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Online tools for home business owners or self employed contractors or freelancers. Resources include recommended online time management systems, shared calendars, website creation templates, CRM systems, social media aggregators and other home business related tools.
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70+ Online Home Business Tools
Starting and running a home business on a shoestring budget requires resourcefulness. Checkout these 70+ online home business tools designed to help you market, organize, operate and start your home business.

7 To-Do List Software & Organization Tools
In order to strike that perfect balance between work and home, it requires an organized and prioritized punch list. Whether you are a guru at keeping it all together or just plain struggle, consider some of these excellent FREE or low cost online tools to help you manage your time more effectively:

Add a Shopping Cart: 5 Affordable Ecommerce Providers
If you want sell products via your website, take a look at these five affordable and flexible ecommerce software providers perfect for a small or home-based business.

4 Free Online Calendar Tools
Every moment wasted during your work hours translates into revenue lost or time lost with your family. Running a successful home AND business under the same roof requires a masterful juggling act. If you don't have a calendar system that is currently working for you, it is time to consider this list of FREE online tools.

10 Free or Affordable Small Business Website Design Tools
You don't need a big marketing budget or HTML know-how to get a great business website up and running in less than 10 minutes. Listed below are ten online and EASY-TO-USE website design tools suited for the small business:

Top 5 Online Email Marketing Tools
Here are the top five most affordable and appropriate online email marketing tools for a home business.

Keep Your Computer and Websites Safe from Hacking
Keep Your Computer and Websites Safe from Hacking - Tips to avoiding hackers and viruses

8 Twitter Tools You MUST Try
Using Twitter to communicate with existing customers and your target market is crucial in today's marketplace. In order to improve your effectiveness and manage your time properly, consider using these eight Twitter tools.

4 Affordable Mobile Processing Solutions: Take Credit Cards Anywhere
Here are four affordable mobile credit card processing options for small businesses.

5 Affordable Online Time Management Tools
Lost time is the challenge of the new millennium. It is getting increasingly difficult to manage time effectively with the constant barrage of information. Thankfully, there are great tools available to help identify how time is spent and improve productivity. Researching the various FREE and low cost tools available is a good start. Consider...

5 Great Online Project Management Tools
Project management tools are ideal for small businesses or consultants/freelancers who juggle multiple projects, complex projects and/or work with multiple teams or clients. Project management systems eliminate redundancy and promote communication, accountability and increased efficiency. Here is a list of five FREE or low cost tools:

Cozi: An Online Family Calendar Review
Cozi is a FREE online calendar designed to organize your family life. Great for any kind of family and an especially useful tool for work-at-home-moms who are juggling just about everything. The system has a shared calendaring feature, smart phone app, to-do/grocery lists and color coded family identifier and assignment features.

5 Home Business Accounting Tools
For small businesses, affordability can be a top priority when selecting accounting software. Here are five free or inexpensive business accounting tools especially for the home-based business

7 Affordable or Free Logo Maker Tools
Here are seven online logo maker tools for the budget conscious home business owner.

Salesforce for Quickbooks Product Integration
Salesforce and Intuit recently launched their Quickbook product integration with Salesforce's online CRM tool. This product marriage allows for easy syncing of financial data between the two platforms, benefiting both the accounting and sales teams.

5 Must-Have Smartphone Apps for Your Home Business
5 greats apps to help you run your business from your smartphone

Intuit Website Builder Review
Here is a full review on Intuit's Website Builder tool. It not offers standard design features, but additional plug-ins to enhance your business as it grows.

Intuit Ecommerce Product Review: SimpleStore
Intuit's SimpleStore is a competitive ecommerce tool perfect for any home business. Check out this full review of its features and pros and cons,

Free Images Online: 8 Top Providers
Here are eight free or low cost stock photography providers.

Quickbooks Pro 2012 Product Highlights
Intuit's Quickbooks is one of the most widely used business accounting and bookkeeping software programs on the market. The new Quickbooks 2012 has improved reporting, greater organization and time saving features.

7 Economical Small Business CRM Tools
A CRM manages all the various interactions with leads, prospects and customers. Each system is different, but most track various inbound and outbound communications, automate sales actives and manage marketing. The overall goal of these tools is to promote efficiency within an organization and reduce costs. Listed is a collection of CRM tools...

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