As an SEO content writer, I’m often asked about what tools of the trade I use. This is an important topic, since you’ll want to use the most up-to-date insights available, in an ever-changing industry.

Whether you’re attempting to draft your first blog post, or looking to hire a freelance writer, here’s a couple of SEO tools that you need to be on board with…

1.Google AdWords

Probably the most famous of all to SEO content writers, Google Adwords is a powerhouse of a tool, and best of all, it’s one of the best free SEO tools on the market. You may need to sign-up for a Google Ad account, but this doesn’t take long, and soon you’ll be able to access the keyword insight you’re after.

This is also a great way to plan for online ads too.

For more, visit Google Adwords.

2. Neil Patel

Good old Neil Patel is quite well known by SEO content writers. He produces insightful and helpful ‘how to’ guides on his YouTube channel. These are always helpful for newbies to the industry, as he manages to explain how it all works without getting too jargony. And by no surprise, this is all helping him rank as one of the top experts in SEO.

His website is also a great resource for tracking keywords – both yours and competitors, so try it out today.

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3. Answer the Public

Since Google has changed the way it searches for answers (you can read more about these key changes here), it pays to know what your audience is searching for. As an SEO content writer this should always be a priority, when knowing what to cover in your topics.

So then, Answer the Public has come to the rescue with a wealth of searched questions to enlighten you. Just don’t be freaked out by the man staring back at you… you’ll see what I mean!

Make this your go to when you’re penning your next post.

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So there you have it, three essential tools that any SEO content writer should be using. And if you’re in the market to hire a freelance writer, just get in touch today!

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