Software Alternatives & Reviews

My favorite free bootstrapping tools that I use in all my projects

Recommended and mentioned products

  1. High Fidelity Podcasting

    Zencastr - Great to record sound and video when interviewing or speaking with guests.
  2. Infinitely flexible. Incredibly easy to use. Great mobile apps. It's free. Trello keeps track of everything, from the big picture to the minute details.

    freemium $12.5 / Monthly (Per user - Business Class)

    Trello - Great to organize your ideas or to keep track of your project tasks.
  3. A messaging app for teams who see through the Earth!

    Slack - No surprise here I guess! It's probably the most used chatting tool for companies.
  4. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. Get a constantly updating feed of breaking news, fun stories, pics, memes, and videos just for you.

    Reddit - It's a great tool to do market research, advertise your projects and collect feedback from potential users.
  5. Welcome to Medium, a place to read, write, and interact with the stories that matter most to you. Every day thousands of new voices share…

    Medium - It's a blogging tool that allows you to easily write blog posts and share them with the world.
  6. MailChimp is the best way to design, send, and share email newsletters.

    Mailchimp - Super powerful tool that allows you to easily collect your user's email and stay in touch with them with target newsletters.
  7. Hugo is a general-purpose website framework for generating static web pages.

    Hugo + Netlify + Github stack - This is my go-to stack to make my static websites for free. Simply putting Hugo allows you to generate good-looking websites using the only markdown. And I use Netlify together with Github to host my website. Are you interested in knowing more about this stack? Let me know in the comments.
  8. Originally founded as a project to simplify sharing code, GitHub has grown into an application used by over a million people to store over two million code repositories, making GitHub the largest code host in the world.

    Hugo + Netlify + Github stack - This is my go-to stack to make my static websites for free. Simply putting Hugo allows you to generate good-looking websites using the only markdown. And I use Netlify together with Github to host my website. Are you interested in knowing more about this stack? Let me know in the comments.
  9. When you find something you want to view later, put it in Pocket.

    Pocket - This is like your browser favorites in steroids. You can get attribute tags to each favorite and easily search through them.
  10. Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications for mobile and web.

    Firebase - Made by the same car company as google meets they offer a big variety of tools that include: database, signup, notifications, analytics, etc...
  11. Say goodbye to phone and email tag for finding the perfect meeting time with Calendly. It's 100% free, super easy to use and you'll love our customer service.

    Calendly - Makes scheduling meetings much easier. It connects to your calendar and allows others to pick a time and a date to meet with you.
  12. Buffer makes it super easy to share any page you're reading. Keep your Buffer topped up and we automagically share them for you through the day.

    Buffer - It's a tool that allows you to schedule your social media posts.
  13. Record bite-sized podcasts that anyone can join ⚓

    Anchor - It's a company own by spotify that allows you to easily record podcasts and publish them on multiple platforms (spotify, apple, web, etc...).