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Blogs have become the order of the day. If you have knowledge and love to talk about a certain topic, why not share it with the world through blogging? Moreover, you can monetize your blog and make a passive income as you do what you love. 

To be a successful blogger, you’ll need the right tools and resources to beat competition and stand out in a sea of millions of other bloggers. 

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Do you want to learn about different blogging tools and resources? Read on to learn more.

Discover These Blogging Tools and Resources

Quora

Quora is a crowdsourced answer website that can lead you to the questions that people are asking. When you research frequently asked questions on Quora, then you know what types of information you can detail with a blog post to garner more readers.  

All you need to do is type in the search bar your keyword, and topics related to your blog focus will come up. This will help you avoid writing blog posts that people will not read or are not interested in.

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BuzzSumo

This shows you content that performs best with social media. Notice that not all content you write will be welcomed on social media. Just type in the BuzzSumo search bar your topic, and you’ll be availed lots of information regarding the content that is doing well on social media. 

It’s a useful blogging tool for fleshing out an idea to find the ideal angle or in taking a broad look at the blogs that do it best in your niche.

Quick Sprout

If you want to know your site’s or any site’s performance, Quick Sprout is the ideal blogging tool to use. Type in your URL into the Quick Sprout’s search bar and you’ll get an analysis of the site’s content and performance. 

The “social media” tab shows you the posts from the site that have been home runs and you can be inspired by the highlights on the list. When you get to know how your site is performing, then you can change the strategy, content, or SEO.

Blog Topics Generator

This Hub Spot tool is deal if you need to get titles to work with for a week. Let’s face it, some days you just can’t think of titles to write about while some days your mind is sharp and flowing with ideas. 

It’s during those times when your mind is “dry” of titles that Blog Topics Generator comes in handy. All it requires you to do is type in three keywords in the search bar and you’ll get title ideas that will last you a week.

Trello

This is an organizational tool that helps teams to collaboratively work together and get more work done. It has lists, boards, and cards that help people organize and prioritize projects in a flexible, fun, and rewarding way. 

You can add to your Trello cards attachments, comments, due dates, and more as you wish. Moreover, it is flexible and has features that meet any team’s style.

Twitter Trending Topics

Discover These Blogging Tools and Resources

If you are a Twitter fan, then the trending topics section on your homepage is a great spot for getting ideas from the latest news. You can customize your trending topics to the big cities near you or receive tailored tweets that are connected to your location and the people that you follow.  

To do this, select the “change” link at the trends section on your Twitter home page and the tweets you get are those that you asked for.

Conclusion

Just like any business, blogging also needs the right tools and strategies if you want to realize better results. Don’t just write from your head if you want your blog to survive the huge competition.

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