It seems that everyone wants to be a blogger these days. It sure is appealing; you can work from wherever you are, write about whatever you want, go to exclusive events, and even have host of fans who read your posts and keep up-to-date on everything your write. It doesn't sound bad at all.
The life of a professional blogger is an attractive one, and not as unattainable as you may have thought. Anyone can become a blogger in pajamas, and when it comes to the subject, the world is your oyster! Read on to discover our favorite iPhone apps for budding bloggers.
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Let's get writing!: Pages
There is a huge array of text editors available, but for iOS devices Pages is one of your faves. It's just perfect for taking down your ideas and developing your projects. Pages has wordcount, tracks changes and lets you carry on writing from your iPad or Mac.
If you tend to miss the latest news on the stuff you love, you won't any more with Feedly. It has feeds from your favorite blogs, so you can follow your competitors and work out what makes a hit and what doesn't work at all. That way you'll learn about the blogging scene, and end up being one of the best bloggers out there. The app is simple and effective, just perfect for organizing you daily intake and keeping up with the scene.
Buffer is a must-have if you wanna get your name out there on social networks. The app lets you promote your posts on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google, all at once, so that you reach as much of your audience as possible without having to manually publish on each social network. Buffer also lets you check the reach you've gained in each of your posts, so you can see what was successful and try to improve on the platforms where you have less followers.
Coach.me is an interesting app that'll help you reach your goals, thanks to a series of reminders and real community support. You can choose whichever goal you feel like; there is aways advice available from people going through the same experience. For example, you could give yourself the aim of writing one article per week and ask Coach.me to set up an alarm at your most inspirational time of the day.
If you don't know what Tumblr is, you're not a real blogger. Tumblr is a popular microblogging platform, mainly focused on popular culture. Here, photos, gifs and memes are the main meal of the day. Have a you got a great idea, that'll revolutionize the internet? Don't get too excited, there's probably someone on Tumblr that's already done it.
In order to be a writer or blogger, concentration is vital. We've all got our place to work, our special corner (the coffee shop, the library, the park) where our ideas come easily. Coffitivity is an interesting app that helps recreate those places through sound effects. And it's proven that working with sounds in the background is actually effective when it comes to concentrating.