The WordPress.com OS X app is beautiful. It’s also almost pointless. The app is wrapped around the most recent browser version of the blogging software. That’s it. It runs well enough, but it doesn’t do anything that can’t be done in the browser. Many of those tasks work better in the browser. Moreover, there are […]
How to get more from blogging with WordPress on a MacBook Air using Byword then connecting to Facebook and Twitter
On Saturday I gave a presentation to WordCamp Auckland 2014: How to blog like an old school journalist. Here’s a link to my slides. You can open it full-screen: How-to-write-bill-bennett Blogging isn’t the same as old-school journalism. It’s less about recording facts and more about ideas or experiences. Blgging has influenced modern journalism — the […]
There’s no shortage of choice when it comes to writing tools for the Mac. Bill Bennett takes a personal look at some of the best known options he discovered after moving from Windows.
Here’s an experiment I’ve wanted to try for a while: write a post using iA Writer and send it quickly to WordPress. The trick is to learn the formatting commands – the next word should be in italic type and this in a bold face. Then you save the finished document to HTML. At least I think. Let’s see […]