A (growing) collection of links to sites, the majority of which I’ve used extensively and found useful. They’re all pitched at different levels, and for some, eg creative bundles, you may need Photoshop or similar. If you’ve come across a link you’d like to add, drop me an email!
Domain Registration (and DNS)
- Go Daddy - Domains
- Hostgator - Domains
- Just Host - Offers free domain with hosting (check that you can actually get what you want first!).
- Melbourne IT
- DaFonts - Check to make sure the licensing is OK for commercial use before using any of these!
- Elegant Themes Blog - 18 Beautiful Free & Premium Script Fonts
- Font Pairs
- Google Fonts
Funny / inappropriate / bad domain names
- Bored Panda - Bad (funny) website addresses!
- Citymax Blog - Top 50 really bad (funny) domain names
- Dreamhosters - 20 unfortunate domain names
- Expert Reviews - 10 worst website names
- Huffington Post - 21 Most Awkward Website Names on the Internet
- Shout Me Loud - Worse and Funny Domain Names : Best of the Worse
- Big Stock Photo - Monthly subscription model - high cost if only one or two images needed but if you need more this may work for you.
- Can Stock Photo - Buy credits or individual images. Good range of cost effective options.
- Death to the Stock Photo
- Gratisography - (Often quirky) free high-resolution pictures you can use on your personal and commercial projects.
- Hero Images - Various price points. May not be suitable for the Australian market, but certainly worth a look.
- Icon Finder
- Offset.com - High end, beautiful images. At the top of the range, but may be worth the expense depending on the nature of your website.
- PicJumbo - Free photos delivered by email, ie you need to subscribe.
- Pixabay - Free images and videos you can use anywhere All images and videos on Pixabay are released free of copyrights under Creative Commons CC0.
- Stock Unlimited
- Unsplash - Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution photos. 10 new photos every 10 days.
- ImageFlip - Not used, but will
Photo / image / video editors and converters
- Be Funky - Needs Flash
- Canva - Easily create beautiful designs, documents. Some can be done for free, but works better if you go premium!
- Fotor - Not used, but will
- Mockup Deals - PSD files which can be amended and edited. Some free, but also premium options.
- Pixlr Image Editor - Needs Flash
- Pixlr Photo Editor - Needs Flash
- Zamzar - Free Online File Conversion - Online file coverter - images and video