Picture this! You are on the road when a fantastic idea for blogging hits you. You just have to write it down for your WordPress blog, but you don’t have access to the Internet at the moment. You pull out your laptop, quickly open Cylix, and jot down your notes. You take pictures and add them to your project. Later, when you find a WiFi hotspot at a cafe, you do your research, collect links, quotes, and videos that you want to add to your post. At the end of the day, in your hotel room, you can finish up your post, export, and publish. It’s as easy as that.
Cylix may primarily be a note-taking application. But did you know that it is also an excellent platform for writing your blog posts on? Blogging with Cylix is easy, fast, and rewarding. If you have been writing your posts online or on one of the many free word processing apps available, you may like to find out how Cylix will help your blog better on the fly.
How to Create a Blog Post
To begin with, create a new project. Give it a name and set a password, so that your content is secure and no one can plagiarize it before you publish it. It’s up to you to decide if you want all your posts on one project or separated by folders. Each project on Cylix can hold up to a generous 25 GB of data and 15000 items, without slowing you down.
Select the folder you want to work on, and go to the “Add New Item” from the little cluster of icons just above the left panel. Select either HTML or HTM, and you have a rich text editor, where you can create any blog post for publishing as is, on WordPress, Blogger or other platforms.
Tips for Faster Blogging on Cylix
Here are some tips to get the most out of Cylix as a blogging application.
Organize your research notes: We have made Cylix a one-stop workspace for writers, developers, and for just about anyone who wants to take notes and keep them organized. This feature is handy for blogging since you get to collect all your research in one place. You can save quick text notes, images (including GIF), and PDF files to use in your post.
Organizing your research notes is made easy too. You can create folders and sub-folders to store all your research files. When you open a project you’ve been working on, all the content will be visible right in front of you in a tree view.
You can move items up and down on the tree (just drag and drop to do this), search for your text in the documents, rename your files, etc.
Duplicate your first draft for version control: One useful feature for blogging in Cylix is the ability to duplicate items. It is particularly helpful, for example, when you’re working on two different versions of a blog post draft, not sure which one you’re going to use. Just duplicate the draft and work on the copy. You could then decide whether you want to publish it or rework on the draft from another perspective.
Edit images quickly in the application: Images can be saved in ten standard formats, including JPEG, PNG, and BMP, and edited within Cylix. Crop, rotate, resize, sharpen, and adjust the colors of the images you want to use quickly, without having to pull up another photo editor.
Cylix also lets you add quotes (several levels of quotes), embed rich media, hyperlinks, strikethroughs, emoticons, etc. It seems like the liberty has been showered on you during the needy hours!
Are you ready to blog with Cylix?