Give Your Blog Strategy a Boost with These 4 Online Tools
Today I have some blog resources to help you improve your content marketing strategy. Here’s four links with tips and tricks to kick start your Monday.
Blogging online is always evolving, especially with the proliferation of mobile usage. You don’t need to have a large budget in order to be successful in expanding your reach. Specific tools can help you get on the right track. Would you like to improve your blogging strategy? Take advantage of these online resources, and let me know how these work for you!
1) Optimize your images – Compressor.io
Large images can take up a lot of space on your server and slow down your website. Compressor.io, is a great tool that allows you to easily reduce the size and improve your loading times. There’s no need for high-end software, and all of this can be done for free with a simple upload. The quality of your images are maintained with support for .jpg, .png, .gif, and .svg files.
2) Capture screenshots quickly and easily – Awesome Screenshot
If you need to get visual of a website or part of a website then you will love this simple tool for Chrome. Awesome Screenshot is free to add to your browser and allows you to add notations, comments, and sharing. Annotate your image(s) with rectangles, circles, arrows, lines and text.
3) Gain website and app insights – SimilarWeb
Discover your own or your competitor’s website statistics. SimilarWeb is a resource that can be added to tools such as Salesforce, Marketo, Excel, ect. or your browser. Get instant analytics data such as website traffic and engagement. Both a free version and pro plan are available.
4) Find important influencer contacts – Email Hunter
Would you like to be able to quickly find a journalist or blogger? Email Hunter is a great tool to use for simple searches without having to spend hours scouring the Internet or your contacts. The resource is free to use and finds email addresses through domain names.
Hopefully you will find these blog tools useful to your content strategy. Are there any that you would like to add as well?