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You get your cup of coffee and sit down at a nearby couch in the cafe to start on a new project you've been thinking about for a while. Amigo Music Player launches quickly and you plug in your earbud headset to drown out the sounds of the Barista as he makes a mocha for the person who was just behind you in line. While you get drawn into the sounds of Kyle Gabler's World of Good soundtrack you slide open your keyboard and begin to focus on your writing, Poster launches in the background with access to your latest blog posts over the cafe's free wifi network. 30 minutes later you are finishing your blog post right on your Palm Pre 2, and trying to find a good final photo to add to it from Casa (which you had loaded up with images earlier that week from your home computer).
It's a scenario that I find myself in quite often these days, and while that may be more than simplified in describing the events that take place as I sit down to write on my webOS device, it gives you a good idea of where I'm going with this post. To put it bluntly, there are few mobile devices that I have used in the past that work for blogging quite as well as a webOS device. It's so easy to use for writing, in fact, that it has very nearly become my main blogging tool each day. 
Of course, there are a few tricks to make your time even more efficient, but if you are a blogger or writer of any sort, do not pass up your webOS device as a means to get the job done. Here are a few things that I do each day as I use my device for my most favorite hobby: writing.
Managing your media (Music and Pictures)
It's not unknown that listening to music while you are writing is a very good practice to keep, especially while listening to songs with no words and a lot of ambient noise (keeps noise from the surrounding world from distracting you). Having tried out all four music players available for webOS right now (Koto, Amigo, Music Player Remix, NaNPlayer) I can tell you that any of them are fine for bloggers. I have personally settled on  Amigo Music Player, which is so fine tuned in resource management that I never have to be concerned with it killing my battery or slowing down my device while working on the task at hand. And with the recent improvements that the developer has made to the app, you can easily add new songs and albums to your writing playlist in just a few minutes.
If you don't have any music on your device that you can add to a playlist, there are several other options as well. Try finding a channel in the Pandora app that you can stick with or check out one of the apps from HP that shuffle through the top 100 songs of a specific genre. My favorite for writing is Top 100 Movie Soundtracks which features a lot of orchestra music and songs without words. Of course, if you don't like music at all, I can't recommend enough that the White Noise app is a perfect choice for drowning out background noise and helping with concentration. Sometimes it helps to have all of those options available, though, since your writing can be greatly influenced by what you are listening to. Choose wisely.
As far as pictures go, it is a great idea to use a service like Picasa or Dropbox to keep your photos on hand. My choice has always been Picasa by Google, since it syncs with my home computer and Google account, and with the Casa app by Inglorious Apps I can browse through all of my albums and photos and download them to my device quickly. Images are an excellent way to grab the attention of your audience, so having a collection that can be accessed on your device is always a great idea. I used to use PictureIt to find images, but unfortunately that app has gone way of the Dodo bird and I can't find it anywhere. Maybe one day it will come back.
Writing Tools (For Wordpress, Tumblr and more)
When talking about blogging we can't forget to talk about the blogging tools themselves that will get your content online. While I don't personally ever publish articles directly from my device (I like to proofread on my desktop first) you can do it easily by using apps like Poster or Tumblbox (my two favorites for blogging software). Depending on the blogging solution that you use (Wordpress, Tumblr, LiveJournal, etc...) you will have to make different choices to get your writing to go live, but the choices are easy to make once you do know your platform, since there are so few choices avaulable. For Wordpress you'll use Poster, for Tumblr you gotta go with Tumblbox, LiveJournal is LJ for webOS and if you're using any others you're probably gonna use the email solutions (and thus, the email app) to publish your articles.
Again, for my own uses I have picked Poster for Wordpress. It is, by far, the best blogging app available on webOS for Wordpress and is the only one that allows you to manage Comments, Posts and Pages all at once. Because it also includes a custom fields feature, it was an easy choice for me since a lot of my blog depends on custom fields (handy for featured images, quotes, download attachments, etc...). The app is also under active development with new features being added on a regular basis. In my opinion, if you are just getting started with blogging and are a webOS user, pick Wordpress and Poster first to save some headaches and keep your focus on the writing than on fixing problems you might run into.
If you aren't a blogger, but still enjoy writing, then you have two very good options for organizing and editing the pages that you create. Both Scratch Word Processor and Notes are great at providing a simple environment for writers on webOS. The difference between the two lies in the feature-set that is available. Scratch is very simple to use and straight-forward with what it can do, while Notes is filled with robust features and sharing options that make integration with other services (like Google Docs) a breeze. I use Notes primarily, but only because of the social features that it provides.
Social Media (Share your work)
If you're a blogger, there's no reason you aren't into social media. Your work is, after all, a very social activity, so it makes sense to be connected through Twitter or Facebook with your community. Being social on your webOS device is downright simple. Pick a Twitter client (I like Carbon), download Facebook, and just make sure you log in once a day to check on the conversations that are going on there. But what sets being social on webOS apart from other operating systems is the way that different apps works together. Here are a few examples:
Say you just wrote an article in the Notes application and you watn to share it with your friend who is a good proof reader. Click the "Send" icon in the bottom left corner and send them an attachment with the article in it via email, or share it with the world by "Tweeting" some of the content to your feed.  If you have Neato! installed, you can even use someone's friend code and send it to their PC/webOS device straight from yours. 
Or, if you have published an article using the Poster application, you can tap on the link icon in that post to open that page in the browser. Copy the URL and shorten it using Goo.gly (which saves a history of your shortened URL's and the statistics tracked for each for browsing later on your device or computer) and then tap the share button in Goo.gly to send that link to your favorite Twitter application, Neato! or share via some other method. 
A few other tips
Besides using some specific apps to make my work easier (Poster, Notes, Goo.gly, Carbon and Amigo Music) there are a few others that I keep around as well for staying on top of things. Multiple App Launcher, or MAP, allows me to create a group of apps to all be launched at the same time with one tap of an icon in my launcher. I throw all of my blogging apps in one category and create a launcher icon to put in the bottom dock for easy access. Newsroom, a feed reader, makes it easy to keep up with my favorite blogs or news sites and inspire me for the next article I'll be writing. And since I am a big advocate of the Pomodor Technique, I keep strict watch on my time using the Countdown Timer and take breaks as needed to keep the mind fresh and juices flowing.
But I know I'm not the only blogger that uses webOS as a writing device. What other tips would you share that have a great impact on the way you work with your Pre or Pixi?

You get your cup of coffee and sit down at a nearby couch in the cafe to start on a new project you've been thinking about for a while. Amigo Music Player launches quickly and you plug in your earbud headset to drown out the sounds of the Barista as he makes a mocha for the person who was just behind you in line. While you get drawn into the sounds of Kyle Gabler's World of Good soundtrack you slide open your keyboard and begin to focus on your writing, Poster launches in the background with access to your latest blog posts over the cafe's free wifi network. 30 minutes later you are finishing your blog post right on your Palm Pre 2, and trying to find a good final photo to add to it from Casa (which you had loaded up with images earlier that week from your home computer).

It's a scenario that I find myself in quite often these days, and while that may be more than simplified in describing the events that take place as I sit down to write on my webOS device, it gives you a good idea of where I'm going with this post. To put it bluntly, there are few mobile devices that I have used in the past that work for blogging quite as well as a webOS device. It's so easy to use for writing, in fact, that it has very nearly become my main blogging tool each day. 

Of course, there are a few tricks to make your time even more efficient, but if you are a blogger or writer of any sort, do not pass up your webOS device as a means to get the job done. Here are a few things that I do each day as I use my device for my most favorite hobby: writing. Oh, and before you ask, yes I do use the physical keyboard on my Pre. It's not as bad, in my opinion, as many people make it out to be.

Managing your media (Music and Pictures)

It's not unknown that listening to music while you are writing is a very good practice to keep, especially while listening to songs with no words and a lot of ambient noise (keeps noise from the surrounding world from distracting you). Having tried out all four music players available for webOS right now (Koto, Amigo, Music Player Remix, NaNPlayer) I can tell you that any of them are fine for bloggers. I have personally settled on  Amigo Music Player, hoewever, which is so fine tuned in resource management that I never have to be concerned with it killing my battery or slowing down my device while working on the task at hand. With the recent improvements that the developer has made to the app, you can easily add new songs and albums to your writing playlist.

If you don't have any music on your device that you can add to a playlist, there are several other options as well. Try finding a channel in the Pandora app that you can stick with or check out one of the apps from HP that shuffle through the top 100 songs of a specific genre. My favorite for writing is Top 100 Movie Soundtracks which features a lot of orchestral music and songs without words. Of course, if you don't like music at all (you crazy), I can't recommend enough that the White Noise app is a perfect choice for drowning out background noise and helping with concentration. Sometimes it helps to have all of those options available, though, since your writing can be greatly influenced by what you are listening to. Choose wisely.

As far as pictures go, it is a great idea to use a service like Picasa or Dropbox to keep your photos on hand. My choice has always been Picasa by Google, since it syncs with my home computer and Google account, and with the Casa app by Inglorious Apps I can browse through all of my albums and photos and download them to my device quickly. Images are an excellent way to grab the attention of your audience, so having a collection that can be accessed on your device is always a great idea. I used to use PictureIt to find images, but unfortunately that app has gone way of the Dodo bird and I can't find it anywhere. Maybe one day it will come back.

Writing Tools (For Wordpress, Tumblr and more)

When talking about blogging we can't forget to talk about the blogging tools themselves that will get your content online. While I don't personally ever publish articles directly from my device (I like to proofread on my desktop first) you can do it easily by using apps like Poster or Tumblbox (my two favorites for blogging software). Depending on the blogging solution that you use (Wordpress, Tumblr, LiveJournal, etc...) you will have to make different choices to get your writing to go live, but the choices are easy to make once you do know your platform, since there are so few choices avaulable. For Wordpress you'll use Poster, for Tumblr you gotta go with Tumblbox, LiveJournal is LJ for webOS and if you're using any others you're probably gonna use the email solutions (and thus, the email app) to publish your articles.

Again, for my own uses I have picked Poster for Wordpress. It is, by far, the best blogging app available on webOS for Wordpress and is the only one that allows you to manage Comments, Posts and Pages all at once. Because it also includes a custom fields feature, it was an easy choice for me since a lot of my blog depends on custom fields (handy for featured images, quotes, download attachments, etc...). The app is also under active development with new features being added on a regular basis. In my opinion, if you are just getting started with blogging and are a webOS user, pick Wordpress and Poster first to save some headaches and keep your focus on the writing than on fixing problems you might run into.

If you aren't a blogger, but still enjoy writing, then you have two very good options for organizing and editing the pages that you create. Both Scratch Word Processor and Notes are great at providing a simple environment for writers on webOS. The difference between the two lies in the feature-set that is available. Scratch is very simple to use and straight-forward with what it can do, while Notes is filled with robust features and sharing options that make integration with other services (like Google Docs) a breeze. I use Notes primarily, but only because of the social features that it provides.

Social Media (Share your work)

If you're a blogger, there's no reason you aren't into social media. Your work is, after all, a very social activity, so it makes sense to be connected through Twitter or Facebook with your community. Being social on your webOS device is downright simple. Pick a Twitter client (I like Carbon), download Facebook, and just make sure you log in once a day to check on the conversations that are going on there. But what sets being social on webOS apart from other operating systems is the way that different apps works together. Here are a few examples:

Say you just wrote an article in the Notes application and you watn to share it with your friend who is a good proof reader. Click the "Send" icon in the bottom left corner and send them an attachment with the article in it via email, or share it with the world by "Tweeting" some of the content to your feed.  If you have Neato! installed, you can even use someone's friend code and send it to their PC/webOS device straight from yours. 

Or, if you have published an article using the Poster application, you can tap on the link icon in that post to open that page in the browser. Copy the URL and shorten it using Goo.gly (which saves a history of your shortened URL's and the statistics tracked for each for browsing later on your device or computer) and thentap the share button in Goo.gly to send that link to your favorite Twitter application, Neato! or share via some other method. 

A few other tips

Besides using some specific apps to make my work easier (Poster, Notes, Goo.gly, Carbon and Amigo Music) there are a few others that I keep around as well for staying on top of things. Multiple App Launcher, or MAL, allows me to create a group of apps to all be launched at the same time with one tap of an icon in my launcher. I throw all of my blogging apps in one category and create a launcher icon to put in the bottom dock for easy access. Newsroom, a feed reader, makes it easy to keep up with my favorite blogs or news sites and inspire me for the next article I'll be writing. And since I am a big advocate of the Pomodoro Technique, I keep strict watch on my time using the Countdown Timer and take breaks as needed to keep the mind fresh and juices flowing. A last app that I definitely keep around is Clipboard, which makes copying, pasting and sharing text so simple it's insane.

But I know I'm not the only blogger that uses webOS as a writing device. What other tips would you share that have a great impact on the way you work with your Pre or Pixi?