14 No Code Tools Every Content Creator Should Use

Your audience wants engaging content that offers tons of value. If your content is ordinary, your audience will find another creator who meets their needs. Nowadays, creating exciting and sophisticated content is possible without writing any code yourself. 

Fortunately, many tools are available to help you elevate the quality of your content without writing any code or doing anything overly technical. In fact, the demand for low- and no-code tools is greater than ever. Research and Markets reports the low-code market could be worth $187 billion by 2030.

This article offers a list of our favorite no-code tools for content creators. These apps will elevate your content without overwhelming your workflow.

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1. Gravity Forms

Every content creator should collect their audience’s email addresses, but coding custom forms for your site is a pain. If you’re a WordPress user (and most creators are), you need a simple way to build forms. You could create surveys, questionnaires, applications, and – of course – lead generation forms. 

The easiest and most reliable way to create forms is with Gravity Forms – the leading forms plugin. It allows you to build as many forms as you need, as complex or as simple as you like. It also offers dozens of add-ons to extend the plugin’s functionality and integrate with other tools.

2. GFChart

A unique way to bolster the value of your content is to make it easier for your readers to understand. Presenting data is challenging, however, because readers have difficulty connecting with it. But if you use a chart or graph, you can communicate your data in a way that readers find clear and engaging.

GFChart is a chart builder plugin designed to display your Gravity Forms data in an attractive way. You can showcase complex data sets without overwhelming your audience. Building a chart is quick and easy. No coding necessary. 

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3. Animaker

Animaker is a drag-and-drop video maker used by some of the biggest brands in the world, like McDonalds, VISA, and Target. You can create eye-popping animation videos in just a few clicks. 

Animaker is a great way to streamline your video-making process and add custom videos to your content. Animaker offers a unique character builder to design your own mascot, auto lip-sync for characters, ready-made templates so you can jump in quickly, and a complete animation studio. 

4. Soapbox

Soapbox is a video-making Chrome extension by Wistia, a video hosting service. You can create and share videos right from your browser. You can film from your webcam, browser, or a split-screen of both. 

We like this tool because it makes video creation extremely quick. You could be writing a blog post, decide that a concept deserves a video, record it quickly, and get right back to writing. 

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5. Demio

Webinars are powerful ways to build an audience, but most webinar software is complex and hard to use. Demio is an easy-to-use webinar tool that doesn’t require any download. It also offers marketing tools to help you generate the best results. It allows you to host live or automated presentations in HD that your audience can attend in their browser. 

Demio also comes with marketing tools, such as custom registration pages, automated email notifications, and forms you can embed anywhere. Show off your materials, screen, or face, then engage with your audience in the chat. 

6. Trello

Trello is a kanban-style project management tool for creators and their teams that is simple enough for most content creators. Using it is simple: Create columns for phases of your content production process and cards for each project. Move your cards through each phase to keep track of each project. Invite collaborators, integrate your other apps, and take advantage of the automation tools for maximum organization. 

7. Hootsuite

If you’re creating social media content, you need to share it, but navigating each platform is a pain. Hootsuite consolidates all of your social media work to one place, giving you lots of tools to publish, promote, measure your content, and engage with your fans. We particularly like the calendar tool that gives you a high-level view of your content production. 

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8. Zapier

Every content creator – and anyone who uses lots of web tools – should know Zapier. It’s one of the most powerful no-code tools you will ever come across.

Zapier is the app that links apps. They have thousands of integrations and pre-built automation that make your tools work together, so you don’t have to do the manual work yourself. It can potentially save you a tremendous amount of time and labor.

For instance, let’s say you want all of your form submission data stored in a spreadsheet. You can create a zap (Zapier’s version of an app) that moves the data seamlessly. Creating a zap is quick and easy. The possibilities are endless. 

9. Airtable

Airtable is basically an upgraded version of a spreadsheet. It’s a powerful way to organize and sort datasets of any size. You can use it to store the information you need to wade through regularly. Or you can embed Airtables into your content to make that data available to your audience. 

One asset we like about Airtable is the templates. They offer pre-built templates for personal CRMs, asset management, content calendars/manager, research collection, and more. You can even use Airtable as the database for a custom website or app – all without code!

10. Canva

If you create web content, you probably know about Canva. It’s one of the most popular online tools for creating visual assets – social media graphics, infographics, resumes, newsletters, logos, YouTube thumbnails, or anything else. It offers a simple interface that anyone can understand, even if you’ve never designed an image before. 

Additionally, Canva is full of free templates and stock photos/elements. Everything you need to make polished graphics quickly is right there. 

11. Grammarly

Grammarly is a powerful tool for anyone who produces a lot of written content. It checks your content for spelling and grammar errors, plagiarism, and the tone of your content. The Chrome extension makes it easy to use on nearly any platform. It’s wise to run your content through Grammarly before publishing to ensure it’s as clean as possible. 

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12. CoSchedule Headline Studio

Your headlines’ are critical pieces of your content. A good headline captures search engine traffic and entices your audience to click. But writing headlines is hard. 

Headline Studio analyzes your headlines for SEO value, emotional words, word count, uncommon words, clarity, and other factors. It gives each headline a score so you can find ways to optimize it for performance. 

13. Buy Me A Coffee

Want to make a little money off your content? Ask your audience to donate a few bucks as a thank you for the content you create. Buy Me a Coffee makes supporting creators fun and easy. With just a few taps, your audience can make the payment and send you a short message.

Buy Me a Coffee also offers functionality to sell basic products on your site without setting up a complete ecommerce shopping cart. For instance, a Photoshop tutorial site might sell a pack of templates and actions at the end of each post. No need to deal with Shopify or Woocommerce.

14. Elementor

Every content creator should have a page-building plugin in their stack to help them design high-quality web pages (or entire sites). Elementor is the complete package: a fantastic website builder that lets you build elements, pages, or entire WordPress themes without writing a single line of code. It’s so sophisticated that once you try it, you’ll never build pages another way.

Going Forward

That’s our list of the best no code tools that every content creator should use. Using one or several will boost the value of your content and delight your readers.