The blog has been a top-notch channel for many yearsfor content distribution on the one hand, and for gaining visibility when working on natural referencing.
Social networks appeared for their part, much later and are rather considered as levers to help visibility in addition to the blog. Networks that allow you to gain exposure faster than working on SEO in particular. In any case, you will need to work on creating communities for your social networks and creating audiences for your blog.
Did you know that you don’t need to use your computer all the time to run your blog? You can do it from your mobile or even a tablet!
Manage your blog from the WordPress mobile app
WordPress is the most popular CMS (Content Management System) or content manager for create a website or blog. It exists like this a mobile version of WordPress which is very useful for managing your blog. The current WordPress app version as of 04.20.2021 is v17.1, available on iOS and Android.
As soon as you have some time, you can start writing there and edit or publish ready-made articles. If not, you can at least write the outlines of your content, which will make it easier for you to write later. You will also be able to manage comments on your blog and thus gain responsiveness to your audience.
If the WordPress application supports its users, through its hosting service, it also manages those who use a different hosting, through third-party providers such as OVH, One & One, LWS etc …
Prepare your texts on mobile applications dedicated to writing
Several mobile applications will allow you to write your content, as if you were doing it from Word on your computer. There are paid and free versions with maximum functionality.
The easiest way is to download Microsoft Office (Word) on your mobile. You can also continue writing your texts via a familiar interface and even retrieve your drafts from a drive (One Drive, Google Docs etc …).
Otherwise you can opt for other applications:
- Pages on iOS
- WPS office
- Office document
- Polaris office
- Documents to go …
If you want to create and manage HTML content directly, you can use applications like SimpleText.
Power up your blog with the Pinterest mobile app
For several years, Pinterest has seduced most bloggers, and we quickly understand why. This is a very interesting platform that allows you to pin a lot of images. These are used to create tables on various themes.
In the context of blogging, they allow you to recreate categories in the form of tables and to share illustrations and images of your content. By placing links associated with your images, you will redirect visitors to your blog. The interest lies in the creation of tables, which will host, for example, photos of your creations, various illustrations, computer graphics or any other visual that is of interest to visitors.
Besides being easy to use, Pinterest is really going viral and getting more and more recognition from internet users. Take care of your bio, your profile, work on the graphics of your pins and optimize them to take advantage of them for your blog. From your mobile you can do all this in a few clicks.
Save the articles that interest you for your watch
During your watch on your smartphone, you can save anything that seems relevant to you as a source of inspiration or bounce on interesting news. This will be possible thanks to mobile applications such as Pocket, Evernote, Feedly … which will allow you to quickly find the articles you have saved.
These tools are really very practical on mobile devices, because you can retrieve content from anywhere that you cannot currently read. They will become a real source of inspiration to create your content faster without wasting time on your searches. You can thus capitalize on your transport trips, in order to optimize your time as much as possible.
Furthermore, you can also install the Pocket or Evernote extension on your internet browsers. This will allow you to sync all your content in the same place.
Manipulate and download images from your smartphone
Quality content necessarily contains attractive visuals. Image processing requires cropping, applying filters, and other necessary modifications. You can then quickly download Adobe Photoshop or any other mobile application to manage the graphics of your articles.
All you need to do is create image libraries that are accessible from a drive and then reprocess them as needed from your mobile. Plus, you have access to the Canva tool on mobile devices, which stands out as the easiest-to-use solution for image editing. You can use Canva to:
- Choose the size of your images,
- Discover the models adapted to social networks,
- Edit a template to fit your themes.
You also have a large choice of mobile applications to edit your photos.
Access all your files from anywhere!
Discover a new way to organize and store your digital information with online driving solutions. Be it Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive etc. All these mobile applications will give you the ability to access all your files, wherever you are. Also, some automatically back up files, images, etc. as soon as you have Internet access.
You can also use FTP clients to download content from your phone. They will allow you to update the blog’s voting code or upload files to your server. A more delicate operation, however, but which could allow you to solve problems remotely. We still recommend that you have a backup of your blog if you use FTP tools.
Share your content on social networks
There are also many mobile applications, such as Buffer, to allow you to share your content on social networks. The applications also allow you to group tasks and schedule them for later delivery. You will thus have complete freedom for your publishing hours.
If you want to share additional content from your monitoring, you can link certain tools or share directly from apps like Feedly. Feedly allows you to create folders on different themes, and to introduce the different RSS feeds of the blogs to follow.
Manage and organize your distribution schedule
A blogger must be well organized in his broadcasts, because content can build up quickly on your WordPress back, and if you’re running a collaborative space, you’ll need a calendar. With apps like the Google Calendar app, you can have a view of all your publications and better manage your broadcasts and shares.
Some mobile apps can even help you identify the tasks that take the most time and get started with them. With Google Calendar, get organized using colors. Consider assigning colors to your activities to get a better overview of your weeks.
You can also use the Trello app and its calendar to manage collaborative tasks if you have a team of writers to manage via your blog.
Applications to have your statistics at your fingertips
Knowing the stats of your blog and its different pages will allow you to learn more about your audience and learn many things, including:
- Which pages your readers consult,
- The origin of your audience,
- The different traffic sources,
- The bounce rate,
- The number of global users (unique visitors)
- The duration of the sessions,
- The best strategy to adopt to have a little more audience.
By mainly using Google Analytics from your mobile, you will be able to know your progress in relation to your goals. You will have access to the main Google Analytics indicators at a glance on the home page of the application.
You will also know in real time the number of people browsing your blog. With the many data recovered by this application, you will be able to improve all the locking points for optimize and improve traffic to your blog.
So it is quite possible manage a blog from a smartphone or tablet using many dedicated mobile apps, starting with WordPress. If you don’t have the possibility to walk everywhere with your computer, think about your mobile phone that will be able to offer you many services during your travels.