You may be using windows, mac or linux but whatever may be the operating system, newbie bloggers must have certain utilities which will help their work done in a faster and easier way. Example, if you need to capture some screen shots, you cannot be using the basic method of printscreen key (because you should be different from others :P), there are many tools for screen capturing which are available for free. You don’t need to pay a single penny from your pocket. In brief, blogging using free resources.
Five Freeware Utilities for Newbie Bloggers –
Again, there are many premium tools which are must for bloggers, but today i’m dealing only with the freeware tools which will be a great use to newbie bloggers.
1. Content and Publishing –
One of the best desktop blogging editor for bloggers from Microsoft. Start your first post with windows live writer, so that you get more goodness from it. Moreover, it not only helps you in easy publishing, but also you can add some plugins which help you do even more. This freeware is highly recommended.
2. Screen Captures –
ZScreen is the best screen capture tool and a alternative to snagit. Snagit, is the best around the web, but it costs around 40$. Zscreen is a free open source screen capture program. To know more about Zscreen and its features – read here.
3. Image Editors –
For bloggers, image editors are neccessary and the best alternative to photoshop is GIMP. GIMP is cross platform and supported by large community and also it is one of the oldest and well known alternative for photoshop. You can take screenshots from Zscreen and watermark images using GIMP etc.
4. 55+ Blogging Tools to Design a New blog –
With the help of these 50+ free tools and again I mention all these 50+ tools are free to use on your blog, you can increase your visitors, design your blog and reduce the bounce rate etc. You have widgets and tools like random post on sidebar, tweet button, sitemeter, custom search bar Google, Live traffic widget, Google talk badge etc.
5. I have covered content writing, publishing, screen capturing, image editing, planning, analytics and designing of a blog with more than 50+ tools and widgets. So what else do a newbie need ? I leave this 5th point to you.. Do mention the most essential freeware for a newbie bloggers ?
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