Featured offer: 14-day trial of Google Workspace

Google Workspace gives you all the key tools you need to start a business — email, video calling, file storage, spreadsheets, word processing, presentations and much more. Access a generous free 14 day trial in partnership with Style Factory.

Your ‘Start a Business’ E-kit

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Downloadable cheatsheets (PDFs) and starter kits

Extended free trial of Canva

Canva is an amazing graphic design tool that lets non-designers create professional visual assets easily. For a limited time, you can access an exclusive 30 day trial in partnership with Style Factory.

Exclusive discount codes / extended trials

  • Squarespace (Website and Store Builder)— start a free trial using this link and then use the code STYLEFACTORY10 to get 10% off any plan for this popular website and online store builder.
  • Shopify (Website and Store Builder) — get 3 months of the platform for just $1 per month using this special link.
  • Getresponse (Email Marketing Solution) — sign up using this link and use the code STYLEFACTORY10 to get 10% off any plan from this leading email marketing, webinar and website building tool.
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Free trials of key business apps

Online store builders

  • Shopify — industry leading online store builder used by millions of businesses worldwide
  • Wix — great all-rounder platform for building a store
  • BigCommerce — great option for those needing to sell in multiple currencies; comes with strong SEO features built in too
  • Squarespace — ideal for users who want to build a blog, music site or gallery and sell on the side.

Keyword research tools

  • Semrush — enjoy a double-length free trial of industry-leading keyword research and SEO tool Semrush.

Design tools

Email marketing tools

  • Getresponse — popular email marketing tool that also offers webinars, landing pages and a new website builder

Featured in-depth guides