blog post title generators

Three free tools to generate blog post titles and post ideas

I have a lot of trouble writing. Lots. Now once the first draft is done, it’s a blast. I love to edit – but grinding out that first draft is a pain in the ass. We’ve recently created a fix for that, and I’ll be telling you about it in a coming post. But first, I wanted to give you a few tools I use for coming up with titles / ideas for posts.

Three free tools to generate blog post titles and post ideas

Portent’s Content Idea Generator

Couldn’t be easier. Just plug in your keyword and hit the button. Many of the suggestions are ridiculous, but I find that they lead to real titles if you give them some


Hubspot’s Blog Topic Generator

On a more serious note…. Hubspot let’s you plug in up to three keywords, and generates a week’s worth of posts for you. The rest of the site is well worth poking around too. They love to give away free stuff.

Inbound Kill Writer’s Block App

This is the most useful of the three. Not only does it generate actual usable (if a bit pedestrian) titles, they also include an on page Google search so you can see what others are writing on the topic.Inbound-blog-title-idea-generator

These are all fine, and free, but I do have a favorite tool for this. It’s not free, but it’s not expensive either, and it’s actually fun to use. To get great post titles that people are already searching on, I use Keyword Researcher. Next time out, I’ll give you a demo of how I use this tool, but for now, here’s a quick look: