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15 Free Google Tools for Bloggers

Must-Try Google Tools that Make Blogging Easier

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Sure you probably use Google search tools such to search websites, news, blogs, images, videos, and more. You might use Google Chrome for web browsing, Google Play to download apps to your Android mobile device, Picasa to store and edit images, but there are a number of must-try free Google tools that can make your life easier as a blogger that you might not already use. You can learn about them below. You'll definitely find a useful tool on this list that will make your blogging life easier or simply better.

1. AdSense

Google AdSense is one of the easiest tools to use to make money from your blog. It's free to join at anytime. Learn how to create a Google AdSense account.

2. AdWords Keyword Tool and Traffic Estimator

The Google AdWords Keyword Tool and Traffic Estimator tool are free for anyone to use. Just type in keywords to estimate search volume and traffic to your blog. It's a great way to do free keyword research to get more search traffic to your blog.

3. Alerts

Sign up to receive email alerts when content is published related to the keywords of your choice. You can monitor content to manage your online reputation or keep up with news and commentary related to your blog topic. Use it to get blog post ideas, to join conversations, and more.

4. Analytics

Google Analytics is the best free web analytics tool available to bloggers. It's easy to set up and use, so you can learn what content is working well on your blog, where traffic is coming from, and more.

5. Blogger

If you're new to blogging and haven't chosen your blogging application yet, then check out Google Blogger. It's one of the most feature-rich free blogging applications available.

6. Bookmarks

Google Bookmarks is an online bookmarking tool that makes it easy to save links to web pages, so you can access them at anytime in the future and from any computer with Internet access. You can also make your bookmarks private, which is perfect for doing blog post research, saving sources, and more.

7. Calendar

Google Calendar is free and integrates with all Google tools. It also integrates with a number of mobile calendar apps, so you can sync your calendar between your mobile device and your online account.

8. Docs

You can create free word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, drawing, and form documents using Google Docs and easily share them with other people for collaboration. If you prefer, you can keep your documents private. A key benefit of Google Docs, aside from sharing and collaboration, is that you can access your documents from any device connected to the Internet at anytime.

9. Feedburner

Feedburner is the most popular tool to create and manage RSS feeds. You can burn your blog's feed, publicize it, customize your feed emails, and monitor your feed's performance for free using Feedburner.

10. Gmail

Gmail is one of the best free online email tools. It integrates seamlessly with other Google products, and you can feed all of your various email accounts into a single Gmail account to make it easier to manage your email communications.
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