Improve Your Blog Content with These 4 Tools
Monday Tips is a short list of the best finds across the internet to start your week off right.
Today I have some resources to help you improve your blog content strategy and reach. Here’s four links with tips and tricks to kick start your Monday.
Getting noticed by your audience takes time and consistent publishing. Thankfully we have resources available to us that can help improve our results dramatically. Would you like to bump up your content marketing strategy? Take advantage of these online tools, and let me know how these work for you!
1) Plan and execute your ideas in sketch form – Bubble.us
Creating stand-out content can be enhanced with a visual plan. Bubble.us is a great tool that allows you to easily brainstorm new topic ideas through a mind map. This great tool will help you see the structure of your information and how to better understand your articles. There is nothing to download — just go to their website and get the process started for free.
2) Search for or create your own charts – Atlas
People love statistics and valuable information that they can see in a graphic. Atlas helps you capture your audience’s attention by allowing you to find niche statistics and charts to share on your blog and on social media. Just scroll through the latest data or conduct a search for a specific topic. The service also allows you to generate your own charts that can also be displayed on their website.
3) Enhance your videos and podcasts – Freesound
When it comes to adding special sounds to help your videos and podcasts stand out you want to be careful not to use copyrighted music. Freesound offers a solution by allowing you to download from a large selection of special effects and music that can help engage your viewers or listeners. Click on any .mp3 file to hear a sample and then download for use.
4) Add annotations and sketches to your images – Evernote Skitch
Would you like to be able to easily get your point across on a photo or image? Evernote Skitch helps you to easily add notes, graphics, shapes, and sketches. Use this tool for teaching a webinar, in an informative blog post, a video, and much more. Download to your Apple computer or as an app on iOS.
Hopefully you will find these tools useful to your blog content strategy. Are there any that you would like to add as well?
Have fun with these Monday Tips and Tools.
Wishing you a FAN-tastic week!