5 Free Tools We’re Loving

5 Free Tools We’re Loving

There are a lot of apps, sites and extensions to make marketing easier. While there are several options, we are sharing the 5 resources we come back to time and again to create and manage our content. These tools also all offer free versions to keep your marketing dollars concentrated on spreading the word.

Grammarly

Grammarly is a chrome extension that instantly checks for grammar, spelling and punctuation mistakes in your online writing. Perfect for quick Social Media posts, comments and shares. As a marketer, we know small mistakes can make a big impression. The extension is offered in a free version or paid version for extra benefits.

Canva

Canva is an online graphics tool. Like many online tools, it is offered in a basic free version or an advanced version at a low cost. They offer several features that allow you to brand and customize your personal images or stock photos. They have several templates to provide inspiration and have preset sizes perfect for the various Social Media platforms.

Buzz Sumo

Buzz Sumo is a site which shows the top trending content. For free it will allow 3 searches per day, they also offer a more robust paid version. Search for the top trending content in your industry. This is perfect for discovering blog topics or sharing the top performing pieces of content.

Giphy

Giphy is a site that lets users share animated GIF files from a large variety of stock. Use popular video clips to express your personality and give your company a more human side. Users can also create their own by uploading their own personal video clips.

HootSuite

This is a popular tool for small business marketers. The free tool allows marketers to manage 3 Social Media profiles. The tool allows you to schedule posts for specific times and even offers an automation process for the data to dictate the best time. Users can also engage across various platforms from one account, it is perfect to schedule your consistent presence online.

Do you have tips, tools or apps you turn to again and again? Share in the comments below