Below is an outline of the content marketing services and tools in the digital marketing tools index.

Click on the link below each section for a page with more detail.

Content Curation

BuzzSumo – $ – analyze what content performs best for any topic or competitor.
Google Alerts – free – monitor the web for interesting new content.
feedly – $ – popular news/RSS aggregator.
Nuzzel – free – news from your friends (from Twitter or Facebook) – free – top stories from Facebook and Twitter delivered to your inbox.
Pocket – $ – save articles, videos, pretty much anything for later.
Bundlr – $ – create bundles with photos, videos, tweet and documents. – ? – find relevant content and share it in a daily digest.
RefreshBox – subscribe or create 5-link-collection newsletters.
Meltwater Icerocket – blog search engine.
Shareist – $ – content marketing platform: plan, research, publish, share. – $ or $$$ – content creation tools and content marketing platform.
Uberflip – $$$ – content hub for managing content and generating leads.
Curata – $$$ – content curation software and content marketing platform.
StreamScience – ? – “social content at enterprise scale.”
Linkedin SlideShare – create or find online slideshows.
Listly – $ – easily create and share lists.
Crate – ? – connects with Buffer or Twitter and finds engaging & relevant content.
Haiku Deck – ? – “completely new kind of presentation software.”
Tagboard – ? – create “tagboards” of social content for events, broadcasts, brands.
Waywire Enterprise – ? – video curation platform for brands and publishers.

Content Creation

Scripted – get original content on demand. Prices are published on the website.
Contently – platform to connect with content creators and manage process. Pricing not listed, could be pricey.
Skyword – platform to connect with content creators and manage process. Pricing not listed, could be pricey.
Portent’s Content Idea Generator – free, fun little tool that mashes up common idea components into headlines.

Copywriting Tools

Grammarly – grammar helper and plagiarism checker.
Atomic Reach – “AtomicWriter adapts its feedback based on your audience to help you craft the perfect post every time.”
WhiteSmoke – all-in-one English correction software. Grammar, punctuation, sentence structure.
Scribe – content marketing analysis service for writers.
Emotional Marketing Value Headline Analyzer – Free tool analyzes your headline to determine the Emotional Marketing Value (EMV) score from 0% to 100%.

Plagiarism Checkers

Grammarly – grammar helper and plagiarism checker.
Copyscape – Copyscape Premium (paste text into box, or batch search) and Copysentry (monitoring for copies of your content).
Plagiarisma – claims fast search, support for many common files, fuzzy logic search, browser extensions, no text size limit for premium members.
PlagSpotter – duplicate content finder with URL/site monitoring and on-demand batch checks.
plagium – offers quick search, deep search, URL & file search, weekly alerts, and professional services.
Small SEO Tools Plagiarism Checker – free, basic plagiarism checker up to 1000 words.

Courses & Education

MarketingProfs University – content marketing crash course
Udemy – content marketing courses (various)
Market Motive – content marketing certification course
Online Marketing Institute – content marketing courses

Forums & Hangouts

/r/content_marketing/ – largest content marketing subreddit at Reddit.
/r/ContentMarketing/ – another content marketing subreddit at Reddit.
Quora: Content Marketing – the main content marketing topic at this large Q&A site.


Content Inc – twice weekly, short videos with one idea to change your business.
PNR: This Old Marketing – Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose talk about content marketing in the news.
Craft of Marketing – every other week or so, interviews on content marketing and business strategy.
Content Warfare – frequent, Ryan Hanley interviews prolific content creators about their secrets.
Learning with Leslie – weekly, learn about how to build an online business with a blog.
The Lede – weekly, covers topics such as copywriting, content marketing, mindset.


Content Marketing Institute – exploding with frequent content.
Copyblogger – one of the pioneering blogs in content marketing.
The Content Strategist, by Contently – not the same topics as other blogs.
Convince & Convert – content marketing and social media marketing.
Ann Handley – blog of the prolific content marketer.
Sorry for Marketing – “for craft-driven content creators bothered by suck”
The Daily Lead – content strategy thought pieces.
Story Needle – content strategy thought pieces.
Sparksheet – short opinion pieces, raises interesting questions,

YouTube Channels

Content Marketing Institute – all kinds of videos about content marketing.
GinzaMetrics – ~30 minute hangouts about content marketing and SEO issues.


Content Marketing World – major event in Cleveland, OH, USA.
AMA Content Marketing – one event in Chicago, IL.
Confab Content Strategy Conference – several events in mid-size cities around the US.
Intelligent Content Conference – one event in Las Vegas, NV.
Content Marketing Conference – one event in Las Vegas, NV.
B2B Content2Conversion Conference – one event in Arizona.
Content Marketing Insider Summit – one event in Arizona.
Authority Rainmaker – had an event in 2015, check back for any future events.

more detail: Digital Marketing Conference Calendar