|'On the Way to Cape May' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis|
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Now I have two choices to blog from the road that fit my criteria of Low Cost, Low Tech and Low Maintenance: Blogsy and Blog Go. I use both of these apps for my Blogger blog.
- I used the iPad app Blogsy during my month long trip around the Southwest. It worked flawlessly. It was easy to insert photos where I wanted them in the size I wanted. I could save a post as a draft and publish it when I wanted. It was easy to find the photos I needed on my iPad. It never crashed. Publish time varied depending on my internet connection but I never had to wait too long. After using it for a month I fell it did everything I needed it to and I don't think anyone could see a difference in how my posts looked. I will use it on any trip where I can get wifi with my iPad. (I don't bring my laptop on a trip anymore)
- What if you don't have wifi available? This happened to me at the Blue Ridge Paintout. I was staying in a place without internet. But my iPhone did have service. So I found the Blog Go app. (this app is also for iPad but I don't think it was available when I found Blogsy) Blog Go worked great as well. I was able to blog about my plein air experience using photos I took on my phone. I can't wait to upgrade my phone for a better camera though. I didn't have the best photos! I was happy that the app let me make my photos the same sizes as Blogger allows. I had no issues writing and formatting my text and publishing was fast and easy.
I have options to blog even without internet. All I need is phone service and I can keep up with my blog! I will do my best to give a daily trip report so please stay tuned!
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