Being a blogger is not an easy job.
You have to manage a lot of tasks simultaneously and it is really difficult to manage it all by yourself.
So, to ease that stress you need some tools which could streamline your workflow and help you attain your full focus in your work.
And when it comes to tools then what’s better than the free chrome extensions.
So, in this post, I am going to tell you the 23 Best Chrome Extensions For Bloggers 2021 which would help you maintain your productivity, SEO tasks, and a lot more.
Let’s dive right in.
What are Chrome Extensions?
Before diving into the sea of best chrome extensions let’s know what actually are chrome extensions.
Chrome extensions simply are the software that is made with the help of HTML, CSS, and JS which uplift your browsing experience by providing features that are not present in chrome’s native form.
There are many chrome extensions for blogging, SEO, time management, writing, productivity, speed, and more which you can add to the browser according to your needs.
Why bloggers should use Chrome Extensions?
Chrome is the most popular and used browser around the world. According to stat counter browser market share stats it has been found that Google chrome captures more than 63.2% of desktop browser market share.
This is due to its fast speed, easy-to-use interface, and a huge bunch of chrome extensions.
For bloggers, chrome extensions can reduce their spendings on premium tools for their SEO tasks, productivity, and more.
Also, if you are a new blogger who doesn’t have much to spend on premium tools then for you chrome extensions are a god gift.
I know that chrome extensions won’t provide you a lot of features like premium tools but for cost cutting bloggers something is better than nothing.
23 Hand Picked chrome extensions for bloggers to rank higher on Google
Now let’s start this hand-picked list of chrome extensions for bloggers which I personally use for maintaining my blogging tasks.
Grammarly is an online writing assistant tool that helps you correct the spelling, punctuation, and grammatical error in your writing.
If you are a blogger, small business owner, or internet marketer who wants to make their writing flawless then should definitely use this tool.
The free version is enough if you are a hobby writer or want this tool for completing your online assignment.
However, if you want to use it for business purposes then you should definitely go for the premium version.
Grammarly offers 60% off if you choose the annual plan of Grammarly premium.
Benefits of Grammarly
Grammarly is free to use if you just want to use it for normal grammatical and punctuation correction.
However, if you want more advanced writing features then you can go for the Grammarly premium plan which is paid.
2. Awesome Screenshot
The awesome screenshot is a chrome extension that can be used to take screenshots and also you can annotate it with arrows, text, blur, etc.
It is a great screenshot tool for designing tutorial screenshots for your blog.
Also, you can record the screen tutorial videos with this extension which you can annotate after recording.
You can use it to make YouTube tutorial videos, or also you can use the screen recording videos directly into your blog post.
However, you can only record videos for up to 5 minutes with the free version.
You can watch this video by my friend Sumit Sao if you want to know how to use this extension.
Benefits of Awesome Screenshot
You can use this chrome extension for free and I recommend you to do so.
However, if you want more features like capturing the videos in 4k then you would need to buy the premium version.
Its annual pricing is given above.
Want to do white hat outreach but don’t have money for buying premium email marketing tools that can help you send bulk emails.
If yes then this extension for chrome is a boon for you.
With this chrome extension, you can send bulk emails to different bloggers.
Along with that, you can also add personalization to your emails too which increases email response.
Benefits of Gmass
In the free version of Gmass you can send 50 emails per day with all other features that I have mentioned above.
However, if you want to send more emails then you have to upgrade to the premium plan.
4. Mail Track
This tool is quite similar to the Gmass tool that we have just discussed above.
However, it doesn’t let you send bulk emails but it helps you track the open rates of the email.
Also, it tells you how many times the email is opened as well.
It shows one tick at the starting of your mail if it is successfully sent and two ticks if the receiver has opened the mail.
You can track unlimited emails with this tool for free. Just this tool would add a “sent with mail track” signature at the bottom of each email.
Benefits of Mail Track
Comes with a free plan in which you can track unlimited emails with a signature at the end of the email.
Which is enough if you are a beginner. However, if you want more features then you can for its premium plan which starts at $1 per month (yearly plan).
I know that buying online can be a hassle sometimes because to get the max discount you have to do a lot of tasks like finding discount codes, applying them, and more.
However, what if I say that there is a chrome extension that can do all this for you.
And I am not kidding!
Honey Chrome extension helps you find discount code and apply it to the website so you could get the maximum discount while buying a product.
Along with that, it gives you honey gold which can be redeemed for gift cards.
Benefits of Honey
This extension is completely free to use
6. Link Miner
Want to make backlinks for your website with the help of broken link building?
If yes then this extension is what you need to find the broken links on the desired website you want to get a link from.
For using this extension first go to the website you want the link from and then click on the chrome extension it would tell you how many broken links are there on the web page.
Benefits of Link Miner
This link is totally free. Use it and build backlinks for your website.
If you really want to spend your life as a laptop guy then one really important thing is your productivity.
Productivity can do wonders for your career.
Yes, I know that you can’t be fully productive all time.
However, if you are spending your whole day watching Netflix or YouTube then my friend you have to do something for your productivity.
And one simple hack to fix that is to use the Stayfocusd chrome extension.
You can add the list of time-wasting websites which you want to block and along with that, you can set the time you want to spend on that websites.
Benefits of StayFocusd
It is totally free. Enjoy!
It really feels bad when you visit a blog contact page but see that there is no email address mentioned.
However, you can find it easily with the help of the Hunter chrome extension.
To find the email address of a website you first have to go to the website your want email of and after that you have to click on the hunter chrome extension.
It would give you all the email address present on that website.
Benefits of Hunter
You can do 25 searches per month with its free plan but if you want more then you have to invest in the premium plan.
The pricing is given above.
SEOquake is a great chrome extension for all the SEOs and bloggers out there.
It gives you all the important website metrics such as Google index, links, Semrush backlinks, Alexa rank, Facebook likes, and more.
Along with that, it tells you keyword difficulty and other SEO parameters which you get in many premium SEO tools.
You can see this video by Semrush to know how to use this chrome extension properly.
Benefits of SEOquake
It is a free extension so use it for FREE!
10. Keyword Surfer
If you are a beginner then you might not have much money to invest in a premium keyword research tool.
But not to worry because you can use this extension to do all keyword-related tasks without giving a dime.
Along with that, this extension can help you create an SEO-friendly outline for your blogs too.
This extension is made by surfer SEO which is one of the best on-page SEO optimizers which is used by a lot of pro bloggers online.
Benefits of Keyword Surfer
Keyword surfer is 100% free. However, if you want to use its Surfer SEO features like content editor then you have to pay for it.
The pricing is given above.
11. Last Pass
Honestly telling I am very bad at remembering passwords and due to which I keep on changing my accounts passwords.
It wastes a lot of my time and frustrates me a lot as well.
As a blogger, we have a lot of accounts like hosting, affiliate, bank accounts, etc and it is really difficult to remember their passwords.
But not to worry because the Last Pass chrome extension will do that work for you.
In this chrome extension, you can add all your account passwords to your last pass account.
After that, you have to remember only a single master password which is of your Last pass account.
And your last pass account is fully secured even the last pass can’t access it by itself.
So no need to worry.
Benefits of Last Pass
It is free to use if you want to secure your passwords on a single device.
However, if you want more advanced security features and access on multiple devices then you need its premium plan.
Buffer is a very popular social media management app that I personally use to schedule my social media posts.
And its chrome extension helps you schedule your social media posts on the go while doing your work.
Benefits of Buffer
You can use this social media management tool free for a lifetime with basic publishing and scheduling.
However, if you want analytics, tracking and more social media accounts access then you can go for its cost-effective premium plan.
13. Easy Blog Commenting
Want to start blog commenting to increase your brand reach.
However, it is really tough to fill in the details that you require to comment on a website.
But not to worry because Easy Blog Commenting chrome extension will do that work super easy for you.
Just click on the chrome extension, fill in your necessary details and save it.
After that whenever you will comment on any website it would autofill your details making blog commenting easier.
Benefits of Easy Blog Commenting
It is truly free. Download it and enjoy.
14. Save to Pocket
It is really tough to store all the information as a blogger in our heads.
However, it is really important to have some articles, infographics, videos, or tweets with you which makes your blog research faster.
But not to worry because you can do this easily with the help of the Save to Pocket Chrome extension.
You just have to install this extension, make an account and go to any article your want to save, and click on this icon.
It would help you in your blog research process and make your blog much more persuasive.
Benefits of Save to Pocket
You can use this chrome extension for free and it is super sufficient for anyone.
However, if you want premium fonts, suggested tags, full-text search, etc then for that you would need a premium plan.
Colorzilla is a super popular color picker extension that was first available for Firefox is now available on Chrome.
You can easily pick any color from any text or web page, copy it, and add it wherever you want to.
Also, it comes with a color history that stores your recently picked colors which saves your time.
Benefits of Colorzilla
It is totally free.
Want to know the font of a website?
If yes then you can do it easily with the WhatFont Chrome extension.
To use it you first have to install it, after that click on this extension and hover your cursor on the text you want to know the font of.
Also, along with that, you can get all the typography details of the font such as:
Benefits of WhatFont
It is free to use
17. One Tab
One tab is a great chrome extension that compiles all the open tabs into a single tab which reduces your CPU load and makes your computer a lot faster.
The developer of this extension claims that it can save up to 95% of your desktop’s memory and make it faster.
It is much needed on especially if you are using Chrome as your browser because it runs a lot of unnecessary scripts in the background.
Benefits of One Tab
It is totally free to use and can make a dent in your computer’s speed.
18. Word Counter
Word counter chrome extension is one of the simplest word counting extensions for chrome.
You first have to download the chrome extension, highlight the text, right-click on your mouse, and click here.
After that, it would count the number of words, characters, and characters without spacing.
Benefits of Word Counter
Free of cost. No need to pay
19. Read Aloud
As a blogger, it is really important to read other blog posts to learn new things or for research purposes.
However, you can become lazy while reading a long bulky blog post.
In that case, you can use read aloud chrome extension which converts the text into voice and helps you consume the blog content easily.
This chrome extension supports over 40 languages.
You can use it just by clicking on this extension, choose the options and now you can listen to the text content in the form of voice.
Benefits of Read Aloud
The extension is totally free. However, there are some in-app purchases for using other cloud text-to-speech services.
20. News Feed Eradicator
Facebook is one of the triumph cards for all the internet marketers who want to build an online tribe and drive traffic.
I am personally using this medium to drive traffic to this website and it is giving me great results.
However, no one can ignore the fact that Facebook has a lot of unnecessary noise which can reduce the focus from your work.
But not to worry because the news feed eradicator chrome extension can eradicate your news feed and replace it with some powerful quotes.
Also, this extension works with other social media networks like:
Benefits of News Feed Eradicator
It is free to use. Enjoy!
21. Page Analytics by Google
Page analytics by Google chrome extension is a very handy Chrome extension if you want to see the analytics of a specific web page on your website without going into your Google analytics dashboard.
This extension tells you how your readers are reacting to your web page by telling you where they are clicking and where they aren’t.
Along with that, it tells you almost all the metrics that you get in your Google Analytics dashboard like bounce rate, unique page views, %exit, and more.
To use this chrome extension you just have to go to the page you want to analyze, then click on this chrome extension and it would show you the metrics.
Benefits of Page Analytics by Google
This chrome extension is totally free of cost.
22. SEO Minion
Want an all-in-one chrome extension that can help you do tasks like on-page SEO, broken link finding, SERP preview, etc?
If yes then SEO minion chrome extension is made for you because it helps you do these tasks and many others too.
It gives you all these features:
You can see this video to know how to use this chrome extension:
Benefits of SEO Minion
Free of cost chrome extension. Just install and use it.
gInfinity is a minimalistic chrome extension that comes with the simple feature of adding an infinite scrolling feature to Google search results.
It is really beneficial if you are researching for an article.
Each time you scroll down to the bottom of the search results page, 20 new results would be added there automatically.
Benefits of gInfinity
It is totally free.
Frequently Asked Questions
I know that chrome extensions don’t come with a lot of features like premium blogging tools,
However, if you use it in a proper framework then it can do wonders in your blogging career.
So use it wisely.
Now I would like to hear from you, tell me which chrome extensions you would try first.
Tell me your opinions and response in the comments down below.
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