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Fri 10 Nov 2006

BlogMailr

Category : mac and the internet

Blogmailr provides an email to blog service. That is actually available in Blogger's settings, but that used to have a considerable time lag. I have not taken this for a spin yet; later when there's time.

It supports major blog engines, including VOX *wink to Ivan and Kevin*.

This might help in a friend's attempt to recruit content for a wiki she setup for her community of aquatic researchers. I suspected a wiki is too geeky a tool, and suggested she use Wordpress instead. The idea was for them to email content to an address that uploads the content to the blog, magically! So no need for a webpage check-in and dashboard selection etc.

Blogger and even Flickr has an email upload tool, and I suspect Wordpress has one as well. I'll have to experiment to see which works out to be the best fit.

Wordpress categories and search will do until significant content builds up. Then earmark (e.g. with delicious) the best content and harvest it for the wiki quarterly or twice a year.

Posted at 6:52PM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | , .