01.20.20163 min read

4 Content Tools You Can’t Live Without


Blogging takes planning, research, and original ideas. The right tools can help you stay organized and focused on the right topics. Would you like to improve your content marketing strategy? Take advantage of these online resources, and let me know how these work for you!

1. Plan and execute your ideas—dapulse

Creating standout content needs to first be organized into a focused plan. dapulse is a great tool that allows you to easily collaborate, share ideas, and manage your projects without complicated software. This tool is a great low-budget resource for creative teams in which goals and visions can be easily mapped out and worked on as a group. A free 30-day trial is available, and integration with apps like Google Docs and Dropbox is available.

Plan and execute your ideas - dapulse

2. Editorial management for WordPress—Edit Flow

If you need better content management, but don’t want separate software then you will enjoy this great resource for your WordPress website. Edit Flow is a free plugin that helps you create a custom calendar, manage editorial comments, define key stages to your workflow, draft a story budget, and more. It’s quick and easy to install, and includes options to add customization without coding.

Editorial management for WordPress - Edit Flow

3. Realtime cross media analytics—Zignal Labs

If your business has not been able to successfully find the right topics for your niche then this simple tool can help. Zignal Labs is a resource that helps you easily find the latest trends and stories as they unfold. Use the precise keyword search tool, and gain comprehensive insights in your industry with a dashboard that is always up to date.

Realtime cross media analytics - Zignal Labs

4. Find profitable keywords—Long Tail Pro

Would you like to be able to find the best keywords for your target market? Long Tail Pro helps you discover what the competition is using, and how buyers respond to specific phrases. The intuitive platform provides hundreds of ideas from a main keyword, and is a must-have tool for SEO research. This resource will save you hours while providing important data such as SERP, meta tags, page rank, and more. A low-cost monthly or yearly plan is available with a money-back guarantee.

Find profitable keywords - Long Tail Pro

Hopefully you will find these content tools useful to your business blogging strategy. 

This article was written by Susan Gilbert from Business2Community and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network.

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