7 Simple tools that every blogger needs

So I got thinking today (yes it hurt) about the free and paid tools I have used or still make use of on my blog. Some you may of heard of, others maybe a little more niche specific. Either way take a look at the 7 simple tools that every blogger needs, if you think they maybe of use in your business great use them, if not no worries.

#1 Sumo

Sumo has been the lifeline for many a blogger, it`s a must have apps and data tool to help maximise your blogging

Inside the tool you can:

  • Add share buttons to your posts
  • Create pop-ups to capture email addresses
  • Build an email list scroll box
  • Get free traffic through discover
  • Use heat maps to track where people click
  • Integrate your Google Analytics

There are way to many tools to list here!

Sign up now to grab all there free blogging tools.

#2 Canva

7 simple tools that every blogger needsLooking for a way to create fantastic visual content for your blog but short on design skills?

Simply sign up to Canva, log in and get to work on your masterpiece. There are loads of designs and templates to use so get your creative juices running

If your worried you really don`t have any design skills, Canva have you covered with their design school blog. Learn about design concepts and bring out the designer within.

#3 BuzzSumo

Thinking about content ideas can be a constant struggle for many a blogger, if this is you give BuzzSumo a try.

By simply entering a topic the most popular blog posts will be listed including how many times they were shared on social media

Not only does it make it easy to understand the type of posts attract lots of attention, you can learn from the mistakes of others.

Simply enter a topic and look through the results noting posts receieving lots of social shares, improve on the posts and publish them to your blog. Simply put if it worked for someone else, improve the post and it will work for you

#4 Hubspot Blog Topic Generator

hubspotThe Hubspot generator will produce about a week`s worth of blog title ideas in a split second, input just three simple nouns that you would like to write about.

Coming up with new titles and ideas for blog posts can take an eternity, with Hubspot simply type in some basic ideas and create some fantastic ideas to use.

 

#5 Keyword Tool

An amazing free keyword suggestions tool. You can recieve 750+ Google keywords, also find the best keywords on YouTube, Bing, Amazon, eBay, and the App Store.

#6 Hemingway

By highlighting areas you can improve upon, Hemingway word editor will improve your grammer.

Make building complex sentences that are hard to read a thing of the past, Hemingway will also point out writing, formatting, passive voice and unnecessary asverbs in your blog posts

#7 Yoast SEO

yoast-seo-plugin-wordpressContent is king, that’s why Yoast SEO is famous for its readability analysis and its SEO analysis, Whether you are a business owner or blogger, a content creator, a developer or an SEO expert: Yoast SEO helps you keep your website in perfect shape. Improve your WordPress SEO: Write better content and have a fully optimized WordPress site using the Yoast SEO plugin.

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