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This post is based on episode 40 of the ProBlogger podcast.
Are you using your time productively?
Chances are you’ve set yourself some goals as to what you’d like your blogging to be. But reaching that point is going to take time. And the less productive you are with the time you have, the longer it will take to reach those goals.
So this week I’m sharing seven tips I’ve developed over the years that have helped me become more productive.
But first, I want to talk a little about why I needed them.
Showing some personality
For those of you who know about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicators, I’m INFP. That means I’m introverted, intuitive, feeling and perceptive. And while being perceptive has its advantages, it can also be a disadvantage when you need to get stuff done.
Like a lot of ‘perceivers’, I like flexibility and spontaneity. I don’t always need to know what’s happening next. In fact, some of my best work has come from being flexible and spontaneous.
But it also means I can spend a lot of my time jumping from thing to another and not getting much done if I’m not careful. And that why I came up with these seven steps to get me back in track. Starting with…
1. Analyze how you spend your time now
During one of ProBlogger events, blogger and presenter Nicole Avery suggested using a tool called RescueTime. It’s a tool that looks at the applications you use, the websites you visit, etc. and measures how much time you spend on each. It then sorts the information into various categories and shows you the results.
I decided to give it a shot. And after running it on my computer for a week, I discovered I was spending 44% of my time on social media.
Now as a blogger I have an excuse for spending time on social
By: Darren Rowse
Title: 7 Productivity Tips for Bloggers
Sourced From: problogger.com/7-productivity-tips-for-bloggers/
Published Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 11:00:00 +0000
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