9 out of 10 software products and services are discounted multiple times a year or at selected buying portals.
For instance, we have handpicked some of the best SAAS deals where you can buy products for a one-time payment, even when they offer only a subscription-based payment model on their official websites.
Consequently, it’s always better to look around before going the obvious way.
Personally, I think the best time to go shopping is Black Friday. But, this is only once a year; we have to search for others, like this US Independence Day, for a smart and strategic buying spree.
Without any more buildup, let’s check out the top 4th of July deals for startups and SMBs.
Starting a business is never easy. There is so much you have to do, most importantly tracking incoming and outgoing money to have a clear idea of the overall profit.
QuickBooks helps you sort out all that business clutter and organize things the easy way.
Invoice & pay
Exports for tax accounting
Mileage tracking for business trips
Multiple payment channels
Access based controls
Automated workflows, etc.
One can integrate QuickBooks with multiple online sales channels, such as Amazon, Shopify, eBay, etc., to auto-track revenue, taxes, and fees. In addition, it helps you keep tabs on various aspects of project management, including labor costs, pay, expenditure, etc., to track the net profitability.
The features listed above are based on the subscription. Coming to that, you can either take a 30-day free trial or a discounted price for the first three months.
Luminar Neo packs a serious punch with its advanced image editing features embedded in its beginner-friendly interface.
This photo editor is jam-packed with effects that can help look any image professional.
Powerful color contrast
Background removal, etc.
Besides, you get content-aware AI-powered effects such as fog, mist, and haze. Luminar Neo is available to use on Windows PC, Mac or as a plugin in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.
And it’s great for applying similar effects on multiple images via batch processing. But the best option would be to experience everything firsthand with its 30-day money-back guarantee and flexible subscription plans.
Nimbus Platform is a package consisting of four tools: Portals, Note, Capture, and Clipper. Combined together, they make a solid foundation for information and team management.
Let’s discuss each of the tools briefly.
Nimbus Portals: This is the flagship product with the idea of centralized client management. It helps in internal collaboration and keeps the external stakeholders informed about crucial developments.
It brings all the links, files, etc., in one place and creates a single source of information & communication for your clients. This acts like a mini website with a custom domain and your company logo and is extremely easy to set up without any coding experience.
Nimbus Note: Put simply, Note is what its name implies. It’s a note-taking application with a fully customizable interface that allows real-time collaboration, including commenting, editing, mentions, comments, etc.
And there is no vendor lock-in as you can back up the information and import data from other note-taking apps. It also supports internal linking and sharing of your notes as public pages, which can be embedded in websites.
Nimbus Capture: This Nimbus tool is aimed at capturing & annotating web pages, screen recording, and adding supplement content like files, text, tables, etc., to make it a super document.
This supports adding watermarks and access-controlled sharing via a single link. Besides, you can easily upload documents to Slack, Google Drive, etc., and use password protection for sensitive shares.
Nimbus Clipper: As indicated by its name, clipper lets you snip (and highlight) things from web pages, PDFs, emails (& attachments), etc., and save them for future use. Clipper also boasts of collaborative features such as setting tasks and tagging teammates.
Overall, the Nimbus Platform provides a performance boost through efficient collaboration and information sharing. You can try this package with a forever free version or subscribe to the discounted pricing at this Independence Day sale.
SiteGround is a reliable option to break into web hosting for beginners and equally performant for the pros. It offers robust security protocols and a high-performance tech stack, which makes for quick-loading websites.
There are distinct subscription packages optimized for the respective use case, including WordPress, WooCommerce, standard web hosting, etc.
Some common features include:
SiteGround is based on Google Cloud, which makes the hosted websites blazing fast. Besides, the subscriptions enjoy a hassle-free 30-day money back to try one of the best web hosting providers firsthand.
Most online businesses ride on links. And links can become long and ugly to the point it repels the users from clicking them.
Pretty Links takes care of that issue and does much more to become an efficient link management tool for any online business or publication. At its core, it packs a link shortener, URL redirection, and some handy affiliate link optimization techniques to make content monetization effective.
Lingvanex presents its AI-powered translation services in over 100 languages to implement in the cloud, on-premise, via SDKs, and as applications.
While the first three are chiefly business implementations with varying price levels, the last one can serve personal use cases. It has got cross-platform applications covering desktop (Windows & macOS), mobile (iPhone and Android), major browsers, messenger applications, voice assistants, etc.
The best part is the fixed-price unlimited-use policy. And besides translations, the subscription also includes unlimited voice transcription.
Lingvanex subscriptions offer a 30-day money-back guarantee and a 14-day trial upon request.
Video editing seems complex to many, and InVideo exists to address that very aspect.
It helps you kick off with its over 5000 platform, industry, and content-based templates, which you can quickly customize to give them a personal flavor. Editing workflows become even more efficient with its one-click shortcuts to do things like background removal, adding stock media, etc.
InVideo also features an AI script generator and a text-to-video converter. You can also record voiceovers or use its text-to-speech engine for a custom background track.
It paves the way for robust collaboration with its unlimited sharing, commenting, and editing. And did I tell you it also has native applications for Android and iOS for editing on the go?
Gardyn is a hydroponic indoor gardening system for your (domestic and) business premises.
You may think of this as an odd one out on this list. But let me tell you that research says natural elements like plants in the workplace make employees 15% happier and 6% more productive.
So Gardyn helps you do that without the fuss associated with conventional plantation. This is a soil-free gardening arrangement, needing only 2 sq. ft of space and WiFi.
This AI-powered plantation helps in worry-free monitoring, and the vacation mode takes care of it even in your absence. You can use this to grow over 50+ non-GMO plants, with the associated Gardyn application guiding you every step of the way.
Lastly, you have a 60-day, no-questions-asked full refund guarantee.
With pdfFiller, one can do all things PDF with utmost ease and robust security. It’s a cloud-based PDF editor, creator, form filler, e-signature utility, and much more, with built-in secure collaboration.
Convert and compress
Split, merge, & extract
Edit, delete, rotate, & read
eSign & annotate
Stock document library
GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA complaint
Apps for Windows, macOS, Android, & iOS
In addition, pdfFiller offers integrations with popular cloud services, including Google Drive, OneDrive, DropBox, Google Docs, Office 365, etc.
All pdfFiller plans come with a complimentary 30-day free trial.
Hushed lets you draw a clear line between your business and personal life with a WiFi-based second phone number.
It supports calling, SMS & MMS, voicemail, call forwarding & routing, auto-reply, etc. Besides, you can send and reply with Slack and save voicemails, images, and SMSs into a DropBox account.
And while it’s a subscription service, this deal offers a one-time payment to keep a separate contact number for life. You can choose a US, UK, or Canada number and manage it via the Hushed application without affecting your primary cellular subscription.
➡️ Actual Plan: Prepaid and subscriptions starting from $2.99/month
At Geekflare, we proudly help thousands of businesses with our ever-expanding knowledge base. And this deals post is just another attempt where we humbly tried to save you some good bucks.
And while you’re reading these last lines, I recommend bookmarking the Geekflare Deal page and taking a look before you hit “buy now” on any SAAS product.
Hitesh works as a senior writer at Geekflare and dabbles in cybersecurity, productivity, games, and marketing. Besides, he holds master’s in transportation engineering. His free time is mostly about playing with his son, reading, or lying… read more
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