Maine Business Resources

What we USE and who we TRUST

Maine Business Resources
Maine Technology Group

Maine Technology Group

MTG specializes in helping businesses throughout New England implement and leverage technology solutions.

Pioneer Telephone

Pioneer Telephone

For more than two decades, Pioneer Telephone has provided reliable, affordable communications services.

DropBox

DropBox

The secure file sharing and storage solution that employees and IT admins trust.

Our Favorite Resources

Business resources for website owners – These resources and tools will assist you with your online presence.

Business Communications

  • Slack – The best inter-office communication software we’ve used, great for remote employees. Slack is where work flows. It’s where the people you need, the information you share, and the tools you use come together to get things done.
  • Zoom – The #1 video communications solution. While Slack has inter-office video communication, Zoom is perfect for larger groups, one-on-one training, webinars and more.

 

WEBSITE BUILDING

Website Builders

  • WordPress – The #1 Online Website Content Management System (CMS) on the market!
  • Kopage – Beats Wix, Squarespace, and Weebly hands down; feature for feature. No Upsells!!

Getting Started – Web Design

  • MHS University – Everything you need to know about using your MHS web hosting account. From setting up email to configuring a database it’s all here.
  • Download.com – Free software tools for developing and maintaining a website.

Online Fonts

  • Google Fonts – The defacto standard for online fonts, Kopage and most WordPress themes automatically support Google Fonts, this is the place to view them live.

Java Script Resources

Social Media Marketing Resources

  • Buffer – The best way to push content to all of your social media outlets.

GRAPHICS RESOURCES

Finding FREE royalty-free images for your website:

  • Pexels – 1+ Million Royalty Free Images
  • Pixabay – These guys also have a great WordPress plugin that allows you to easily embed their photos on your pages.
  • Unsplash – The internet’s source of freely usable images.
  • Barn Images – Free high-resolution images for everyone.

Our favorite PAID image resources:

  • Dreamstime – 131 million stock photos, world’s largest stock community
  • ShutterStock – Royalty-free stock images, photos, videos, and more for your creative projects
  • Getty Images – Moving the world with images

Choosing a color pallet:

  • Adobe Color Wheel
  • Palleton Color Pallet Maker
  • ColorMind Pallet Generator – Just keep hitting the Generate Button to view new pallets, great for ideas.

Best places to find ICONS:

Online Image Editing

  • PIXLR.com – Best FREE Online Image Editor
  • BeFunky – Best Free online collage maker.

Image Editing Applications

  • Gimp – Best FREE Photoshop Alternative!! Available for Mac, PC and Linux.
  • Photoshop – The leader in professional image editing software! Available for Mac, PC and Linux.

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