Ever find yourself wanting something to be easier? I do all the time, especially when I’m driving, although I don’t text and drive any more (come on, we’ve all done it a time or two). Well, WordPress has the cure, as if they haven’t done enough already!
Now, instead of having to pull over or even stop and switch pages, you can now dial your blog and post an audio recording. Then, you can grab the shortlink and email/tweet/facebook it to everyone on your list. I am so onboard.
If you do not already have a blog set up on WordPress.com, go for it because the free tools and traffic available are amazing. You can now go to your My Blogs tab, enable Post by Voice, and get a special number and code to call your blog. After you’re done, the audio file from your phone call will be posted to your blog for all to listen to and enjoy. (And added to your RSS feed for podcast support.)
So now you can post to your WordPress via the web, email, iPhone, Android, Blackberry, desktop clients, and now any telephone in the world. Of course when you post it can be pushed to Facebook, Twitter, and more using the Publicize feature.
Right now it’s free, and the good folks at WordPress are allowing recording lengths up to sixty minutes, but that limit may go down without a paid upgrade in the future. I’m going to give it a shot right now!
All the best,