When you’re trying to keep people and pets together, the power of free resources can be significant. From marketing to project management and media pitching, a quick Google search will help you find a variety of free options that work for your organization. Below are just a handful of examples that can help you work more efficiently while helping as many families as possible. We’d love to hear your favorites!
Canva – Canva is free for nonprofits! This user-friendly design tool is a favorite among animal welfare organizations, as you can easily create eye-catching graphics, advertisements and more!
Mailchimp – There’s no denying the power of email marketing to keep in touch with your supporters and share important information. Mailchimp has a free version if you have less than 2,000 contacts. (If you have more than 2,000 contacts, be sure to inquire about non-profit discounts at any service you look into!)
PRlog.org – Need to get your message out to the masses? PRlog.org is one of several free press release distribution services you can take advantage of today!
Trello – Known as a popular project management tool, animal organizations have become ultra creative in the various ways they use Trello, like keeping track of dogs in (and in need) of foster homes!
Unsplash – Good photography can take your content to the next level. Websites like Unsplash generously offer beautiful, free stock photos for you to use.
SEO-Minion – What good is having a website if no one can find it? While SEO (search engine optimization) can sound scary and overwhelming, it doesn’t have to be. Free tools like SEO-Minion can help make sure your website is relevant and showing up when people search.
Tell us, what’s your favorite free tools that make your life easier?