New Venture Competition

Promotional Materials

Business Publicity and Stationery

 

 

Publishing Software

Microsoft Publisher is available on Library computers to create Brochures, Flyers, Coupons, Business Cards and more. Adobe InDesign is also available in Library's Creative Commons on both iMac computers loaded with Adobe Creative Cloud.

Logo Designs

Design Hill: Online service uses a guided, step-by-step process and AI to design simple logos. The process is free to use, and helps users think through design elements, whether or not they purchase the final product. One of the more flexible and customizable services. 

Wix Logo Maker: Online, step-by-step process is free to use, offers limited customization. Design must be purchased to use, but seamlessly integrates into the Wix suite of marketing services including websites, business cards, merchandise, and more. 

Websites

Wix.com: Professional website creation tool for small businesses, using ADI or templates for self-service; also the option to hire a professional designer. Wix website designs are not free, but the step-by-step ADI process helps users think through what they might need in their own website. Also, the site offers a gallery of Wix-created business sites to browse for free inspiration.

WordPress: Professional website creation tool, using templates. The free service will place advertising on your site that you do not control; subscription plans are offered. WordPress will host your domain with a subscription, or you can use another service like GoDaddy or JustHost.

Domain Name Registries and Website Hosting

GoDaddy Domain registry, website hosting, business website management with integrated email, and website building tools. Popular, user-friendly interface, integrates instantly with WordPress.

JustHost Domain registry, website hosting, business website management with integrated email and website building tools. Popular, user-friendly interface, integrates instantly with WordPress.

Domains.com Domain registry, website hosting, business website management with integrated email. 

* Notice to our Users: The services listed on this page will require you to enter your email address, which they will use to market right back at you. Be prepared. You can unsubscribe. 

Creating Videos

Creating Videos

 

 

Image Banks

Pixabay Huge bank of free images, constantly refreshed by new uploads. Millions of royalty-free photographs, illustrations, vector graphics, and videos. Plus explanations about image use rights and restrictions. 

Unsplash Free images and photos that you can download and use for any project. 

Audio Banks

MusOpen A well-researched bank of recorded music for royalty-free use. Especially rich in classical style tracks. Use their Discovery Tool which clearly marks the different licenses on each track. Not all tracks are free, some are for non-commercial use only. 

DanoSongs A pioneer in the field of open licensed music, with hundreds of credits, and respected clients, Dan O provides audio tracks for commercial use with a one-time minimal fee. Browse by genre and mood. Best for popular styles. 

Footage Banks

Vidsplay

Pexels Videos 

List of 20 free stock video websites 

GoPro Cameras

The library has five GoPro cameras for use by current students. Each GoPro kit contains a GoPro HERO4 Silver camera, a 32GB microSDHC memory card, a carrying case, (2) re-cahargable batteries, a protective housing with (3) different backdoors, a hand grip, head-mount, clip-mount, and a quick start guide. GoPro camera equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Adobe Creative Cloud in the Library

If you need video editing or image editing capabilities check out Library's Creative Commons with two iMac computers loaded with Adobe Creative Cloud. Our license includes:

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Animate
  • Adobe Audition
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Fireworks
  • Adobe Flash Builder
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InCopy
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Media Encoder
  • Adobe Muse
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Prelude
  • Adobe Premiere Pro