Content marketing isn’t a fad. It’s here to stay. But it’s a difficult marketing tactic that requires a lot of planning and strategy. If you’re looking to drive more conversions for your business, showing visitors you thoroughly understand your industry is a good place to start. In this post I am going to share a number of very amazing free content marketing widgets for WordPress that will help us as content marketers; get more done, optimize our content and improve usability.

These widgets will save you time, improve your editorial workflow, make it easy for your readers to share content, build your email list faster and lot’s more. Let’s take a look at 13 of the top widgets that allow you to make the most of content marketing even while keeping your sanity. You may want to take a look at the following related articles: Premium WordPress Reviews Themes 2015, Fluid Layout Free Themes for WordPress and Free Admin Footer WordPress Plugins.

1. SEO Audit Tool by ContentLook

ContentLook’s SEO Audit Software helps you take a look at your whole Content Marketing strategy, including your 6 main areas: Blogging, Traffic, Social Media, SEO, Links and Authority. With a simple look, you can see which areas need your immediate attention and you can start fixing them. If you want, you can send the report to one of your team mates and get her/him to fix that issue.

SEO Audit Tool by ContentLook
SEO Audit Tool by ContentLook

2. Contenido Team Manager

Contenido Team Manager is a free WordPress plugin that helps you manage your team, production costs, and tasks so you can create great content for your audience without exceeding your budget. Add and remove WordPress users to your content team. Manage their hourly rates and assign ideas and tasks. There is no need for spending countless hours playing with outdated spreadsheets to track what each team member is working on and how much money you’ve spent so far.

Contenido Team Manager
Contenido Team Manager

3. Simmer for Recipes

Simmer enables WordPress users to quickly and easily publish their recipes with minimal hassle. With a focus on the key areas necessary for a great recipe publishing experience, Simmer stays lightweight and easy to use and doesn’t get bogged down by 101 half-baked features. Add ingredients, step-by-step instructions, sub-headings, structured cook times, and a lot more all within a user-friendly drag and drop interface.

Simmer for Recipes
Simmer for Recipes

4. MyBlogU

MyBlogU is the free blogging community that lets you crowd source your content idea and even content creation: Ask MyBlogU users to brainstorm a great idea and even provide blurbs. Review and / or approve all ideas that are being sent to you right from within your WordPress dashboard. Get notified when someone is inviting you to participate in their projects.

MyBlogU
MyBlogU

5. ExpressCurate

ExpressCurate is an ideal tool for professional bloggers, marketing agencies, and marketing professionals that need to rapidly scale content marketing efforts with limited budgets, time, and resources. ExpressCurate pre fills the original content, images, and some web page attributes to provide you with an easy starting point. ExpressCurate enables you to add your perspective in the annotation area, pick an image, format the post, decide on the type of link to include, and much more.

ExpressCurate
ExpressCurate

6. Share + Subscribe + Contact

Social sidebar, follow us button, mailchimp & aweber subscribe bar, exit popup, image sharer by Profitquery there are more than words. There are most popular tools which can make your blog more popular, make you content virals, turn casual visitors into loyal customers. Skip photo tag for disable share banner logo or any images on your website. On hover Image sharer can help to promote your photo blog in social network. Exact image share even Twitter Image Share without any apps.

Share + Subscribe + Contact
Share + Subscribe + Contact

7. Event Calendar

An easy-to-use visual community calendar that allows authorized users to add, edit, move, copy, resize, delete and filter events into customizable categories – supports daily, weekly, monthly and yearly repeating events. Calendars can be added to your site by typing “[calendar]” shortcode in the body of a page, a post or a text widget. Event lists are similarly added via the “[eventlist]” shortcode.

Event Calendar
Event Calendar

8. TrenDemon Revenue Booster

TrenDemon helps you automatically boost revenue, pageviews and conversions from site. Once you set your goal, TrenDemon identifies which posts on your site have the highest impact. Then using personalized content recommendations and call to actions, TrenDemon drives more traffic to those posts and pages automatically. Increase the ROI of your content marketing automatically, get actionable insights and increase engagement.

TrenDemon Revenue Booster
TrenDemon Revenue Booster

9. Smart Website Tools by AddThis

Traditionally known as the “sharing tool”, AddThis has taken website tools to the next level through the creation of recommended content and conversion tools while also streamlining and evolving their suite of social tools, including sharing and following buttons. Promote your content easily by sharing to over 330 of the most popular social networking and bookmarking sites (like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, WhatsApp, LinkedIn and more).

Smart Website Tools by AddThis
Smart Website Tools by AddThis

10. Content Syndication Toolkit

Content Syndication Toolkit allows you to syndicate content to multiple client sites automatically. Just create an account for each client, publish your post and all the content, categories, tags and images will be pushed to all registered clients. This is a content marketing wordpress plugin which makes mass content syndication quick and simple. Plugin automatically adds a canonical link to the ‘head’ every imported post at the clients end.

Content Syndication Toolkit
Content Syndication Toolkit

11. Written

Written values great content. We help brands build and target an audience for their products and services, and we help bloggers maximize the value and reach of their top content. Our plugin allows bloggers to license their content to brands on the Written.com platform.

Written
Written

12. Easy Quiz Player

Easy Quiz Player is the most professional and versatile tool for creating a quiz on your WordPress page. Easy Quiz Player lets you publish your own quiz, with your own questions, on your page within minutes.

Easy Quiz Player
Easy Quiz Player

13. MarketMuse Related Keywords

Related keywords are keywords that are topically-related to your primary keywords. By adding in related keywords into your content, you’ll boost organic search traffic. The MarketMuse Relevant Keywords tool helps you check for related keywords that you may have missed. As you add related keywords to your content, you’ll improve the quality of your post and your post will generate more organic traffic.

MarketMuse Related Keywords
MarketMuse Related Keywords