Anyone who works in the internet sector, from digital marketers and bloggers to content and managers even run-of-the-mill “tech heads” will likely tell you that Google Chrome is the best browser available. And they are right, but why?
Chrome is designed with speed, simplicity and security in mind, and is also a totally open sourced platform. This means that the program and all its source code are 100 percent free to use, and for anyone who writes integrations or builds software, this means that Chrome’s framework is fair game to use as a platform for web based software applications.
Chrome also offers a full library of extensions that you can add to your browser to give you an even more efficient and user-friendly experience online.
We’ve compiled this great list of 5 awesome tools for bloggers (or anyone else) on Google Chrome
Ghostery is a free extension that makes browsing the internet a far safer and smoother process. It detects and blocks tracking technologies (often referred to as cookies) on the pages you visit. This allows the extension to keep pages uncluttered and free of ads. It also helps to protect your anonymity online, meaning you won’t be targeted with advertisements or spam email. It also keeps you informed on who is tracking you, and how. Additionally, it provides the tools you need to determine what to block and does it for your.
Ghostery is continuously innovating and evolving to provide the most effective resource in building a more private and needs-based internet. This means that ghostery is constantly adapting and changing to provide you with the best overall online experience.
According to their website, “Grammarly’s AI-powered products help people communicate more effectively. Millions of users rely on Grammarly every day to make their messages, documents, and social media posts clear, mistake-free, and impactful. Grammarly is an Inc. 500 company with offices in San Francisco, New York, and Kiev.
”Grammarly is a powerful tool that automatically detects grammar, punctuation, word choice, and style mistakes in your writing. It also offers a web based text editor in addition to their popular extension for Chrome that allows you to write perfect and more effective content on almost any site, every time. They also offer free and upgraded membership packages to fit any budget, in the spirit of Google’s free use ethos.
3. SEO Review Tools
Search engine optimization, or SEO, is essential for ranking in google search results based on keywords, or organization hashtags if you will. Optimizing keywords for Google is crucial to any marketing or media strategy. SEO Review Tools for Chrome is an awesome free extension which allows you to quickly check any webpage for keywords and other information.
SEO Review tools offers 23 free tools that will allow you to quickly compare your blog against other keyword searches in your niche, and also help you to vastly improve your existing strategy. By honing your search terms and keywords you can improve your ranking with google and increase your reach to your target audience
Most of us use more than one blog site and more than one social media account. And if you’re like most bloggers, you also likely have multiple email accounts, each with a potentially unique password. If you work in this field, there may be times when you may need to allow a client or colleague temporary access to your various accounts, and you can do just that with Joinesty. It also declutters your inbox by consolidating your marketing spam in your personal email.
Joinesty is a service that uses NSA (National Security Agency) and Bank grade Encryption, as well as unique pin-codes to protect your information. It also allows you to create temporary manageable email accounts to allow access to your information at your discretion. These accounts can also be suspended or terminated at any time.
With so many different potential login sets, it can be difficult to remember the information for that many accounts. Joinesty offers an online password manager as an effective means of keeping all of your login info secure and readily available to only you.
5. HubSpot CRM
According to their website, with HubSpot CRM you can “Get an up-to-the-minute view of your entire sales funnel on a clean, visual dashboard. You can sort deals won and lost, appointments scheduled, contracts sent over, and track performance against quotas you set in one simple view. Sort deals by name, owner, amount, or stage with custom filters for actionable intel in a fraction of the time”
They offer an extremely useful Chrome Extension that allows you to keep track on your entire business or campaign at the click of a mouse. It also syncs across the board with all your social media and email accounts, and gathers all your interaction with clients and customers in one place. HubSpot CRM also help you keep track of potential leads with a record of “…a tidy timeline including calls, emails, meetings, and notes. You’ll never need to dig through a messy inbox or spreadsheet to figure out where a relationship left off.”
So there you have it. Simple. These are our top picks for the best Chrome extensions for bloggers and anyone else who works on web content and SEO. With these great tools, you can quickly browse the web and manage all your profiles easily and effectively. Check out Google Chrome’s web store to find all sorts of cool apps, from games to photo editors and more… Why not get the most out of Google Chrome?
Have you switched to Chrome yet? What are your favorite extensions? How has Google Chrome Helped you to become better at work or play? Share your favorites in the comments below.