The blogging world is a complicated one and bloggers are often lack of time. As most of us are bloggers as a side hustle, using productivity apps will help to make us more productive. So, what is the best productivity apps for bloggers?
In this article, we are going dive deep into the tools that I personally use to automate my blogging business.
If you are searching for a quick note pad, Google Keep is an excellent choice. Advantages of using Google Keep are:
You can start using Google Keep by signing into your Google account.
For those who wants more flexibility in note taking, you can’t go wrong with Evernote. Some of the advantages using Evernote are:
Make no mistake. Click Up is the ultimate Evernote alternative. The advantages using Click Up are:
Click Up is one of the cheapest productivity apps for bloggers. At $5 per month, you literally get unlimited everything—from users to custom reporting tools.
The process to manage multiple WordPress websites is always a hassle. Updating WordPress core products, plugins, themes and managing spam comments could take hours to complete, especially when you have more than 5 websites.
With ManageWP, you can easily manage these websites with one simple dashboard and automate everything. Apart from that, you also get:
As a freelance web developer, you have absolutely no idea how much time ManageWP saves me monthly. The 1-click everything allows me to manage multiple websites without having to login to the wp-admin.
If you love kanban boards, you are going to love Trello. With Trello, you can drag and drop any content from one board to another. Here’s a list on why Trello is a great tool for bloggers:
Freelance copywriters love Grammarly (including me). Grammarly is an awesome productivity app for bloggers that help you turn normal writing into professional ones.
Here are some features that Grammarly offer for all its customers:
At this point of time, Grammarly does not offer any free plan with pricing starts as low as $11.66 per month with unlimited usage.
Grammarly Premium is a perfect fit for those who always aim to reach the next level, whether they’re at work, at school, or in pursuit of other ventures.
Where do you store backups for your website, podcast and videos? The safest way is to have them stored in the cloud such as Dropbox. Dropbox is not your average file sharing app for bloggers. It provides Dropbox Business which is excellent for bloggers who need more firepower such as team collaboration and creating a centralized content platform your team (like for your virtual assistance and guest bloggers).
Here are some additional features that Dropbox offers:
If you don’t have a Dropbox account, you can use register for one for free and get 250MB free too! Get started right now and right here.
In the time where there are so much information and so less time, bloggers need to streamline their entire day work including getting the right information at the right time.
Feedly is an excellent RSS curator and tool to help bloggers get the most updated content under one roof. Instead of having to visit each blog and content, you can easily integrate RSS feed into Feedly and have them nicely arranged in a custom layout for your reading (or flipping in this case).
Here are some of the advantages using Feedly:
The best part about Feedly? It is free to use and if by any chance you need more firepower and features, there is a premium plan (called Feedly Pro) that starts at $6 per month.
If This Then That (IFTTT) is a powerful productivity app for bloggers. IFTTT helps your apps and devices work together in new ways.
With this app, you can create triggers and actions which are carried out automatically. For example, you can set automatic tweeting of your new blog post once you hit the ‘publish’ button.
Some crazy things that IFTTT can do (involving or not involving bloggers) are:
You can get started for free here and there is IFTTT for business that comes with a small monthly commitment.
Zapier is a great alternative to IFTTT and this is my main app that I use to automate my blogging works. Here are some of the popular Zapier features:
I integrate Zapier with Evernote and Google Docs for faster blogging works, idea generation and even brainstorming. Overall, Zapier is easy to use and definitely one of the top productivity apps for bloggers.
I am in love with MeetEdgar—like seriously.
This is my go-to social media automation app for all my blogging works. With MeetEdgar app, I can easily craft powerful social media content and schedule the content for automatic delivery … forever.
That’s exactly how I can post hundreds if not thousands of social media posts in a month on automation.
Is MeetEdgar right for you? It’s best for me because:
I hope you find this article useful. What is your favorite productivity app that you are using right now for blogging?
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