If you’re a content marketer, then chances are good that a vast amount of your time each day is spent perusing the World Wide Web. If you have the right plug-ins and extensions, you can save yourself some time and make your workday much simpler than before. Below, you’ll find five of the best chrome extensions for content marketers.
Did you ever find yourself wishing that there was a simple tool that would allow you to keep some of the huge amount of content you come across each day in an organized space where you can review it as you see fit? That’s exactly what Pocket for Chrome does. Let’s say you come across a blog post that may suit your needs, but you don’t have time to read it right now. Just save it to Pocket, and you can read it whenever you want – even offline.
Content marketers are notorious for having dozens of web browser tabs open at the same time. The idea behind OneTab is to present all of your open tabs in a list view so that you can avoid all of the clicking and searching to find the one you need. This cool little tool also gives you the ability to restore all of your saved tabs at once, or even to save a link to your OneTab list without ever having to open it. It’s perfect for doing extensive research without having to open every single link you come across as you come across them.
Just like Microsoft Word has its own built-in spellcheck, you can add one to the web with Grammarly. It’s an impressive tool, and while it is not without its imperfections, it does a fairly good job of letting you know when something is amiss. It underlines errors and gives you options for correcting your typos. This is a must-have tool for anyone who wants to comment on blogs or other posts without typos and grammatical errors.
If adhering to a schedule for social media updates is enough to drive you mad, the Buffer extensions for Google Chrome is can save your sanity. All you have to do is line up your updates inside the extension, and Buffer will post them according to the schedule you set. It works with all major social media outlets, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and even Pinterest. Not only can you share entire web pages with a single browser button, but you can also share bits and pieces of pages along with source links for that content.
Impactana is a must-have tool for content marketers. Its main purpose involves discovering how popular a particular page is by assigning it a Buzz score and an Impact score. The Buzz score of a page relies on statistics from social media, and the Impact score is based on things like the number of page views, downloads, backlinks to the page, and even the comments left behind by viewers.
Content marketers have a vast array of tools available to them that can make the browsing experience a better one. Whether you are researching or even trying to determine the impact a website is having on viewers, any of the five Chrome extensions above can truly come in handy.