4 Easy Ways to Make your Blog Mobile Friendly

Blogs make great mobile websites. A typical blog has short timely posts that are mostly text. Blog posts downloads quickly even over the slowest mobile connection and can be an entertaining way to send the idle minutes spent waiting in line or riding public transit. If you have a blog you should really try to make it as usable as possible on mobile phones. You'll be rewarded with more readers and, if you want, you can advertise on the mobile … Continue reading

Tumblr - Mobilise Anything!

Steve Rubel posted about how he's using Tumblr to create a Tumblelog, The Steve Rubel Lifestream, at steverubel.com. It's a site that rolls up Steve's blog posts, his Flickr and Del.icio.us feeds, Twitter tweets and Facebook notes in one place. There's even a mobile edition (steverubel.com/mobile) . The mobile aspect of Tumblelogs looked intriguing so I visited Tumblr.com to see what it was all about. Tumbler is a free service that combines multiple RSS feeds plus content from del.icio.us, Flickr, … Continue reading

Disabling Blogline's Skweezer

Don't get me wrong, I'm a big fan of both Bloglines and Skweezer. But together they drive me a little mad. Bloglines is the only RSS reader I use both on PC and mobile. I don't really consider Bloglines Mobile to be a mobile site, in spite of it's name. All unread posts in a feed display together on a single page, so any feed with more than few items is too big for most phones to even display. Saving … Continue reading

YoMoBlog

I'm trying out YoMoBlog, a very cool mobile blogging tool from Dave Winer. It works with lots of blogging platforms including WordPress and Type Pad. As it's mobile web based with a page size of only 7kb, it's compatible with most phones. YoMoBlog really shines when used with a device with a QWERTY keyboard. I wrote and posted the lead paragraph of this item with my Moto i855 - but not being a demon texter I wouldn't want to write … Continue reading