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50 Content Marketing Tools and Sources – The Ultimate List

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    50 Content Marketing Tools and Sources – The Ultimate List

    Hi all, Hope you all are doing well. After a few days of research, I have collated a list of 50 most effective content marketing tools and resources, which will help content marketers to become a pro in Content Marketing (CM).

    Hope, this post will be useful for you. Just spend some of your time for this post. Here, I’m going to reveal a little about the importance of content marketing and tools for it.

    CM is a kind of marketing that encompasses the making and sharing of some online stuff – videos, blogs, and posts on social media. However, it’s crucial for a business to improve their customer base, increase online sales, and generate more leads.

    I start describing CM tools based on 9 categories.

    1. Design
    2. Writing
    3. Video Creation
    4. Plagiarism
    5. Content Ideas
    6. Content Promotion And Distribution
    7. Scaling Content Marketing
    8. Tracking Content Marketing
    9. Content Marketing Blogs
    • DESIGN TOOLS

    Visuals speak more than text. The following design tools are useful for adding pictures and videos in your content.

    Canva - It’s a simple graphic design tool which makes everyone to create design effortlessly. It comes with lots of free templates, design elements, and useful articles.

    Piktochart - Good tool for designing infographics in a simple way.

    Infogram – Tool for creating infographics and making charts and maps.

    Easelly – Another tool for creating attractive visuals (infographics and posters)

    Visual.ly – Tool to help you create your own infographics to drive massive traffic to your site.

    PicMonkey - It’s simple image editor tool, which allows you to add frames, text, effects, and filters to images.

    Pixlr – It’s another good browser image editor, which satisfies all your image editing needs.

    PicJumbo – It offers free stock photos.

    GraphicRiver – It gives you fonts, icons, logo templates.

    • WRITING TOOLS

    These tools will do your writing better than ever.

    Wordpress – It’s a popular content management system. It allows entering content and setting up blog or website without coding knowledge.

    [email protected] – It provides instrumental music to prevent you from distractions.

    Grammarly – It’s great for checking your grammar and spelling of your content.

    Title Capitalization – It helps to capitalize the appropriate word in your title.

    AP Stylebook - It helps to make sure you’re following AP style guidelines.

    • VIDEO CREATION TOOLS

    Including videos in your content helps you to attract visitors to your site. The following tools aid to create videos.

    Knowledge vision – A tool aids to convert presentations and content into video without any software.

    Camtasia It’s another great tool for creating videos without any experience.

    Jing – It’s a free tool to share images and videos from user’s screens.

    Wyzowl – It’s an effective tool to make creative and engaging videos to promote your brand.

    Animatron – It’s another free tool to make videos and banners. It’s a good animation maker too.

    Idomoo – It’s a great tool, which provides mass video production.

    • PLAGIARISM CHECKER TOOLS

    Quality and unique content make sense. These tools are helpful for checking plagiarism.

    Copyscape – Helps you detect the duplicate content.

    Small SEO tools (plagiarism checker) – It’s another tool to check whether the content is plagiarized or not.

    • CONTENT IDEA SOURCES AND TOOLS

    Gathering ideas for writing seems difficult to someone. These tools aid you to choose topics that have SEO value and give you handful of content ideas.

    Buzzsumo – It’s a tool that helps to identify which content works well.

    Long Tail Pro – A tool to gather long tail keywords for your content.

    Keywordtool.io – It’s another great tool for gathering keywords.

    Feedly – It provides the feeds of all your favorite blogs in a single place.

    Content Forest Ideator – It displays content relevant to your topic, so you can gather ideas from that to use for your content.

    • CONTENT PROMOTION TOOLS

    After creating content, the most important thing is promoting it. Here are tools which help to make your content viral.

    Sprout Social – Schedule your posts and reach to your audience with this tool.

    Buzzstream – This software helps to promote your products and services in order to build links and brands.

    Slideshare – It allows you to share PowerPoint presentations both privately and publicly.

    Social Media – It includes Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, and Google+, which helps to promote your content.

    Offerpop – It’s a social media platform to engage customers.

    Ninja Outreach – It’s a web-based tool helps to reach out bloggers.

    Livejournal – It’s a free platform to share and blog your content.

    Papershare – It’s a popular cloud-based promotional tool.

    • TOOLS TO SCALE CONTENT MARKETING

    As your team grows, it’s difficult to manage their work. Here are tools to scale your content marketing sweats,

    Trello – Helps to keep track your projects

    Google docs – It’s an online word processor helps to create, track changes and make collaboration with your team.

    Google drive – It allows you to create, manage all your files and access it from anywhere.

    Problogger job board – It’s a place to find quality and creative writers to create content.

    • TOOLS TO MEASURE AND TRACK CONTENT MARKETING

    Moz Pro - A tool helps you to track your SEO performance.

    Google Analytics – A great tool to measure and examine your site’s traffic.

    Cyfe – It’s a dashboard which aids to connect with all the tools you use for CM such as Twitter, Google Analytics, and much more.

    • CONTENT MARKETING BLOGS

    Here are some of the top content marketing blogs to make you the best content marketer in the industry.

    Content Marketing Institute – It’s having a plenty of useful articles, data for content marketers.

    Hubspot – You can discover inbound marketing tips here.

    Convince and Convert – It focuses on how to gain customers using content marketing.

    Copyblogger – This blog provides lots of interesting topics to read and as well as teaches how to write compelling content.

    The content strategist – You can find news about content marketing here.

    The scripted blog – It aids writers to learn more about content marketing.

    Sprout Social Insights – It’s a social media blog which brings you the latest social media tips.

    The Knowledge Bank – It’s a blog about content marketing you can customize your feed to read the topics you want.

    The famous line “Content is always king” describes the importance of content. Hope these tools and sources helps to make the content marketing strategy effective.

     
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    Good share to newbies and members over here @stevesolo and your presentation looks nice. ;)
     
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    I just thank you all for appreciating my work. It makes me do more research and put new things here. If you have any questions related to content marketing, ask to me. I’m waiting here to help with the best of my knowledge.

     
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    Interesting stuff for beginners. :)

    Have you used these tools? :p
     
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    Thanks, @keywordspot. Yes, I have used most of these tools that I mentioned here.