50 Web Publishing Apps

Website posterous.com


The appeal of Posterous has always been simplified web posting through e-mail and SMS. For example, audio and video attachments are automatically converted into a ready-to-play embedded media player and multiple images into a gallery. Recently, the service has been emphasizing ease of content sharing, group features, and integration with popular social services.

Smart handling of e-mail attachments and URLs
Automatic posting to social services like Facebook and Twitter, and sending posts via e-mail
Private and group site options
Import support for popular blog services
Integration with external services such as Typekit and Google Apps
Full access to HTML/CSS and provision of a templating language means compatibility with third-party designs
Support for Tumblr themes
Limited number of default themes
Limited availability of third-party Posterous-specific themes
Blog-centric design makes it weak for other site types
No built-in stats
Custom domain is expensive
Custom domain $24.99 per year