Sometimes blogging is hard, and finding the right words when you are limited with time could be overwhelming. These days when there is a lot of competition out there, blogging success could depend from good organizational and communication skills. Although being a good blogger means more than that. It means you need to have some other skills too like good writing style, and dedication to your writing.
Having in mind one cannot just sit and wait for something inspirational, finding a way to write your ideas down at all times could come in very handy. The development of note-taking apps has simplified bloggers lives to a great extent, and here I`m going to list some of the best note-taking apps for smartphones:-
Top 10 Note-Taking Apps
Available at Google Play, Evernote has beat every other app in the market and emerged as the top most downloaded note taking app with over 50 million downloads. It is extremely user-friendly and allows the user to take notes, organise them and share them with others. The transcription feature enables the user to convert speech into text automatically. The free version is equipped with 60MB per month. In case this space is insufficient for your work, the annual subscription of premium version costs $45 and comes with 16 GB upload space. It is compatible with all android versions.
2. Google Keep
If you need help with reminders and lists, this app is extremely suitable for you. The app allows users to take notes and even allows insertion of photos into the notes. The photos can be cropped and photo filters and borders can be added conveniently too. It has size of 1.5M and it allows the user to record voice notes and transcribe these notes into text conveniently. It is integrated with Google drive and is available for free at google play store for free and has been installed by 5 million users. Require android 4.0.3 and up. The latest version allows syncing of optimizations and things can be archived by swipe.
Developed by SteadFast Innovation Llc, Papyrus allows the user to take hand written notes conveniently with the help of either stylus or using fingers. Sized at 4.9M, the app is equipped with vector graphics engine and allows the user to zoom in/out the written content. The premium version is equipped with tools pack which contains eraser tool, a shape tool and a text tool. Installed by 1 million android users, this app requires android 3.0 and up version.
4. Microsoft One Note
This digital notebook enables you to take audio notes, manage and organise written notes conveniently. This note taking app is compatible for android 4.0 and up. It has been updated on 1st Aug 2013 and has added new formatting options for its users. This app way downloaded 5 million times.
5. Color Notes
Developed by Social & Mobile, Inc., this note taking app is ideal fo jolting down lists, text notes and video recordings. Updated on July 30, 2013 the app has been installed over 10 million times by android users. It backs up the notes instantly which can be shared with colleagues and friends. Size varies and this app is compatible with all android versions.
6. Lecture Notes
Specially designed for students to take down notes and lectures, the users can choose among a large variety of paper colors and patterns for a great look. Notebook and cover images have been added in update. Requires android 3.0 and up.
7. Note Anytime
This is yet another notes app which allows users to take notes anytime and anywhere. Available for android devices, it is compatible with iPad and iPhone too. The kindle version was also released in July 2013.
Perfect for taking down recipes, this app allows users to invite collaborators to join notebooks. Springpad enables the users to get more organised. It has a size of 5.3M and require android 2.2 and up. The latest version has fixed memory crashes.
Developed by Any.Do, this app is favourite among those who want to take notes on the move. Sized at 6.7M, Any.Do is compatible with android 2.2 and up. The current version has fixed crashes and layout issues and has included two European languages.
Enabled with tools to write, draw, erase this app from Stylus labs allows users to create handwritten links to various websites. Sized at 1.7M, this app requires android 3.0 and up.
All applications available at Google Play.