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7 Helpful Resources for Bloggers

As we’ve mentioned previously, blogging is one of the best ways to increase follower engagement while improving SEO.  If you took our advice to heart and started your own blog, you’ll enjoy the following links.  Below we share some of the most helpful blogging resources we’ve come across:

  1. CoSchedule Headline Analyzer.  Just enter your headline and this nifty tool will evaluate its length, emotional appeal, structure, and keywords.  Consider this one a great resource for increasing clicks.

  2. HubSpot Blog Topic Generator.  If you’re struggling to come up with topics to write about, you’ll really appreciate this tool.  Simply enter a few nouns and HubSpot will do the rest, offering you multiple potential blog topics.

  3. Freeimages.  Sometimes hunting down images to accompany your blog posts can be difficult.  With over 388,000 free photos and illustrations, Freeimages makes it easy.

  4. Grammarly.  Want to check if your grammar is correct?  You’ll love Grammarly.  This Chrome extension performs checks for spelling, sentence structure, style, punctuation, and more.

  5. Keyword Planner.  To increase the readership of your blog posts, consider Google’s Keyword Planner.  Not only does this tool allow you to enter keywords to see how popular they are, but it also provides related keywords that you may want to include in your blog.

  6. MailChimp.  There are few things worse to a blogger than writing a post that nobody reads.  With MailChimp, you can easily email your contacts to notify them about your new post.  This convenient resource is free if you have less than 2,000 contacts.

  7. Hashtagify.me.  Need help finding the best hashtags to reach your audience?  Hashtagify.me has analyzed over 4 million tweets to make the job easier for you.  This tool offers hashtag tracking, influence measuring, and information about a hashtag’s top influencers.