images to use, so your spoilt for choice.

4. Iconfinder: 

Icons are popular in design. Iconfinder has thousands off free icons available to download. You can edit these to your brand colours, change the size and more.

5. Adobe Spark: 

As you know, videos are taking over social media. Especially Facebook, which is why your business should post regular short videos. Spark is the perfect tool to do this. Is simple, professional and allows you to add your branding.

With these 5 tools, you’ll be ready to start improving your marketing while allowing more time to spend on other aspects of your business.

From one Spark to another, how about signing up to our free ‘Writing a Marketing Plan’ workshop and talk to our own Gordon Sparke, Business Adviser for South Northamptonshire and Cherwell.

Book Writing a Marketing Plan workshop here