Essential Resources for Starting Your Business Journey

Starting a business can be an exhilarating yet daunting experience. With so many moving parts to manage, having the right resources at your fingertips is crucial. At Marketing Jumpstart, we understand the challenges faced by new business owners and have compiled a list of essential tools and resources to help you hit the ground running (I was new once).

Free Stock Image Libraries

Visual content is vital to any marketing strategy, and high-quality images can significantly enhance your brand’s appeal. However, professional photography can be costly. Thankfully, there are several free stock image libraries where you can find stunning visuals to use in your marketing materials:

  1. Unsplash: A vast collection of high-resolution images contributed by a global community of photographers.
  2. Pexels: Offers a wide range of free stock photos and videos, all available for personal and commercial use.
  3. Pixabay: Another excellent resource with over 1.7 million high-quality images and videos shared by talented creators.

These libraries provide a treasure trove of visuals to help you create engaging content without breaking the bank.

Innovative Tools for Productivity and Creativity

The right tools can streamline your workflow, spark creativity, and improve efficiency. Here are two standout tools that every budding entrepreneur should consider:

  1. Goblin.Tools: This innovative platform offers a suite of productivity tools designed to simplify complex tasks and enhance your organisational skills. Extremely good for those of us with a neurodiverse brain. From task management to collaboration features, Goblin.Tools can help you stay on top of your game.
  2. ChatGPT: Leveraging the power of AI, ChatGPT is an invaluable resource for generating content ideas, drafting emails, and even brainstorming business strategies. It’s like having a virtual assistant available 24/7 to support your entrepreneurial journey.

The Ultimate Resource: Our Blog

At Marketing Jumpstart, we pride ourselves on providing a wealth of knowledge through our blog. Packed with insights, tips, and practical advice, our blog is a massive resource that can guide you through various aspects of running a business. I’ve often joked that if business owners read everything I’ve ever written, they wouldn’t need to talk to us!

Whether you’re looking for marketing strategies, social media tips, or guidance on managing business growth, our blog has you covered. Here is a teaser for some blogs coming soon.

  • “Building Your Brand on a Budget”: Learn how to create a strong brand presence without spending a fortune.
  • “Mastering Social Media for Small Businesses”: Discover effective social media tactics to engage your audience and grow your online presence.
  • “Time Management Tips for Entrepreneurs”: Find strategies to optimize your time and boost productivity.

Follow our Facebook page to keep your finger on the pulse with these upcoming blogs ;) by leveraging these resources, you can gain the knowledge and confidence needed to navigate the complexities of starting and growing your business.

Starting a business doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Book a free 20-minute consultation with Ming Johanson to see how we can help speed up your starting point and set you on the path to success. Click here to schedule your session!

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About Ming Johanson
Ming works with businesses across the globe from business development to managing (with her team) complex digital strategies that deliver tangible and desirable financial returns. Recently recognised and awarded for her ongoing contribution to the technology industries in the 2019 Women In Technology Tech [+] 20 Awards, Ming is a passionate mental health Ambassador for R U OK? Day, a mentor at Startup Weekend Perth and a regular Australian Media Commentator as a Tech Evangelist on a range of topics in Mental Health, Social Media & Technology.