25 Free Marketing Resources, Because Who Doesn’t Like Free?

Posted by Mark Thompson - May 28, 2010 - Tools - 13 Comments

During these economic times people are always looking for cost effective alternatives and ways to cut corners to get things done.  For marketers, there are plenty of great premium tools and resources out there, but most you have to pay for.  I thought I would share a number of free resources I have used to perform a number of various tasks.  Please feel free to add some of the free tools you use in the comments below.

Search Tools

Trackur: Free Online Reputation Monitoring

Rank Checker: Free Rank Checking Tool

Website Grader: Free Website SEO Tool

Facebook Grader: Free Facebook Analysis Tool

Backlink Watch:  Free Backlink Analysis Tool

AuditMyPC:  Free XML Sitemap Generation Tool

Hootsuite: Free Professional Twitter Client

TubeMogul: Free Video Syndication Tool

vFlyer: Free Listing Syndication Tool

Get Listed: Free Local Business Listing Tool

GT Metrix: Free Website Speed & Performance Tool

GeoMaker: Free Micro-format Creator

Five Second Test: Free Design Feedback

SlickPlan: Free Flowchart/Sitemap Creator

Mockingbird: Free Wireframing Software

Preceden: Free Timeline Creator

KnowEm:  Free Username Checking Tool

Free Marketing Outlets

Groupon: Free Location-Based Marketing

Living Social: Free Location-Based Marketing

Craigslist: Free Classified Ad Marketing

OnlyWire: Almost Free Social Bookmarking Syndication Tool

Free Traffic System: Free Backlink System

Ping-O-Matic:  Free Ping Tool

EventBrite: Free Event Promotion

Broadtexter: Free Text Messaging Marketing

About the Author

Mark Thompson

Mark is the creator of StayOnSearch and president of Search Creatively, a full-service Internet Marketing Company located in Raleigh, North Carolina. He also contributes to many industry related blogs including Search Engine Journal and is active on Facebook and Twitter. Follow Mark on Twitter
10 comments
riaz
riaz

Thanks, it is good and informative and having good work................... Once again thanks World Pictures

Marc Beharry
Marc Beharry

Some real goodies on this one dude, the new version of onlywire runs nicely, groupon is on fire and I am getting good stuff just as a subscriber.

Jane Miller
Jane Miller

What a useful selection. Some I knew of of others are a find. Thanks.

Thu Nguyen
Thu Nguyen

Holy cow! I didn't there were so many great sites to play with. You've got a great list going here. Don't mind if I print it out and work on it for awhile. Thanks for the share!

Jane Miller
Jane Miller

What a useful selection. Some I knew of of others are a find. Thanks.

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angelphillips18
angelphillips18

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Mark Thompson
Mark Thompson

Thanks for your feedback. I agree, if there almost always going to be a free option to whatever it is that you are doing. However usually the tools are not as robust or have annoying advertisements, but an easy price to pay for using free tools.

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