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Note: As we curate this list of blogging resources, we're always focused on finding generously free tools that will potentially help your blogging journey. However, some great tools have either a free version or offer a paid version only.


Blogs

Blogs about blogging. Helping you get better at the craft.

  • SmartBlogger.com/blog — A blog dedicated to writing about how to monetize your blogging online.
  • BloggersPassion.com — Blogging articles and courses on SEO, affiliate marketing, keyword research, and more by Anil Agarwal.
  • ProBlogger.com — Written by Darren Rowse, it covers practical strategies on how to run your blog as a profession.

Learning

Sharpening your blogging skills.

  • Kaleigh Moore — Kaleigh has worked with some of the world's biggest brands. Her blog is full of articles for anyone looking to improve their writing skills. Follow Kaleigh Moore on Twitter.
  • For The Interested — A newsletter by Josh Spector on how to produce, promote, and profit from your writing. Follow Josh Spector on Twitter.

Photography

Free "better-than-stock" photography.

  • Unsplash — Highly creative photos with an AI-based search. Free to use and modify in any way you want.
  • Burst — Like Unsplash, but from Shopify.
  • MyStockPhotos — More free photos organized in categories.
  • Vecteezy — Free to use photos for personal and commercial use.

Podcasts

Podcasts about the profession of blogging.

Tools

Various tools to assist you with your blogging efforts.

Design

  • Canva — Create beautiful designs with ready-made templates that fit any context.
  • PicMonkey — Create social media assets as well as ads and logos.
  • easelly — A simple infographic maker that lets you visualize any kind of information.
  • Iconfinder — Free icons and illustrations to spice up your blog.
  • Noun Project — Glyph-like minimal icons.
  • The Pattern Library — Beautiful patterns for your blog.
  • Piktochart — Create infographics, presentations, and reports.
  • befunky — An easy to use highly versatile photo editor.
  • pixlr — A web-based alternative to Photoshop.

Writing

  • Hemingway — It gives you clues on how to improve your writing.
  • Grammarly — Use it to correct your grammar and make your text more readable.
  • Jarvis — AI for writing long form articles.

Keyword research

  • Lowfruits — Find keywords you can rank for as a new blog.
  • Ubersuggest — Neil Patel's keyword research tool.
  • Google Trends — Discover what people are searching for in your area or globally.
  • AnswerThePublic — Discover content ideas through visualization.

Video and screencasts

  • Loom — An easy-to-use screen recorder that you can quickly share with your audience.
  • Zoom — Besides meetings, Zoom can be used for webinars.
  • Google Meet — It works straight from your brw

Analytics

Email marketing providers

  • Mailerlite — Design smarter newsletters.
  • ConvertKit — Email marketing, landing pages, and more.
  • Mailchimp — More than Email marketing. Now you can even sell on there.

Monetization

Other

  • Powerthesaurus.org — Power Thesaurus is a crowdsourced thesaurus that is constantly being updated.
  • Title maker — Create a catchy title for your next post.
  • Omnicore — The ultimate social media cheat sheet.
  • Meme Generator — Generate your own original memes.
  • Headline Analyzer— Evaluate your titles' emotional marketing value with this highly accurate tool.
  • Mindmeister — Mindmapping your next post.
  • UptimeRobot — Monitors when your blog goes down.
  • Reform App — Create clean forms with your brand.

Do you have a resource we're missing?
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