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Great blogging is hard.

You have to be pretty knowledgeable about your topic, write really well, and make your blog posts look great too. On top of that, you’ve got to read, comment, and converse daily with your online peers to get into your niche.

Rough life right?

To give you some relief, here’s the stuff that’s made my blogging addiction a little more manageable. Enjoy!

More Search Options (Not Just Google)

  • Delicious Search Use the wisdom of the masses.
  • Social Media Yahoo Pipe See what people are saying about you.
  • Summize Search twitter in real-time.
  • Technorati Advanced Search What the blogs are saying.
  • Google Blog Search OK, one Google tool. But it’s a good one…

Free Images

Write Like a Champ

Free WordPress Themes

Formatting Essentials

And because you read this far down, you get the five coolest sites on the internet:

5 Amazing Internet Tools

  • Upload your entire music library for free, listen anywhere.
  • Mint Email Fresh, temporary email for registrations.
  • Farecast Web algorithm tells you the best time to buy an airline ticket.
  • Portable Apps Put a ton of open-source programs on your USB drive.

Hope these help!

If you have any other suggestions, leave them in the comments.

Tags: blogging, internettools, tools