5 Must-Have Apps for Bloggers

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Since I published 7 Tips for Christian Bloggers, people ask what apps and tools I use. So allow me to share a few of my secret blogging weapons.

Disclosure: I am not a paid endorser. I’m not that special 😥 All the apps referenced here are ones I use just cuz I like ’em.

  1. Snapseed: Google’s awesome free photo editor. Since I am a Google kind of gal, I like using apps developed by Google because they work seamlessly with Android devices. This is the app I use to combine images with quotes and Bible verses.
  2. Pixabay: This app provides users access to over a million high quality images that fall under the Creative Commons CC0 license. The CC0 license is the most liberal licensing available for content use.
  3. Merriam-Webster Dictionary: I don’t always pay for my apps, but when I do… they’re Merriam-Webster dictionaries. As a blogger, the only thing more important than ideas and pretty pictures is words. Right? I love this app so much. It also has a built-in thesaurus.
  4. Webster 1828 Dictionary: If you’re into theology, particularly of the Christian kind, an 1828 dictionary is a must. It’s a great reference for understanding language used in early American literature. Those old sermons, for example.
  5. Pinterest: It’s Pinterest. ‘Nuff said. Plus there are tons of great Bible study tips and ideas on here. It’s where I go for pinspiration. 🙂

I’ve shown you mine, now show me yours. In the comment section, share what apps are invaluable to your blogging process.


Acorns: Investment App Review

I’ve been looking for a way to start investing without sacrificing large sums of money. When I say “large,” I mean large for a single mother… So anything over $50 is large lol.

While checking my financial status using Mint.com, I found a recommendation to try the Acorns App. It was free to download.

Based on my status and investing tolerance (since I’m young-ish, I can be more aggressive), Acorns made a portfolio that includes Google, Apple, Microsoft, General Electric Company, Johnson and Johnson, and others.

And it costs only $5 a month. There are also options for $10, $20, or above if you’re ballin’ like that. Plus you get bonuses for referring others.

I *highly* recommend anyone interested in investing to look into it. You can see all the goods before committing any money.

I’m also interested in hearing your thoughts and approaches to investing.

Please share in the comments below!


Installing Inspiration from the Internet

I never thought I’d be the type of Christian to download and install my inspiration from the Internet. Yet, here I am- absolutely loving the Bible App by YouVersion!

The app is completely free and has the best Bible study reading plans. Plans that can be browsed by topic. If you have the Bible App installed, feel free to add me!

Select Connect with Friends, click the little magnifying glass next to Add Friends, and search for me with the following information:

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