8 digital tools to streamline the writer’s workday

From the writing itself to collaborating on text to blocking out distractions, these programs and apps can help communicators tackle the most vital—and often most daunting—of their duties.

Ragan Insider Premium Content
Ragan Insider Content

Perhaps the most difficult part of any communications job is the writing.

Even the most seasoned and passionate writers—whether they work in public relations, marketing or any other writing-heavy field—often run into issues relating to output, grammar and word choice.

Writing is harder than it looks, especially when you have a tight deadline and no margin for error.

Whether it’s drafting a press release, creating an op-ed in the voice of a client for a major news outlet, or sending valuable memos and updates to all relevant parties, communicators have a lot of writing to do. As artificial intelligence permeates today’s workplace, soft skills like writing will become more crucial to personal and organization-wide success.

Luckily, writers no longer have to make this uphill climb alone. There are a wealth of excellent online tools, many of them free or inexpensive, that can help you stay productive, accurate and on schedule. Consider these eight:

To read the full story, log in.
Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content.
Sign up today

Already a member? Log in here.
Learn more about Ragan Insider.