For many blogging is merely a hobby and for some it’s a serious business which means staying updated at all times, making notes on the go, sharing blogs in the middle of the night or waking up early morning for sharing, checking analytics and stats, it’s hard work. With more and more people depending on their cell phones to do even simplest of chores and handling work through the mobile devices, if you happen to be a blogger and stay on the move or even not, there are some apps that you use on the go to work more efficient.
Buffer is an all-in-one integrated app, where you can handle multiple accounts like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and more, and post your update at all platform at the same time, it’s like having a personal assistant in a digital form. The best part about the app is that it allows you to schedule your posts according to the audience you’re targeting. For example, if you’re from Australia and your major following is from US, schedule your post for midnight or 3 AM, so that your post isn’t missed by your audience.
There are numerous RSS feed apps on both iOS and Android but Feedly is one of the most popular one’s because of its bright and bold interface. The app allows its users to maneuver through feeds by signing in through your Google account. You can save articles to read later and you can use the long swipe gesture to mark that you have read everything on the page, whereas a short swipe will mean you’ve read that article.
There’s so much information available on the feed and stories these days that it’s hard to go through everything, this is where pocket app helps you to filter the information you need and you bookmark articles and collect it to read later. You can add links, images, videos , audio, and anything that the app supports.
A social networking and micro-blogging website which allows user to post text upto 140 characters and images known as ‘tweets’ is great platform to share your blog, articles, and stay tuned to the feed and altest news of what’s happening around the world. It’s the sixth largest social networking website in the world with nearly 289 million users.
#5. Facebook Page Manager
The purpose of the different app for FB page manager is to separate the business and personal tools. If you have your WordPress linked with your FB page, this app will help you keep an eye on the stats for the page.
Definitely one of the best apps to stay productive when away from the desk. The app allows you to make notes, tag notes, post photos, set reminders, and effortlessly syncs to your computer. You can sign-in to evernote and check your notes on your desktop. There are so many other apps available to make notes but what separates this from the others is the simplistic platform, easy organizing features, effortless tagging features, and it’s available on all platforms for free to gain access to basic features. But you upgrade to Plus or Premium by either monthly or yearly amount to get the best out of the app.
#7. Dropbox/Google Drive
Your phone is running out of storage, and you need to store important documents whether it’s a picture or a video you captured for the blog. Dropbox and Google Drive are most popular cloud storage apps, although the functioning of the apps is quite similar to that of their desktop app or website, but what you get with iOS device is the use finger scanner as the passcode, which is an excellent security tool.
Another favourite free app which works as an excellent discovery tool for information with social networking element. The app is perfectly designed to use with your mobile phone or tablet and in fact the user interface of the app is very user-friendly which can help a blogger be up to date on the information but also use it to share links and increase their following.
The purpose of this app is to make writing easier on your mobile and tablet. Perfect app for a blogger to write and putting down thoughts into words, some of the key features of this app is that it syncs among all iOS devices, works on and offline, export documents to PDF and HTML, and of course post to WordPress, Tumblr, Blogger, Evernote, etc.
For less than $10, this app provides an interesting element to your blog. You can make clean flowchart, diagrams, etc.