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.

201. 2Checkout

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2Checkout is one of the most popular and reliable payment gateways that is mostly used by eCommerce websites to process online payments. It is owned by Verifone.

Website: 2checkout.com

202. Copyscape

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Copyscape is a plagiarism-checking software that is mostly used by bloggers to check for duplicate content. Copyscape has a powerful API that can be integrated with your CMS to automatically check for duplicate posts before publishing your blog post.

Website: copyscape.com

203. Buy Me A Coffee

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Buy me a Coffee is a simple and powerful platform that is used by creators to accept support and membership from fans. Buy me a coffee is one of the best alternatives to Patreon.

Website: buymeacoffee.com

204. AnswerThePublic

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AnswerThePublic is a free tool that is used to search for keyword ideas. AnswerThePublic fetches autocomplete data from search engines like Google and then uses the data to provide keyword ideas for the particular search terms.

Website: answerthepublic.com

205. Hubstaff

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Hubstaff is a lightweight and powerful work time tracking software. It comes with a powerful dashboard with time tracking, productivity, reporting, GPS tracking, timesheets, and automated payroll capabilities.

Website: hubstaff.com

206. Themeisle

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Themeisle is a platform that sells lightweight blogging WordPress themes and plugins. Some of the themes created by Themeisle include Neve Theme, Hestia Theme, Freelancer, etc.

Website: themeisle.com

207. Roboform

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RoboForm is a platform that is used for password storage, management, and protection. RoboForm dashboard makes it easy to keep track of popular logins, and password security. RoboForm can be used on desktop browsers, mobile browsers,and mobile apps.

Website: roboform.com

208. DeskTime

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DeskTime is an automatic time tracking software used by businesses and freelancers. You can use it for tracking daily activities, employee sick leaves, vacations, and time spending.

Website: desktime.com

209. Tinkercad

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Tinkercad is a software that is used for creating 3D Designs. It is ideal for teachers, students and 3D designers.

Website: tinkercad.com

210. Streamlabs

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Streamlabs is one of the most powerful free software that is used for live streaming on Windows and Mac. You can use Streamlabs to live stream to multiple platforms like YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, etc. Streamlabs is popular among gamers on Twitch.

Website: streamlabs.com

211. Taboola

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Taboola is a platform that is used for related or similar posts advertising. If you are looking for an advertising platform where you can sponsor your posts through related posts then Taboola is the best choice. Some of the popular sites where you can advertise through Taboola include Bloomberg, NBCNews, Business Insider, MSN, CBS news, etc.

Website: taboola.com

212. ManageWP

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ManageWP is a platform that is used for WordPress website backup, monitoring, update, security, and performance check. ManageWP makes it possible to manage several WordPress websites from a single dashboard. ManageWP was acquired by Godaddy in 2016.

Website: managewp.com

213. React Native

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React Native (RN) is an open-source JavaScript framework that is used to build native applications for Android and IOS. React Native is powered by Facebook and used by some of the most popular platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Shopify, etc.

Website: reactnative.dev

214. Restream

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Restream is a live streaming software that is used to stream live to over 30 social platforms at once. You can use the free plan with limited features to stream to 30+ channels.

Website: restream.io

215. Quetext

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Quetext is a plagiarism checking software that is used for checking text originality and correct citation.

Website: quetext.com

216. TeePublic

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TeePublic is one of the most popular platforms for selling print-on-demand t-shirts. As an artist, all that you need is to create your design, upload it to TeePublic, customize the t-shirt with your design and leave payment processing, printing, and shipping to TeePublic.

Website: teepublic.com

217. Plesk

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Plesk is a Linux and Windows-based web hosting control panel software. It is used for building and managing website applications on the cloud. Plesk is one of the best alternatives to cPanel.

Website: plesk.com

218. Jetpack

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Jetpack is a WordPress plugin that provides services like Security, CDN, Backup, Social Media Integrations, CRM e.t.c. It was founded by Automattic Inc, a company that owns WordPress.com. Automattic Inc was founded by Matt Mullenweg in 2005.

Website: jetpack.com

219. Freshworks

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Freshworks CRM is a cloud-based software that is used for managing customer experience. You can use it for capturing leads, converting leads, contact management, and sales management. It was formerly known as Freshsales.

Website: freshworks.com

220. Cvent

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Cvent is a software that is used for creating a powerful event management platform. Cvent is ideal for large companies that want to create their own branded event management platform. Cvent offers features like virtual events, in-person events, hybrid events, and webinars.

Website: cvent.com

221. Intercom

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Intercom is a software that is used for creating an advanced business-to-customer communication and messaging platform. Intercom can help your business build a powerful website live chat system, bots email messages, automated answers, etc. It is used by large companies like Facebook, Amazon, Shopify, IBM, Microsoft, etc.

Website: intercom.com

222. Firebase

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Firebase is a Google platform that is used for creating mobile and web applications. You can also use Firebase for cloud storage, app indexing, app distribution and device testing.

Website: firebase.google.com

223. Google Ads Keyword Planner

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Google Ads Keyword Planner is a tool that is used for finding the right keywords that can get your Ad reach your target customers faster. Google Ads Keyword Planner is only available for Google Ads users.

Website: ads.google.com

224. Fine Art America

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Fine Art America is a platform that is used by artists to sell wall arts, home decor, collections, posters, etc. Fine Art America works like any other print-on-demand but what makes it unique and an ideal platform for buying wall arts is its high quality prints.

Website: fineartamerica.com

225. Podio

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Podio by Citrix is a collaboration platform that is used for project management, communication and workflow management.

Website: podio.com

226. Guru

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Guru is a freelance platform that is used for hiring freelancers. All you need is to post a job, receive quotes from freelancers and select the best quote.

Website: guru.com

227. Prestashop

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Prestashop is a freemium ecommerce content management system (CMS) platform.

Website: prestashop.com

228. Podbean

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PodBean is a powerful podcast hosting platform that can be used to create, promote and monetize podcasts.

Website: podbean.com

229. WP Rocket

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WP Rocket is a WordPress plugin that is used for website caching and performance. If well configured, WP Rocket makes your website load faster. Unlike other WordPress cache plugins, WP Rocket has no free version.

Website: wp-rocket.me

230. Libsyn

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Libsyn is a premium podcast hosting and distribution software that is used by some of the most popular companies and brands.

Website: libsyn.com

231. Lucidchart

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Lucidchart is a software that is used to visualize data and create diagrams. If you are looking for a professional software to create architectural diagrams, flowcharts, and visualize data, then Lucidchart is the best option. It has been used by some of the Fortune 500 companies like Google, Okta, NBC, Amazon, Microsoft, T-Mobile, etc. It can be integrated with some of the most popular business apps like Google Workspace, Microsoft Office, Asana, Slack, AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, etc.

Website: lucidchart.com

232. Hubstaff Tasks

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Hubstaff is a platform that is used to track time. Businesses can use Hubstaff to monitor the progress of team projects.

Website: hubstaff.com

233. Rev

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Rev is a platform that is used for audio and video transcription. Once you upload your file to Rev, it is assigned to a team of freelancers who transcribe it at a fee.

Website: rev.com

234. Xamarin

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Xamarin is an open-source Microsoft platform that is used for building cross-platform native mobile applications for Android, Windows, iOS tvOS, watchOS, and macOS. Apps on Xamarin are built with .NET and C#.

Website: dotnet.microsoft.com

235. Buzzsprout

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Buzzsprout is an easy-to-use podcast hosting and distribution platform. Buzzsprout is used and recommended by some of the most popular bloggers because of its beautiful player.

Website: buzzsprout.com

236. Malwarebytes

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Malwarebytes is an antivirus software that is used to protect against hacking, phishing, ransomware, device virus and malware.

Website: malwarebytes.com

237. TalentLMS

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TalentLMS is a learning management system that can be used for building an online learning platform. Examples of use cases include employee training platforms, sales training platforms, partner training, remote training, etc.

Website: talentlms.com

238. Venngage

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Venngage is a web-based software that is used for creating Infographics through drag and drop. Some of the templates available for use at the Venngage dashboard include infographics templates, diagram templates, timeline templates, presentation templates, report templates, etc Venngage can also be used to make presentations, flyers, posters, banners, etc.

Website: venngage.com

239. Bitdefender

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Bitdefender is an antivirus software that is used for threat detection and prevention by businesses.

Website: bitdefender.com

240. Appsheet

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AppSheet is a platform that is used to create mobile applications without coding. All you need is a website, connect your data to appsheet, then drag and drop to create your app layout in minutes.

Website: appsheet.com

241. Clipchamp

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Clipchamp is a platform that is used to edit and make videos online. Some of the videos that you can make with ClipChamp include Facebook ads, YouTube intros, Instagram ads, Promotional videos, etc.

Website: clipchamp.com

242. Panopto

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Panopto is a software that is used for video recording, sharing and livestreaming. Panopto software comes with a number of unique features like video editing, CMS integration, in-video quizzing, Video Capture Hardware etc.

Website: panopto.com

243. aThemes

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aThemes is a platform that sells business WordPress themes. The two themes sold by aThemes are Sydney Theme (for building websites for showcasing a business) and Botiga (for building eCommerce websites powered by WooCommerce).

Website: athemes.com

244. WMPL

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WordPress Multilingual (WPML) is one of the most popular and advanced paid WordPress plugins that is used to translate WP sites to over 40 languages. It is compatible with most WordPress themes and plugins.

Website: wpml.org

245. Ezoic

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Ezoic is a blog monetization platform for publishers. It is known for its high CPM rates. It is ideal for blogs with a high percentage of US traffic. What makes Ezoic Ads perform well than its competitors is its Ad testing technology that helps publishers find the most performing Ads. One disadvantage of using Ezoic is that it has a terrible onboarding experience. Unlike other ad networks where all that you need to do is to place an Ad code on your website for Ads to display, Ezoic requires a...

Website: ezoic.com

246. Spreaker

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Spreaker is a podcast hosting platform that is used for hosting, creation, distribution, and monetization of podcasts.

Website: spreaker.com

247. Society6

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Society6 is a platform that is used by artists to sell print-on-demand designs. As an artist, all you need is to create your artwork or design and select whether it should be printed on a t-shirt, throw pillow, coffee mug, hoodies, etc. Customer payment, printing, and shipping is handled by Society6.

Website: society6.com

248. SendPulse

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SendPulse is a platform that is used for digital marketing services. It supports marketing services like email marketing, SMS marketing, chatbots, CRM, landing pages and web push.

Website: sendpulse.com

249. Podia

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Podia is a platform that is used for creating and selling online courses. You can use it on your custom website for selling digital downloads, memberships, offering courses, and webinars.

Website: podia.com

250. Wufoo

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Wufoo is an online forms builder platform that is owned by SurveyMonkey. Wufoo provides an easy-to-use online contact form builder platform. It can be integrated with some of the most popular CMS like WordPress, Drupal, Shopify, etc

Website: wufoo.com

251. Kobo

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Kobo (also known as Rakuten Kobo) is a platform that is used for selling eBooks and audiobooks. You can self-publish your book for free on Kobo through their self-publishing platform called Kobo Writing Life. Kobo was in 2011 acquired by Rakuten, the largest eCommerce site in Japan.

Website: kobo.com

252. Woorank

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Woorank is a tool that is used for auditing website SEO and performance. Woorank provides suggestions that can help improve your website search rankings.

Website: woorank.com

253. Alison

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Alison is an online learning platform that offers free education and skills training courses. You can use Alison to take courses for career development or select courses for specific jobs. You can also pay a monthly subscription to remove adverts, build a CV and receive an attestation letter.

Website: alison.com

254. WPForms

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WPForms is a drag and drop WordPress form builder WordPpress plugin. As of publishing this post, has 5+ million installations. WPForm can be used to be build contact forms, survey forms, newsletter forms, registration forms, e.tc. It comes with over 300 templates for building custom forms. It has a free and paid plans.

Website: wpforms.com

255. iPage

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iPage is a web hosting company that powers over 1 million websites. It is known to have limited one-click software installation. This means that you need some developer skills to install some Software like Joomla. However, if you are a WordPress user, the installation process is seamless. Ipage is part of Endurance International Group (EIG).

Website: ipage.com

256. Sage CRM

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Sage CRM is a software that is used for managing customer relationships. You can use it for creating quotes and orders, generating leads, converting them, and forecasting sales.

Website: sage.com

257. Animaker

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Animaker is a platform that is used for making animated videos without the need of having animation-making skills. Some of the videos that you can create with Animaker include Facebook ads, YouTube intro, YouTube ads, explainer videos, text animation, etc.

Website: animaker.com

258. KWFinder

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KWFinder is a tool that is used to find keywords with low SEO difficulty and high search volume. You can also use KWFinder to find competitor keywords, keyword that are not profitable and keyword difficulty.

Website: kwfinder.com

259. Jetpack Backup

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Jetpack is a WordPress plugin that is used for security, performance and marketing. Jetpack backup provides off-site and real time online back up of your WordPress website files and data. The advantage of using Jetpack backup is that it does not require any configuration. Just install the plugin and site backup begins.

Website: jetpack.com

260. LanguageTool

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LanguageTool is an online grammar, style, and spell checker tool. It has a proofreading API that can be integrated into your writing software or app.

Website: languagetool.org

261. Infolinks

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Infolinks is an advertising platform that is reputable for in-text advertising.

Website: infolinks.com

262. Ionic Framework

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Ionic Framework is an open-source platform that is used for cross-platform mobile application development. You can build your app on Ionic Framework with Angular, React, Vue, vanilla JavaScript, etc.

Website: ionicframework.com

263. Expensify

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Expensify is one of the most powerful expense management software used by reputable companies like Stripe, GitHub, Pinterest, Snapchat, etc.

Website: expensify.com

264. Media.net

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Media.net is an advertising technology company. It offers monetization opportunities for publishers.

Website: media.net

265. Spreadshirt

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Spreadshirt is a platform that is used for buying and selling customized t-shirts. As a seller, all you need is to upload your custom design and Spreadshirt will handle payment processing, printing, delivery and customer service.

Website: spreadshirt.com

266. Microsoft Defender

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Microsoft Defender is a free built-in windows antivirus software. It comes with virus threat protection, account protection, network protection, etc.

Website: microsoft.com

267. Let’s Encrypt

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Let’s Encrypt is a non-profit organization that offers free SSL certificates. Let’s Encrypt free SSL certificate can be installed and renewed automatically using your web hosting control panel interface or manually using Cerbot or any ACME client software.

Website: letsencrypt.org

268. Surfshark

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Surfshark is a virtual private network (VPN) service provider that is used to block ads and prevent tracking.

Website: surfshark.com

269. Avira

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Avira is a free antivirus software that is used for device security and online privacy.

Website: avira.com

270. Joomla

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Joomla is an open source content management system (CMS) platform that is used to build blogs. It powers about 2 million small businesses, learning institutions and company websites.

Website: joomla.org

271. Biteable

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Biteable is a web application that is used for creating short videos. Biteable comes with free animations, Unsplash stock images, royalty-free music, Shutterstock clips, etc. Biteable can be used to make Facebook ads, TikTok videos, YouTube ads, YouTube intros, resize images, etc.

Website: biteable.com

272. W3 Total Cache

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W3 Total Cache is a WordPress cache plugin that is used to improve website performance. W3 Total Cache has over 1 million installations making it one of the most popular WordPress cache plugins.

Website: wordpress.org

273. Arch Linux

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Arch Linux is a lightweight, simple and modern Linux distribution software. Its packages are optimized for x86-64 processors.

Website: archlinux.org

274. AgoraPulse

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Agorapulse is a social media management software that is used for social media publishing, monitoring, and engagement. Agorapulse Social media inbox management tool makes it easy to manage Facebook and Instagram comments, organize inboxes according to words or phrases, and respond to social media network messages from one dashboard.

Website: agorapulse.com

275. Creately

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Creately is a web-based application that is used for creating charts, diagrams, and visuals. Creately is ideal if you are looking for an online tool to create flowcharts, organizations charts, swot analysis, sequence diagrams, concept maps, family tee, AWS Architecture, etc. Creately comes with thousands of customizable diagram templates that you can use to create professional diagrams in minutes. Creately is the best alternative to Lucidchart.

Website: creately.com

276. Zoho Creator

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Zoho Creator is a platform that is used to build business mobile application. Zoho Creator requires minimal coding experience to use its drag and drop interface to create apps

Website: zoho.com/creator

277. Zscaler

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Zscaler is a cyber security software that is used to protect data on cloud networks. Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange platform prevents lateral movement threats.

Website: zscaler.com

278. Flexclip

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Flexclip is a platform that is used for creating marketing videos without the need for installing any software. Flexclip can also be used to make slideshows, Memes, GIFs, trim videos, merge videos, etc.

Website: flexclip.com

279. Bluejeans

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BlueJeans is a software that is used for holding online video meetings. You can use BlueJeans on Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, Internet Explorer and Edge browser or install desktop app or mobile app.

Website: bluejeans.com

280. SocialPilot

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SocialPilot is a social media scheduling and marketing tool. SocialPilot also provides a social media analytics tool that makes it easy to monitor and analyze social media performance, a Social inbox tool that can be used to respond to comments and messages, and social media calendar for keeping track of posts.

Website: socialpilot.co

281. ProtonVPN

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ProtonVPN is a VPN service provider with Free and paid plans. It has free and paid plans. The advantage of ProtonVPN free is that it does serve ads.

Website: protonvpn.com

282. BitWarden

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Bitwarden is a free and open-source application that is used for password storage and management. Bitwarden has paid plans which offer password management features for groups and teams.

Website: bitwarden.com

283. DigiCert

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DigiCert is one of the most popular premium TLS/SSL certificate providers. Large tech companies like Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Slack, Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, etc use DigiCert to secure their websites.

Website: digicert.com

284. Instapage

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Instapage is a tool that is used for creating simple but effective landing pages.

Website: instapage.com

285. Leadpages

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Leadpages is a tool that is used to create landing and sales pages. It comes with built-in checkouts and an online payment system powered by Stripe.

Website: leadpages.com

286. Truepush

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TruePush is one of the most affordable software that is used for sending web push notifications. You can use it on some of the most popular CMS like WordPress, and Shopify to send push notifications.

Website: truepush.com

287. OneNote

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OneNote is an application that is part of Microsoft 365 that is used for note taking.

Website: onenote.com

288. Hemingwayapp

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Hemingway App is a free online text editor that is used for writing and text editing.

Website: hemingwayapp.com

289. Zoho Notebook

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Zoho Notebook is a beautiful free note-taking app that can be used to share and collaborate notes with co-workers across multiple devices.

Website: zoho.com

290. Majestic

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Majestic is a tool that is used for monitoring and checking website backlinks. Majetics comes with a powerful dashboard that can help you get detained information about pages linking to your website, top backlinks, page position, and competitor backlinks.

Website: majestic.com

291. Network Solutions SSL

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Network Solutions is a web hosting and domain registration company. It also offers website security-related services like SSL certificates.

Website: networksolutions.com

292. FreeTaxUSA

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FreeTaxUSA is a platform that is used for online tax preparation for United States residents. FreeTaxUSA is an authorized IRS e-file service provider.

Website: freetaxusa.com

293. Animoto

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Animoto is a web application that is used to make short videos. Animoto dashboard comes with free video maker templates, professional fonts, licensed music tracks, and licensed stock photos.

Website: animoto.com

294. Hopin

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Hopin is a powerful application that is used for event management and marketing. Hopin business plan comes with advanced features like website branding, website builder, custom emails, etc. Hopin is ideal for businesses and enterprises. The best alternative for Hopin is Cvent.

Website: hopin.com

295. WordFence

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WordFence is the most popular free WordPress plugin that is used to provide security for websites using WordPress CMS. As of July 2021, the plugin had over 4 million active installations. WordFence also offers optional paid plans that provide advanced website security features.

Website: wordfence.com

296. Contact Form 7

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Contact Form 7 is one of the most popular contact form builder WordPress plugins. As of publishing this post, it had over 5 million installations. It is available for use for free.

Website: contactform7.com

297. HighTail

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HighTail is a file sharing and collaboration platform owned by OpenText. HighTail file sharing platform makes it easy to send, receive and store files on the cloud. You can share files of 100 MB maximum size and 2GB storage for the free plan.

Website: hightail.com

298. Screaming Frog

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Screaming Frog is a tool that is used to analyze websites for SEO. Screaming Frog can also be used for digital marketing research.

Website: screamingfrog.co.uk

299. Egnyte

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Egnyte is used for file collaboration and sharing. The key features Egnyte offers include Ransomware protection, privacy compliance, lifecycle management, and API for third-party applications integration.

Website: egnyte.com

300. Appypie

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Appy Pie is a software that is used for building mobile applications, websites and chatbots. The benefit of using Appy Pie is that you do not need coding knowledge to develop apps. All you need to build your app is drag and drop.

Website: appypie.com

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