Here's loads of resources I use on a regular basis. I created it for my own use but you'll hopefully find it as useful as I do.
This page is called 'Freebies' but in the interests of transparency and expectations, some of the things here are in fact - not free.
Tools I've made
Some bits I made to make my life easier, and hopefully yours too.
- Browser Window Width
- Bookmarklet: Extend the page height for GTM Preview
- Easy Online To-Do List
- Random Password Generator
Never stop learning.
- The Choice Factory
- Content Design
- Don't Make Me Think
- Make Websites Win
- Writing For Your Website
These Chrome extensions make life so much easier. You need them too.
- Da Vinci Tools
- Edit This Cookie
- Funkify - Disability simulator
- Go Back with Backspace
- Google Analytics Debugger
- GTM Copy Paste
- GTM Debug
- Nimbus Screenshot
- Tag Assistant
Software & Online Tools
Like the Chrome extensions, these tools save me time, improve my work and so much more.
- Analytics Edge - GA plugin for Excel
- Cross Browser Testing - Clue's in the title
- Feedly - RSS and other feeds in one place
- Grammarly - Improve your writing skills
- Hemingway App - Improve your writing skills
- Hotjar - User insights, session recordings heatmaps etc.
- Nord VPN - VPN
- Pocket - Online bookmarks
- Rubular - Regex Tester
- Screaming Frog - Crawler
- SiteGainer - A/B testing
- Snipping Tool - Screenshots
- Toggl - Timekeeper
- Trello - Project organisation
- TripMode - Mobile hotspot data saver
Blogs & Articles
Industry news, tips and inspiring works.
- Click-Away Pound Survey - Impact of neglecting accessibilty (#a11y)
- Remote Android Debugging - Inspect element on Android via PC/Mac
- Simo Ahava - GTM Tips
- "This is a web page" - Inspiring simplicity. (Simple text print-ad)
- UserAgentString.Com - An extensive list of all user agents
Handy GA/GTM scripts.
- GA Spy - Hijack ga() events for use in GTM. (Tutorial)
- Simo - Send Google Analytics Hit To Multiple Properties
Groups & Slack Communities
It's imperative to be a part of the community, learning from and helping others. You'll find me in these:
- Google+ - GA
- Google+ - GTM
- Slack - Conversion World
- Slack - Measure
- Slack - Online Geniuses
- Twitter - @StuBowker
Events I've spoken at or attended.