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.

301. Lumen5

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Lumen5 is a web application that is used for making short videos online. Lumen5 has hundreds of free templates that you can use to make your videos without any video editing skills. You can also easily transform your blog posts into videos using Lumen5 AI-powered technology.

Website: lumen5.com

302. Reedsy

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Reedsy is a platform that is used for hiring book authors, editors and designers. Reedsy also comes with a free book writing editor (Reedsy Book Editor) that makes it easy to collaborate editing and prepare books for distribution to ebookstores like Smashwords, IngramSpark, KDP, etc.

Website: reedsy.com

303. Dashlane

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Dashlane is a platform that is used for password storage and management. Dashlane makes it easy to securely auto-fill your passwords and payment details in online forms.

Website: dashlane.com

304. Sovrn

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Sovrn Commerce (formerly Viglink)is an outbound link monetization platform for small business, publishers, and bloggers.

Website: sovrn.com

305. ProofHub

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ProofHub is a project management software that is used for project and teams collaboration.

Website: proofhub.com

306. MyThemeShop

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MyThemeShop is a website that specializes in selling WordPress themes and plugins. MyThemeShop is behind one of the most popular free WordPress SEO plugins, Rank Math. Some of its most popular WordPress themes include Schema, SocaillyViral, Coupon, Crypto, etc.

Website: mythemeshop.com

307. Promo

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Promo is a web application that is used to create videos online. Examples of videos that can be created with Promo include promotional videos, YouTube video ads, YouTube intro, and marketing videos.

Website: promo.com

308. Piktochart

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Piktochart is an online platform that is used to make infographics, presentations, reports, posters, flyers and social media graphics. Its best alternative is Venngage.

Website: piktochart.com

309. FreeImages

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FreeImages is a website that is used for downloading free stock photos and royalty-free images.

Website: freeimages.com

310. Designhill

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DesignHill is a digital marketplace that is used for hiring designers and artists. All you need is to post your design idea, designers will compete to bring your design idea to life, and then you will pick your favorite design.

Website: designhill.com

311. Ginger

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Ginger is an AI-powered writing software that is used for text errors correction. Ginger has a free windows desktop application and a premium API to integrate with your App.

Website: gingersoftware.com

312. VWO

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VWO is a software that is used for sending web push notifications. What makes VWO engage unique is that you can send push notifications through Facebook Messenger.

Website: vwo.com

313. Runcloud

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RunCloud is a simple and powerful web hosting control for Linux. You can use RunCloud control panel to launch your website on DigitalOcean, AWS or Google Cloud.

Website: runcloud.io

314. CentOS

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CentOS is a free Linux distribution software built from open source code provided by Red Hat. Most Cloud hosting companies like Google Cloud, AWS, Azure have CentOS already integrated into their infrastructure.

Website: centos.org

315. Customink

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Custom Ink is a platform where you can buy customized t-shirts. Other customized products that you can buy on Custom Ink include hoodies, sweatshirts, hats, backpacks, face masks, water bottles, etc.

Website: customink.com

316. Ubersuggest

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Ubersuggest is a free tool that is used for keyword suggestion. Ubersuggest provides you with keyword ideas from short terms to long-term phrases. It also generates a list of keywords based on what your competitor is using.

Website: neilpatel.com/ubersuggest

317. UpdraftPlus

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Updraft is a WordPress plugin that is used for website backup and restore. Updraft backups your website’s WordPress files, databases, plugins and themes to your hosting environment or third party storage service provider like Amazon S3, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.

Website: updraftplus.com

318. Taxslayer

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TaxSlayer is a software that is used for tax preparation. TaxSlayer provides calculators and resources that you need to file your federal and state tax online with the IRS.

Website: taxslayer.com

319. Debian

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Debian is a free Operating system and Linux distribution software. Debian is maintained by volunteer developers spread around the world.

Website: debian.org

320. Keycdn

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Keycdn is an affordable content delivery network that is mostly used by small businesses. KeyCDN supports IPv6, HTTP/2, Gzip Compression, Header Control, Byte-range Requests, etc.

Website: keycdn.com

321. 10Times

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10Times is a platform that is used for marketing events. You can list your event for free on 10Times and it will reach over 7 million registered members. 10Times premium plan offers features like API integration, mass mailing, customized events website, etc.

Website: 10times.com

322. Shortpixel

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ShortPixel is a WordPress plugin that is used for image compression and optimization. Once you install ShortPixel WordPress plugin, it will automatically compress your past and current images.

Website: shortpixel.com

323. Adobe Stock

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Adobe Stock is a platform where you can buy and sell photos, video clips, vectors and illustrations.

Website: stock.adobe.com

324. Nginx

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Nginx is an open-source web application that can be used as a reverse proxy server. Nginx can be installed on your webserver to improve website load speed and performance. Nginx.org is open source while Nginx.com is the commercial version website.

Website: nginx.org

325. MeisterTask

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MeisterTask is a software that is used for task management for teams. It comes with Kanban-style project boards.

Website: meistertask.com

326. CS-Cart

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CS-Cart is a software that is used to build a multi-vendor eCommerce marketplace.

Website: cs-cart.com

327. Happy Scribe

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Happy Scribe is a platform that is used for audio transcription and subtitling. Happy Scribe comes with an AI-powered editor that makes it easier to transcribe audio to text.

Website: happyscribe.com

328. TimeDoctor

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Time Doctor is a software that is used by businesses to track how employees spend their time during their working hours. You can use Time Doctor to take automated screenshots, track website page access, and track breaks.

Website: timedoctor.com

329. Directadmin

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DirectAdmin is a lightweight web hosting control panel software. DirectAdmin is the recommended choice if your are looking for a control panel software that is easy to use and loads faster.

Website: directadmin.com

330. Redis

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Redis is an in-memory data structure store that is used for database cache. Redis can be installed on your server and used to cache your database to improve page load speed. Its best alternative is Memcached.

Website: redis.io

331. Recurly

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Recurly is a payment platform that is used for processing recurring online payments or subscriptions.

Website: recurly.com

332. WordTracker

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WordTracker is a tool that is used to find keywords for content. You can search for keywords that target a specific country or search engine. Wordtracker has a free and paid plan.

Website: wordtracker.com

333. Welgot

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Weglot is a software that is used for content translation in content management systems (CMS) like WordPress, Shopify, Squarespace, Magento, Drupal. All you need is to install Weglot plugin in your CMS and select the language that you want your page to be translated to.

Website: weglot.com

334. HubSpot CRM

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HubSpot is a marketing and sales software for businesses. Other than CRM, HubSpot also has a content management system and operations software.

Website: hubspot.com

335. Jumpshare

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Jumpshare is a platform that is used for file sharing and collaboration. Jumpshare comes with a powerful dashboard that makes it easy to keep track of shared files, organize files, inbox notifications, and comment on shared files.

Website: jumpshare.com

336. Cyberpanel

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CyberPanel is a control panel software that can be used to install and use WordPress, Prestashop, Joomla, etc on the cloud. CyberPanel can only be installed on Linux operating systems.

Website: cyberpanel.net

337. Quickbooks Time

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Quickbooks Time, formerly Tsheets is a time tracking software that was developed by Matt Risell and Brandon Zehm in 2016 and acquired by Quickbooks in 2017. Some of its key features include time tracking, scheduling and team management.

Website: quickbooks.intuit.com

338. Ontraport

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Ontraport is a sales and marketing platform for businesses. It can be used for keeping track of your business prospects and customers. It comes with a powerful pipeline and marketing automation for your business.

Website: ontraport.com

339. Themegrill

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ThemeGrill is a platform that sells customizable WordPress themes and plates. Some of the most popular free and premium WordPress themes developed by ThemeGrill include ColorMag, Spacious, Flash, eStore, and Radiate.

Website: themegrill.com

340. Oracle Linux

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Oracle Linux is a free Linux distribution and Operating system distributed by Oracle. It is build from Red Hat Enterprise Linux source code . Although Oracle Linux is free to download, update and use without any any limits, Oracle offers optional paid support for business critical infrastructure.

Website: oracle.com/linux

341. Help Scout

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Help Scout is a software that is used for creating a customer service platform. Businesses can use Help Scout to build knowledge base, customer messaging system, live chat, etc.

Website: helpscout.com

342. Microsoft Dynamics 365

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a software that offers cloud based business applications for managing customer experience. It also offers business application for supply chain management, sales management, human resource management, marketing, project management, commerce and finance.

Website: dynamics.microsoft.com

343. ComodoCA

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ComodoCA is a company that sells SSL certificates. It is part of Comodo Security Solutions, a company that offers cyber security services.

Website: ssl.comodo.com

344. Ufile

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Ufile is a platform that is used for file sharing for free. Ufile allows you to share files without the need to register. File shared by guest users will be hosted for 30 days. The premium plan offers permanent hosting of files. Ufile also offers a checkout system where you can sell your digital downloads. The most unique feature of Ufile is that you can embed a Ufile widget on your website and allow users to upload files on your website and the files will be stored in your Ufile account.

Website: ufile.io

345. Keeper

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Keeper is an application that is used for password security and management. Keeper for business makes it easy to prevent data breaches and meet compliance standards. Some of the compliance standards that Keeper meets include GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS, NIST, DPA, FINRA, ISO 27001, etc.

Website: keepersecurity.com

346. Infusionsoft by Keap

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Infusionsoft by Keap is one of the most powerful and highest-priced email marketing platforms with advanced marketing and sales automation features. It is ideal for mid-sized businesses.

Website: keap.com

347. Wevideo

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WeVideo is a platform that is used to edit and make videos online. Some of the videos that you can make with WeVideo include Facebook Ads, YouTube ads, promotional videos, etc.

Website: wevideo.com

348. Treehouse

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Treehouse is an online teaching platform that offers coding classes ranging from front-end web development, full-stack JavaScript, to UX Design. Other coding courses that you can enroll to include but are not limited to Android, APIs, C#, Computer Science, CSS, Go, HTML, Java, PHP, Python, and Ruby.

Website: teamtreehouse.com

349. LearnDash

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LearnDash is a powerful WordPress plugin that is used to create an online learning system using WordPress. LearnDash can be integrated with WooCommere, bbPress, Easy Digital Downloads, BuddyPress, Gravity, etc. It is used by Yoast Academy, OptinMonster University, Problogger courses.

Website: learndash.com

350. HubSpot Page Builder

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HubSpot Page Builder is a product that is part of HubSpot marketing software which is used to build landing pages.

Website: hubspot.com

351. Google Keep

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Google keep is a free note-taking app that is part of Google Docs. It is free to use

Website: keep.google.com

352. Wefunder

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Wefunder is a platform that is used by startups to raise funds from investors. Wefunder helps to connect startup founders with Investors.

Website: wefunder.com

353. Simplenote

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Simplenote is a free cross-platform application, that is used for taking notes. Most people prefer it over other note-taking apps because you can sync your notes on all your devices (iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, and Linux). Simplenote is owned by Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com.

Website: simplenote.com

354. Imagify

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Imagify is a web application that is used for image compression and optimization. Imagify comes with a WordPress plugin that you can install on your website and optimize your images in one click. Imagify also has an API that you can use to integrate with your platform.

Website: imagify.io

355. Podium

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Podium is a software that is used for creating a messaging platform. You can also use Podium to collect reviews, get feedback, build video chat, send SMS promotions, build web live chat and receive payment through message texts.

Website: podium.com

356. Dropbox Paper

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Dropbox Paper is a free tool that is used by teams for co-editing of documents. You can also use it to make to-do lists.

Website: dropbox.com

357. Lulu

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Lulu is a company that is used for self-publishing and print-on-demand. If you have written a book, you can upload it to Lulu and it will be printed or sold as an eBook. Lulu also distributes books to online stores.

Website: lulu.com

358. Slack Video Conferencing

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Slack video conferencing makes it easier for you to integrate Slack with your favorite video meeting apps like Zoom, Webex by Cisco, Microsoft Teams, BlueJeans.

Website: slack.com

359. Vyond

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Vyond (formerly GoAnimate) is a software that is used for creating animations online. Vyond comes with hundreds of video templates that you can use to create animations without any video editing skills.

Website: vyond.com

360. Smashwords

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Smashwords is a platform that is used for ebook publishing and distribution. You can write a novel, fiction, nonfiction, research reports, etc and publish it on Smashwords. It will then be distributed to major retailer and libraries.

Website: smashwords.com

361. CyberGhost

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CyberGhost is a VPN service provider for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, Chrome, Firefox, Smart TVs, Xbox, and PlayStation.

Website: cyberghostvpn.com

362. Descript

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Descript is a digital platform that is used for video and audio editing. It is also used for automatic and human video and audio transcription.

Website: descript.com

363. Appsgeyser

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AppsGeyser is a platform that is used for creating mobile applications without any coding skills. You can use AppsGeyser for free to create your mobile apps but they will show ads in your apps and you will share the revenue (50/50) generated from the ads. You have to pay a monthly fee to disable the ads.

Website: appsgeyser.com

364. MediaWiki

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MediaWiki is an open source content management system (CMS) platform that powers wikipedia. It is used for creating wiki websites.

Website: mediawiki.org

365. Oracle CX

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Oracle CX is software that is used to manage customer interaction by connecting data from advertising, marketing and sales.

Website: oracle.com/cx/

366. Clickmeeting

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ClickMeeting is a software that is used for video conferencing, online meetings, and holding webinars. If you are looking for a software to conduct online courses, online business meetings, and online events, then ClickMeeting has all the features to meet your needs.

Website: clickmeeting.com

367. ThriveThemes

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Thrive Themes is a platform that develops and sells WordPress Themes and plugins that are focused on Conversion. Some of its products include Thrive Theme Builder, Thrive Architect, Thrive Quiz Builder, Thrive Comments, etc.

Website: thrivethemes.com

368. Blurb

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Blurb is one of the best platforms to create, publish, and sell high-quality books. Blurb has a powerful design software called Book Wright that makes it easy to create professional-quality books. Blurb is ideal if you want to create photo books, cookbooks, travel books, family photo books, portfolio books, and business books.

Website: blurb.com

369. Sendible

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Sendible is a social media management platform that is designed for use by Agencies.

Website: sendible.com

370. Snappa

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Snappa is an application that is used for creating social media graphics. It can also be used for creating blog images, eBook covers, infographics, email headers, banner ads, etc. Snappa comes with hundreds of customizable and ready-to-use templates. Snappa has a free plan but the paid plans come with more features and unlimited downloads.

Website: snappa.com

371. Imperva

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Imperva is a reputable Cyber Security company that provides application, network, data, and cloud-native security. It also provides multi-layered threat detection, response, investigation, and remediation.

Website: imperva.com

372. Keap CRM

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Keap CRM is an online payment, sales, and marketing automation platform built for businesses. It is used for client management.

Website: keap.com

373. aaPanel

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aaPanel is an open-source and free web hosting Cpanel. aaPanel comes with a simple but powerful interface that you can use to manage web servers through web base GUI. aaPanel also offers one-click installation of content Management Systems like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, etc. Some of the Linux distribution and operating systems where you can install aaPanel include CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, Fedoram, and Deepin.

Website: aapanel.com

374. Groove

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Groove is a software that is used to build a customer service system for small businesses. Groove can be integrated with some of the most popular CRM, CMS, Collaboration, and Marketing platforms like Slack, Zoho, Shopify, Mailchimp, etc.

Website: groovehq.com

375. FoxPush

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FoxPush is a platform that is used for sending website push notifications. You can send push notifications to tablet, mobile or desktop subscribers.

Website: foxpush.com

376. IngramSpark

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IngramSpark is a platform that is used for self-publishing eBooks and prints. Once you have completed writing and formatting your book, all that you need is to publish it on IngramSpark and it will be distributed globally. Books published on IngramSpark can be distributed to Amazon KDP, Apple Books, and Barnes & Noble.

Website: ingramspark.com

377. Roam Research

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Roam Research is a powerful note-taking application that is used by researchers to document their work.

Website: roamresearch.com

378. Studiopress

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StudioPress is a platform that sells responsive WordPress themes at an affordable price. StudioPress is famous for its open-source Genesis Framework and Genesis Theme that is used by some of the top bloggers like WPBeginner. On 27th June 2018, WP Engine announced that it had acquired StudioPress. On 29th June 2021, WP Engine announced that the Genesis Framework is now free to everyone.

Website: studiopress.com

379. LiveStream

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Livestream (now Vimeo Livestream) is a software that is used for live streaming virtual events and remote workforce. You can live stream across social media platforms or embed stream on your website. You can also monetize your live streams through subscriptions.

Website: livestream.com

380. Grammarcheck

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GrammarCheck is a software that is used for proofreading. It is free to use.

Website: grammarcheck.net

381. GoTranscript

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GoTranscript is a platform that is used for transcribing video and audio to text. GoTranscript has a team of professional transcribers that transcribe uploaded audio and video files to text.

Website: gotranscript.com

382. Slite

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Slite is an application that is used by teams for sharing ideas and working together remotely.

Website: slite.com

383. StartEngine

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StartEngine is a platform that is used by startups for raising capital from thousand of investors online. All you need is to apply, get approved, craft your startup story, and launch your campaign for funding.

Website: startengine.com

384. StockSnap.io

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StockSnap.io is a platform where you can download high-resolution images which are free from copyright restrictions.

Website: stocksnap.io

385. Gravity Forms

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Gravity Forms is a paid WordPress form builder plugin. You can use Gravity Forms to create contact forms, payment forms, file upload forms, survey forms, etc

Website: gravityforms.com

386. MeetEdgar

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MeetEdgar is a social media automation and scheduling software. You can also use MeetEdgar to monitor your social media engagement across various social media websites and understand which content performs best.

Website: meetedgar.com

387. Airmeet

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Airmeet is a software that is used to build customized events platforms for enterprises. It is ideal for large businesses looking for a highly scalable, secure, and customizable platform for hosting events and webinars.

Website: airmeet.com

388. Burst

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Burst is a Shopify platform where you can download free, quality images for commercial and website use.

Website: burst.shopify.com

389. ProxMox

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ProxMox is an open source server virtualization software. Its main software ProxMox Virtual Environment, Proxmox Backup Server, and Proxmox mail gateway can be used to build an affordable and secure IT infrastructure.

Website: proxmox.com

390. Send Anywhere

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Send Anywhere is a file sharing application You can use Send Anywhere Pro (Sendy Pro) to share links via email, messengers, manage received links, and allow commenting.

Website: send-anywhere.com

391. Thrive Comments

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Thrive Comments is a paid WordPress comments plugin. The most unique thing about thrive comments it makes it easy for users to subscribe to your email list using their comment details. It also offers comment moderation options and Facebook sign in

Website: thrivethemes.com/comment

392. Wavevideo

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Wavevideo is an application that is used to create and edit videos online. Wavevideo comes with millions of stock videos, audio clips and images, and video templates to help you create your videos. You can also use WaveVideo to host your videos.

Website: wave.video

393. Private Internet Access

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Private Internet Access is an anonymous VPN service provider with servers in over 76 countries.

Website: privateinternetaccess.com

394. Crello

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Crello is a graphic design tool that is used for creating animated graphics, posters, flyers, logos, ebook cover designs, YouTube thumbnails, etc.

Website: crello.com

395. Cafepress

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CafePress is a platform that is used for buying and selling customized products like t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, phone cases, bags, hats, etc. To make money with CafePress, all that you need to do is to upload your designs on products and let CafePress handle payment processing and delivery.

Website: cafepress.com

396. Volusion

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Volusion is a paid eCommerce platform for small and large businesses. Its lowest plan which is limited to 100 products costs $35/mo.

Website: volusion.com

397. Dacast

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Dacast is a platform that is used for live streaming, video hosting, and video monetization. Dacast also comes with an advanced video content management (CMS) that you can use to manage your videos.

Website: dacast.com

398. BrainTree

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BrainTree is a PayPal payment processor that is used for accepting online payments using credit and debit cards and digital wallets like Google Pay, Apple Pay, Venmo, Samsung Pay, Giro Pay, Sofort, Trustly, Hyperwallet, etc. It is currently available for use by businesses with operations in the United States, Europe countries, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong China, Singapore, Newzealand, and Malaysia.

Website: braintreepayments.com

399. Simplecast

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Simplecast is a platform that is used for podcast hosting and analytics. With a one click, you can publish your podcasts to apple podcasts, Google Podcasts or Spotify.

Website: simplecast.com

400. WishPond

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WishPond is a software that is used to create contests and promos, landing pages, and marketing automation.

Website: wishpond.com

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