7 AI Tools to Help You Write Better, Faster, and More Accurately

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Illustration by Anna Antipina from Ouch!

It’s not news that machine learning is driving innovation in the world of content creation. AI-powered tools make it much easier to create and distribute content as they can produce what would take humans hundreds of hours in a matter of minutes.

Writing for an audience isn’t always easy. Even if you’re experienced in copywriting, with so much to cover, it can be hard to craft content that your readers will actually want to read.

If you’re a writer, you probably already know how useful AI tools can be. If you’re not a writer, it’s time you found out! There are many reasons why AI tools are so helpful for writers. Here are just some of them.

CopyAI

Copy.ai is a content generation tool that uses AI to generate unique, human-sounding copy without the hassle of needing to write it yourself. All you have to do is simply enter your topic and a few quick details about what you need, and the tool generates copy based on its machine learning algorithms, pulling from more than 12 billion real-world examples of content across all industries.

As the name suggests, Copy.ai’s specialty is writing sales copy like emails, webinars, and landing pages. But it can also be used for creating blog posts and long-form articles as well as social media captions and ads.

Here is how you can write 1000 words in 5 minutes with CopyAI

simplified

A lot of us could stand to improve our writing skills at some level. The challenge is, that we don’t always have the time or resources to constantly be taking courses or reading books on how to be better writers. Fortunately, there are plenty of AI tools out there that can help.

Simplified.co is one such tool — it helps you write more accurate and engaging content by using AI and machine learning in combination with a huge dataset of real-life blog posts and web copy. This deep learning app uses a range of checks against your text to generate suggestions on how you can make it more accurate, concise, and interesting for your reader (or client). It runs a gamut of tests including:

Cliches — Don’t use the same old tired phrases everyone else does! Try something new!

Conciseness — Eliminate those heavy words that weigh down your sentence structure. Find shorter ways to say things so you can get to your point faster!

Grammar — If you’re like me, you might be prone to misspellings or grammatical errors from time to time. But fear not — simplified has got all the bases covered on this one!

Style — Your writing style reflects who you are as an individual writer. simplified helps you make sure it’s just right by comparing it with other writers in their database who share similar traits with you!

Hemingway App

Hemingway is a free web-based and desktop tool that can help you clean up your writing. It highlights overly lengthy, complex sentences and common errors; if you see a yellow sentence, shorten or split it. If you see a red highlight, your sentence is so dense and complicated that your readers will get lost trying to follow its meandering, splitting logic — try editing this sentence to remove the red.

This app also gives you a readability score (if it’s too high, it means your essay is likely difficult to read) and useful statistics about the use of passive voice. The web version of Hemingway also lets users export their work onto WordPress or Medium.

peppertype

peppertype.ai is another ai tool that uses machine learning to make writing a lot faster, more accurate, and seamless. The tool helps you improve your punctuation, grammar, and even style in real-time by automatically correcting the mistakes and flagging them, as you write.

Main features: In addition to live correction, this editor also provides extensive documentation on grammar rules and suggestions on which words are most useful for your audience.

Benefits: When I tested it with my own work, I was surprised at how effective the corrections were — it helped me fix some glaring errors that I probably would not have fixed if I hadn’t used the tool. It’s also an excellent tool for technical writers who need something that can help with their large projects — the suggestions really help you make sure everything is consistent while also keeping things interesting enough to engage readers

Grammarly

Grammarly is a popular spelling, grammar, and writing style, checker. Since its launch in 2009, it has attracted over 13 million users. Grammarly operates as a web-based app that allows you to paste the text into a text box, or upload documents to the site and get them checked for grammar errors. In addition, there are browser extensions and Microsoft Office add-ons.

The site is relatively user-friendly: after signing up through an email, users can access their account dashboard by logging in with either Facebook, Gmail, or LinkedIn credentials. You can find your profile by clicking on the gear icon at the top left corner of the page (multiple language options are available). Once you select your native language, you’re ready to start using Grammarly!

Quilllbot

Quillbot is an AI paraphraser that employs machine learning algorithms to rewrite phrasing from existing sources into something new, more concise, and more relevant to the context at hand. While it won’t necessarily be able to turn gibberish into Pulitzer Prize-winning prose, it can be used effectively for paraphrasing content before running a final spell-check and grammar check on the copy. The tool can also be very useful for editing content that’s already been written in order to make it more conversational or informal.

hyperwrite

HyperwriteAI — a free online writing assistant. HyperwriteAI uses machine learning to help you write better, faster, and more accurately. It’s easy to use: just paste your article into the website, and it will suggest edits for you. Then you can accept or reject them; much like in Microsoft Word’s “track changes” feature. The app will then give you an accuracy score based on its grading of your copy as well as other factors that affect readability, such as sentence length variation and passive voice rate.

Use artificial intelligence tools to write better and more efficiently.

AI at its very core is the purpose of technology — to free human beings from tedious and repetitive work, freeing their minds to do more important things. Now, organizations don’t want to make you obsolete, but rather free you up for more creative work and strategies. AI tools can make group writing easier both online and offline, as well as help you write more accurately and better. All in all, these seven tools can be an invaluable resource for any writer. Hopefully, they will serve their purpose in helping you become a better writer!

So, is AI writing tools a magic bullet for writers? Almost, but the technology is developing fast. We all have a lot to gain from the coming innovations: both writers and the businesses that publish their work can profit from this tech. And with the rising concerns about job security, many of us could use any help we can get.

I hope this post was helpful. If you have any questions about artificial intelligence tools, or about writing in general, feel free to leave them in the comments below

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zackrag

I am a software engineering graduate and digital marketer now working as freelance content creator. I love writing and talking about AI & tech stuff