6 tools to help pump up your blogging game

Don’t let writer’s block and decreased productivity destroy your content marketing goals. Consider these resources to help kick you into gear and better craft engaging posts.

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Veteran bloggers are familiar with the highs and lows of the writing process.

One week you’ll feel unstoppable, but the next two can be a struggle to achieve the minimum word count. You might write several articles a week, but a slight hiccup in the writing process can cause you to come to a screeching halt.

Whether you become distracted with another task, you lose your train of thought in endless buzzwords or your brain turns to mush, you can rebound and boost your productivity if you use the proper tools.

Check out the following six tools to help produce outstanding blog posts:

1. BuzzSumo

BuzzSumo can give you ideas on what to write. Use it to search the popular articles linked to either a specific site (to help tailor your guest posts) or around a keyword you want to target.

The tool can help you understand the topics that perform well with your target audience and provides a summary of the competition. If you want to place your byline on a specific site, find a keyword for which you want to rank or are stuck for ideas, BuzzSumo is the way to go.

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