Zemanta – blogging tips & advice

I have just discovered Zemanta, a tool which promises to enrich the blogging experience by offering up an array of media and information rich content and sources of such content….. as you type! As I am typing this (Zemanta needs a couple hundred characters to start figuring out what you are blogging about) a side…… Continue reading Zemanta – blogging tips & advice

Blogsy for iPad updated to v3.2

The excellent Blogsy app for the iPad (on which I am writing this post) has been updated to version 3.2, the Minotaur release. In this release the developers have figured out how to parse the HTML code that Apple uses in order to present cleaner and more standard code on the HTML edit screen.This version…… Continue reading Blogsy for iPad updated to v3.2

Blogsy…. testing

I’ve just downloaded Blogsy after watching a couple of the tutorial videos. It seems like a great way to connect your various media streams to your blogs, making photo and image selection (and video) very easy when drafting a blog post. The drag and drop (from your Picasa, Flickr, YouTube accounts) feature works very well…… Continue reading Blogsy…. testing

WordPress for iOS updated to v2.9

The already brilliant iOS WordPress app just got a whole lot better with the introduction of version 2.9, featuring much needed additions such as rich text editing, quick links and a lot more space to enter all of your words. It’s so easy to make things bold for example, or to strike out text. Links…… Continue reading WordPress for iOS updated to v2.9

Blog comments

Please, if you run a blog, set it up so that you can moderate comments. So many blogs contain comments from very obvious spambots and it never ceases to amaze me how many bloggers overlook the obvious signs. If the comment is very generic “hey, I love your blog and the way you write, keep…… Continue reading Blog comments