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99+ Best Blogging Tools and Resources

Blogging Tools, Worker with Tools
Blogging is an art, and using the right blogging tools will make your art rise and shine! This is an epic list of blogging tools to which you can refer (hint: bookmark it!), and find new tools to enhance your blogging experience as well as the experience of your readers!

This epic list of blogging tools consists of resources for all types of bloggers whether professional, part-time or personal.I have structured them into various sections, allowing you to evaluate and choose the right tool for right purpose.

Though the list of available tools is long, every tool is useful in its own way. I also offer a one-line comment for each tool as a quick but helpful reference.

Blogging Software


Self-Hosted :
WordPress.org (recommended)
B2evolution (alternative)
Concrete5 (alternative)

Free Tools :
WordPress.com (yourblogname.wordpress.com)
Blogger (yourblogname.blogspot.com)
Tumblr (yourblogname.tumblr.com)

Freemium Tools :
TypePad (14 days free trial)
Square Space (14 days free trial)

Domain Research Tools


Basic Search :
Pc Names - Instant domain check engine
Domize - Domain name search engine
Domainr - Explore the entire domain name space

Advanced Search/Premium Domains :
Domain Search - Comprehensive searchable database of domain name registration
Whois Lookup - Discover the people or organizations behind a domain name
Domain Marketplace - Research available domains to buy

Additional Name Search :
Trademark search - Search the USPTO's database of registered trademarks
KnowEm - Check social profiles

Photo and Image Galleries


Flickr - Enables bloggers to find images with creative commons that allow commercial use
Photo Pin - Tool makes it very simple to search creative commons photos
Morgue File - Free stock photos

Logo Design Tools


Free :
Squarespace logo - Logo made easy.
Logo Garden - Start with free amazing logo.
Logo Maker - Design a logo and use it on your site for free using their HTML code.

Paid :
Logo Yes - Design a logo for free and download a high-resolution file for $0.99
Logo Type Maker - Design a logo for free and download a high-resolution version for $25
Graphic Spring - Create professional looking logos $39.99

Web Design and Development Services


oDesk - Get more done with the help of the freelancer
Elance - Hire great freelancers
Freelancer - Work done easy with the freelancers
Fiverr - Graphics, marketing, fun, and more online services for $5
Dribbble - Community of designers sharing screenshots of their work, process, and projects
Behance - Discover the latest work from top online portfolios by creative professionals
Design Contest - 1000s of professional designers compete for your business
99 Designs - Get the design you will love from community of designers
Ebook Indie Covers - Stylish eBook covers at affordable prices
Custom Fan Page Designs - Get your social media pages custom designed
Code Mentor - Connects you with experts for urgent issue solving, technical advice, and code review

Graphic and Web Design Tools


Fotor - Free online photo editor, graphic designer and design templates with 300 million users from 230 countries.
Canva - 100% free tool to create good graphics without designing skills.
Picmonkey - Free easy photo editing! Add filters, frames, text, and effects.
Gimp.org - Free software for photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.
Pikto Chart - Infographic design app that helps to produce beautiful, high quality graphics (paid).
Easel.ly - Is a simple web tool that empowers anyone to create and share powerful visuals.
Infogr.am - Create infographics and interactive online charts. It's free and super-easy!
Google Charts - Interactive charts and data tools that are powerful, simple to use, and free.
My eCover Maker - Create your own 3D eBook cover online.
Quick Picture Tools - This site offers 12 simple and easy online image editing tools.
Picfull - Free online photo editing.
Visme - Create interactive online presentations, infographics, animations and banners in HTML5.

WordPress Themes


WordPress Theme Detector - Free tool to find all the details about the WordPress theme used by a site.

Free :
WordPress.org Themes - Free WordPress themes directory.
Top WordPress Themes - Free quality and professional Wordpress themes.
Fabulous Thems - Fabulous WordPress themes available for free.
Free Themes - Amazing free WordPress themes site.

Paid :
Studio Press - Professionally designed premium WordPress themes.
Elegant Themes - Beautiful premium WordPress themes.
Theme Fuse - Premium WordPress themes and WordPress templates.
Thesis Themes - The ultimate design and template manager for WordPress.
Woo Themes - Premium themes, plugins and ecommerce for WordPress.
InkHive - Premium WordPress themes.
RichWP - Responsive premium WordPress themes.
Theme Forest - Various WordPress themes and templates.
Magazine3 - Premium WordPress magazine themes.
Themify - Drag and drop WordPress themes.
Tesla Themes - Modern WordPress themes with clean design.
My Theme Shop - Premium WordPress themes and plugins.
Press75 - Premium WordPress themes.

Video and Screen Recording Tools


Camtasia - Powerful, yet easy-to-use screen recorder and video editor
Cam Studio - Record all screen and audio activity on your computer
Jing - Free and simple way to start sharing images and short videos of your computer screen
Screenr - Web-based screen recorder to create and share your screen cast around the web
Screen Flow - Screen recording and editing software for Mac
Flix Press - Create extraordinary videos online in minutes
Intro Maker - Make your own Video with your Logo
Video Scribe - Make your own whiteboard videos, fast

SEO Tools


Topics and Keywords Research :
Google Keyword Tool - Plan your campaigns and learn what your customers are looking for.
Google Trends - Subscribe to get Trends email alerts for the topics you care about.
Word Tracker - Reveal high performing keywords in minutes (Paid).
LongTail Pro - Find profitable keywords faster (Paid).
Market Samurai - Discover the best keywords and your competitors weaknesses.
Uber Suggest - Free keyword tool that makes good use of different suggest services.
Hit Tail - Long tail keyword tool, to help you increase your organic traffic (Paid). WebCEO Backlink
Quality Check - This tool will help you improve your backlink profile in the post-Penguin era

Content Marketing Tools


Scribe Content - Content optimization software for online marketing and SEO.
Trend Spottr - Supercharge content marketing for brands and publishers.
Contently - Best solution for high-end brand publishing.
Soolve - Search suggestions and completions from the top providers on the internet.
Slide Share - Share what you know and love through presentations, infographics, documents.
Social Crowlytics - Identify the influencers and your competitor's most shared content.
Share Grab - Get the most shareable content from any Facebook page, whenever you need it.
Click to Tweet - The easiest way to promote and advertise your stuff on Twitter.
Triberr - Community of bloggers come together to read and share great content.
Dlvr.it - Save time, share smarter, and engage your audience everywhere.

Copywriting and Content Tools


The Golden Ratio Typography Calculator - Discover the perfect typography for your site.
Copy Scape - Search for copies of your page on the web.
Zen Writer (PC) - Only you and your thoughts.
One Look - Dictionary search of words and phrases.
Google Alerts - Monitor the web for interesting new content.
Word Counter - Web-based word counter.
Calibre - One stop solution for all your e-book needs.
Scrivener - Writing software for Mac and Windows.
Free Mind - Free mind mapping software.
Divvy HQ - Content planning and workflow tool.
Diigo - Is a multi-tool for knowledge management and better reading.
Topic Generator - Don't know what to blog about? This tool will help.
HTML Cleaner - Convert Word content to clean html code

Email Marketing Tools


AWeber - Email marketing services and software solutions for small business.
Mail Chimp - The best way to design, send, and share email newsletters.
Mad Mimi - Simple way to send newsletters, grow your subscribers and manage your emails.
Campaign Monitor - Easy to attract subscribers and send them beautiful email newsletters.
Constant Contact - Suite of tools to help you reach, engage, and acquire new customers through email.
Get Response - Email marketing software and autoresponder.
Litmus - Test and track your email campaigns, so you can put your best design forward.
Vero - Send emails based on what your customers do.
Customer.io - Send targeted human messages to your users, by utilizing their unique interactions with your business.
Ever Contact - Keep your contacts always up-to-date

Site Analytics and Optimization Tools


Google Analytics - Web analytics and reporting.
Click Tale - Better digital customer experience better business.
Crazy Egg - Visualize where your visitors click.
Unbounce - Build, publish and A/B test landing pages without technical skills.
Hub Spot - Inbound marketing software platform that helps companies attract visitors.
Visual Website Optimizer - A/B Testing Software for Marketers.
Optimizely - Improve conversions through A/B testing, split testing and multivariate testing.
Clicky - Real time web analytics.
KISS Metrics - Customer intelligence and web analytics.
Mint Analytics - A fresh look at your site with Mint web analytics application.
Mix Panel - Advanced analytics platform in the world for mobile and web.
Broken Link Check - Free tool to check for broken links.
Pingdom - Free website speed test tool.
Google PageSpeed - Check speed of your website on all devices.
Browser Shots - Check how your browser works in all browsers

Custom Email Sign Up Tools


Mail Munch - Grow your email list.
Optin Monster - Get more email subscribers.
Popup Domination - Grow Your Email List Using the World's Leading Email Capture Software.
Optin Skin - Add opt-in forms and social share buttons to your posts in seconds.
Hello Bar - Header bar to display your message.
Lead Pages - The easiest way to create mobile friendly landing pages.
Optimize Press - Is the new way to create high converting landing pages and sales pages.
Sumo - Free toolkit for growing your traffic

Shopping Cart and Product Distribution Tools


E-Junkie - Shopping cart for selling downloads and tangible goods.
Click Bank - Leader in marketing of digital products.
PayPal - Powerful tools for your business

Social Media and Marketing Tools


Loomly - Social media content management tool
WordPress Mail - A free WordPress newsletter with a roundup of WordPress news and articles.
Simply Measured - Easy social media analytics and measurement.
Hoot Suite - Leading social media dashboard to manage and measure your social networks.
Buffer App - Buffer is the easiest way to publish on social media.
Follower Wonk - Twitter analytics: find, analyze, and optimize for social growth.
Page Lever - A Facebook analytics company.
Sprout Social - Social media management tool created to help businesses find new customers and grow their social media presence.
Mesh Fire - Social media management dashboard.
Buddy Media - Run integrated campaigns across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and your websites.
Manage Flitter - Critically acclaimed set of Twitter tools.
Twitonomy - Twitter #analytics and much more.
Tag Board - Search any hashtags.
Tweet Chat - Manage your tweet chats in real time.
Social Bro - Analyze, engage and monetize your Twitter audience.
Bitly - Link shortener tool.
Viral Tag - The best Pinterest management tool for brands.
Tail Wind App - Pinterest analytics, management and listening.
Agora Pulse - Complete toolbox for Facebook and Twitter.
Short Stack - Run contests and promotions from Facebook or anywhere.
Likealyzer - Analyze and monitor your Facebook pages.
Booshaka - A new way to engage your audience.
Social Mention - Real-time social media search and analysis.
Need Tagger - Helps you find customers, generate leads and attract followers on Twitter.
Commun.it - Twitter community management dashboard.
Viral Content Bee - Social media sharing made easy.
Nimble - Simple solution to combine CRM systems with the social media.
Crowd Booster - Measures and optimizes your social media marketing.
Social Crawlytics - Widely used influencer and content marketing tool.
Demographics Pro - Twitter audience analytics for marketing professionals.
True Social Metrics - Calculate and improve the economic impact of social media marketing on your business.
Moz Analytics - Software for managing inbound marketing and local SEO.
Topsy - Twitter search, monitoring, and analytics.
Sysomos - Social media monitoring and analytics tools.
Row Feeder - Social media monitoring and analysis made easy.
Buzz Sumo - Identify the most shared links and key influencers for any topic.
Ok to Post - Measure all of your social media marketing from one powerful platform.
Storify - Curate articles and opinions on any given topic or capture reactions to an event.
Infusion Soft - Complete sales and marketing automation software for small businesses.
Intercom.io - Shows you who is using your product and makes it easy to personally communicate with them through behavior-driven email and in-app messages.
InboxQ - Find people asking questions about things you know on Twitter

Published : Fri - 01 September 2017
Updated : Fri - 19 July 2019

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