Desktop Blog Publishing For the Wizards

Desktop Blogging – The Easy Route

Desktop Blogging – The Easy Route

So we all know about Blogging, and we all most certainly know the logistical problems it can be once you start running and promoting several blogs at the same time. But now we have the Social Media platforms to also deal with, you are all being pushed in so many directions all at the same time. How often do we hear it:

  • Update this, update that???
  • Keep that network engaged???
  • Dont forget this network???
  • Keep all your Clients and Customers engaged???
  • But above all else keep it SEO friendly???
  • Throughout all this, either your brain is doing cart wheels on Mars or you are on your way to Burn Out failure. STOP, TAKE A DEEP BREATHE
    We have some good news for you, keeping it short and sweet so that we can really get stuck right into as quickly as possible.

    So you have your WordPress Blog all configured with plugin’s working correctly, auto tags plugin’s, social media coding, etc etc, its all running fantastic, but it is taking you forever to log in and out of them all and trying to remember which one your working on or the article you are writing. If only there was a simple way to connect up to them all at the same time, directly from your Desktop or even Mobile devices, well the good news is: YOU CAN – it is just a question of finding the right software to suit you.

    Below we have detailed some of the more popular software packages available:


    Wordpres Bullet PointBlogJet
    Blogjet Desktop Blogging SoftwareA great little Microsoft Windows based Desktop Blogging Package.

    Functionality Includes: WYSIWYG Editor, Images, Flickr and YouTube Support, Spell Checker, Auto Replace, Full Unicode Support, Post Management and Searching, Word Counter and Blog Statistics, Drafts, Blog Autodiscovery, Integration with Feed Readers, File Attachments, Supports All Leading Blog Services, Pages, 20 High-Quality Smileys, Right Typography, Group Posting, Modern Interface and finally Categories and Tags.

    Supports: WordPress, TypePad, Movable Type, Blogger, MSN Live Spaces, Blogware, BlogHarbor, Squarespace, Drupal, Community Server, and other blog engines supporting MetaWeblog API, Blogger API, or Movable Type API.

    Platform: MS Windows

    Cost: Free Trail/€29.95

    Website | Download


    Wordpres Bullet PointDeepest Sender
    Deepsender Blogging Software Screen ShotDeepest Sender is a blogging client for Firefox. What does this mean? Well, it means that instead of having to go to the Update page on LiveJournal/WordPress/Blogger/whatever, or loading up a separate client program, all you have to do is hit Ctrl+\, or click the button in your toolbar, and you can start posting.

    Functionality Includes:Multiple accounts, WYSIWYG, Sidebars, Drag and drop, Music detection, Spellchecking, Crash recovery, Load and save drafts, Easily edit posts and a neat little trick Offline mode.

    Supports: LiveJournal, Blogger, WordPress, MSN Live Spaces, meta Weblog

    Platform: Browser Compatabilty

    Cost: Free
    Website | Download


    Wordpres Bullet PointWindows Live Writer
    A simple and easy method of, creating blog posts, and add photos, videos, and maps to tell your story. Writer works with many popular blog service providers such as WordPress, Blogger, and TypePad.

    Supports:WordPress, Blogger, and TypePad

    Platform:Mirosoft Windows

    Cost:Free
    Website | Download


    Wordpres Bullet PointEcto
    ecto is designed to make blogging much easier and yet give the users as much power as possible to manage their weblogs.

    Functionality Includes:

    Supports:Blogger, Blojsom, Drupal, MovableType, Nucleus, SquareSpace, TypePad, WordPress, and more

    Platform:Windows and Mac

    Cost:Free Trial / $19.95
    Website | Download


    Wordpres Bullet PointBloGTK
    BloGTK is a weblog client that allows you to post to your weblog from GNOME without the need for a separate browser window.

    Functionality Includes:

    Supports:Blogger/Blogspot
    WordPress and WordPress.com, Movable Type/Open Melody
    b2evolution, Windows Live Spaces, Habari, LifeType, Expression Engine (autoconfiguration does not work), Serendipity

    Platform:Linux

    Cost:Free
    Website | Download


    Wordpres Bullet PointDrivel Journal Editor
    Drivel is a GNOME client for working with online journals, also known as weblogs or simply “blogs”. It retains a simple and elegant design while providing many powerful features and functionality.

    Functionality Includes: LiveJournal, Blogger, MovableType, Advogato, and Atom journals including WordPress and Drupal

    Supports: LiveJournal, Blogger, MovableType, Advogato, WordPress, Drupal

    Platform: Linux

    Cost: Free
    Website | Download


    Gnome Blog Desktop Blogging SoftwareWordpres Bullet PointGnome Blog
    GNOME blog is a desktop blogging application for Linux and Unix. Easy and quick to use to help you writing your great blog posts.

    Functionality Includes:Simple to use interface, WYSIWYG styled text support, Panel popup allows entries can be written gradually over the course of a day, Spell checking, Drag and drop support for images

    Supports:Advogato.org, Movable Type, WordPress, LiveJournal.com, Pyblosxom, and any other blog using bloggerAPI or MetaWeblog

    Platform:Linux and Unix

    Cost:Free
    Website | Download


    Wordpres Bullet PointNewz Crawler
    NewzCrawler Desktop Blogging SoftwareNewzCrawler is a rss/atom reader, news aggregator, browser and blog client for Windows which provides access to news content from various sources:

    Functionality Includes:Read news, Compose messages, Browse, Keep informed, Synchronize, Email, Search, Organize, Download and Use MS Agent characters for speech synthesis.

    Supports:Blogger, Metaweblog, MovableType or LiveJournal API supporting website

    Platform:Windows

    Cost:$24.95
    Website | Download


    Wordpres Bullet PointPerformancing ScribeFire
    Performancing ScribeFire Desktop Blogging SoftwareScribeFire is an extension for the Mozilla Firefox Web browser, Google Chrome Web browser, Opera Web Browser, and Apple Safari Web browser that allows you to easily post to all of your blogs.

    Functionality Includes:Using OAuth authorization for WordPress.com blogs, Using OAuth authorization for Blogger blogs, Added support for “Read more” in LiveJournal blog posts, Private posts in Posterous, Upload images by copy and paste (Chrome only)

    Supports:WordPress, Blogger, Drupal, TypePad, LiveJournal, Windows Live Spaces and more

    Platform:Browser Based Platform

    Cost:Free
    Website | Download


    Wordpres Bullet PointMarsEdit
    MarsEdit Desktop Blogging SoftwareBrowser-based interfaces are slow, clumsy, and require you to be connected to the internet just to use them. Browsers are perfect for reading web content, but not so great for creating it.

    Functionality Includes:Rich And HTML Text Editing, Media At Your Fingertips, Wildly Compatible, Easy File Uploads, Perfect Previews, Re-Blog It!, Your Editor Or Ours and Offline Freedom.

    Supports:WordPress, Blogger, TypePad, Movable Type, LiveJournal, Drupal, and Vox and more.

    Platform:Mac

    Cost:$39.99
    Website | Download


    Wordpres Bullet PointThingamaBlog
    ThingamaBlog Desktop Blogging SoftwareThingamablog is a cross-platform, standalone blogging application that makes authoring and publishing your weblogs almost effortless. Unlike most blogging solutions, Thingamablog does NOT require a third-party blogging host, a cgi/php enabled web host, or a MySQL database. In fact, all you need to setup, and manage, a blog with Thingamablog is FTP, SFTP, or network access to a web server.

    Functionality Includes:Set up a blog in minutes via an intuitive wizard, Maintain multiple blogs, Effortlessly manage thousands of entries, Dynamically update blog content, Write entries offline (Dialup users), Publish your blog with a single click, Publish remotely to your blog via email, Read news with an integrated feed reader, Make posts from your favorite feeds, Create a unique layout with customizable templates, Import entries from RSS/Atom feeds, Set up flexible archiving options, Organize your entries by category or date, Save entries as drafts, Define your own custom template tags, Syndicate your blog via an RSS or Atom feed, Ping services like weblogs.com, BlogRolling, and Blo.gs, And much more…

    Supports:LiveJournal, Blogger, MovableType, Advogato, WordPress, Drupal

    Platform:Windows, Mac OSx, Linux

    Cost:Free
    Website | Download

    16 thoughts on “Desktop Blogging – The Easy Route”

    1. Very complete rundown of the available tools! Thanks Modern Marketing World!

    2. This was great information. I have more than one blog, and these tools will help me a lot. Thank you.

    3. Evening guys, its so good to hear you found the information useful – would love to get your feedback on any software you decide to try – having the knowledge is one thing to us, but to share it is even better – 🙂

    4. Thank you Modern Marketing World for doing all the research on this subject! You’ve found so many great sources and have given so much great information to make it easier for everyone to get started!

    5. I had NO idea there were so many options out there to help keep track of multiple blogs. What an amazing list you compiled and it’s beyond informative. Heck I might even try to multi-blog now!

    6. I had NO idea there were so many options out there to help keep track of multiple blogs. What an amazing list you compiled and it’s beyond informative. Heck I might even try to multi-blog now!

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