In my tenure as blogger, I’ve learned a lot. I’ve worked with a lot of bloggers, contributed at several blogs and have grown several websites into profitable revenue streams.
During this time, I have discovered hundreds of tools.
Let’s accept the fact, not all tools work ! Some even suck and might hurt your rankings. In my tenure, I have discovered which tools work and which don’t.
A Blogger is as good as the tool he uses, so I’ve decided to mention the tools I use to grow my blog.
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WordPress ( Self Hosted ) – WordPress is one of the most loved CMS ( Content management system ). I have been using this on all my blogs and across various client websites as well. This amazing CMS is ideal for blogging and is available free of cost.
Frolicthemes – My very own WordPress theme designing company. This is the place where I craft state-of-the-art WordPress themes specially targeted for a niche. You need not to worry if you don’t find a theme you like, I also love making custom themes.
Genesis Framework – The rock solid framework upon which this blog runs. Genesis powers a lot of WP Themes. There themes stand up for SEO, Security and Speed.
Tools and Utilities
Hellobar – A light weight and free tool that can serve for – Collecting Emails, Creating Call to action, Asking users to follow you on Twitter or like on Facebook or for simply displaying a message.
Hotjar – A very powerful tool for webmasters. The tools has features such as creating Heat maps, Collecting content analytics, visitor recordings, conversation funnels, feedback forms and polls. It is free and a premium upgrade is available.
Google Analytics – If you need pick every minor detail about visitors from your website, this tool works perfect. A very powerful tool to monitor your website’s traffic. It comes from the web giant and is free of cost.
Social pilot – Schedule and automate your social media messages. Spread your links across all your social media accounts once ! Effective for managing social media accounts.
Hemingway Editor – A life savor app for Content writers and bloggers. It doesn’t only highlight your grammar mistakes, but also takes you along other mistakes such as punctuation and long texts etc.
Co-Schedule – Start using this tool and write better headlines. The tool analyzes your headline and recommends how to make it more effective.
BuzzSumo – Find what is popular in your niche and plan your strategy accordingly.
* More tools to be added soon ..
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Co-founder ( Frolicthemes.com )