August 9, 2009

15 Reasons to Use Windows Live Writer for Posting to Blogger

Windows Live Writer is a client software used to post to blogs on various platforms directly without using a web browser. Here are the advantages of using it for creating posts on your blog.

1. It is free.

2. Insert tables without coding :

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3. Make image gallery easily by inserting images in tables :

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4. Customize hyperlinks to open in new window and add nofollow and title tags to it without coding it in the html for the link :

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5. Post to multiple blogs.

6. Save bandwidth by publishing post once only instead of continuously saving posts as you make them in a web browser Post Editor.

7. Add Technorati/ Delicious/Flickr/Live Journal/Ice Rocket etc. Tags to posts.

8. Add Labels in Blogger or Categories in Wordpress using the post properties toolbar below the main Writer window.

9. Insert Maps/Videos/pictures in post.

10. Set the publish date for the post.

11. Publish Post as draft or as a post directly.

12. Ping as soon as post is published. Go to Tools ---->Options----->Ping Servers and copy the URLs below and paste them in the box and save :

http://ping.feedburner.google.com/
http://rpc.pingomatic.com/
http://blogsearch.google.com/ping/RPC2
http://www.bloglines.com/ping

13. It has plugins to enable you to add more functionality. Be careful of third party plugins.

14. Makes you more productive. You can add more posts and also create your posts offline as soon as ideas strike you.

15. Can be used to publish posts to private blogs also. If by some reason your posts got deleted you can republish them from the copy in Windows Live Writer.

3 comments:

MagicStix said...

Nice Article!

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MagicStix said...

Nice Article!

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