I wanted to share some good tools (many of them free) for building landing pages.

First, you need an image editor. Photoshop is great but it also expensive and can be overkill for what you actually need to do. Instead try these free alternatives:

Image Editors/ Photoshop Alternatives

Pixlr

Gimp

Aviary

Paint

Next you'll need an HTML editor.

HTML Editors

Kompozer is free and works great

WYSIWYG Web Builder – Makes it really easy to add effects and code for non programmers

Add Some Extras

Want to make blinking GIF's? Try these:

Picason

How to make animated GIF's

Want to add audio to your page?

Try Nifty Player

Fiverr is a great place to hire people for custom audio recordings

Need some images to use?

Check out this collection of 25 resources for free stock photos

If you haven't already, be sure and check out this post on using jQuery to explode your LP CTR