Using : May 23rd 2019

In the spirit of the world of indie blogging /use – this page details the stuff I (guess what? ) …. use.

Micro Blogging

Indie Web Sites

(My Source sites that Cross-Post To Social Sites)

Words and Pictures are two simple ‘long-form’ sites that feed Micro Blog, which is in turn what you might call a ‘stream of musings’.

Related Services

Micro Threads to discover new people and conversations

WebRingo for ‘web rings’

Codepen – CSS manager for BB and MB

Micro Blog Wiki

WPMUDev to manage my WordPress Sites

Syndication to Twitter and Mastodon

Indiepaper | The Feed URL – the indiepaper feed that MicroBlog uses

ADN to link your twitter, app, net, mastadon handles so people can find you.

Newsletters

Substack

WordPress Sites

Any post on any of these 3 blogs is cross posted to my stream on Micro Blog

Beyond Bridges : People Passion Platforms

Beyond Bridges | BB on Twitter | BB on Facebook

People First : All Else Follows

People First | PF on Twitter | PF on Facebook

And Another Thing : Two Chaps With Things On Their Mind

And Another Thing | AAT on Twitter | AAT on Facebook :

And Then There Are Also These Other WordPress Sites

Philpin DOT com | On Twitter | On LinkedIN

Philpin Humor – long in disrepair – I need to move it to another space.

Isla-Mae : password access only – My Granddaughter

Randall Rospond – helping a friend

Maui Yoga Loft – helping a friend

Maui Mac User Group – from time to time

Reading, Saving For Later and Link Storage

Instapaper

Indiepaper | The Feed URL – the indiepaper feed that MB uses

Feedbin – I like how the web site of Feedbin displays the feeds – very elegant.

Feedly – the one stop shop for my RSS feeds.

Pinboard for bookmarks | See the latest here.

Bitly – my go to URL shortner

Biz Catalyst

A third party site that publishes some of my articles.

JP Articles on BizCatalyst360

Index To My Biz Catalysts Articles on John.Philpin.Com

Hardware

‘Machines’

13 inch MacBook Pro – running the latest Public Beta OSX

15 inch MacBook Pro – running the latest Production OSX

iPhone X – running the latest Production IOS

iPad – running the latest Public Beta IOS

Sound

Airpods – wherever my phone is

Bose Over Ear – for those long journeys

Bose – improving the sound form my ‘desktop’

JamBox – portable sound on the road

Sonos – home sound

Storage

Local Seagate Drives, Time Machine and Cloud

Basic Tools

Pages
Keynote
Numbers
… been this way for years. MS Office sucks.
Clean My Mac … software management

Writing

Drafts – iOS and MacOS
Ulysses – iOS and MacOS
IAWriter – iOS and MacOS
OmniOutliner – iOS and MacOS

Scrivener – MacOS only – and a little bit of overkill for my current needs.

Grammarly

HemingwayApp

Editorial – have it but don’t really use it.

PIM

EMail

Spark and MacMail

Contact Management

BusyContacts and Apple Contacts

Calendaring

BusyCal and AppleCalendar, Fantastical, Calendar 5

Note Taking

Bear and Apple Notes, Evernote – historical vestige. It sits on the OSX machines but not the IOS ones.

Task Management

Things and OmniFocus, Reminders

Keeping Track Of The World

RSS

Feedly, NetNewswire, Capucino

Read Later

Instapaper, IndiePaper

Podcasts

Castro, Apple, Overcast.

Communication

Asynchronous

Spark
Mail App
Messages / SMS

Synchronous

Facetime
What’s App – for one person
Skype
Zoom
Google Hangouts

File Storage

iCloud
Dropbox
Google Drive
NOT Amazon Drive

Podcast Creation

Garageband
Wavelength
Auphonic – Podcast sound balancing

Identity / DigLife / Customer Tech

Maps
Dig Life
VRM (Kuomo)
ID Systems (Kumo)

I need to spend some time folding this into the list properly.

Newsletters

  • [ ] Substack

Books

  • [ ] The Business Equation
  • [ ] Wisdom

Other News Sources

  • [ ] Medium
  • [ ] Apple News
  • [ ] LinkedIN
  • [ ] Micro Blog

Tracking

  • [ ] Crowdfire
  • [ ] Sprout Social
  • [ ] Build Lists

Pinboard Tags

  • [ ] People.first
  • [ ] Beyond.bridges
  • [ ] And.another.thing
  • [ ] Graham
  • [ ] For.posterity

Key Sites

LifeStream | Words | Pictures | Sounds | MB Admin | Blot Admin

People First | Beyond Bridges | And Another Thing

Substack Newsletter

Feedly | Pinboard | Instapaper | Listly