Often the very best business ideas stem from fresh start ups with a new pair of eyes peering in to an industry. Due to the nature of business, though, it can be hard for new software and start-ups to make the impact they truly deserve and ultimately the sales they need to develop their products further. Without sales, there is no cash flow for development, so if one likes the look of a product I always say it is best to try it out to see if its right for you. If it is, becoming a paying member can help to keep your favorite software afloat.
With the above in mind, we have rounded up 5 compelling start-ups offering free trials on all or some of their software lines. As you will find, a few of them have some really neat stuff!
1. Brix Software – link.
Project management is not easy. As a project manager, you will have teams to direct, workloads to delegate, and efficiency to test. In order to be on the top of your game and get the most out of any project it pays to have the right tools for the job, and online project management software from Brix Software could be just the trick. This software allows you to collaborate with others and track all online projects as well as direct teams. Check it out for more information.
2. Argyle Social – link.
Argyle Social is a rather compelling piece of software which aims to be your number one social interface for managing multiple accounts. This new software allows you to post to Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin as well as share photo’s links and status updates too. Integration with Google Analytics or your other analytics tools is said to be pretty easy. Hit them up today for a free trial of this latest social software solution.
3. Clear Fit – link.
The employment industry is tough to crack, and releasing a new software or solution is difficult when employment agencies and businesses already have systems in place which work for them. Trying something new is always fun though, and Clear Fit have a great looking piece of software which allows you to find employees from any source with personalized scoring to make potential interviews a piece of cake.
4. Happy Tables – link.
This a great business idea! Happy Tables specialize in the development of restaurant website solutions, so if you are in the hospitality industry and own a restaurant or are the manager of one, these all in one website solutions could be perfect for you. Happy Tables is free to use at first with no adverts, offers the ability to connect your own domain name, and they claim their sites are very easy to manage. Tons of testimonials back up this start-ups credibility!
5. MixMobi – link.
Mobile web traffic and mobile searches are growing year on year and if you operate a business online, you could already be missing out on tons of new customers if you are not mobile ready. MixMobi offers an intriguing mobile offer management solution, advertising that customers love deals and they can help you put your deals in their hands today. This start-up offers the ability to use existing QR codes and link them to hugely effective content, thus driving more traffic and sales to your site.
Start ups can have a hard time when they release their first few products or services to the world and many of them fail much like many business models within the first year of operation. The key to a successful start up appears to be offering something which is either of real value to potential users or that allows somebody to try something new for the very first time. Successful web-based services over the past 5 years of note include Pinterest, the app based Instagram, and Tweetdeck. Two of these services can be considered a huge success, with one being bought by Facebook and the other by Twitter respectively, and so long as developers of new products dedicate their time to improving user experience and streamlining all interface we see no reason why all or some of the start ups offering free trials listed here today can’t make it big.