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Free Online Resources Every contractor Should Know About.

Online resources can be gold for your small business, though finding them can be difficult. As a small business owner, you don’t have time to sift through tons of websites, Twitter feeds, Facebook groups, and blogs to find out what you need to know. Fear not! We’ve sorted through the mess and rounded up the best of the best. Check them out in this month’s Up in Your Business products and services roundup!

Small Biz Daily

Literally, there is not a small business-related topic this site doesn’t cover. From tips for better writing and social media optimization to life insurance and retirement guides, this site has your small business covered!


It’s almost too good to be true. Somehow the gold standard for blog management is still absolutely free. WordPress allows you to create beautiful, professional looking blogs for your business without taking a hit to your bottom line.


Want the look of professionally designed graphics for your blog or marketing materials without the cost or the hassle? Canva will be your new best friend. Use preformatted templates to create social media banners, blog graphics, marketing flyers, and much more.


If you’re a brand new business, the cost of hiring a professional to create basic legal documents can break the bank. From employment contracts to basic service agreements, Docracy’s legal documents can save you thousands of dollars on attorney’s fees. Of course, you’ll want to get those documents reviewed by a professional as soon as you can afford it but using Docracy is certainly a step above having no contract at all.