By Alan Graner
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Hubspot’s Blog Topic Generator
Your blog deadline is fast approaching, and you haven’t a clue what to write about. Fear not. Just type a noun into the Blog Topic Generator and you’ll get a week’s worth of blog topics.
https://bubbl.us/ Free. (Premium and Team paid versions also available)
The site proclaims brainstorming made simple, and it is. Using boxes and connecting lines, you create a visual map of your ideas to help you better understand them and to help you generate new ones. A free demo lets you try it to see if it works for you.
Customer Focus Calculator
Too many websites focus on themselves rather than its readers. Problem is, people don’t care about your company but, rather, what your company can do for them. The calculator analyzes a your website and determines what percentage talks about yourself and what percentage focuses on your readers. It’s easy to use, but may give you disturbing results.
Gliffy is an easy-to-use diagramming app that offers drag-and-drop shapes from its extensive library to quickly create flowcharts, network diagrams, floorplans, org charts, Venn diagrams, SWOT analysis and more. Templates are available to make the process even faster and easier.
https://readability-score.com/ Free (Premium version available)
Is your writing easy to understand? Is it aimed at your targeted audience’s educational level? (General audiences read at an 8th grade level.) Here’s an easy way to find out. Readability-Score uses expert tools to grade your writing. Simply paste text into a box and press click. If the readability score is too high or too low, you have an excellent basis for revising your text.
https://www.sendspace.com/ Free (Pro versions have a monthly fee)
If you’ve ever had a large file (PowerPoint, video, etc.) rejected by your email carrier, this is the site for you. The SendSpace Wizard works with Windows, Mac OSX and Linux. You simply drag and drop your files and hit send. As you’d expect, the free version has limited file sizes and downloads.
What tools would you add?
Alan Graner is Chief Creative Officer at Daly-Swartz Public Relations, an Orange County, CA business public relations and marketing content firm. For content that makes you stand out from the crowd, email Jeffrey Swartz at email@example.com. Or visit www.dsprel.com.