The Web's Favorite Content Idea Development Tools
Developing content can often be excruciatingly difficult at times - even for those classified as professional writers. Thanks to today's marketing technology, however, we know what's resonating with audiences and compelling to future customers.
What the experts and most successful enterprises know, that you should know too, is that publishing unique, original and valuable work comes not from process alone, but also as a result of using some powerful tools.
Here are a few solutions to get you started to help your enterprise accelerate the 'Net success of its content initiative:
Learn the Fundamentals
Inbound Now: The first stop for those suffering from a bad case of the writer's block should be Inbound Now's Blog Title Idea Generator. The suggestions are both practical and compelling and encourage writers to write for people and search engines simultaneously. The tool offers a great way to identify some general best practices for copywriting and generating content titles.
Quick Idea Generation
HubSpot's Topic Generator: One of the most referenced content idea generators on the Web today, HubSpot's Blog Topic Generator asks for a few nouns and then provides some basic suggestions to get content marketers started. A similar content generator to that of HubSpot's comes from Portent Interactive, and it too is wildly popular among content marketers. Article suggestions from Portent Interactive's Idea Generator are a little more creative than HubSpot's, but both are great ways to quickly get writers unstuck.
Next Level Tools
ContentIdeator: ContentForest's ContentIdeator offerings will help enterprises take content development to the next level. Search for a keyword, and the solution returns current blog titles that are using the keyword/phrase entered.
BuzzSumo: When it is time to get serious about your content marketing, enterprises turn to offerings like that of BuzzSumo. The solution offers quite a bit of useful popularity and performance data base at the free level, but the paid plan offering is where the solution earns its reputation. Users can conduct an unrestricted number of searches, export their data, filter by language and country, and perform content analysis and domain comparison reports and more.
There are, of course, numerous perfectly viable options for those looking to develop content that is compelling for their audience. What tools do you recommend for 'Net professionals like you?