SME Resources

Resources

  • Appmakr: drag and drop mobile app maker
  • Barclays Guide to Writing a Business Plan
  • Basekit: drag-and-drop website builder
  • Board Prospects: Helps companies connect with prospective board members
  • BuildaBrand: easily create branding material
  • Canva: Free and simple graphic design tool
  • DocStoc: customisable documents and other resources for SMEs
  • Exitround: marketplace for strategic acquisitions
  • Erli Bird: connects start-ups with early adopters willing to test new products/services
  • Feedblitz: email, social media and RSS feed solutions
  • HM Revenue & Customs: source of information on EIS, Entrepreneur’s Relief, SEIS etc
  • InfoGram: free resource for creating infographics
  • Intellectual Property Office: information on protecting your IP
  • J4B Grants: directory of UK and European grants for SMEs
  • Mailchimp:¬†send up to 12,000 emails, across 2,000 contacts, each month at no cost. Also provides email sign-up forms that you can embed into your website.
  • MIT App Inventor: resources for building mobile apps
  • Moonfruit: free e-commerce solutions
  • Reachable: helps companies utilise the contacts of their employees to facilitate sales, marketing and recruitment
  • Savveo: service through which companies can buy local advertising
  • ScraperWiki: data gathering and analysis services
  • Sellbox: service enabling users to sell media easily via Dropbox or Google Drive
  • SME Innovation Alliance: organisation for hi-tech SMEs
  • SquareSpace: website builder
  • Tableau: data visualisation solutions
  • TechHub: co-working spaces in Bucharest, London, Manchester and Riga
  • TrustRadius: user-generated reviews of enterprise software
  • Twtrland: helps companies to identify key ‘social influencers’ within their target market
  • Weebly: quick and easy website builder
  • Wufoo: online form builder