5 tools to help you write copy

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Jay Dillon

Director of Strategy and Creative at Inbound Experts
Jay is a digital marketer and producer whose creative and technical skills have developed digital brand strategies and sales campaigns using a range of complex internet applications from stand-alone websites through to Facebook API integrations.
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One of the things you can’t escape from when creating content is the writing.  A lot of us have trouble with this at the best of times but here are some tools to help you write copy and support you through the process.

 iA writer

The beauty of this is that it works to keep you on the task of writing.  This popular app strips back the interface just to feature the writing, even fading back the words you’ve already gotten down. Say goodbye to procrastination and distraction.

ia writer

Grammar Girl

That important thing called grammar manages to catch most of us at times.  But thanks to Grammar Girl you can access a range of tips and answers to help you sort your apostrophes and your prepositions in no time.



Whether you’re writing press releases, whitepapers or advertising copy this brilliant tool helps your organise your copy, track your progress and bring separate elements into one (great for campaign planning).  The customer support and ‘how to’ instructions make this comprehensive tool easy to use so you can get started sooner.


Gunning-Fox Index

Never heard of it? This tool ranks the readability of your copy, tells you the level of education required to understand it and suggests changes.  You’ll be surprised. It will also get rid any smoke and mirrors within your text.

gunning fog


Want to create blogs to match up with what people are searching for? Ubersuggest is an idea generator that can help you land a blog idea suited to current interest from the web. This is a great tool to also help you to align your own tags and keywords for your own website SEO.



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