A Guide to Mobile Blogging – TNW Social Media
I haven’t blogged from my phone yet. But after having read this story, I will certainly start doing so.
It seems everyone has a blog these days. From mammoth ‘millions-of-readers’ blogs, to niche ‘nobody-reads-me’ blogs, you can be sure there is a blog for every occasion.
And as we continue on into the decade of smartphones and tablets, bloggers the world over can shed their shackles and blog wherever they roam.
Indeed, it’s not always practical to boot up a laptop and find a WiFi connection. Besides, sometimes all you really want to do is post some images and a little descriptive text.
So if you’re looking to optimize your blogging credentials, here’s a guide to blogging on the move.
Equipment: What you need
Okay, let’s get the basics out of the way. In addition to your laptop or desktop computer at home, any self-respecting blogger or web-geek should by now have a smartphone, tablet or probably both.
If you don’t, well, the rest of this post probably won’t mean squat to you. Oh, and if you’re rushing out to buy a smartphone/tablet now, make sure you get one with an unlimited data-allowance. Mobile bloggers require uninterrupted access to the world’s blogosphere.
So, armed with a powerful smartphone, tablet or other mobilized Internet device, what tools can you use to publish content to the web whilst on the move? There are plenty, and here’s a selection.