Content and Blogging Tools

These content generation and blogging tools help you to add content to your website by making it easier to add content through a CMS system, checking for duplicate content, managing blog comments, and optimizing your blog.

WordPress is a free, open-source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS). It is simply the best. So many people use it that the add-ons and plug-ins, like Yoast’s SEO plug-in, make it a must-have.

Copyscape checks for plagiarism and is partnered with Google. The free search is limited to 10 results. The premium service costs a few cents per search.

Social by MailChimp is a great tool for managing blog comments. It integrates WordPress with Twitter and Facebook, so you can collect blog comments in one place. It encourages people to retweet your content, which is often more likely than people sharing your content on Facebook. The tool makes retweeting and sharing easy to do and the retweets help your SEO and social buzz. Having more social activity and interaction makes your blog look alive and helps you be seen as a thought leader. This is one of the keys to increasing conversions. There is nothing more persuasive than social proof, hence the revolution in social media.

Disqus is a another well-respected tool for managing blog comments.

The All in One SEO Pack plug-in from Yoast is great for SEO-optimizing your blog.

The Genesis and Thesis themes for WordPress come with loads of SEO and social benefits built right into them.

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