In today's entrepreneurial landscape, the entrepreneurs that will succeed are those that can find a way to do complex task in a simple, cost effective and time saving manner. With the introduction of new technology and with the advent of the dot com era, it has never been easier to start a business. For aspiring entrepreneurs and for entrepreneurs having problems with their business, here are some effective online tools that will make your life much easier. This will also make the entrepreneurial journey much more fun.
Freelancer.com is the world's largest crowdsourcing and freelance marketplace that connects more than 10.7 million talented professionals from around the world. With thousands of jobs being posted and worked on every day, Freelancer remains the place where the world gets work done. If you need to get something done in your business and you do not have the finances to hire a new team member, then Freelancer is a great option to get someone to do the job and in a very inexpensive way.
Micromentor is a free business mentor service for entrepreneurs and a rewarding volunteer opportunity for business professionals. Their mission is to help small businesses grow faster, generate more revenue, and employ more people. They make it easy to find a mentor, be a mentor, and build a business. If you need someone to help you with your business, how about getting an experience and successful person to mentor you for free.
Many entrepreneurs may not have had the chance to go to a business school. But with Lynda.com, you can learn anything with easy-to-follow video tutorials help you learn software, business, creative skills and more. If you are lacking a skill to take your business to the next level, Lynda.com is a good source for learning that skill.
Kickstarter is a crowd funding platform that help persons bring creative projects to life. It's a good option for raising money for a project you may want to undertake in your business, or if you want to start something meaningful.
PayPal is an international e-commerce business allowing payments and money transfers to be made through the Internet. Online money transfers serve as electronic alternatives to paying with traditional paper methods, such as checks and money orders.
6. There are other resources such as social media sites (Facebook, Google+, Twitter Pintrest etc), Fiverr.com, Alison.com and others, what are your favorites?