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Monday Morning Cool Tool: Mailmunch

This week’s cool tool recommendation is website lead generator tool – Mailmunch.

Looking to grow your email subscribers?

Mailmunch enables users to create a variety of pop-up email forms for their website, giving you a choice of popovers, covers, scroll boxes, top bars, and embedded forms.  Although they are often viewed as intrusive and annoying, website pop ups nonetheless have been been shown to work when it comes to increasing signups on websites.

Pricing

Start for free; upgrades from $13.99 per month

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: LastPass

This week’s cool tool recommendation is password saver – LastPass.

With so many logins and passwords, both personal and client-based, I couldn’t manage without this super-useful site. It allows you to create and save unique passwords for multiple websites thus enabling secure easy login and password management.

Another useful feature is that it allows you to safely share passwords without sending  via text or email.

The free account is perfectly adequate but if you require more features, you can upgrade for a small fee. 

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: Cliché Finder

This week’s cool tool recommendation is ClicheFinder – a tool to help you eliminate overused clichés from your writing. 

This free tool finds and highlights words, expressions, and phrases that are trite, stale, or overused to help you improve your copy. To use simply copy and paste your text and click the button marked ‘Find Clichés’.

Visit https://www.clichefinder.net to try for yourself.

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: Title Generator

This week’s cool tool recommendation is headline generator tool – Title Generator

This automated tool can help inspire titles for your content, but it can also throw up a lot of suggestions that are borderline click-bait – so use with a pinch of salt.

How to use it

Simply take your main topic idea, let the tool know whether it’s a noun or a verb and within seconds it will generate a list of headlines/titles you can use for online content, newsletter subject lines, and even book titles.

Related Reading:Write Better Headlines With These 9 Winning Formulas

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: Savvy Time

This week’s cool tool recommendation is time zone converter tool Savvy Time.

With the clocks changing this past weekend here in Europe, this tool became super useful for me as I tried to calculate timing between three different time zones for a forthcoming webinar. Users can choose to compare between time zones or cities, and will find the current time in both locations.

 

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: Storrito

This week’s cool tool recommendation is Instagram Stories web editor tool Storrito. 

Storrito enables users to create Instagram and Facebook Stories on desktop/laptop computers.

Features include:

  • Add free or upload your own GIFs to your stories
  • Highres Emojis 😀 😍 😁
  • Custom fonts selection
  • Use professional stock photos for free
  • Access thousands of professional story templates from Canva.com and add interactive stickers in our editor

Pricing

You can post 50 stories for free and paid features start at $15 per month. 

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: IFFTT

This week’s cool tool recommendation is automation tool IFTTT.

IFTTT (an acronym for If This, Then That) allows you to sync up multiple apps so that when a certain activity happens, it kicks off a separate activity in another app. There are lots of ways to use this tool, for example, I use IFTTT to add my tweets to a Google Spreadsheet to create a Twitter Bank of tweets to draw on.

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I’m not a big fan of automating social media activity but used well, it is a boon to time-pressed social media marketers. The key to making it work is to spend time creating genuine, engaging content, and then maximizing its performance through the strategic use of automation tools.

For more time-saving tips like this, read Ten Tried and Tested Time-Saving Tips For Social Media

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: Animoto

This week’s cool tool recommendation is free video-maker Animoto.

Make creating videos for social posts a breeze with this tool. 

Upload your own images and video clips or choose from a built-in library of millions of photos and videos from Getty Images.

Then drag and drop right into your project. Animoto provides you with plenty of customizable templates to make this super easy.

Then select a song to add to your video from a library of thousands of licensed tracks.

Now your video is good to go!

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: BrainyQuote

This week’s cool tool recommendation is BrainyQuote – a directory of inspirational quotes.

Despite how long quotes have been doing the rounds of social media, they are still hugely popular and highly shareable. Next time you’re searching for something to fill your social media calendar consider sharing a quote.  This site is the perfect place to find just the right quote for any occasion. And if you’re stuck for ideas, check out the quote of the day feature which makes choosing a quote a breeze.