The following list are great places to encourage the creative idea process & to work through the idea stage.
Business Idea Brainstorming
New Startups – Apps & Gadgets
Entrepreneur.com Idea Center
Idea Machine – app ideas
Product Hunt – new products
Amazon.com – search below
MARKET MAPPING RESOURCES
The below resources will help with your market mapping process as you determine who you are serving, where to place your product or service in the market, and whether its a viable market.
CrowdFunding – Debt
Small Business Loans
The following list are tools & resources to get you off the ground and launch your idea.
Legal Help – LegalZoom
Marketing Guides by Kissmetrics: Ecommerce, Analytics, Email Marketing, Churn, Social Media, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, & More.
istock photo – professional stock photos
sxc.hu – royalty free
Depositphotos.com – royalty free
Flickr – Creative Commons
Adobe Photoshop or GIMP (free)
Easel.ly – free infographics creation tool
Brochures & Print Materials – VistaPrint.com
Panzoid – Logo & Background Creator
DIY- Create Your Own Logo- FREE