If you are in the process of building an online business or  have one and are looking to improve it  then  you are at the right place i am the owner of a several small businesses online and i often search for ways and tools to improve them to my best. Thanks to the power of free internet resources, there are hundreds of tools and methods you can improve your business. In this article i come up with 09 free online tools which i think is important for every business so give them a try i hope you will like them.

1.Box:

Box Business and Enterprise puts an end to the FTP productivity drain while enhancing your professional image. Fast, reliable and easy to use, Box lets you easily upload content, organize it into folders, share links to files and manage file and folder permissions. The total effect: Box customers are more productive than ever before. That’s what Box is all about. With Box, you share content with your team – and external partners and vendors – just by sending them a link. No more forwarding logins and passwords.

Features:

  • Send links to files or folders of content – no more training and help inquiries
  • Invite recipients to a shared folder for ongoing sharing
  • Receive email notifications when files are uploaded, downloaded or added – expediting the approval process

2.ClickBook:

ClickBook is a real-time, web-based booking and scheduling system for small business with the critical features that characterize large scale booking systems, without the prohibitive costs of custom-built solutions. The system provides a broad spectrum of small businesses and organizations with a highly user-friendly and simple to use ‘on-ramp’ into the online booking & scheduling world, and provides their clients with the ultimate in appointment booking convenience. ClickBook is a solution to the increasing demand for online services, and a transformative business automation tool for small business involved in the provision of appointment-based services.

3.Mailchimp:

Mailchimp is an email marketing tool that helps webmasters keep in contact with clients and prospects. You can use it to send out newsletters, appointment reminders, e-courses, and other mass email communications. The software handles all your subscriptions for you and even makes it easy to create a newsletter from your blog’s RSS feed. The best part is that with Mailchimp you can  send up to 12,000 emails each month free of charge.

4.MediaFire:

This is a great tool for hosting and sharing large files. It’s easy to use, doesn’t require a lengthy signup or registration, and allows you to manage (send, save, catalog) files easily.

5.Resource Nation:

Finding an accounting service, a phone system, a background check service, or any other highly specialized business service vendor can be tough. For example, asking Google for the “top payroll processing providers” can return literally thousands of results to sift through. Resource Nation screens these vendors for you, and returns results based on your specifications (local companies, those that serve smaller businesses, etc.). While you’re looking for a vendor, check out the free guides on everything from setting up a payroll company account to forming a business entity.

6.Salesforce:

Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company that is leading the shift to the Social Enterprise TM. Their trusted cloud platform and apps—including their flagship CRM solution—help employees collaborate easily and connect with customers like never before. And thanks to the cloud, all of it comes with low cost, low risk, and fast results.

7.The Bill Manager:

They offer a free, quick, and easy to use tool that allows you to track your expenses, bills and help you manage your budget. Their features such as automatic reminders, expense calendar and reports make it easy to stay on top of your finances.

8.Wikidot:

Wikidot.com is the world’s third-largest wiki farm, with almost half a million users running 120,000 sites and serving about 40M unique visitors per year. For visitors and members of wikidot.com sites, Wikidot is a fast, easy to use web application service. It can look like a traditional wiki, a forum, a blog. For site creators, with Wikidot.com you can create your own web projects in minutes. You use a mix of forums,wiki pages, templates, modules, custom themes, add-in packages, and reusable site templates to create almost any collaborative web project imaginable. Wikidot.com is free for use, with few restrictions. Free wikis may in some cases show their adverts. Professional users will pay the small fee for a pro account, and enjoy more control over their web projects.

9.Zoho Docs:

Zoho Docs is a secure online document management service that allows you to store, manage and keep a track of all your files from one central location. It offers intuitive features that make it much simpler to upload, create, edit documents and share them with individuals or groups, anytime, anywhere.