Top 5 Free Blog Tools To Skyrocket Your Dental Blog Performance

Last Updated on 9 months by Christopher Jan Benitez

We know how difficult running a dental practice can be, particularly the stress associated with putting your practice out there in front of potential clients. As a dental practitioner, you must invest in the best content marketing channels. One of the best content marketing channels to promote your dental practice is a dental blog. Blogging can help you generate more leads, portray you as an authority in the dental field, foster trust with your readers and increase organic traffic to your website.

So, now you have a blog, great! But this is just the beginning. How well is your blog performing on search engines? Does your blog rank well for SEO? To reap the benefits of owning a blog, you have to invest time and energy into your blog strategy. It is not enough to randomly publish content on your blog, you must know the trending topics in the dental industry, your headline must be good enough to captivate your readers’ attention, your blog and blog post must be properly optimized for SEO, your post must be well structured, grammatically accurate… and the list goes on.

We understand how tasking, confusing, and time-consuming improving your blog performance may seem. This is why we have curated a list of the top 5 free blog tools that are absolutely important to skyrocket your blog productivity.

We curated this list after considering the five major factors that are critical to the success of your dental blog, and these are;

  1. Blog planning 
  2. Blog writing
  3. Blog SEO
  4. Blog Images
  5. Blog Promotion

So here are the best 5 free blog tools to improve your blog performance and overall conversion rate.

Content Row Headline Generator

When planning your dental blog post, you must be conscious of your headline and title. Your headline must catch your readers’ attention and also rank high for SEO. One feature search engines pay attention to while displaying a search result is the headlines of the various blogs. Your headline must be relevant and have a keyword related to a particular dental topic for your blog to rank high in search engines. 

It is one thing to have a relevant keyword, and it is another thing for you to have an engaging headline. This is where the content row headline generator comes in. This software helps you create ‘catchy clickable blog topics and headlines. It also has a software analyzer that examines the level of engagement of a headline option and scores it on a scale of 0-100.

When you type your keyword into the search bar, it provides you with various headline options you can use for your blog post.

You can also filter headlines from the four categories to get the specific type of headline you want. The categories available are clickbait, evergreen, seasonal and topical. You can further filter the headline you desire by using the score bar and headline analyzer. 

Using content row, you have access to trending topics to blog about. Although, to get topics specific to the dental industry, you would have to upgrade to the pro package. You are also allowed maximum use of three headline analyses a day while using the free plan.

Using the free plan, here are the top 5 headlines we got on the keyword ‘Dental floss’:

A. 9 unbelievable things you never knew about dental floss

B. 5 reasons dental floss is going to be big in 2022

C. The 7 best dental floss websites on the internet

D. What dental floss and reality tv may have in common

E. 8 ways dental floss can help you live to 100

Grammarly

After creating your blog content, it is best to check for grammatical accuracy and engagement level before publishing, which is where Grammarly comes in.

Grammarly is undoubtedly one of the most popular editing tools in the world. It checks your spelling, grammar, and punctuation. It is also compatible with Windows, Mac, Android, and IOS. It also has an extension that works on all popular web browsers like Chrome, Safari, and Firefox.

Grammarly is a great software tool to use whether you manage your blog posts yourself or not. If you have a writer or content manager in charge of your blog posts, it doesn’t hurt to personally run a check on their work for grammatical accuracy. 

The software checks for correctness, clarity, engagement, and delivery. It also has a writing goal feature that you can adjust accordingly to include your targeted audience and set goals. For example, you can adjust your target audience to general, knowledgeable or expert while maintaining a formal, informal or neutral tone.

Finally, it has a plagiarism checker, although this is restricted to its premium plan. Grammarly has a lot of outstanding features, but some of these features are restricted to the premium package, which may be on the expensive side for you.

Hemingway and ProWritingAid are some great alternatives to Grammarly.

Google Search Console

While most of the SEO tools you would come across are paid software, the Google Search Console is free.

Google Search Console gives you more insight into how SEO- friendly your site is. It helps you understand how search engines view your blog based on click-through rates, search queries, crawl errors, HTML errors, and backlinks. It further identifies the problem areas and opportunities to boost your blog on the search engine results page.

To use the search console, you need a recent version of any of the following browsers; Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Safari. It is also important that you enable cookies and JavaScript on your browser.

The sweetest part of the google search console is that it is absolutely free, all you need is a valid google account.

Pexels

pexels

Remember the saying, a picture is worth a thousand words? Yeah, it applies to your dental blog as well. The image you use in your blog post is an integral part of your content. Your blog post image must be captivating and interesting, with a high resolution.

Pexels provide you with royalty-free high-resolution stock images which are Adobe Photoshop friendly. In other words, you can photoshop words on the images.

The site has a search bar where you can type in a keyword and browse through the various images that are related to your keyword. For example, it provided us with a collection of some amazing stock images when we typed ‘Dental care’ on the search bar.

Using Pexels, you can easily download images for free from the website without creating an account. Although, you need to create an account if you plan to enjoy additional features such as liking photos, following photographers, and collecting pictures. 

Some great alternatives to Pexels are Unsplash, Pixabay, and Canva. You can particularly use Canva to create, design, personalize and personalize your images for free, either from scratch or by recreating the design templates available.

BuzzSumo

After creating and publishing that exceptional content to your blog, you must make consistent efforts to promote your blog to your target market.

Buzz Sumo doubles as a content planning and content promotion tool. 

Using Buzz Sumo, you are provided with the trending topics in the dental industry. You also get an analysis of these trending topics based on the total engagement, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Reddit engagements, evergreen scores, number of links, website analyses, and top shares. You can also view the top influencers on a particular dental topic and the dental industry if you are planning on partnering with an influencer. 

Buzz Sumo helps you decide the best content promotion technique for your blog. You can observe the performance of your content to understand the ideal time and days to post in order to get more engagement. You can also access the ideal length of your post.

You can further monitor the performance of content in the dental niche around the web. You can see how your competitor’s website is doing by typing in their URL to get access to their shares counts and their content or blog post that is performing the most.

So, there you have it, the top 5 tools you need to increase the ranking and performance of your blog. While some web hosting platforms provide some of these functions, it is essential that you go the extra mile to promote your blog if you want to outrank your competitors and enjoy a flourishing dental blog.

Written by New Patients Inc

New Patients Inc has been a pioneer in the dental marketing industry since 1989. Dental practices of all kinds benefit from our data-driven approach. Whether you’re a general practice or a specialty service, from opening day to retirement, our purpose is to provide stress-free solutions to reach your business goals. To learn more about what New Patients Inc can offer, visit https://www.newpatientsinc.com/.