Let’s start from the concept that each and everyone of use are different. Completely different. What works for me could not work for you! Enough said, there are some things that you absolutely need if you want to blog throughout the day!
Blogging inspiration can “flash” you at any time, so you better be prepared!
This is pretty much obvious: it’s the first blogger’s tool, and it has to be a laptop because you have to be able to carry it wherever you go! What if you have to leave town for a month? What if you have to move? It’s easier, more comfortable and you can blog from your sofa, which is always nice (not for your back, tell it to my cervical!) And of course you can blog from many places, like I told in this comprehensive post before!
This can or cannot be a reflex, but you must own a digital camera for your joyrides around! How could you prove that awesome vintage market you’ve been at, or that independent designer’s catwalk? And of course, if you want to post your outfit on your blog, you can’t live without a camera.
Ok, you don’t have to own a proper Moleskine: any pocket diary will do! I always carry around a pocket diary and a pen, because as I said before, you never know when inspiration is hitting you! It’s an unpredictable little beast, you know!
With a camera in it, possibly! If you’re a blogger you know how important is social network’s content! You can’t definitely use Twitter or Facebook without a smartphone and an integrated camera! It’s nice sharing when you’re doing shopping, or how are you feeling in that moment, it keeps you connected with your readers, so go for a smartphone and you won’t regret it!
MAGAZINES AND BOOKS
You can never lack any of these! They’re a great source of inspiration, they get you to know the lates trends, and first of all they help you with your writing style!
Ok, this one is for non-English speaking people, like me! I always always always double-check words that I’m not sure about, and I’m always looking for the best ways to express concepts on this site! It’s the best site out there, with many members and the best definitions!
Now, how could you be a cool-enigmatic-diva-vip like person if you don’t own a pair of sunglasses? Yes this is for real, but not for these stupid reasons! It is why being a blogger and working with images mostly, I have to observe people. Which often brings people to the strong feeling of beating me up because I’m staring at them. So, sunglasses are a good idea to avoid disputes when you’re around looking for inspiration!
What are the bare essentials for you to blog? I’m very curious about other’s wy of working!
Take a look at what other bloggers find useful here at IFB Project #10: Bloggers Tool Kit!