Your ‘Start a Business’ E-kit
Thanks for signing up! Please see below for a host of useful cheatsheets, exclusive discount codes, extended free trials and in-depth guides.
Downloadable cheatsheets (PDFs)
- How to start a business cheatsheet — from funding to trademarks to domain registration, you’ll find all the essential tasks involved with setting up a new business in this cheatsheet.
- How to create a successful online store cheatsheet — 10 key steps you need to take to start selling effectively with an online store, plus resources to get you going.
- SEO quick start guide — 20 key tasks to optimize a new page or post for search engines, and links to resources and tools that will help you complete them.
- How to create a popular blog cheatsheet — the key steps you need to follow to create a high-traffic blog.
Exclusive discount codes / extended trials
- BigCommerce (Online Store Builder)— start a free trial using this link and then upgrade to a paid plan to get a month’s free service (worth up to $299.95 in value).
- Squarespace (Website and Store Builder)— start a free trial using this link and then use the code PARTNER10 to get 10% off any plan for this popular website and online store builder.
- 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.
Free trials of key business apps
Online store builders
- Shopify — industry leading online store builder used by millions of businesses worldwide
- 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 an extended free trial of industry-leading keyword research and SEO tool Semrush
- GrowthBar — a good option for those on a budget in need of an SEO tool
Email marketing tools
- Getresponse — popular email marketing tool that also offers webinars, landing pages and a new website builder