Without further ado, sharing the 7 handy resources for bloggers.
A picture speaks a thousand words, they say. Yet, bloggers are very apprehensive of adding quality images to their posts.
Inc.com has stated that Posts that include images produce 650 percent higher engagement than text-only posts.Posts that include images produce 650 percent higher engagement than text-only posts. Click To Tweet
Pixabay is a great resource for finding quality images to suit your chosen topic and at other times, the images can act as good picture prompts too.
We type word after word meticulously. Balancing our work, family and our blogs has become as normal as breathing. But have you ever thought about the content you create? Does your audience like to read about it? How do they engage with it?
BuzzSumo is a great app that gives you a lot of insight into the engagement your content garners. You can also search by keyword and it would open up a lot of variations along the same lines, helping you see things in perspectives you might not even have thought of.
Google Trends gives the ability to gain insights into the stories/topics that are currently trending. You also have the option to explore the trends with respect to a particular topic specific for a geography or time period or both. This is a great option to have if you like to discuss current topics on your blog.
As writers, we live in our own little heaven and forget what we are inflicting upon our readers; like this sentence for example which just goes on and shows no signs of stopping anywhere until I absolutely put my mind to it and stop it for the sake of stopping it because hey, I can go on as long as I want. Whereas, this sentence is better it is shorter and easy to read. This is how the Hemingway app helps you – by becoming your beta reader and telling you how easy or difficult your writing is.
There could not have been a better description for this tool than what is given on their home page.
Grammarly even has a Chrome extension – so convenient!
We all know Quora right? Sure, everyone is on Quora. We ask questions, stalk people because we like their answers and there are times when Quora feels like intellectual porn! Just think of the number of questions that are asked every day. They could make up for a million blog posts. Sure we are not the authority to answer all the questions. Which is why there are topics! Follow the topics that are relevant to your blogs, get inspired by the questions and convert the answers to blog posts. Lo and behold.. no more writers block!
Writing is fun, so should reading. Memes have taken the internet by storm and adding one or two relevant memes to your blog posts keep them light-hearted and fun. With MemeGenerator, you could choose one of their readily available options or choose to create a meme of your own. You can thank me later. Don’t forget to have fun!
What are some of your favourite resources? Please share with me in the comments and as learning about new Resources For Bloggers is always a great thing. You never know when it might come handy.
Today is Day 2 of WriteTribe Festival of Words where the prompt was to share a resource.