Blogging is one of the best ways to connect with the outer world, but! it can be a little overwhelming with processes like researching on your topic idea, drafting out the content, checking for grammatical errors, getting the right images, designing your blog post cover and so on.
However, there are numerous tools(free and paid) on the internet today that can help blog efficiently and make blogging process less of a headache. This article contains a list of few of these awesome tools to improve your blogging experience.
Grammerly is a writing assistant tool that checks for grammatical errors, typos, punctuations etc., which works by providing you with suggestions as to correcting these errors, thereby making your writing clearer and more precise. This tool is very useful for both native English speakers and people who do not write with English language that often. It comes with a free and premium version.
Hemingway is a writing and editing tool that helps improve your writing style. It is not an in-depth grammer checker like Grammerly but works by highlighting your texts in different colors corresponding to types of changes to be made on your texts.
Free stock images and illustration tools
Wondering where to get the right images for your blog posts? My Stock Photos allows you access a bunch of licensed stock photos. There are varying categories to choose from and navigating through the site is quite easy.
Unsplash is quite similar to My Stock Photos for the images are high quality, licensed and has a lot of categories to pick from.
Although these images are free to use, it's cool to give credits when you use them.
Looking to try out illustration images in your blog posts? Undraw is a collection of open-source illustrations and it is completely free to use. Here, you can search for and select the illustration that fits your blog post content, change the color to what you desire and download the image.
Canva is an easy-to-use graphic design tool where you can can quickly create beautiful covers or banners for your blog post from the free and paid templates.
This is an online design tool which is quite similar to Canva.
Trello is an organizational tool mostly used within teams and can as well be for personal use. With a Trello board containing series of cards with awesome features you can plan out your blog posts effectively.
As a blogger, there are a bunch of activities to take care of when mapping out contents and that! can be overwhelming. With Todoist you can schedule your posts and breakdown the writing processes into subtasks.
This tool is for bloggers who loves memes in their blog posts. Rather than combing through the internet for the perfect fit, you can as well generate yours using the Meme Generator online tool.
It is important to note that tools alone will not make one a better blogger or dish out quality contents, rather, these tools would help get things done more effectively by offering additional support, thereby improving blogging experience.
Thanks for reading!