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10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity

Kevin Ocasio


10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity With so many things that need to be done to build and monetize their blogs, bloggers are always looking for ways to be more productive. If you’re running your blog alone, writing daily content isn’t the only task you need to fulfill. Your other responsibilities include building an email list, managing your social media, SEO, and more. Stop thinking you don’t have enough time and resources to get more things done in a day. In fact, there are plenty of tools that can help you maximize the use of your time so you can continually produce great content and satisfy your audience. The quality of your work does not need to suffer just because you assume you can’t keep up! In this post, we’re going to take a look at a list of productivity tools you can use.

1. E.gg Timer

10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity


10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity

Do you spend too much time on a certain task that you tend to neglect others that also deserve your attention? Be more conscious of your time and improve your focus by using a simple online timer that works for you. What I use while I work is E.gg Timer. This one’s free and very easy to use. All you need to do is set the number of minutes or hours you wish to allot for a task. When the time is over, it makes an alarm sound.

2. Yoast SEO Get to the top of Google search results by SEO-optimizing every part of your content. An effective WordPress tool to help you achieve this goal would be Yoast SEO. If you are dead serious about your blog’s SEO performance, Yoast SEO examines your blog posts and provides real-time feedback on their quality.

10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity


10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity This WordPress plugin checks and makes suggestions on the following for your blog content: Titles and meta descriptions Keywords External and internal links The length of your sentences and paragraphs The readability of your post Images

3. FreshBooks Used by Pat Flynn of Smart Passive Income and other online entrepreneurs, FreshBooks is a simple accounting tool that helps you manage your online business’ bills, expenses, invoices, and more. Not an accounting expert? No worries. Freshbooks automates recurring invoices and saves you from inaccurate calculations. It’ll help you stay organized and save time with its professional invoices. Here are some of the things that Freshbooks does for you: Creates branded invoices Organizes your receipts Categorizes your monthly expenses Accepts credit card payments Sets automatic reminders to avoid late payments Sets a timer for your projects Generates reports for your total profit and loss Helps you access your data from your mobile device

4. PicMonkey 10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity


10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity

PicMonkey is a simple photo editing tool that does wonders for your images. With this little tool, there’s no need for you to get someone else to create WOW-worthy images for your blog posts. You can use PicMonkey to add filters and effects to your images and brand them. If you need to make business cards, you can do that with PicMonkey’s professional templates. Aside from your post images, you can also use this tool to make beautiful social media posts to share. If you’re just getting started, PicMonkey has a library of easy-to-follow tutorials. They also feature a collection of masterpieces for your inspiration.

5. Wunderlist

10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity


10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity

Wunderlist is a simple tool that allows you to create to-do lists, take down notes, set reminders, and access your content ideas from any device. If you run your online business with a team, you can use Wunderlist to assign tasks to team members. This will help each member knows his or her responsibilities. Another thing that Wunderlist does is that it lets you upload your important ďŹ les – PDFs, spreadsheets, and video or slideshow presentations regardless of the size. Wunderlist also features beautiful backgrounds so you can have more personalization for your list.

6. Keyword Shitter

10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity


10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity Do you need help finding long tail keywords to optimize a page or blog post? Keyword Shitter is a less known keyword research tool (but very useful and effective) that helps you find profitable long tail keywords in less than a minute. To save you time and effort in including and excluding specific keywords in your content, use Keyword Shitter’s positive and negative filter. Keyword Shitter is totally free to use.

7. Tweak Your Biz

Whether you’re going to create a landing page, email, or blog post for your business, it’s no secret that headlines are an indispensable ingredient of a good copy. Headlines can increase your conversions and sales. But here’s the thing: Not everyone has the skill and talent to write a compelling headline.

10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity


10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity But don’t worry. You don’t need to force yourself into creating headlines because Tweak Your Biz generates hundreds of them. Enter your desired keywords and click submit.

8. AWeber

You should work on your email list and communicate with your audience from day one. For an all-around tool that lets you create responsive signup forms, segment your subscribers, create engaging newsletters and track your performance, use AWeber. AWeber also features tons of tips and tutorials on email marketing so you’ll be able to run effective email campaigns. And if you’d like to hear some success stories for more insights, do check AWeber’s Resource section.

10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity


10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity 9. Akismet

Checking your blog comments one by one for spam is tedious. Why not use a spam filtering tool that does the work for you? Try Akismet. Akismet is a WordPress plugin that checks and ďŹ lters the comments you get that appear like spam. Akismet even blocks the worst kind of spam so your blog won’t slow down. Now, you can focus more on comments made by well-meaning people.

10. Fiverr

10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity


10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity

What about those times when you’re sick, too exhausted, or about to go on a long vacation? Or those projects like explainer videos and slideshow presentations which you can never do yourself? Sometimes you have to admit that you need help. Almost everyone knows about Fiverr. Fiverr is a popular website where you can hire talented people to help you with creative and technical projects. Fiverr’s list of services includes but are not limited to: Copywriting Infographics Whiteboard and explainer videos WordPress management Press releases Sound effects Email marketing SEO 10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity


10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity Before You Go Despite these helpful tools that streamline your work, remember to give yourself rest breaks in between so you won’t burn out. You deserve those power naps to keep you alert and creative. Finally, if you’ve found this list of productivity tools for bloggers like you helpful, please share this post.

10 Must-Use Tools To Increase Blogging Productivity

10 must use tools to increase blogging productivity  

With so many things that need to be done to build and monetize their blogs, bloggers are always looking for ways to be more productive.

10 must use tools to increase blogging productivity  

With so many things that need to be done to build and monetize their blogs, bloggers are always looking for ways to be more productive.

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