Free/cheap services for your next web service side project

Super quick round-up of free or at least cheap services to get started on your next web service / side project.

Starting from the top, you can get a domain name cheap from Namecheap. Check out their deals page for latest offers.

Want to setup your own server? Digital Ocean offer $10 free for new accounts.

Zoho Mail offer email hosting for free. Great interface and easy to setup forwarding etc.

Get free SSL with Cloudflare along with speed improvements from it as a CDN & site protection against many attacks.

Make sure your site is always online with StatusCake's free site monitoring.

On the subject of monitoring, check out these "setup & forget" monitoring tools.

Looking to collect email addresses on your site and send regular updates? MailChimp.

Found any more awesome tools? Let me know in the comments.

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Want to setup your own server? Digital Ocean offer $10 free for new accounts.