When I started blogging in order to do some work I had to head to the desktop computer in the back room.But times have changed and the introduction of android phones and tablets have made the bloggers work much much easier.From taking notes, photos and research to actually waiting and publishing posts there are so many apps to help the blogger.
In this post we will focus on the most useful 25 apps for android phones and tablets for us bloggers.So if you blog with WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr or any other platform we have something for you !
Lets start off with the android apps for each of the main Blog platforms.With these apps you can quickly and effortlessly update your blog on your chosen platform.
25 Best Android Apps For Bloggers
Blog Platform apps, these are all official apps from each :
- 1. Blogger For Android
- 2. Wordpress For Android
- 3. Tumblr For Android
- 4. Posterous For Android
- 5. Live Journal
6. Google Analytics Android App
If you want to keep up to date with the live stats from your blog the Google Analytics Android app is for you.Check it out here - Google Analytics App.
"..The Google Analytics app shows what is new and what is important on your Google Analytics profiles. See real time statistics, customizable dashboards and intelligence events on your phone.."
7. Evernote For Android
Evernote is one of the most popular app for Bloggers.While some like to write directly to their blog from their Smart Phone or Tablet others like to store their ideas and inspiration to be easily accessed when they are next in front of the laptop.Link - Evernote For Android.
"..Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go.."
8. Writer For Android
Once again if you are looking for a simple way to take notes or write posts to access later Writer is a very handy app.Link - Writer For Android.
"..Writer is a writing application without the fuss and distraction of a traditional word processor. It's perfect for everything from taking notes to writing a novel on your phone or tablet.
Writer's philosophy is Keep It Simple. Writer tries to be as basic as possible, giving you somewhere to turn your thoughts into text, markdown support, and some statistics. Nothing more. Nothing less.."
9. Tape-a-Talk Voice Recorder
Finally is the 'Taking Notes' category we have a specialist voice recorder to quickly record notes and ideas for your blog.Link - Tape-a-Talk Voice Recorder.
"..Tape-a-Talk is a high quality voice recorder designed for simplicity and is able to record voice notes/voice memos/audio even when the display is off.."
10. Gmail For Android
Us Bloggers always need to have access to our Email so this app is vital.Read Search and send Emails quickly on the go.Link - Gmail for Android.
"..Gmail is built on the idea that email can be more intuitive, efficient, and useful. And maybe even fun. Get your email instantly via push notifications, read and respond to your conversations online & offline, and search and find any email.."
11. Yahoo! Mail For Android
For those using Yahoo Email all the same options are available as with Gmail.Link - Yahoo Mail App.
"..Yahoo! Mail now available for your Android smartphone!
- Access your inbox in just one tap
- Stay on top of your new messages with notifications
- Quickly scan messages in your inbox with continuous scroll.."
12. SwiftKey 3 Keyboard - Price $3.99
13. Dictionary Android App
This is a useful app to have in your collection.Quickly find the meaning of words or with built in Thesaurus find words to use in your blog posts.Link - Dictionary App.
14. Photo Editor Android App
So you have the apps to take notes but what about photos ? You may want to make some quick edits to photos you take from your phone to put in your blog.With the Photo Editor app you have lost of cool options.Link - Photo Editor Android App.
"..Adjust color, add effects, rotate, crop, resize, frame, and draw on your photos. Color adjustment options include hue, saturation, contrast, and brightness. Additionally, Photo Editor offers a large variety of effects for your photos including gamma correction, auto contrast, auto tone, blur, sharpen, oil paint, sketch, Polaroid, black & white high contrast, sepia, and lots more.."
15. WebRank SEO
We don't want to spend too much time checking our website stats such as Alexa Rank and Page Rank but this is a handy app to quickly check.Link - WebRank SEO.
"..WebRank SEO gives you Website Ranks(Google Pagerank, Alexa Rank and Compete Rank), Sociometer(facebook like, tweets and google plus count), Pages Indexed and Backlinks in various search engines(Google, Bing and Yahoo). A Search Engine Optimization(SEO) Tool for competitive website analysis.."
16. Google Drive
Google Drive was launched last year as Google's answer to cloud computing.Like most Google products 'There's an app for that'.Link - Google Drive Android App.
"..With Google Drive, you can store all your files in one place, so you can access them from anywhere and share them with others.Use the Google Drive Android app to access your photos, documents, videos and other files stored on your Google Drive.Upload files to Google Drive directly from your Android device.."
17. Flickr Android App
Back to photos and images and this time it's Flickr.This app lets you upload, organize and share your photos on Flickr.Link - Flickr For Android.
"..The best way to share your life in photos – now available on Android! Take beautiful photos with our in-app camera, enhance with filters, then share on Facebook, Twitter and more.
- Capture and enhance with one of our custom filters. High resolution photos that look good everywhere (on your PC, tablet or Internet fridge).
- Upload straight to Flickr and share to your friends on Facebook, Twitter, via email and more. Stay up to date with latest comments and activity on your photos too.."
We cant go an further without listing the apps for your favorite social media websites.Bloggers use social sites like Facebook and Twitter to Keep connected, Keep up to date and of course Keep promoting their content.
18. Facebook Android App
19. Twitter Android App
20. Pinterest Android App
21. LinkedIn Android App
22. Google+ Android App
23. YouTube Android App
Video blogging is more popular than ever and YouTube is largely responsible.Link - YouTube Android App.
"..Keep up with your favorite YouTube channels and access the world’s videos anywhere with the official YouTube app for Android.."
24. Google Reader For Android
Keep up to date with feeds from your favorite sites on the go.Link - Google Reader Android App.
25. BlogPost Android App
What if you have blogs on various platforms and want to access them at the same time.BlogPost lets you access and manage Blogger, WordPress and Live Journal simultaneously.Link - BlogPost Android App
And that's your lot ! I was a latecomer to android but it has made a huge difference to how i maintain my blogs and I'm sure it can do the same for you.