Top Blogging Tools List of 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

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