Vehr tip sheet: 18 content creation sites

In an online world where “content is king,” it’s easy to lose hours (and days) into its generation. It doesn’t have to be that difficult! Below are our favorite sites for producing killer content efficiently.

Content Creation and Editing

Atomic Writer works with your blogging platform to score your content on readability/interest for your audience.

Grammarly is a free grammar checker that covers both grammatical errors and plagiarism. It will even pull correctly spelled words used in the wrong context.

Hemmingway Editor is a free tool that will grade your content on readability and provide suggestions on how to edit for your client’s audience.

Headline Analyzer hones in on your headline and scores it for ability to drive social shares and SEO value.

Visual Tools

Easelly is a free website with over 1 million infographic templates you can use. Some require a paid subscription to access, but the inspiration alone is worth visiting this site if your team is creating visual content.

Haiku Deck is a database of presentation templates that will help place your ideas in a creative flow

Hubspot Photos is an awesome resource of over 550 free stock photos.

Image Color Picker lets you upload an image and click on a specific area to color match. It provides you with an exact corresponding HEX, RGB and HSV values.

Infogr.am is another free infographics website that walks you through an easy process to put data into visual form.

PiktoChart is an infographic, report, banner and presentation creator all wrapped into one clean and easy to use website.

PlaceIt allows you to upload images of your website or product into stock photos of people holding electronics. Great for new website launches or promotions for online material.

ThingLink allows you to place interactive links on your photos or infographics. After you complete your image you can track interaction.

Content Discovery

Alltop PR indexes various PR resources submitted by website owners and approved only if they met a set of quality requirements.

ContentGems is a great resource for any team that uses subject specific information. Plug in some key words like “health news” or “travel” and it will provide a database of timely articles..

Pulse is an app (recently purchased by LinkedIn) that curates business news based on your industry and interests.

Reverb is an app that allows users to search news by scrolling through a word wall comprised of trending topics.

Twitter Counter provides a real-time, running list of the top followed accounts on Twitter.

Twitaholic gives a deeper look at top followed accounts on Twitter by location.

 

By |2019-05-01T10:23:18-04:00August 11th, 2015|content development|Comments Off on Vehr tip sheet: 18 content creation sites

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