Blogsy – the blogging app for the ...

It’s a beautiful late-spring morning and I’m writing this blog while sitting in my garden. And that’s the great thing about the iPad – it goes where you go, more easily than so many other devices. Originally, when the iPad was first released – everyone said that it was purely for consumption; you won’t be used for producing anything. I think that view has changed now – especially with the iPad 3. If you blog, there are a few app choices for you now. I wrote about DraftCraft a few months back, WordPress has its own app.. but the...

Content Discovery with Google Reader and...

I currently subscribe to 760 blogs. I find them invaluable for keeping informed and for spotting industry trends.  Some of them, many of them, are quite entertaining too. I use Google Reader to primarily control and centralise my subscriptions.  I also use Google Reader to read these blogs when I am on my PC, but I prefer reading them on my iPad using the Reeder app. Social media in its “firehose” format is a terrible way to keep up to date with blogs in my opinion.  Someone can write a blog, announce it and then post a tweet (or whatever) about it and unless...

Blogging with Evernote Tip

Evernote is my second brain now.  I use it to store all kinds of things – meeting notes, useful blogs and other sites, goals, every book I have read in the past 10 years.. and more recently, I’ve been using it for blogging. I use Evernote to keep a growing list of blog topic ideas, but I also sometime use it to actually write the blog posts.  Sometimes I start one.. and then leave it alone for a bit and writing “offline” gives me a better user experience sometimes. The Problem Once I have written the post, I then open up WordPress and copy and...