SlideShare – This underused platform is great for storing your presentations and embedding them in your blog posts. Tip: A great way to get speaking gigs is to create a series of presentations, post them on SlideShare, and write about them on your blog.
Google Docs – If you’re not on Evernote, use Google Docs to store your blog post ideas and drafts. It’s also a great way to collaborate on posts.
Trello – This project management tools is free and powerful. If you have a team of writers with a fixed editorial calendar, this tool will keep you on track.
Slack – Another tool for keeping your blogging team informed, engaged, and on track. We recently switched from Skype to Slack, like the WordPress team did. Great for communicating and exchanging ideas and files.
Buffer – After you hit publish, share your post on social media immediately or use Buffer to schedule it to go out at a better time for maximum exposure. This is a must-have app for anyone who is active on Twitter.
Quick Adsense – If you have a presentation, E-Book, or other content or service, create an ad and use this tool to have the ads automatically appear anywhere in your blog posts, sidebar, or landing page. Have more than one? Quick Adsense accommodates up to nine rotating ads.
These tools help you plan, organize, write, and optimize your blog posts, whether you’re a solo blogger or collaborate with a team of writers. If you have a favorite blogging tool that’s not listed here, please share in the comments below.