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Monday Morning Cool Tool: MockoFUN

I love learning about new tools to make social media marketing more creative and effective, so I’ve decided to share some of my favourite tools with you at the start of each week. This week I’m recommending online graphic designer tool MockoFUN.

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An intuitive drag and drop online graphic design tool, you can easily use and customize hundreds of pre-made mockups and templates to edit text and photo and create logos.

You can use MockoFUN for free or you can also upgrade to premium or access to extra resources and unlimited access to all templates and mockups.

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: Emojim

I love learning about new tools to make social media marketing more creative and effective, so I’ve decided to share some of my favourite tools with you at the start of each week. This week I’m recommending Emojim – a browser-based app that helps you search for the right emoji for your social media updates.

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How to use this tool

You can either scroll through the site until you find the right emoji or use the search feature to type a description of the emoji or feelings you’re looking to convey. You can also search by category, skin color, or theme.

Enjoy 😁

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: Sharethrough

I love learning about new tools to make social media marketing more creative and effective, so I’ve decided to share some of my favourite tools with you at the start of each week. This week I’m recommending the Sharethrough headline tool.

This tool analyzes your headline and gives it a score based on a multivariate linguistic algorithm which takes into account more than 300 unique variables, enabling your headlines to capture attention, increase engagement and deliver a stronger impression.

In the example below I typed the following headline and achieved a score of 65% with suggestions on how to improve and gain a higher score. Try it with your own headlines and let me know how you find the tool.

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: Link Checker

This week’s cool tool recommendation is Link Checker

An invaluable tool for email marketing, use it to easily check all the links in an HTML email campaign you’re about to send.

Here’s how it works. 

Just paste the HTML for your next email campaign into the tool. All links are automatically checked, and the title and screenshot of each webpage is shown.

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How does this help you?

If you generally have lots of links in your email campaigns, then this tool ensures that:

  1. Your links are valid and not broken.
  2. Your links point to where you intended. Often when setting lots of links in an HTML email campaign, it’s easy to make a copy/paste mistake and set the anchor text to point to the wrong URL. With the automatically generated screenshots, you can quickly see if you made a mistake.

This tool is free to use, and can be used with any email marketing service like MailChimp or Constant Contact.

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: Crop Video

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I love learning about new tools to make social media marketing more creative and effective, so I’ve decided to share some of my favourite tools with you at the start of each week. This week’s cool tool recommendation is video editor crop.video.

With this tool, you can turn landscape video into cropped vertical or square video for optimised viewing on social media.  Use it to adjust each shot separately, remove unwanted shots at the begining and end of your video and add subtitles or your logo.

With the free version of Crop Video, you can export one shot without a watermark, and the size, length, and quality of your exported video are limited.

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: Fotor

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I love learning about new tools to make social media marketing more creative and effective, so I’ve decided to share some of my favourite tools with you at the start of each week. This week I’m recommending Fotor, a free image editing tool.

Fotor is quick and easy to use (A paid version is available that contains more features and is ad-free.)  You can use it to create a variety of images, including photo collages for social media, making as many edits as you need from an extensive menu of edits. Fotor even provides an area where you can experiment to the side of your canvas. It includes ready to go graphics, icons and studio-quality video templates.

Visit www.Fotor.com and try it for yourself.

 

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: Related Words

I love learning about new tools to make social media marketing more creative and effective, so I’ve decided to share some of my favourite tools with you at the start of each week.

This week’s cool tool recommendation is Related Words a tool to help you find words that are related to a specific word or phrase.

Here’s how it works using the search term “social media” to illustrate.

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Use this tool to help brainstorm content ideas and keywords for your social media marketing.

 

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: QuestionDB

I love learning about new tools to make social media marketing more creative and effective, so I’ve decided to share some of my favourite tools with you at the start of each week. This week I’m recommending  QuestionDB – a tool designed to help you generate content ideas.

Here’s how it works.

To get started, pick a broad keyword.

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From there, whether you’re using the free or paid version of QuestionDB, you can dive deeper.

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Then search these individually on QuestionDB, and you will get a list of specific questions about these topics that you can use as content ideas for your blog. And because questions are continually added to QuestionDB, it will help you generate content ideas easily on a continuous basis.  To help you write those topics, toggle the “source” button on so that you can click through to where the question was originally asked (and see what others answered).

QuestionDB is free for a maximum of 10 results. The pro version costs $10 per month.

You might also like to read How To Brainstorm Fresh Content Ideas

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: Evernote

I love learning about new tools to make social media marketing more creative and effective, so I’ve decided to share some of my favourite tools with you at the start of each week. This week I’m recommending note taking app  Evernote.

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Evernote is one of the everyday tools I use to keep me organized. A note-taking app that synchronizes all your files by saving them to a cloud service. quickly capture ideas, whether they’re notes, to-do lists, reminders, or even pictures. Because Evernote has apps for mobile, desktop, and web, your notes are instantly available on all of your devices.

Price: Free for basic plan; Premium plan starts at $6.99 pm.

 

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Monday Morning Cool Tool: Unfold

I love learning about new tools to make social media marketing more creative and effective, so I’ve decided to share some of my favourite tools with you at the start of each week. This week I’m recommending photo editor  Unfold – an app to help you easily create and edit Instagram Stories templates.

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Once downloaded you can choose from a wide range of 150+ templates to add pages to an Unfold story,  use advanced text tools with curated fonts and add unique stickers and export your stories in high resolution for seamless sharing to Instagram.

·The app is free- however, some of its templates do require in-app purchases to unlock.