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2018-08-09 22:19:47Advice for EntrepreneursEnglishIf you’re creating content around the clock for social media, your website and ultimately, your business, we’ve got you covered. There...https://quickbooks.intuit.com/au/resources/au_qrc/uploads/2018/08/iStock-614959386.jpghttps://quickbooks.intuit.com/au/resources/advice-for-entrepreneurs/6-must-have-tools-for-content-creators/6 Must-Have Tools For Content Creators | QuickBooks Australia

6 must-have tools for content creators

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If you’re creating content around the clock for social media, your website and ultimately, your business, we’ve got you covered. There are so many tools and platforms to help you create amazing content, whether it’s engaging blog articles, eye-catching images or entertaining videos. Before you go one step further, let’s check out the top tools for creating killer content.

1 Canva

Whether you need to create an image for Pinterest, a cover for your new ebook or a website banner, Canva is the way to go. This graphic design platform allows you to create beautiful, creative and professional images in minutes. It has an amazing collection of fonts and designs, many pre-made, so you can create incredible content quickly and effortlessly.

2 Grammarly

Grammarly is a spelling and grammar tool that can be used basically everywhere – not just in Microsoft Word. It’s a must-have for content creators, particularly if you’re in the habit of creating long-form content like blog articles, but is also great for emails, headlines and tweets. This handy plugin can work across most website and social media platforms, including Gmail, Facebook and Twitter.

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3 Keywords Everywhere

If you’re creating SEO content for your website, blog or social media, you need to get hold of a great keyword research tool. Keywords Everywhere is a free Google Chrome and Firefox plugin that can help you see the volume of popular keywords and related keywords to determine your best SEO strategy. This tool is a must for those looking to improve their search traffic long term.

4 CoSchedule

Whether you’re a solopreneur, blogger or professional content creator of a big-name brand, CoSchedule can help you get organised. In one place, you can plan your entire marketing strategy, schedule and publish your social media content and create analytics reports. It also has a couple of handy free tools, including the Headline Analyzer, which helps you to determine what headlines are going to drive the best results.

5 Photoshop

Even with great products like Canva, it’s worthwhile sharpening your Photoshop skills as a content creator. Photoshop can be your one-stop-shop for editing photos, including cropping, resizing, making colour adjustments and optimising for web. You can use it to create gifs or stop-motion videos, website banners and much more.

6 Google trends

A simple but powerful tool, Google trends can help you with content creation and idea generation. Search for the most popular topics in your country and around the world each day, to see what’s trending and what’s rising. This is a great way to stay on-top of trending topics and in order to be first to market with engaging content.

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