Thursday, July 5, 2012

Blogging: Is There Is An App for That?

It is no longer a cliché to say, ‘there’s an app for that.’ There seem to be an app for just about anything. If you area a blogger, did you know that there are lots of apps, some free, that can make blogging fun and easy. Many bloggers are constantly on the go, and having an app that is as mobile as you make life so much easier. 

Four apps to consider if you blog are:

1.       Awesome Note (+ ToDo)        

One of the reasons bloggers will love this app for the iPhone is that it is a nifty tool for making and organizing list and notes. If you have an idea for a blog entry, you can easily make a note so you can keep track of what you want to follow-up on. This app can be integrated with Google docs, making it easy to write or edit your blog article wherever you have Internet access. The beauty of the app, it’s vibrant colors and graphical calendar, is worth the small one-time price. 

It is hard to believe that this app is free.  EverNote delivers in a big way, enabling great note taking for use later on. It enables the recording of videos and taking of pictures as well. This is one of the easiest productivity tools out there and can help anyone who wants to step up efficiency a notch. With this app, you can store your documents and sync them to different devices such as PC and Smartphones. For even more power, there is a Premium version available, but the free version is adequate for most users. 

3.       SwiftKey X

This versatile app works across platforms. The touchscreen keyboard help make typing a breeze. It analyzes the words you use and can predict what you intend to type and correct misspellings quickly. The intuitive nature of this app helps to save time, especially if you type quickly. The size of the keys also makes it a lot easier to type, which is boon to bloggers on the move. For under $5.00, this app is worth the download price. 

4.       Vigo  

This app is great for bloggers who need to keep abreast of new information whether for inspiration or just to know. This app for the Blackberry is a great new tool for getting RSS feeds for the information and news junkie.  

There are lots of other blogging apps that you can explore to make the blogging process a lot easier. Some are specific to some operating systems or platform while other work great across networks. A comprehensive list of apps of interest to bloggers who use blogger is here


  1. WOW! I never tried using those apps on my blogs. Thank you for the info and I know it will help a lot.

  2. I'm glad you found the information useful.

  3. Hi Jessica,
    Do you use these apps from any smartphone. Can you use them with Wordpress. How can I find out more information on this. Thanks