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How to Become a More Efficient and Productive Blogger

Today’s episode is about how you can create more time to create great blog content by becoming more efficient in the way you manage your blog.

In This Episode

You can listen to today’s episode above or in iTunes or Stitcher (where we’d also LOVE to get your reviews on those platforms if you have a moment). Today we talk about:

  • 7 steps to becoming a more productive blogger
  • 3 simple tools I use to manage my time
  • How to analyse how you’re spending your time
  • How to design your ideal schedule and learn how to stick to it

Further Reading and Resources to Become a More Efficient and Productive Blogger

  • The to do list app I mention – wunderlist
  • The calendar I use from my phone, computer and watch – Fantastical 2
  • The tool I use for writing and sorting content – Evernote
  • The tool I use for team communication – Slack
  • The social media management tool I use – Meet Edgar

Also – here is the ‘ideal schedule’ that I developed for my own situation earlier this year. It has already evolved a little since this point but hopefully it’s helpful to see. It was created in a Google Calendar.

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Lastly – as promised in the episode here is my process for creating podcasts (created in wunderlist)!

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How did you go with today’s challenge?

Have you got a weekly schedule? What systems and tools do you use to increase your productivity? What’s something new you might try?

I’d love to hear about your experience in the comments below. Don’t forget to share a link to your blog.

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