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Must Have Mobile Apps for Bloggers on the Go

Posted on the 20 June 2014 by Dfennell @BloggerGo


Blogging is a hobby taken on by many, but if you are serious about your blog, you probably blog on the go. Traveling and blogging often go hand in hand. In fact, blogging is a great platform for those who travel since they usually wish to share their experiences rather quickly. In order to make sure that you have everything you need as a blogger, mobile apps can be quite helpful. It doesn’t matter if you use these apps on your mobile phone or your tablet; reaching the409 million people who currently read blogs is crucial. Though there are currently about a million apps out there,according to Forbes, you don’t have to search through them all. The following suggestions will be perfect for bloggers on the go:

Your Platform’s Mobile App

If you are going to travel and blog at the same time, it is imperative that you have access to your blog. The best way to do this is to make sure that you are downloading and using the mobile app associated with your blogging platform. WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr and many other popular blogging sites have mobile apps that you can use. Simply opening the app will give you access to your blog and allow you to post.

A Word Processing App

One of the negatives about using your mobile phone or tablet for blogging is that you can get interrupted by other apps. These interruptions can slow you down, and when blogging on the go, time is usually of the essence. With the app called Writer, for Android or iWriter, for iPhone, you can have a simple word processor right on your phone with the ability to silence any potential interruptions.

A Photo Editing App

Many bloggers love putting photos on their blogs, and even if you don’t like it, you should do it!According to Performics, people are 44 percent more likely to engage with a blog that has photos than one that doesn’t. If you want to add photos on the go, you will need a photo editing app. For Android, popular apps include Photo Editor and Pixlr. For iPhones or iPads, consider ProCamera or SnapSeed.

An App to Help You Find Open Businesses

Another app that all bloggers should have is one that helps you find open businesses. This way, if you need to find an open restaurant or store, you can with just a few swipes on your phone or tablet. One such app isHoursMap. When you put in what you are looking for, such as an open library or bookstore, the app will find the closest one that is open. This way, you can get your phone or tablet recharged and get back on the road.

An App to Help You Find Free Wi-Fi

Finally, in order to effectively blog, you will want to be sure that you have a connection to the world. The best way to do this, especially when traveling, is to find a free Wi-Fi spot. There are a number of apps out there that can help achieve this including Free Wi-Fi Finder for iPhone and Wi-Fi Finder for Android.

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