Here’s the deal – I have discovered this amazing online resource called ‘Draftin’.
Why am I excited ? Well – for a long time now I have been VERY disappointed with myself with regard to my use of Facebook. I drop a lot of stuff in there – mainly because it is soooooo easy. Then even just a week later – try finding anything – close to impossible. Facebook is ‘for the moment’. Sure – fun – but totally impractical.
I have the wordpress app on my pad and phone, i use Mars Edit, I have Blogsy – all great for ‘proper’ posts – but for quick ‘comments into the stream’ – over kill. No longer. Sign up to Draftin – post my comment – submit – and it drops right into my blog stream, complete with tags and categories.
Just some of ‘the bennies’
- It uses HTML and Markdown
- You can collaborate with it
- You can publish to blogs – hidden and public
- It hooks into dropbox, box, evernote …
In fact – what I have done is set up a new tag in the blog called ‘Journal’ – so that everything coming through this channel will be flagged – and though it is part of the timeline, it wont appear on the main blog – where more (ideally) thought provoking pieces will appear.
Anyway – now you know why I am excited – and now signing off as I move on with my ‘Great Experiment’.