Blogging is the biggest growing sensation in the online world. Blogging is gaining popularity both on personal and business levels. Blogging helps one to create a unique identity of himself and at the same time one can generate fame and enough money to sustain a living.
Well, initially blogging can seem to be a lot of work and getting oneself settled as a successful blogger can take anything from one to two years. But once you get established everything is almost on autopilot and you could be making more money working just 10 hours a week, than your regular 9-5 job.
The most common problem that bloggers face is the disability to manage their time and tasks. Now this could prove to be a major factor to decide your success in the long run.
Now, there are literally thousands of blogging applications which can help you to get your work done in less time and can really help you out manage your tasks and here we have listed the 5 best web-based applications and tools which will help you make the most out of your blog.
There might be times when you really like some content that you found while surfing but really don’t have enough time to read it. Well, this tool can be taken up as a bookmarking application which enables you to store the pages, so that you can refer to them later.
Besides being a web-app, Read It Later is also available on mobile devices.
When you get a new visitors who really likes your content and would like to pay a visit again, then you can make it easier for them to get regular updates by providing a subscription option to your content via feeds. And FeedBurner is the best option to go with..
With FeedBurner you can track and analyze your readers & optimize your feeds for monetization and promotion and all of this absolutely free!
Social media is a tricky thing to both understand and implement into blogging and here is where HootSuite comes into action.
HootSuite helps you manage all your social profiles including twitter, Facebook, Linkedin via just a single well-organized control panel.
We would recommend getting your hands on the premium version of HootSuite which allows you to manage multiple member accounts for the same social media network and track when and by whom are your links being clicked and shared.
Aviary is the ultimate solution for all your designing needs as far as blogging is considered. It is free and is a compilation of an image editor, a color palette editor, an audio editor, a vector editor and much more.
Zemanta is a great tool which enables you to manage link building and social media at the same time. Moreover, it analyzes your content as you write it and gives title, tags and other suggestions to optimize your content for search engines.
It saves you a lot of time.
I hope all these web-based tools and applications help you simplify your blogging tasks and efficiently manage time.