8 Content Creation Tools for Writer's Block

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Are you stuck in a rut when it comes to digital content creation?

Don't sweat it – writer's block is common and totally manageable. There are helpful websites with creative content creation tools that can give you the spark you need when your ideas have run dry.

According to a Semrush survey, "44% said improving the quality and value of their content has led to success." So, it is important to get your best writing ideas out there as a part of your digital marketing strategy. Whether it’s a brainstorm via concept mapping or just needing inspiration for content, these tools will give you something to start with in jump starting your writing process.

All it takes is a smidge of creativity and a willingness to experiment with new online tools to give you ideas for engaging with your audience. Whether you’re a veteran blogger or a business owner just starting out in digital content marketing, the following online resources will have you producing stellar posts in no time.

1. Jasper

2. Grammarly

3. Hubspot Blog Idea Generator

4. AnswerThePublic

5. Ubersuggest

6. Portent's Content Idea Generator

7. Good Ol' Google Analytics

8. AnswerSocrates

1. Jasper

This tool is a nifty platform that offers assistance specifically to content writers, bloggers and marketers who want to create new content. You can find inspiration and generate ideas for your next writing project in a matter of minutes -- input a keyword or topic and Jasper's AI (Artificial Intelligence) algorithms will provide you with multiple relevant suggestions and options. Jasper, which offers a monthly subscription, provides excellent resources for SEO and content optimization, making sure that your written material is top-notch quality. 

2. Grammarly

Grammarly is an online writing assistant that checks your grammar, spelling and punctuation mistakes as well as suggests relevant synonyms and more unique sentence structures. This amazing tool, which has a free version and an upgrade, will help you overcome writer's block by giving you real-time feedback, thus giving you the confidence to produce more captivating content. Grammarly also provides explanations for any errors you might make, making it an excellent tool to help you learn and improve your writing skills.

3. Hubspot Blog Idea Generator

HubSpot has created a helpful tool to spark your creativity and get those blog ideas flowing again with an easy-to-use platform that suggests topics and titles based on keywords related to your industry or niche. All you need to do is enter a few words that you want to focus on, and the tool generates a list of potential blog topics for you to choose from. The free version is a quick way to overcome writer's block and jumpstart your content creation process, and you can also upgrade for more ideas and SEO tips.

4. AnswerThePublic 

This website can provide you with valuable insights on what topics people are searching for on the internet. Simply type in a keyword and the website will generate a list of questions people are asking about that topic. This can serve as a source of inspiration to help you break through your writer's block and make your content more engaging and informative for your readers. Use three free searches per day or use their upgrade and you may be surprised at the ideas that come to mind!

5. Ubersuggest 

Created by well-known digital marketing expert and tech entrepreneur Neil Patel, Ubersuggest is a valuable and free tool with website tracking available for a monthly subscription, for writers seeking fresh insights. It allows you to generate hundreds of content ideas, analyze your competition and find keywords to include in your writing. Whether you're writing a blog post, article or social media caption, Ubersuggest can help take your writing ideas to the next level.

6. Portent's Content Idea Generator 

This is a great tool that is quick and easy to use and offers results that can be helpful to any writer looking for off-beat ideas as well as more serious ones. It is free and has the capability of creating unique title ideas based on a key phrase. You can click on different words to see the thought behind the choices, which can help your writing process, give you a chance to get new ideas and get your creative juices flowing.

7. Good Ol' Google Analytics 

With this platform -- which you probably already have set up for your online business needs -- you can learn what interests your readers, what keywords they use to find your content and what search queries lead them to your website.

Google Analytics, which has a free version and a subscription option, can help you stay organized and focused by providing insights into which topics are most popular and which pages are generating the most traffic. By using this information to inspire your writing, you can create content that resonates with your target audience and keeps them coming back for more.

8. AnswerSocrates 

This free website is designed to help writers overcome creative roadblocks by providing a wealth of thought-provoking variations to jumpstart your writing process. AnswerSocrates provides topics based on your keyword that range from questions to comparisons to letters. By reading the many options, you'll be able to explore new perspectives and ideas that you may have never considered otherwise.

Write On

Using these tools will help you through writer's block, so you can create the best digital content from a combination of great ideas, concept development and strategic execution. And if you want help – that's why we're here! Contact our team today to see how we can assist you with writing quality content to put your business on the map.