Finding Your Way On The Internet
This eBook contains over 150+ FREE curated digital tools that I have discovered, explored, and utilized over the years for my multi-media publishing projects. Whether you are a Virtual Assistant (VA), Educator, Instructional Designer (ID) or Freelancer looking to use the internet for creative, personal, professional, and business purposes, this Free eBook is for you. ENJOY!
Illustrations & Design Elements
- The Doodle Library – hundreds of unique hand-drawn SVG doodles – free to download, share and adapt under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
- Pixton Comic Characters – A Free PowerPoint add-in lets you add illustrated, posable comic characters to your #PowerPoint presentations
- https://wiredjs.com — a Set of Common UI Elements with a Hand-Drawn, Sketchy Look
Photos & Graphics
- New Old Stock – A collection of vintage photos from public archives
- Moose by Icons8 — Interesting new option for free stock photos that match each other https://buff.ly/2Ja5 Eva You can even download them all as a big .zip file.
- Findshot – Yet another great looking resource for free stock photos
- Customize Your Noun Project Icons – With advanced editing features, you can now customize the color, size, rotation, orientation, background color and background shape.
- Flaticons – 2009500+ Free vector icons in SVG, PSD, PNG, EPS format or as ICON FONT. Thousands of free icons in the largest database of free vector icons
- The 70 Best Fonts for designers 2018
- 60+ Free Fonts for Your Design Collection
- Arby’s Sauce Font – If you’re looking for a new font, how can you resist “the ink of the sandwich world”? (Yes, it is real.)
- Picular is Google but for colors. Type in a word and get a related set of colors.
- Gradients Guru – Pick a gradient and add your photo for great-looking, dead-simple results.
- Cool Hue: Curated Gradients
Charts & Data
- Chart Chooser by @juiceanalytics – This free, online tool helps you identify the right chart based on what you are trying to show, and then lets you download the Excel or #PowerPoint version of that chart to help you get your job done
- Chartify is a chart maker for busy people.
- co – online mind maps, flow charts, and wireframes done right
- BBC Sound Effects Archive Resource — Explore a weird and wonderful collection of noises & download more than 16,000 free sound effect samples.
- Looking for some good free music for your projects? Check out @Wistia’s Music Collection https://wistia.com/library/music
- Unearth – A music library for content creator
- Artboard Studio in a browser-based mockup tool that combines photography and some really smart features to help you make great looking mock-ups and product shots.
- Mobile Mockup – The simplest way to create beautiful mobile mockups.
- Screenshot Guru – Quick, free & easy high-resolution screen captures of any website or tweet.
- Shotsnapp – Quick and easy mockup designs
- Need to whip up a presentation that looks like a million bucks? Did you know you can build presentations in Canva? You can even present right from there too.
- Design Bold – If you like Canva, you’ll like this online tool for designing graphics, flyers and almost anything else you need!
- Crello – Another design tool, like Canva, that makes it easy for anyone to make pro designs
- Screen Sketch –If you’re on Windows 10 try Windows+Shift+S to fire up the screen selection toolbar to select an area to snip. After this, the Screen Sketch app will open where the user can add annotations and share the screenshot right away.
- Snaggy – A super fast & easy way to share a screenshot without needing to download or install anything.
- Refresh – A fresh approach to the web browser
- The.Ripper is a free online tool powered by the Lunacy engine that lets you extract the objects from a .sketch file.
- VectorMagic -Easily Convert JPG, PNG, GIF Files to PDF, SVG, EPS Vectors
- Squoosh – a really refined way to reduce the file size of your images
- Kapwing – Kapwing lets anyone create and edit video easily online.
- LICEcap is a screen capture app that can save it directly to animated .GIF (for viewing in web browsers, etc)
- Rivyt is a nice option for sharing a distraction-free version of YouTube videos. (Great for embedding in eLearning)
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