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Blogging Tools: The Ultimate List (235 Tools and Counting)

Blogging tools lists are all over the Internet. But this one is different.

This is a real blogging toolkit that contains tools that you can use right away. This is not a mishmash of tools that contains SEO and marketing tools. It just contains tools that are relevant to blog creation and marketing.

Here are 235 Blogging Tools sorted by task. I hope that you find this list useful.

Headline Generation Tools
  1. Portent Headline Generator – Can’t think of a good blogpost title? Just type in your subject here and it will automatically think of a title for you
  2. ContentForest Ideator – Get an idea or be inspired. Let the ideator do all the thinking. Just key in your subject or keyword.
  3. SumoMe Headline Generator – I like this tool out of the bunch because it allows you to specify the type of content that you want to generate as well as let you choose from different types of headlines.
  4. Title Generator – This acts pretty much in the same way as the other generators. The titles says it all.
  5. Hubspot’s Topic Generator – Instead of generating topics based on one keyword, this tool asked for three nouns instead.
  6. SEOPressor Blog Title Generator – This works pretty much in the same way as the others. The only difference is that you can specify the nature of the keyword through a dropdown menu.
  7. Title Generator by Impact – This is a rather straightforward tool that lets you come up with a title based on your topic.
  8. TweakYourBiz Title Generator – Works the same way. You can only specify if the keyword is a noun or a verb.
  9. inboundNow Blog Title Idea Generator – This tool generates a replaceable title. It doesn’t ask for your input. It just auto-generates.
  10. Linkbait Generator – Running out of ideas? Use this linkbait generator. I am loving the ideas that I am getting here. Just input your keyword.
  11. Upworthy Generator – Generate a topic that can get you clicks on social media. Use Upworthy.
  12. Blog Post Idea Generator – This tool is as direct as its title. It does what it says it can do. But no surprises there.
  13. Tim Gross Free Headline Generator – This tool is really old but offers a unique twist to headline generation.
  14. Quandry’s Content Idea Generator – This is unique because it will ask a series of question before it generates an idea.
Headline Analyzers
  1. Headline Analyzer by CoSchedule – Get your headline analyzed in a few seconds. From wording to the type of content, the tool is able to detect it.
  2. Advanced Marketing Institute Emotional Marketing Headline Analyzer – Analyzes the emotions in each word in your headline.
  3. Thrive Headline Analyzer – Be able to analyze your headline in real time. Also do some split testing. Just to warn you though – this tool is not free.
  4. Sharethrough Headline Analyzer – This works the same way as CoSchedule only that it looks more into how engaging the words are.
Content Research
  1. Inbound.org – have the latest marketing articles delivered to you with Inbound.org.
  2. Alltop – Find the latest topics that topped the niche with AllTop.
  3. BuzzSumo – get the most shared content in your niche with BuzzSumo.
  4. BuzzStream – a good alternative to BuzzSumo. It helps you to reach out to influencers as well.
  5. NinjaOutreach – Find Influencers in your niche with NinjaOutreach.
  6. Epicbeat  – Look for the top articles for any topic with Epiction’s Epicbeat.
  7. RightRelevance – Find out more about your passion by inputting your main keyword.
  8. Reddit – Find the most unique topics to write about with the Reddit Community.
  9. Quora – Find the answer to almost any questions and get a stream of content ideas.
  10. Twitter – Explore topics through hashtags and look at the most shared content to get some topic ideas.
  11. Facebook – This may seem common but it is not that obvious to you. Your own feed can be a source of content ideas. Only if you are willing to look.
  12. Google Trends – Find out the most popular news. Fully updated, this tool will show you the latest news.
  13. Ahref’s Content Explorer – Find out the latest and mostly shared content in your niche.
  14. Alchemy Language – Generate topics or keywords right out of your competitor’s content while using this tool.
  15. Brandwatch – See what people are talking about and generate some content ideas.
  16. NewsCred – Have access to over 2,500 sources and millions of articles, images and videos to help you in your content creation.
Keyword Research
  1. Google Keyword Planner Tool – We cannot have a keyword research tool list without this one. This is the go-to keyword tool of all time.
  2. Bing Keyword Tool – Even if Google is always the most popular choice, Bing also has a keyword tool. The best part is that it is able to uncover really low competition keywords.
  3. Ubersuggest – Looking for longtail keywords? Ubersuggest gives you the keywords based on Google Suggest.
  4. Soovle – Generate keyword ideas in an instant with this tool. This puts all of the keyword ideas across different websites in one convenient place.
  5. Moz Keyword Explorer – Want to find out more than just searches? This tool offers in-depth metrics to your keyword.
  6. KeywordTool.io – Known as a popular alternative to Google Keyword Planner, this tool generates keywords from different website.
  7. MajesticSEO – Want exclusive metrics for your keyword? Try Majestic SEO – a unique keyword analysis service.
  8. SEO Book Keyword Tools – This tool may look old but it is still effective. Aaron Wall did a great job in crafting this tool.
  9. SEMRush – Want to do competitive keyword research? You can do it with this tool. SEMRush allows you to compare keywords and find out the keywords that you would like to use.
  10. SpyFu – Another competitive keyword research tool is SpyFu. Find out what your competitors are using and swoop down to take the rankings from them.
  11. WordTracker – Warning: This tool is not free. It may look free but it’s not. But it is a good tool for keyword analysis.
  12. KWFinder – Another tool you can use for longtail keyword research is KWFinder. It is designed just for that.
  13. Yoast Suggest – Working almost like Google Planner, this tools creates suggestions and gives the option to export the results to a CSV file.
  14. Wordstream Keyword Tool – You may have heard of this before. But this tool also allows you to do some keyword searches. Only that searches are limited to 30 a day.
  15. FreshKey – This tool is not free but it is for good reason. This generates more than just keywords. It generates buyer keywords.
  16. Ninja Search Combination Tool – Want to generate a huge list of keywords in a short time. Also utilizing the Google search query, this tool is able to create a huge keyword list in a click.
  17. Keyword Discovery – Really old but this tool still does the job of getting keywords and displaying them on a table.
  18. WordPot – Want to know the daily search volume of your keyword? Wordpot can do it for you.
  19. KeywordSpy – This tool can help you generate keywords based on similar words and spelling mistakes. Designed for PPC, this is a tool that can help you target the right keywords for your advertisements.
  20. KeywordEye – Based in the UK, this tool is the only one out there that generates LSI keywords.
  21. KGen – KGen is your browser’s best friend as it analyzes keywords on any webpage. Because of this, it may also be a good competitive keyword tool as well.
  22. SerpStat – Looks like a professional tool with lots of inside tools. Might be useful for in-depth keyword research.
Content Collection
  1. Scoop.it – Leading the list is Scoop.it – the perfect place to find highly relevant and shareable content for your niche.
  2. Pocket – Looking for an app that can help you find, annotate and keep all the content in one place even if you got it in different places on the Internet? Pocket is the answer.
  3. Curata CCS – A tool that assists you in your content marketing efforts by helping you search, annotate, organize, compile and share content.
  4. DrumUp – Fuse social media and content marketing in one with DrumUp – the tool that can mine content from social media channels in real time.
  5. Feedly – Have all of your favorite blogs in one place. Go there when you need some ideas but find all of their feeds in one place.
  6. List.ly – The list is a very popular type of blogpost. It always get shares. Generate a quick list through this website.
  7. Storify – Join a community of storymakers. Share your story and curate some useful ones for your website.
  8. Paper.li – Want your own online newspaper? You can now do it with Paper.li.
  9. Pulse – Find the latest news on LinkedIn and have the news flow in your mobile gadgets so that you can find easily find and share them.
  10. Delicious – Delicious may be old but it is still working well. Keep all of your bookmarks in one place with its compact bookmarklet.
  11. ContentGems  – ContentGems offers a service that helps marketers find and share relevant content to their followers.
  12. Bundlr – Group items together and pass them off as new content. Bundlr can help you in that area.
  13. Flipboard – Want to be able to create your own online magazine? You can do that with Flipboard. Put all of your favorite news, stories and articles in one place.
  14. EverPost – Need story ideas? No problem! With EverPost, you’ll get a steady stream of ideas along with the option to save the information that you find.
  15. CurationSoft – Offers a service that establishes a company as a thought leader by helping them find content while keeping their authoritative voice.
  16. RockTheDeadline – Want to access a stream of updated news and content that you can instantly curate and share? That’s what RocktheDeadline can do for you.
  17. TumbleCloud – Find stories that you can arrange, co-create and share. A tool for collaborative storytelling.
  18. UpContent – Find the most relevant and recent content from social influencers with UpContent. It is able to pull up news and blogposts and sort them accordingly.
  19. Kuratur – This is content curation on steroids. Have your curation done automagically with this tool.
  20. ClipZine – Have your own ezine with Clipzine. Easily generate your own ezine with curated content and share it with your followers.
  21. Magnify – Have the ability to curate content in video form. Magnify will help you do that.
  22. Scribit – Search and track conversions of your content all at the same time with Scribit.
  23. BagTheWeb – Collect content in a bag and share them with others through this tool.
  24. TagBoard – Search content through hashtags across different social media channels with TagBoard.
  25. MassRelevance – Social media is no longer optional. It is a good thing that there is Mass Relevance to help brands connect with their audiences.
  26. iFlow – Look at real time streams on any topic and have the ability to curate it to craft new content.
  27. Curation Traffic – Using WordPress? Use this plugin to harvest posts, articles, graphics and videos to fuel your blog.
  28. Addict-o-matic – Key in a trending topic and Addict-o-matic will look for it in real time websites across the Internet.
  29. HeadSlinger – Tap the power of headlines through this headline search tool.
  30. Postano – Looking for content for your website and other materials? Postano targets brands and organizations to deliver the most relevant content to them.
  31. Trap!t – Want to choose the content that you see? You can do that through the personalized content discovery of Trap!t.
  32. Postplanner – This is an advanced search tool that let you find ideas based on keywords and lead you to the experts in your chosen niche.
  33. Bundlepost – Here is another tool that utilizes the power of social media. This tool helps find statuses so that you can curate and schedule them for sharing.
  34. Liiist – Looking for an online folder where you can keep everything? Liist is what you are looking for.
  35. Newsle – Want to keep yourself updated with what your Facebook friends, email contacts and LinkedIn connections are doing? Have it all in one place with this tool.
  36. Summify – Do you want a summary of all of your fees in one convenient location? Use Summify. It will be great for content research too.
  37. Prismatic – Prismatic is another tool where you can create a personalized feed. This is better than just scrolling through Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. It is better because it is highly customized
  38. Storyful – If you need to come up with a story everyday and you don’t have access to a professional newsroom, use Storyful – a tool that curates the most relevant news and puts it in one place.
  39. RebelMouse – Create your own website ready with content and connections to your social network.
  40. Channelkit – Have all of your content in one place. It doesn’t matter what format they come in. They can be PDFs, images, webpages or documents. You can have it in one place with Channelkit.
  41. Sharpr – What I like about this tool is its ability to disseminate information to a team. It is a good collaboration tool as well as an information sharing tool.
  42. Huzzaz – Like Magnify, Huzzaz allows you to curate videos in one location. It can be from Youtube, Vimeo or other video sharing websites.
  43. LinkHubb – Want to share links in a visual platform? LinkHubb allows you to upload everything in a cloud platform. The best part is that it also has some metrics.
  44. Crowdynews – need a constant stream of content to your website? Have Crowdynews deliver real-time news to your website.
  45. The Tweeted Times – Twitter addict? No problem! Have this tool aggregate all your favorite tweets in one place.
  46. GageIn – If you want to know the latest news about a particular topic, then go to GageIn. It will deliver everything conveniently to your device.
  47. Eqentia – Need a platform that can get content through text? Eqentia does this and it even delivers news in real time.
  48. Shareist – If you love taking note of your favorite content so that you may use them later. Use Shareist. It integrates with various platforms and allows you to share content in real time.
  49. Pearltrees – Another visual platform that lets you organize information in one place is Pearltrees. It also allows images.
  50. Juxtapost – Like an image on the web? Bookmark it with Juxtapost. Organize them on boards and share them.
  51. Pluggio – Managing all of your social media profiles can be troublesome. So have everything in one place with Pluggio.
  52. Kbucket – Join this community of content curators and see what they are sharing.
  53. elink – Need content right away? Turn a bunch of links into content with elink.
  54. Zimilate – Don’t you think that it is great to screenshot your favorite webpages? You can now do that with Zimilate. Capture every file, image and website in its cloud storage.
  55. Roojoom – Having an online magazine is a must for small business owners. Lucky for you, Roojoom helps you create these by collating content from users in your niche.
  56. Flashissue – Want to create an email newsletter. You can now do that with Gmail and Flashissue. FlashIssue is a Gmail newsletter creator that curates content for your subscribers.
  57. Vidinterest – Looking for videos you can share? This is another video sharing platform with a social twist. Get access to sites like YouTube, DailyMotion and Vimeo.
  58. Folloze – Are you into marketing and sales? Folloze is the right tool for you. It curates content across the industry.
  59. Lingospot – Lingospot is a software that automatically updates content throughout your web properties. With it, you can create thousands of pages for your website.
  60. XYDO – This tool curates content for your email marketing efforts. It feeds your subscribers regular content fodder for maximum conversions.
Content Editing
  1. Hemingway – This is the most popular editing app out of the bunch. Simply paste your content and it will highlight the parts that needs some editing. There is also a desktop app that you can download.
  2. Grammarly – This tool can integrate with Firefox so that you can edit content in webpages.
  3. GrammarBase – Have your content edited online. You can paste your text or upload a file.
  4. Spellchecker – Aside from grammar, you also need to check your spelling. A spellchecker is perfect for that.
  5. Cliche Finder – Do you think that you are using too many cliches in your work? Let the Cliche Finder find those nasty cliches.
  6. SlickWrite – Have an online editor critique your paper on the spot. It even highlights the words and tell you what to do next.
  7. ProofreadBot – Copy and Paste your content on the spot and have the bot do all the editing for you.
  8. 1Checker – This is a free tool that lets you check your grammar. You can even use it online with an account.
  9. Writefull – See your content being edited in real time so that you can write with confidence.
  10. Ginger – This is an editing tool that you can download on your PC or on your mobile phone. This is like having an editor on-the-go.
  11. After the Deadline – This tool can be used as a WordPress plugin or can be used online through its demonstration tab.
  12. Readability Tester – It is important to not only check for grammar but also for readability as well.
  13. EssayMama’s Word Counter – Want to know how many words you have written so far? Use this tool.
Content Enrichment Tools
  1. Unsuck it – Need to replace a word? Use Unsuck It to generate word ideas.
  2. Thesaurus.com – Thinking of Synonyms? Thesaurus.com should be your first choice.
  3. Big Huge Thesaurus – Need more words? Then use another thesaurus.
  4. Power Thesaurus – Another thesaurus. Another source of word ideas.
  5. Thsrs – This has a unique twist in the sense that it gives you shorter synonyms.
  6. Synonym.com – Like Thesaurus.com, this is one of the first websites you’ll see when you are looking for synonyms.
  7. Synonyms.net – If there is a .com version, there is also a .net. It does the same thing.
  8. Synonym Finder – Think that your content doesn’t sound quite right? Use a synonym finder.
  9. SnappyWords – Looking for a word and want it displayed visually? Then use this and you’ll be amazed.
  10. Visuwords – Here is another visual dictionary for you.
Content Auditing Tools
  1. Google Analytics – Want to know which content gets the most traffic for free? Nothing beats good old Google Analytics.
  2. OpenSiteExplorer – Want to look at the Domain Authority of your website as well as your backlinks and want to track the activity in your website pages? You can do that with OpenSiteExplorer.
  3. SEMRush – Get to know about your backlinks and your broken links with a quick overview of your website using this tool.
  4. Moz Pro – Get your site crawled by one of the most advance crawlers on the Internet.
  5. ScreamingFrog SEO Spider – This is a useful tool for looking at broken links in your website. It is a free desktop application.
  6. Google Search Console – This is often left out from the list but it is highly useful in finding broken links and de-indexed pages.
  7. Deepcrawl – Look closely at all of your links, redirects, canonicals, etc. with this tool.
  8. SEO Workers’s Tool – Look at your HTTP Headers and know what to do next with this tool.
  9. Web CEO – A slow website can kill your traffic. So you need a tool to help you make your website faster and this is what Web CEO is for.
  10. SERanking – Find your website errors as they occur. Use SERanking. Comes with a free trial.
  11. SEOptimer – Don’t know what’s wrong with your website or content? SEOptimer will tell you what to do next.
  12. Website Grader – Working in the same way as SEOptimer, you can now see the parts of your site that needs improvement.
  13. Dareboost – Is your website doing well? Find out with Dareboost.
  14. Raven Site Auditor – It is another site auditing tool that gives you results.
  15. SiteAnalyzer – Another good tool for website analysis is SiteAnalyzer. It is able to analyze your website in a click.
  16. Seomator – Find out what’s wrong with your website SEO-wise and how you can automate your tasks.
  17. SEOSiteCheckup – Want to know how you can improve optimize your site for the search engines? Use SEO Site Checkup.
  18. Found SEO Tool – Find out more about your website. All this tool needs is your URL.
  19. WooRank – WooRank offers an instant review of your website. Just key in your URL and you are ready to go.
  20. Nibbler – Know what’s wrong with your website with this one-click analysis tool.
  21. SEO Report Card – Working in pretty much the same way as other analyzers only that it gives you a detailed report on your website.
  22. Lipperhey – Want to analyze your website for free? Try Lipperhey.
  23. SEO Audit – Look at your links and your domain authority just as how a SEO audit should be.
  24. WebGnomes – Measure how well your site is optimized with this tool.
  25. Varvy SEO Tool – Find out how optimized your website for SEO, Speed and Mobile.
  26. Alexa Audit Tool – Audit your site with this tool that has been crawling the web since it began. You get a 7 days free trial at the beginning.
  27. Contentlook Plugin – Have a Content Audit Tool right inside your WordPress dashboard. Use this plugin.
  28. CAT (Content Analysis Tool) – This tool crawls your content to show you all of the links as well as the pageviews, bounce rate and the likes.
  29. Blaze – Know which content is getting the most pageviews and the lowest bounce rates with Blaze. Comes with a free demo.
  30. DynoMapper– Find out what type of content you have by looking at the keywords, the images and other information.
  31. Brafton – Brafton offers more than just content analytics. It also helps you when it comes to SEO and social media marketing.

 

Content services
  1. Upwork – Look for the right freelancer at UpWork – the leading freelancing website on the Internet.
  2. Fiverr – Need a quick job done? Try Fiverr where you can hire people for just $5.
  3. Contently – Need help with your content? Contently gives you access to high quality writers who can help you craft your content. Everything is handled inside their platform making it easy for your to focus on content ideas.
  4. Skyword – With over 20,000 writers, a connection with Thomson Reuters and a partnership with Bigstock Images, you’ll be sure to choose this over the rest.
  5. Textbroker – Looking for quick content? Look at no other than textbroker.
  6. iWriter – This website allows you to put up a job and wait up to four hours for its completion.
  7. TextMaster – Get your content at an affordable price with TextMaster
  8. NinjaEssays – Get your essays done the ninja way with NinjaEssays.
  9. PaperGears – Need to have some papers done? PaperGears can help you with any academic paper.
  10. EssaysCapital – This is another service for writing essays. Try them out.
  11. Plagtracker – This helps you create plagiarism-free papers.
  12. 300Editors – Hire an editor and watch him edit your work right in front of your eyes.
  13. Reedsy – Connect with writers, authors and editors before you publish your content. Connect with them through Reedsy.
  14. Wordy – Nothing beats real human editors and that’s what Wordy has.
  15. Brafton – if you need content in various formats, then Brafton can help you. They can even do case studies and interviews.
  16. Textworkers – specializing on webpages, this website is known to be the producer of various company descriptions such as that of Maybelline, Avon and oDesk.
  17. Outspoken Media – Do you want nothing less than authority articles for your website? There is no better service than that of Outspoken Media.
  18. Internet Marketing Ninjas – On the Internet, you need more than just content. You need search engine optimized content and this is what Internet Marketing Ninjas has to offer.
  19. iStrategy Labs – More than just written content, this service provider can also do animation and videography.
  20. Mad Wire Media – designed for marketing. This service provider specializes in digital marketing.
  21. Graphtek – Do you need content that reflects your brand? Then use a service from Graphtek.
  22. SEO Advantage – Let a SEO professional do all the dirty work by letting them write your content.
  23. Socius Marketing – Do you need an expert who can give you well researched articles? Socius Marketing can help you.
  24. Phenomenal Content LLC  – This service offers copywriting services on top of their article writing services.
  25. TextRoyal – There is nothing better than real US-born writers doing the job for you. They can do it on a variety of topics as well.
  26. CrowdFlower – Do you need content in various languages? BVrowdflower may lead you to the right writer.
  27. SocialSite Media – This service provider offers something unique in the sense that it gives you a service that looks at existing content instead of creating content from scratch.
  28. Simply Done Tech Solutions – This service stands out in the veterinary industry for its ability to create amazing content and videos.
  29. Express Writers – Sure, you need some professional services but you also need these services done fast and this is what Express Writers is for.
  30. Editor Group – Instead of hiring your own editor, why not hire Editor Group instead?
  31. No. 2 Pen – This is another website that offers brand-centered content.
  32. iWebContent – Want to boost your website rankings? You can do that with carefully crafted content.
  33. Content Writers – You will like this website because their writers specialize on a variety of topics.
  34. Content Development Pros – Do you need content in 72 hours? Then hire the pros.
  35. SEO Article Writing Pros – Professionally written content with SEO in mind.
  36. Articlez – This website offers non-English speaker writers but at really affordable prices.
  37. Textun – Need a report or blogpost? Textun can help you.
  38. Creative CopyWriter – Lead-oriented content? Creative copywriter can help you.
  39. The Write Content – More than just brand-oriented content, this service also offers custom content strategies and editing services.
  40. Vertical Measures – This is the age of long form content and that is exactly what Vertical Measures is going to give you.
  41. SM Content Creation – This is your go-to provider for any creative project.
  42. Content Cavalry – Need compelling content? This is the service for it.
  43. More Than Words Only – If you want top notch content, then you will need no less than real experts and creative writers on your team.
  44. eBook Writing Service – More than just articles, you may also need to write some eBooks and this is the service for that.
  45. Write Collective – Need keyword-optimized content? This is the service for you.
  46. Brivin Corp – This also provides top notch articles as well as press releases and journalistic content.
  47. SureWriteSEO – Another search engine optimized writing service for better rankings.
  48. Writology – Need a writer? You may need to hire a write from this marketplace.
  49. Scripted  – This is one of those marketplaces with tons of writing experts.
  50. TextWriters – This place has over 50,000 writers who can help you.
  51. ClearVoice – This offers more than just content, it also matches you to the right freelancer.
  52. Zerys Zerys is a marketplace for thousands of freelancers to connect with businesses, and also doubles as a project management tool for content.
  53. Ebyline – Hire a freelancer the easy way with the seamless process in Ebyline.
  54. WriterAccess – Need content? Get connected with thousands of freelancers with really quick turnaround times.
  55. CrowdSource – Hire the experts. Hire quality writers and editors to manage your content creation.
  56. Copify – Hire only the best copywriters on the Internet with Copify.
  57. Inklyo – More than penny writers, this website offers real industry expert insights and content.
  58. Godot – Find the right writer no matter what niche you are in.
  59. Mediashower – Written by a journalist and edited by a SEO expert. This is the formula for winning content.
  60. Constant Content – Commission writers for custom articles or buy premade ones with this writer community.
  61. Blog Mutt  – Don’t wait on one writer. Hire a crowd with Blog Mutt.
  62. Content Writers – Need professional content? No problem! Content Writers have you covered.
  63. CopyPress – Need content for your website? Then hire from CopyPress. It is one of the oldest out there for it started way back in 2009.
  64. Crowd Content – This is another provider of brand-focused content.
  65. RightlyWritten – Instantly connect with a network of writers without the need for a contract. Hire on the go!

 

That's It!

That is what I have so far (235 Tools in Total).

Have I missed some of your favorite tools? Feel free to comment them below.

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  1. Katrina Jean Carter

    Thank you for a very well though-out and informative post! This list is so useful!

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