Most useful tools for Indian startups?

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#1

What are the most useful tools for Indian startups?


#2

There are multiple good tools available for startups. I will write them down in no particular order of preference:

  1. Hootsuite - Manage all your social networks from one place.
  2. manager.io - The free desktop version allows you to create invoices, manage PO’s etc.
  3. Leadanalytic from Mcounts (www.mcounts.co) - www.leadanalytic.com - Send out emails, set up autoresponders. No limit on contacts. Pay as you go.
  4. Pixlr - Free photoshop online
  5. Dropbox - Easiest to share documents and keep everybody in the loop.
  6. Join.me - Simple video conferencing software

Feel free to add more!


#3

FREE BRANDING & LOGO

Logaster: Professional online logo maker & generator.
Hipster Logo Generator: It’s Hip, It’s Current, It’s Stylish, It’s Hipster.
Squarespace Free Logo: You can download free low-res version for free.
Signature Maker: A free web based tool that creates your handwritten digital signature.

FREE INVOICE

Invoice to me: Free Invoice Generator.
Free Invoice Generator: Alternative free invoice generator.
Slimvoice: Insanely simple invoices.
Wave: Free & easy accounting, invoicing and more.
Invoice.to: Free invoice generator.

FREE LEGAL DOCS

Docracy: An open collection of free legal documents.
Shake: Create, sign and send legally binding agreements in seconds. Free for personal use.
FREE IDEA MANAGEMENT
Experiment Board: Test your startup idea without wasting time or money.
Germ.io: Get from idea to execution.
Skitch: Your ideas become reality faster.

FREE BUSINESS / PROJECT NAME GENERATORS

The Name App: Find an available name for your brilliant idea.
Naminum: Discover a perfect company name.
Short Domain Search: Find short, available single-word domain names.
Wordoid: Pick a short and catchy name for your business.

Here are some more tools - http://growth.supply/free/


#4
  • NASSCOM groupsite for Indian entrepreneurs
  • www.openshift.com - PAAS provider with a free 1GB developer account (3 applications (3 gears each))
  • www.mailgun.com - Free email blasting service with easy integration across different technology platforms (esecially in the absence of utilities like sendmail on cloud hosted servers)
  • www.pexels.com - Free stock photography
  • www.invisionapp.com - Free Mockup tools for Android/iOS
  • www.draw.io -Free online visio tool
  • www.saastr.com/ - Great community site for SAAS startups
    update
  • www.mturk.com - Ask workers to complete HITs - Human Intelligence Tasks - and get results using Mechanical Turk.

#6

Komplify - Tailor made Compliance Management Software for MSMEs
Features:
IDENTIFY LAWS ONLINE
EASILY MANAGE COMPLIANCES
AHEAD-OF-TIME ALERTS
REAL-TIME COMPLIANCE STATUS

For more information Visit us at : http://www.lexplosion.in/komplify/


#7

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