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13 Terrific Tools you need to start your Blog in 2017

28/01/2017
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Blogging is one of the best ways to stay connected with the world, it lets you do whatever you want to like share your experience or promote your business.

Are you looking out for free blogging tools to improve the blogging experience of the blog you are launching? If you are, then we are here to help you find out the tools with which you can optimize your content.

We have brought up 13 blogging tools that you should use if you are thinking of starting your own blog.

These tools effectively enhance your blogging efforts from helping you find out a blogging platform to measure your blog performance.

To Write Catchy Headlines

#1 Blog Title Generator by SEOPressor 

SEOPressor is a WordPress Plug-in which helps in generating creative and catchy titles for blog posts.

The tool has a unique feature which other tools lack that is a description indicator for your keyword like industry, generic term, skill, event, location etc.

How to Use? 
  • Add your keyword.
  • Select the type of keyword or relevant descriptor.
  • And it will generate all the possible titles.

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To Buy a Domain Name

#2 NameCheap

It helps you create your web presence by providing you a domain name. You can purchase a domain name at the click of a button.

How to Use?
  • Choose your domain name.
  • Host your site with its hosting plans.
  • Craft a website with all the tools.

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Writing Tools

 #3 YoastSEO 

This is a useful tool which is a WordPress Plug-in to create well-optimized content. This SEO Plug-in keeps your blog post focused and help you manage the content on your site.

Features

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#4 Evernote

Evernote is the write on the go tool preferred by all the writers. It instantly saves your post ideas, so that you may not forget it. Evernote is just like your digital workspace.

Features
  • Lets you create notes.
  • Capture, nurture and share your ideas across any device.
  • Notes you have saved are easy to find.
  • Capture a note once and it will be available on all your devices.
How to Use?
  • Create your Evernote account.
  • And, it get started to make notes, save photos etc.

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Proofreading Tool

#5 Readable

Readable is a free blogging tool that is used to proofread the content. It provides you the most easy and quick way to analyze the readability of your text.

How to Use?
  • You can either test by URL or direct input or referrer.
  • Enter the text in the search box.
  • And, click on ‘Calculate Readability’.
  • It provides you with a score for the most used readability indicators.

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Create a Backup

#6 Dropbox

The best tool to create the backup for your work. It offers you automated free storage for all the files up to 2GB. All the files, photos or video you keep in Dropbox is directly synced to all of your devices.

Features
  • Create back up for your files.
  • Send videos quickly.
  • Lets you access your docs on all devices you are synced to.
How to Use?
  • Sign up for free with Google.
  • And, it will automatically sync your files, documents etc.

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Tools to find out Creative Images

#7 Pixabay

It provides you free high quality images that match your blog content perfectly. It offers million of stock photos for free. There is no copyright restriction on the images present on Pixabay, you are free to use it for any purpose.

How to Use?
  • No registration required.
  • Go to Pixabay.
  • Find images.
  • Use them.

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#8 Death to the Stock Photo

They send you free high-resolution photos that you need for your blog posts right in your inbox. You can easily make your blog visually appealing by using the high-quality resolution images provided by Death to the Stock Photo.

How to Use?
  • Simply, enter your email address where you wish to receive photos.
  • You will receive stock of photos every month in your mailbox.

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Schedule your Content and Let it Reach to Maximum number of Audience

#9 Hootsuite

This tool helps you manage social media like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn etc. from a single dashboard. You can easily add two RSS feeds in the free version.

Features
  • Manage the blog posts on social media.
  • Lets you do more in less time.
  • Measure your social ROI.
How to Use?

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#10 Todoist

It lets you create a to-do-list where you can place your ideas. You can schedule that when should the blog post go live with the help of this tool.

Features
  • Enables you to collaborate on shared team tasks.
  • You can access tasks from anywhere.

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#11 Digg Digg

It is a tool built by Buffer engineers. It helps you get more likes and shares on your content by making it easier for readers to share the articles.

How to Use?
  • Set up a blog.
  • Create a social setup for it.
  • Share your posts, so that millions of users can read it.

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Tools to Analyze the Performance

#12 Site Meter

It is a great analytics program used as a measuring tool. It offers you both the versions: free and paid. But, you can easily use the free version, as it provides you with all the tools required by the webmaster.

Features
  • To know the visits on your website.
  • To know from where customers are coming from.
  • Which page they are visiting on the website.
How to Use?
  • Create an account for Site Meter Basic.
  • Copy the code from your account which is specifically generated for your site.
  • Paste the code into the page, you want to track. The code need to be pasted in the HTML of the pages you want to track.
  • Once the account is active, it starts tracking visits, views etc.

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Tools to Track the Time Duration

#13 Toggl

Toggl is a useful blogging tool which instantly boosts your productivity. It is a one-click time tracking tool which helps you manage time.

Features
  • Track budget negotiations.
  • Track board timings.
  • Track load testing.
  • Track legal fees.
How to Use?
  • Before starting of the task you can add the task.
  • Complete your work.
  • Check your dashboard.
  • Know the time you have spent.

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We hope that these 13 blogging tools will be of use to you to start your blog and improve blogging efforts. Producing high quality content should be your priority, rest of it you can manage with the help of these tools. So, make a note of these amazing tools to boost the productivity of your blog instantly.

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