Our “Must See” List Of Blogging Tools & Resources
Recommended By Over 50+ Bloggers!
These blogging tools and resources have been curated from over 20+ bloggers in all kinds of niches from across the globe.
Here are our favorite blogging tools (in no particular order):
Content Generation Tools
http://keywordtool.io/ – Use your keywords to analyze what people are looking for on services including Google, Bing and YouTube.
https://www.hubspot.com/blog-topic-generator – Input nouns you would like to write about and get ideas using a specialized algorithm.
http://neilpatel.com/keyword-tool/ – Enter a keyword and see related search terms, along with how popular those terms are.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
https://ahrefs.com/ – A service specializing in ranking analysis. Services include keyword research, backlink research, rank tracking and more.
The “SEO Checklist 2017” posted to r/marketing – As the name suggests, this was a post on Reddit in the Marketing forum. It is a list of important SEO tasks with a link to a page with more detailed information.
https://moz.com/blog – A blog about SEO and online marketing. This resource comes highly recommended.
https://strategiccontent.co/56-free-photo-websites/ – A long list of websites offering free photos with varying licenses and terms.
https://spark.adobe.com/ – A resource by the team at Adobe that allows users to add text and designs to photos, generate web stories, and even create animated videos.
https://www.canva.com/ – This is similar to Adobe Spark in many ways, but some of the bloggers in our group mentioned this as a good resource as well.
Misc. Blogging Articles
http://backlinko.com/the-definitive-guide-to-guest-blogging -A very thorough guide to why guest blogging matters and how to do it better.
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/7-best-tools-present-share-pdf-files-online/ – As the name implies, this is a list of places to share your PDF files online. This can come in handy if you have a limited amount of space or if bandwidth is a concern.
Podcasting Tools & Resources
Free & Purchased Paid Podcasting Audio
[Free] – http://bensound.com -A source for royalty-free music, licensed under a Creative Commons “Attribution-NoDerivs” License. It hosts a wide range of tracks.