E-Commerce Newbie

How to start an online business


Free Webmaster Tools

 The Internet if full of free resources for webmaster's, many of the tools you need to develop your site are freely available - Check here before buy.

Html Editors

  Unless your a graphic designer programs like Adobe Dreamweaver are much more powerful than you need to design & edit your webpages.

Free Html Editor    
Kompozer- Finally, a top-notch WYSIWYG web page program for the rest of us! Now there's no need to pay a little fortune for a program to create and edit great-looking web pages, including powerful and easy to use CSS capabilities.


Free Site Designer  

Site Maker
 - Simple free online Sales letter or Squeeze page Designer


Firstpage Html Editor    

First Page Html Editor - Download Firstpage - Gives you unsurpassed freedom to create and edit web documents with absolute code control..


Free Html Editor  
NVU - is a free, open source software program that allows you to build websites and web pages using a simple WYSIWYG editor



Graphics Editors 

 If you intend to customize web graphics you are going to need Graphic design software. Most web graphics will be supplied in .PSD format that requires Adobe Photoshop or compliant software to edit.

Free Graphics editor  

Gimp - Gimp's features include photo retouching image composition, Gimp is often favorably compared by users to Adobe's Photoshop and Illustrator.

Paint Graphic Designer  
Paint.net - Free Layer Graphic design software

Paint.net - PSD Plugin - Converts .psd to Paint.net compatible files


Kitra Graphics Editor  

 Krita - "The number of drawing tools is rivaled only by Photoshop"

Webmaster Tools - Free Downloadable software 

Colour Pick Tool  

Colour Pick - See video of Colour pic in action

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Free Ftp Software    

Filezilla Free Ftp Software - FileZilla is free open source FTP Software.


Free Ftp Software    

Jing "Camtasia" - Video Capture - Free Image & screen Capture Software "Camtasia's Little Brother" Upload & share online.


Cam Studio      Cam Studio - Video Capture - CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs)

Audasity Sound Editor    

Audacity - Sound Editing Software - Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.

 Free Ftp Software    

Free Auto Responder Software - Infinite Responder has many of the features of the paid services without any of the cost - Great place to start for the webmaster on a budget.


  Free Ftp Software    

Free RSS/XML Submission Software - Get extra exposure & free traffic to your website - Automatically submit your RSS/XML feeds to Feed Directories.



Online Tools

Robots .txt Generator  
Header Creator - Create Stunning Header Graphics, With This Free Header Graphic Tool


 Free Action Scripts   

Dynamic Drive - Dynamic Drive Large Selection of DHTML & Javascripts to enhance your web site!


 Web Form Creator  

Form Creator - JotForm is the first web based WYSIWYG form builder.


Free PDF Converter    
Free PDF Convertor - 

Convert PDF to Word or Word to PDF


Online Button Maker  

Glassy Buttons - Create Web 2.0 Style Glassy Buttons with this FREE online tool. Insert your own text & choose the buttons size shape & Colour!


Create Ajax Loader  

Ajax Loaders - Don't show your Visitors a blank page while your interactive items are loading. Ajax Indicators display active barber poles, clocks & scroll bars to indicate your content is loading.


Create Webpage Background  

Webpage Backgrounds - Spruce up the overall look of your site with a Gradient or patterned background.


Free Logo maker  

Free Logo Maker - Create your own custom Logo Online for Free!

Free Logo maker  
Free Favicon Generator - Create your own custom Favicon / Favorites Icon. Static or scrolling icons or text. Add <link rel="shortcut icon" href="favicon.ico"> between the <head> tabs of your page.

Free Logo maker  
Free Favicon Designer - A little more advanced than other online favicon creators. Upload or Design your own Favicon, you can also control the animations timing.
Static, scrolling, revolving icons or text!


SEO Tools

 If you don't suffer from "Big Brother" syndrome then SEO starts with Google. Get a Google account & add webmaster tools & Google Analytics. All these tools are free & once implemented the tracking results are invaluable to SEO & PPC campaigns.

All in One Seo Checker  
SEO Analysis - SpyderMate is a free SEO analysis toolbox. It can be used as SEO for beginners or by those with experience in the field already. It offers several SEO reporting tools: Site Analysis, Link Equity, and a compare feature – SEO Competitor Analysis.


All in One Seo Checker  
All in One Seo Checker - One of the best online resource I have found for checking your websites SEO stats. Includes - Indexed Pages, Backlinks, Pagerank, Social Bookmarks, Syndication & Validation.



Page SEO Analysis    
Page Seo Analysis - Great SEO tool for checking your website page by page - Grades your pages A-F for the keywords you specify & provides SEO recommendations.


 Webmasters Search Engine 
Webmasters Search Engine - Why aren't you ranking #1? Find out what your competition is doing that youre not!



Robots .txt Generator    
Robots.txt Generator - The robots.txt file tells search engine and other robots which areas of your site they are allowed to visit and index.



Check Backlinks  
Back Link Watch - detailed information about quality and quantity of backlinks pointing to your website. It will show you "anchor" text, pagerank, total outbound links on that page, and nofollow flag for each of your inbound link available.



Online Domain Value Calculators

Domain Values  
WebSite Outlook - Websiteoutlook is the perfect place to evaluate any website. When choosing to buy or sell a website having the proper information about your investment can be crucial to your success.


Domain Value  
Cube Stat - Cubestat is a free and perfect tool for website value calculation, estimations and information.



Resources Used on this page

 Power Effects 

Power Effects 2 - If you Like the Light Box Pop Ups I use on this site you can easily implement them on yours using Power Effects 2




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