5 free essential apps for successful bloggers

Home based business

 

Your time is precious and you are often on the go – but you still need to keep updated with your statistics, social media and sometime you find a great article idea which you want to share on your blog straight away but you are not physically in front of your computer! Frustrating right? Not anymore – with your iPhone you can still be up-to-date with your blog and readers. I selected 5 essentials apps for bloggers – of course there is plenty of apps on the market – but those 5 apps are the smartest making my life more mobile & enjoyable.

What you need to set up those apps:

- Your iPhone or your iPad

- Visit your app store and upload those apps

- Your  different usernames and password to create your accounts  et voila!

- Now, you can enjoy your take away coffee, watching your kids at the playground and being the smartest blogger, all in same time :) Enjoy! If you know other “can’t live without’ apps for bloggers – please leave a comment.

1. WordPress
It’s easy to manage your WordPress blog or site from your iOS device. With WordPress for iOS, you can moderate comments, create or edit posts and pages, view stats, and add images or videos with ease. All you need is a WordPress.com blog or a self-hosted WordPress.org site running 3.1 or higher. I highly recommend to upload Jetpack plug-in to access to your statistics as well.

 

 

2. Dashboard for Google Analytics

Using your Google Analytics account this application shows the most important web analytics metrics of your website on one single dashboard. You won’t have all the Google Analytics metrics on your smartphone – but the ones that are important from a management point of view. In addition, a ‘Website Performance Index’ is automatically calculated, that shows your website’s performance for today, this week and this month in one single number. Even more, the index is indicating in red or green whether your website performance is on track or not.

 

3. Pages Facebook Manager

Pages Manager helps admins connect with their audience and keep up with activity on multiple Pages, all in one place. Featuring:
• Post new updates and photos and respond to comments as your Pages
• View and reply to private messages
• Get notifications about new activity on your Pages right away
• View your latest Pages Insights, including check ins

 

4. Echofon for Twitter

Incredibly Fast. Simply Powerful. Super Smart. I love this app better that Twitter app.
Echofon is the leading Twitter utility app for iOS. Beautifully designed with the active Twitter user in mind, Echofon provides the power and superior speed needed for managing all your Twitter accounts for your busy social media lifestyle.

 

 

5. MailChimp

For your Newsletter

- Add new subscribers, manage your lists and view reports wherever you are with MailChimp’s iPhone app.
- Manage Your Lists -
Monitor the growth of your lists, see which subscribers are most engaged and make changes to subscriber records. No computer required.
- View Reports -
Don’t wait to get back to your desk to see how your campaigns are performing. Just pull out your phone and get instant access to all your reports.
- Add Subscribers -
Subscribers don’t always request to be added to your list when they’re sitting in front of their computers—sometimes they ask you in real life! Add them directly to any MailChimp list directly from your phone.

If you know others "can't live without" apps for blogger to use on their phone or tablet, please leave a comment :)


Frederique Bros

Frederique Bros

Founder & Editor at Women Love Tech

Frederique Bros is the founder and main editor of the lifestyle technology online magazine Women Love Tech. Freddie has over 10 years experience within the digital world. Born in France, she lives in Sydney, Australia.

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Phil Khor

Phil Khor , Founder at SavvySME

Hey Frederique, I love your top 5 picks. I would maybe add 2 others that I found incredibly useful on my iPhone. Evernote - which I use to jot down notes or inspirations when I've 'idle time'. It syncs with other devices too, which makes it handy. The other is Flipboard. I like the rich image style it uses to present feed from RSS sources, Linkedin and a host of other reputable sources which I am allowed to configure. With its simple to use and rich interface, it super easy to get addicted to it. :)