iPhone, the creation of Steve Jobs has the largest group of fans around the globe. No wonder we bloggers admire this creation as it increases our productivity big time. There are more than 4 lakh applications on the Apple store so our requirement always gets fulfilled. As a blogger, I look for apps that make my blogging experience easy and can be useful to do things while traveling.
Although, most of the apps which I will mention in this article will require an internet connection, with high-speed 3G connection and upcoming 4G technology internet connection is not an issue anymore. In recent years, the number of people using smartphones and tablets for browsing the internet has increased and the App market has flourished. The developers have understood the need for the next-gen and have developed apps for different utilities which increase the productivity of the users and also save some time.
In this article, we will list 8 must-have blogging apps for iPhone users to increase productivity and save some time. Some of these apps will be free while some will be paid because we couldn’t find an alternative to these paid apps. If you will jailbreak your iPhone then you can get all apps with vShare but if you are a serious blogger and want to increase your productivity, I will recommend you pay a little for these apps.
WordPress iPhone App
This official WordPress app for iPhone is an app you can’t do without if you are a serious blogger. With this app, you can manage multiple blogs, write and edit posts as well as publish them. This app lets you upload images and featured images to your blog post from your iPhone directly. This app is a must for any blogger who wants a change in his/her blogging activities.
Adobe Photoshop Express
We all know the importance of the featured image and other images in a blog post. Before adding the images to a blog post, we first need to create an image. For creating an image, Adobe Photoshop Express is the best in business. Adobe Photoshop Express lets you create, edit, crop, change color, and rotate images in a few clicks. After creating and editing an image on your iPhone, you can directly upload it to your blog using the official WordPress app for iPhone users.
We bloggers have experienced that distraction has been our biggest source of time-waste and we need to avoid distractions. WriteRoom is an app that lets you stay free from all the distractions of the world. Your iPhone can also be one of those distractions so WriteRoom which is a paid app has developed a minimalist user interface to avoid fancy distractions and lets you complete your writing work freely.
We all have experienced a situation when we got an idea which we thought is of a million dollars but then we lost it due to a busy schedule and improper jotting down of that idea. We have obviously felt sad and promised ourselves that it won’t happen again but we repeat the same mistake the very next day. Well, it won’t happen again because Idea Organizer for iPhone has come to our rescue. Idea Organizer helps you to save an idea at the very instant it strikes your mind through a text note or through voice recording. So now whenever you get an idea for a blog post you just have to open Idea Organizer and save that idea. Idea Organizer is a paid iPhone app.
There are many bloggers around the world who want to save some web pages for reading it later on and also to save on their internet connection. For those kinds of people, Instapaper is the best solution. It is a paid app that lets you save web pages for offline use. It works in a similar way as ReadItLater but it is more than a web portal application extending its support to iPhone users. The standout feature of Instapaper is that the contents you are storing on the app while browsing the internet can be optimized for different screen sizes of apple devices for better reading experience.
Drupal is a content management system (CMS). Drupad is its iPhone app which is used to manage all your drupal websites, moderate comments and contents, flush cache, edit user account and many more. Like WordPress for iPhone, Drupad is also a popular content management system that is used by bloggers.
Bufferapp is a social media marketing app for twitter. It is a twitter app for bloggers who want to keep their profile engaged and maintain the level of noise. Whenever you go through various articles and think that are worthy to be shared with your followers you tweet their links. But many times it happens that you tweet 15-20 links at a time and your followers think that you are posting spam so they ignore your links. Bufferapp is a solution to this problem.
Now when you go through 15-20 articles and want to tweet their links, just add them to your Buffer. You can define time-slots for each tweet and Bufferapp will send out a tweet in the specified time interval. Using Bufferapp, you can add tweets to your stack and it will send the tweets at the scheduled time. Bufferapp is a free iPhone app that supports multiple Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ pages and also offers browser extensions.
Pinterest was one of those social networking websites which created a buzz over the internet and got popularity and fame in no time. Pinterest app for iPhone helps you to maintain your Pinterest profile, upload images, and search for images and people. The one-click share feature helps you share your uploaded Pinterest images across Facebook and Twitter. This is one of the best apps to keep your Pinterest account updated and to keep increasing your followers count.
This was our list of 8 must-have blogging apps for iPhone users. IF you use any other app for blogging on the iPhone, share it with us in the comment box below.
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