Blogging tools

  • WordPress – One of the most widely used blogging platforms
  • Blogger – Owned by Google, this is another easy-to-use blogging platform
  • Tumblr – One of the new kids on the block, Tumblr has risen as a fast way to publish content
  • Kapost – Synchs with other blogging platforms to help coordinate, organize, optimize and publish your content
  • Zemanta – Provides suggestions and tools as part of the blog creation process
  • Google Analytics – The most turned-to source for measuring and capturing the performance of your blog
  • Outbrain – Helps businesses make their content more discoverable, particularly through search
  • Technorati – A searchable space for finding blogs and articles by topics. Also, lots of research on blogging
  • Google Blog Search – Google’s search capabilities applied directly to blogs
  • BlogLevel – Made by Edelman, this tools helps find and rank blogs by topic
  • PhotoPin – Free photos for bloggers under the Creative Commons rules
  • iStock – A searchable photo archive for purchasing images