Top 100 of the Best Blogging Tools in 2023

List of the top 100+ best blogging tools according to popularity that bloggers should use to start, manage and grow a blog that users and search engines love. They include CMS platforms, writing software, web hosting platforms, landing page builders, SEO tools, etc. Open-source and free tools maintain the top positions of the most popular blogging tools

Overall, in my over 10 years of career as a blogger, I have found that selecting the best blogging tool boils down to price, features offered, performance, scalability, onboarding process, integrations, and customer support or help resources available.

101. Google Play Books

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Google Play Books (initially Google eBook) is an application that is used for publishing and selling eBooks and audiobooks. You can sell your eBooks on Google Play Books if you are based in any of the 75 supported countries. You will earn 70% of each sale you make from your eBook. NOTE: Do not Confuse Google PlayBook with Google Books.

Website: play.google.com

102. Fiverr

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Fiverr is a freelance marketplace where freelancers post services they offer and clients choose who to hire depending on either user ratings, price or services offered.

Website: fiverr.com

103. Skillshare

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Skillshare is a platform where you can offer online courses or enroll to courses to improve your skills. Skillshare pays instructors in terms of royalties and minutes watched. The more students watch your courses the more you earn. 30% of membership subscription is distributed to instructors depending on watch time.

Website: skillshare.com

104. Shopify eCommerce

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Shopify is one of the most advanced paid eCommerce website builder platforms that is used by small businesses to build powerful online stores. Unlike WooCommerce which runs on top of WordPress.org CMS, Shopify is an independent CMS. To use Shopify, you need to subscribe to a monthly plan of choice. Once you have subscribed, you will be provided access to your admin interface where you can start building your eCommerce site. You will however need to register a domain and add it your Shopify...

Website: shopify.com

105. LinkedIn Ads

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LinkedIn Ads is a platform that is used for advertising on LinkedIn. If you are targeting an audience of professionals, job hunters, and industry leaders, then LinkedIn Ads is the best advertising platform to reach them.

Website: linkedin.com

106. Moz Keyword Explorer

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Moz Keyword Explorer is part of the many SEO tools developed by Moz some of which include link explorer, domain analysis, online presence, and MozBar. Moz Keyword Explorer is used to find keywords that your site could rank for.

Website: moz.com/explorer

107. Merch by Amazon

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Merch by Amazon is one of the most popular platforms for selling print-on-demand t-shirts. How it works is that you are required to create your design or artwork, upload it to amazon merch, and set the price. Your t-shirt will be printed by Amazon and shipped to the customer.

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108. BigCommerce

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BigCommerce is a subscription based content management system (CMS) platform for eCommerce websites.

Website: bigcommerce.com

109. Coursera

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Coursera is one of the largest online learning platforms where students can enroll in courses offered by top Universities and Companies like Yale, University of London, Michigan University, Duke University, Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University, Google, IBM, Intel, etc.

Website: coursera.org

110. A2 Hosting

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A2 Hosting is a web hosting company that offers web registration and hosting services. It is know for its fast page load speed and reliable WordPress hosting services.

Website: a2hosting.com

111. Moz Pro

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Moz Pro is a tool that is used to measure website traffic, track rankings and optimize pages. Moz Pro can also be used to generate keywords that target the right audience. Moz also has free tools like backlink explorer, keyword explorer, domain SEO analyzer, etc.

Website: moz.com

112. Wrike

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Wrike is a project management software that is used to manage tasks and projects. Wrike comes with real-time commenting and notification, interactive Gantt charts, Kanban boards, workflow templates, advanced analytics, etc.

Website: wrike.com

113. WP Engine

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WP Engine is a web hosting company that focuses on WordPress Hosting. If you are WordPress.org fanatic, then WP Engine is your best choice. It comes integrated with all WordPress related tools that you will find helpful.

Website: wpengine.com

114. SoundCloud

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Soundcloud is the largest free music and audio platform. It can be used to upload upto 3 hours of audio. You can upload unlimited time audio and monetize your podcasts with SoundCloud pro plan.

Website: soundcloud.com

115. McAfee

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McAfee is an antivirus that is used for protection against malware, ransomware, virus, and spyware. McAfee also offers VPN and gamer security services.

Website: mcafee.com

116. Thinkific

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Thinkific is a platform that is used for creating and selling online courses online. Unlike Udemy which charges a commission per course sold, Thinkific charges a fixed subscription fee for using their platform. Thinkific is also not an open marketplace like Udemy where you can search for courses being offered. Every instructor creates and customizes their own sales page.

Website: thinkific.com

117. DreamHost

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DreamHost is a web hosting company that is used for domain hosting and registration. It is known to have a good uptime record. As at October 2020, it had over 1.5 million hosted websites. DreamHost is among the 3 recommended hosting companies by WordPress.org.

Website: dreamhost.com

118. BigCommerce

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BigCommerce is a paid eCommerce website builder software used by small and established businesses. You can build your eCommerce website on BigCommerce using your branded domain. Files are hosted on the Bicommerce server. Where Shopify beats BigCommerce is the admin interface.

Website: bigcommerce.com

119. Redbubble

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Redbubble is one of the best platforms for selling print-on-demand designs. Some of the print-on-demand designs you can sell on Redbubble include t-shirts designs, hoodies designs, laptop stickers, mask designs, phone cases, hats, greeting cards, etc.

Website: redbubble.com

120. Criteo

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Criteo is a platform that is used for personalized commerce advertising. Criteo is the most ideal advertising platform if you are in the eCommerce related industry. You can advertise on Criteo for traffic generation, sales boosting, app installation and brand awareness.

Website: criteo.com

121. Later

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Later is one of the best Instagram marketing platforms that is used by large brands and small businesses.

Website: later.com

122. Zazzle

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Zazzle is a platform for selling customized products like cards, t-shirts, iPhone cases, mugs, pillows, face masks, hats, wall wood hard, canvas prints, etc.

Website: zazzle.com

123. Getresponse

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GetResponse is an email marketing platform that targets entrepreneurs and online marketers. Its dashboard is easy to use and comes with a number of features.

Website: getresponse.com

124. StreamYard

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StreamYard is one of the best software that is used for live streaming without the need to download any software. You can use StreamYard to interview guests on TV or live stream directly to YouTube, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter etc.

Website: streamyard.com

125. TurboTax

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Turboxtax is a software that will help you file your income tax returns online. Turbotax can only be used to file tax returns if you are based in the United States or Canada.

Website: turbotax.intuit.com

126. ESET NOD32

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ESET is a cybersecurity software that is used to secure devices and website access data.

Website: eset.com

127. Anchor

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Anchor.fm is a free podcast hosting and distribution platform that is owned by Spotify.

Website: anchor.fm

128. Ubuntu

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Ubuntu is a free Linux distribution software used on cloud hosting, data center, and edge. Ubuntu is ideal if you are building a large-scale infrastructure like OpenStack private cloud, big data, high-performance computing, and Kubernetes.

Website: ubuntu.com

129. Kaspersky

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Kaspersky is an antivirus software that is used to protect against hackers, viruses, malware, spyware, and ransomware.

Website: kaspersky.com

130. Streamyard

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StreamYard is a powerful software that is used for creating live streams. You can use StreamYard for streaming directly to YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.

Website: streamyard.com

131. Kajabi

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Kajabi is a platform that is used for creating online courses. You can create and sell courses using Kajabi software under your custom domain.

Website: kajabi.com

132. LinkedIn Learning

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LinkedIn Learning is a platform that offers online courses. It is ideal if you want to acquire technology and business skills.

Website: linkedin.com

133. AVG

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AVG is a free antivirus software that is used to protect and improve PC performance.

Website: avg.com

134. H&R Block

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H&R Block is a platform where you can hire a professional to assist you with IRS income tax filing. H&R Block also has a software that you can install on your PC to help you with tax filing preparation.

Website: hrblock.com

135. udacity

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Udacity is a platform that is used for offering courses that focus on gaining employable skills.

Website: udacity.com

136. Zoho Projects

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Zoho Projects is a cloud-based project management software that is used to plan projects, track work and collaborate.

Website: zoho.com

137. Freelancer

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Freelancer is one of the largest platforms that is used to hire freelancers. All that is required of a client is to post a project, freelancers will bid on the project and clients will select the best freelancer according to bid price, experience, and rating.

Website: freelancer.com

138. 99designs

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99designs is a platform that is used for hiring graphic designers. It is the best platform if you are looking for freelancers to work on any graphic design project.

Website: 99designs.com

139. SiteGround

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SiteGround is a web hosting service provider that is known for its fast website load speed. It is mostly used by WordPress CMS users because of its seamless WordPress integration process.

Website: siteground.com

140. GoFile

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GoFile is a free file sharing and storage platform. You can use GoFile to share files without registration. Everything is unlimited other than storage. To remove ads from shared files and store files forever, you have to upgrade.

Website: gofile.io

141. Toggl

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Toggl Track is a software that is used by individuals and businesses to track time to improve productivity. It can be integrated with some of the most popular productivity apps, CRM software, project management software, and collaboration tools.

Website: toggl.com

142. Credit Karma

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Credit Karma is a platform that is used for credit monitoring and financial management. Some other services that it offers include online tax filing preparation (free), credit scores, loans, home insurance, etc.

Website: creditkarma.com

143. Buffer

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Buffer is one of the cheapest social media scheduling software. Supported social media websites include Instagram, Facebook (Pages and Groups), Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. It is the best alternative to Hootsuite.

Website: buffer.com

144. 4Shared

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4Shared is a free file sharing and storage platform. The free plans allows you to store up to 15 GB of files and a maximum file size of 2GB. Uploaded files will be automatically deleted from the platform if you don’t log in for 190 days. You can upgrade to a premium plan for limitless features.

Website: 4shared.com

145. Printful

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Printful is a platform that is used for selling custom-designed products. Printful has products like T-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, hats, and face masks which you can use to customize with your design. Printful will handle payment, printing, and shipping.

Website: printful.com

146. Barnes and Noble

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Barnes & Noble is one of the largest online bookstores. If you are an author, you can write your book, edit, format and then publish it on Barnes & Noble for free. You can also pay Barnes & Noble to help you with the publishing process.

Website: barnesandnoble.com

147. FreshBooks

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FreshBooks is an invoice and accounting software owned by 2ndSite Inc. It is recommended for freelancers and professionals.

Website: freshbooks.com

148. Teamwork

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Teamwork is a project management software that is built for client work management. It helps teams get organized and ensure projects are completed on time.

Website: teamwork.com

149. LastPass

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LastPass is a platform that is used for password generation and storage. LastPass makes it easy to securely save all your login passwords in one place.

Website: lastpass.com

150. Avast

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Avast is a free antivirus software that is used for device protection against viruses, ransomware, Wi-Fi vulnerabilities, and malware.

Website: avast.com

151. ExpressVPV

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ExpressVPN is a VPN service provider that provides website access privacy and security services.

Website: expressvpn.com

152. NordVPN

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NordVPN is a VPN service provider that is used to hide your internet access IP and location. It is mostly used by creators.

Website: nordvpn.com

153. Adobe Creative Cloud Express

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Adobe Creative Cloud Express (formerly Adobe Spark) is a software that is used to create graphics, animations, flyers, collages, and videos. It is ideal for individual designs.

Website: adobe.com

154. Outbrain

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Outbrain is a platform that is used for t advertising on related post section. Outbrain ads are normally inserted below an article. Outbrain is the best alternative of Taboola. Your ads will be displayed in top websites like cnn.com, msn, washingtonpost, etc.

Website: outbrain.com

155. Workplace

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Workplace by Facebook is a tool that is used for communication by businesses. It makes it easy for companies to create a private communication platform with advanced video and messaging capabilities.

Website: workplace.com

156. GoToMeeting

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GoToMeeting is a reliable platform that is used for online video conferencing. GoToMeeting is ideal if you are looking for a business tool for remote workforce meetings.

Website: gotomeeting.com

157. PeoplePerHour

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PeoplePerHour is a freelance platform that is used for hiring freelancers to perform tasks like writing, translation, programming, digital marketing, etc.

Website: peopleperhour.com

158. KeywordTool.io

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KeywordTool.io is a tool that is used for keyword research. It uses Google Autocomplete data to generate long-tail keywords for any term. You can select which Google Search country domain you want to get data from.

Website: keywordtool.io

159. Ecwid

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Ecwid is a free and paid eCommerce shopping cart builder software. All you need is to create a shopping cart and integrate it with your website.

Website: ecwid.com

160. Elegant Themes

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Elegant Themes is the company behind one of the most popular premium WordPress themes, Divi Theme. Elegant Themes also sells Divi Page Builder, Extra Theme, Bloom email opt-in plugin, and Monarch social sharing plugin.

Website: elegantthemes.com

161. Printify

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Printify is a powerful software that is used for creating a print-on-demand eCommerce website. Printify comes with an API to help you integrate with some of the most popular eCommerce software like Shopify, Wix, WooCommerce, etc.

Website: printify.com

162. WesternUnion

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WesternUnion is a reputable company that is used for international money transfer without the need for a bank account. Western Union is available in more than 200 countries.

Website: westernunion.com

163. Onesignal

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OneSignal is a software that is used for sending Web Push notifications. It can send web push notifications on both mobile and desktop browsers.

Website: onesignal.com

164. Namecheap

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Namecheap is one of the most affordable and reliable web hosting platforms. Namecheap offers domain registration, hosting (shared, reseller, VPS, Dedicated, etc), WordPress managed hosting, email hosting, SSL certificate, e.tc. Prices begin as low as $2.88 a month with no hidden fees.

Website: namecheap.com

165. WooCommerce

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WooCommerce is a free eCommerce WordPress plugin that is used to build eCommerce sites on WordPress CMS. WooCommerce plugin is free, you can download it from WordPress.org repository and install it on your website. All you need is a WordPress CMS and a theme that is compatible with WooCommerce.

Website: woocommerce.com

166. Amazon Sponsored Ads

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Amazon Ads is a platform that is used for advertising on Amazon products and network. If you are looking for an advertising platform that targets shoppers on and off Amazon, then Amazon Ads is the best platform. You can advertise your product, company or brand.

Website: advertising.amazon.com

167. Flutter

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Flutter is a User Interface (UI) toolkit that is used for building cross-platform mobile applications for iOS, Android, Windows, Mac, Linux, etc. Flutter was created by Google and is free to use.

Website: flutter.dev

168. Rackspace

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Rackspace is a multi-cloud hosting service provider. Some of the cloud hosting providers that it supports include but are not limited to AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, Oracle, and Salesforce. It is ideal for high traffic and resource-intensive websites.

Website: rackspace.com

169. Indiegogo

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Indiegogo is one of the largest platforms that is used by innovators to raise funds for their projects. Innovators from tech, design, food, film, etc use Indiegogo to launch and bring their ideas to life.

Website: indiegogo.com

170. SpyFu

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SpyFu is an online tool that is used for keyword research. SpyFu is also used to track competitor keyword and ranking changes. It is one of the best Semrush alternative.

Website: spyfu.com

171. Linode

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Linode is a web hosting company that provides cloud hosting services for only Linux servers. If you are looking for an affordable and simple clouding computing service provider then Linode is your choice.

Website: linode.com

172. Clockify

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Clockify is a time tracking software. You can use it to track project work hours, attendance, and billable time. It comes with a public API which is available for integration with some of the most popular project management, accounting, CRM, communication, and productivity apps.

Website: clockify.me

173. 1Password

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1Password is a platform that is used for password storage and management. It makes it easy to securely share login details, passwords, credit card pins, licenses, email accounts, and more.

Website: 1password.com

174. Zendesk

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Zendesk is one of the most powerful software that is used for creating customer support systems. You can use Zendesk to create a website live chat system, messaging system, ticketing system, answer bot, knowledgebase, email support system, etc.

Website: zendesk.com

175. Facebook Events

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Facebook Events is an app that is part of Facebook that is used for creating and marketing of events. Facebook users can create events of free or browse for event that are closest to their location.

Website: facebook.com/events

176. TemplateMonster

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TemplateMonster is one of the largest digital marketplaces where you can buy WordPress Themes, HTML Templates, WordPress plugins, Graphics, PowerPoint templates, etc. TemplateMonster is the best alternative to ThemeForest.

Website: templatemonster.com

177. Skrill

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Skrill is a platform that is used for sending money and receiving money online worldwide. It is the most preferred payment gateway by online betting companies.

Website: skrill.com

178. Sprout Social

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Sprout Social is a social media management platform with powerful features. Plans start at $99 per month making it one of the most expensive social media management software. However, the costly price comes at a great deal bearing in mind the features that it offers.

Website: sproutsocial.com

179. FreshDesk

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Freshdesk is a software that is used for creating a customer support system. FreshDesk is well known for its support desk, messaging, and contact center software. It is the best alternative for Zendesk.

Website: freshdesk.com

180. Bitrix24

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Bitrix24 is an all-around CRM platform. It can also be used for collaboration, project management, store building, and HR automation. You can install Bitrix24 on your server or host on Bitrix24 cloud.

Website: bitrix24.com

181. Infogram

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Infogram is one of the best web-based applications used to create infographics, reports, and maps. It can also be used to create slides, posters, email headers, YouTube thumbnails, etc. Infogram comes with hundreds of templates that you can customize and create your beautiful infographics in minutes.

Website: infogram.com

182. Visme

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Visme is a web-based application that is used to create graphics. Some of the content that you can create with Visme include infographics, presentations, mockups, social media graphics, charts and graphs, short videos, etc. Visme is the best alternative of Canva.

Website: visme.co

183. OBS Studio

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OBS Studio is a free and open-source software that is used for video recording and live streaming. OBS Studio is compatible with Windows, macOS, and Linux. OBS studio is run by OBS Project.

Website: obsproject.com

184. TinyPNG

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TinyPNG is a powerful application that is used for compression and optimization of images. It can be integrated with some of the most popular CMS like WordPress, Joomla, Prestashop, Drupal, etc. Tinypng has similar a jpg version called TinyJPG.

Website: tinypng.com

185. Authorize.net

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Authorize.net is a payment gateway that is used for processing online payments. Customers can pay through Discover, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, PayPal, Apple Pay, eCheck, etc using authorize.net API.

Website: authorize.net

186. Unbounce

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Unbounce is a software that is used for creating high-converting landing pages. Its smart traffic feature help business create landing pages tailored to user interest which increases conversion.

Website: unbounce.com

187. ActiveCampaign

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ActiveCampaign is an email marketing platform with a powerful user interface and automation features. It is seamless to integrate ActiveCampaign on tools like WordPress, Shopify, and Salesforce.

Website: activecampaign.com

188. SEO Site Checkup

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SEO Site Checkup is a tool that is used to analyze website page SEO. SEO Site Checkup provides SEO suggestions to help improve page ranking.

Website: seositecheckup.com

189. Reddit Ads

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Reddit Ads is a platform that is used for advertising on Reddit. You can advertise on Reddit if you want to achieve the following objectives; brand awareness, drive traffic to your website, sell products (conversion), get video views, and increase app installation.

Website: ads.reddit.com

190. SpyFu Keyword Tools

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SpyFu is a tool that is used for competitor keyword research. SpyFu scans your competitor’s website and provides you with back-linking strategies, top pages, top keywords and ranking history.

Website: spyfu.com

191. Magento

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Magento is one of the best a open source ecommerce content management system (CMS) platform. It was acquired by Adobe in June 2018.

Website: magento.com

192. Genially

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Genially is a web-based application that is used to create presentations and infographics. Genially paid edition offers features like premium templates, advanced graphs, and charts, collaboration, shared folders, etc. What makes Genially unique is its Gamification feature that makes it easy to create gaming graphics with sample templates.

Website: genial.ly

193. Quora Ads

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Quora Ads is a platform that is used for advertising on Quora social network. You can use Quora Ads if your objective is to get conversions, drive traffic, increase brand awareness, increase mobile app installs and generate leads. Quora Ads and Reddit Ads come with a user-friendly dashboard.

Website: quoraforbusiness.com

194. Bing Keyword Research

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Bing Keyword Research is a tool that is used by content creators to decide which content to create. It allows creators to check the phrases and keywords that are being searched and their search volume. It is free to use.

Website: bing.com/keyword

195. Turnitin

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Turnitin is a powerful plagiarism checker software that is used by learning institutions to check for students’ work originality. Turnitin is ideal if your content involves a lot of research.

Website: turnitin.com

196. Drupal

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Drupal is a free content management system (CMS) platform that powers most higher education websites and heavy traffic websites like BBC, NBC, whitehouse.gov, Oxford University, e.t.c.

Website: drupal.org

197. Impact Radius

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Impact Radius is a leading affiliate marketing and partnership platform. If you are a blogger looking for business partnerships to generate revenue for your blog then Impact Radius is the best choice. Some of the top brands that use Impact Radius include Walmart, Ticketmaster, Airbnb, Uber, McAfee, Adidas, etc.

Website: impact.com

198. Renderforest

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Renderforest is a platform that is used for creating short videos, logos, and mockups. You can use Renderforest for free but the videos will contain a Renderforest watermark and only supports 360p video export. Renderforest also offers a subscription plan and pay-per-product plan.

Website: renderforest.com

199. Tailor Brands

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Tailor Brands is a platform that is used by freelancers to make logos.

Website: tailorbrands.com

200. Sucuri

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Sucuri is a powerful cloud-based platform that is used for website protection and malware removal. Succuri can be integrated with popular CMS platforms like WordPress, Magento, Drupal, Joomla, etc.

Website: sucuri.net

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