Bloggers apps and tools

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

After blogging for nearly 5 years now, I've come across some handy little apps and sites that every blogger should use to really ace their content. I really love writing posts that will be useful for other bloggers, like The Ultimate Flatlay Props and How to Blog with a Full Time Job, so today I thought it was about time I shared some of the most useful tools I've come across.

Tweetdeck. Scheduling tweets is something I've only fairly recently got into, but it can be super handy to help promote new and old blog posts throughout the day when you'd be busy otherwise to send out a tweet. Tweetdeck allows you to schedule tweets, photos and links and has no limit on how many you can do, unlike apps like Buffer. Buffer however does have a handy little schedule feature, so I do like to use this for the 10 free tweets you get too!

Picmonkey. Picmonkey can do most of the basic photoshop editing techniques, like editing brightness and contrast with curves.

Canva. Although I don't use Canva for my editing, it is a really fun site to play around on. I've been using it recently to make content for my role as Media Secretary for my Universities Netball Society this year and it has so many useful templates and you can really do a lot with it. I'm definitely going to be using this when I make media kit in the future.

Notes. Every blogger should use the notes app on their phone. I am always getting random blog ideas when I'm out an about, and I've learnt my lesson to write it down as soon as it comes to me!

Bloglovin'. I'm sure most of you already use bloglovin' - for me, it's the easiest way to keep up to date with all my favourite bloggers. I also have the app on my phone so I can read all the amazing posts in my feed while on the go!

Google Analytics. Again, this has an app aswell as a site so I use both. I think it's important to keep track of your pages analytics, and although I don't understand everything, it's handy being able to see your daily pageviews and other useful little stats.

There are loads of apps and websites I've come across, but these are the ones I'm using on a weekly basis. Hopefully this post can be useful to some of you! What useful apps and tools have you come across while blogging?

Lucy x


  1. I love bloglovin, for some reason I don't have the app on my phone though. I can't believe you've been blogging for 5 years, that's so incredible! I can only hope I reach 5 years too :)

  2. Five years is suchhhh a long time, what an accomplishment! I bloody love Canva, although I dont use it for my blog at the moment, I use it at work a lot - when I come to make a media kit it's definitely what I'll use! My favourite photo editing app has to be ColorStory :) xxx

    Sophie | Sophar So Good

  3. 5 years?? Omg this is huge!!! I have been using Canva a lot lately and I am obsessed, I have been changing my header all the time until I create one I love and Canva is the perfect app to do that!! x


  4. Canva is one of my fave sites to use for sure!

    Lotte |

  5. I use most of these apps. Picmonkey is my go to for sure.

  6. yep - bloglovin is a must! i dunno what i'd do without it! i use canva a lot at work actually, less so for blogging. i also freakin ADORE hootsuite!

    katie. xx

  7. I already use most of these apps, but I am going to have to check out the ones that I haven't tried out before!

    Danielle xx

  8. I'm so rubbish on Twitter, I always just sort of forget about it. Great post lovely x

    Tiffany Tales | Lifestyle & Beauty 

  9. I've been using canva for years now, and I love it, so good for adding text to images etc!

    Lucy | Forever September

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  11. I love Buffer for tweets! So many great tools out there. I'll take anything to make life a bit easier! xxx


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