The following are the tools and apps we use at Brilliantio in our content planning, writing, and publishing for this website and elsewhere.
These are affiliate links. We have tested them all, and use most of them daily.
Rocket is an amazing WordPress web host, that we use on all our sites (including this one). It uses Cloudflare Enterprise at a surprisingly reasonable price, meaning ultra-fast and reliable page load. Try putting one of our article URLs into fastorslow.com and you’ll see what we mean! Rocket’s support is also first-class.
Semrush is one of the very best tools available to do SEO, content marketing, competitor research, and social media marketing from just one platform. You get a full-access 7-day trial to assess whether the suite is right for you.
AI Writing Assistants
Sudowrite is an excellent and intuitive AI Writing assistant. Ideal for content writers and fiction authors, it enables very fast and contextually accurate suggestions. Now in Beta with a waiting list, you get priority immediate access via our link plus a free trial.
Content Planning & Optimization
Surfer SEO is much beloved by many content writers and teams for its straightforward and rapid research and optimization capabilities, including Google NLP. It integrates natively with Jarvis, above. You get a 7-day full refund, to enable you to try it risk-free.
Frase is one of the best all-around content research and production tools. It covers all stages of the content planning, outlining, and optimization process. SEO data and AI Writing add-ons are also available. You get a 7-day trial for $1.
Market Muse is arguably the best on-page optimization tool to ensure that your content has the very best chance of ranking on Google. We use it daily, with great results. It has a free plan to test it out, that enables 35 queries per month for the main tools you will need.
LowFruits is a superb solution to one of the main challenges of being found on Google: discovering so-called ‘longtail’ keywords for which you can rank. It enables you to rapidly find topics and competitors. It works on a credits system, so you only pay for what you need (no monthly subscription). Buy here to get extra 10% credits.
Keyword Chef is another excellent solution to finding ‘longtail’ keywords. It rapidly identifies keywords for which there are weak sites and other signals in the SERP that indicate you can rank on Google. You only pay for what you need via a credits system – there is no monthly subscription.