Think Reddit is a Productivity Killer? Here are 9 Subreddits That Will Help Your Career // Hootsuite
You don’t need to tell me twice Reddit is required reading! Bookmarked nearly all of these pages.
How to Create a Fan Content Campaign in 7 Easy Steps // Social Media Examiner
Crowdsourced content can work really well – from fostering a sense of community to giving readers more ownership over the content of yours they’ve come to love. SME gives you the lowdown.
Can Email Finally Be Killed off? // The Telegraph
Not for life, but for work? Seems like everyone’s jumping on the email-killer program bandwagon. Stay tuned…
9 Types of Blog Posts that are Proven to Boost Traffic // CoSchedule
Not just list posts! I bet you could do any one of these and make it work. Plus a free downloadable worksheet!
“I’m obsessed because I’m convinced Facebook Ads are one of the most powerful tools we currently have as digital marketers,” says Kane Jamieson. I kind of agree. Love the way they’ve set out the learnings in the ‘quick guide’ too.
The Best Photo Editing Apps Chosen by You // Hootsuite
Speaking of crowd-sourced content, Hootsuite asked their followers what their favourite mobile editing apps are – the usuals are represented (Snapseed, VSCO Cam etc) but also a couple of surprises. Check them out if you’re bored with what you’ve got.
Goodbye Socality Barbie: Instagram’s Greatest Star has Quit // Social Media Today
Oh this is sad. RIP Socality Barbie. Thanks for the laffs.
If you’re a rabid Google Docs user (they’re just so handy!) or someone looking for an alternative, Dropbox’s code-named ProjectComposer has turned out to be a Docs-like program called Dropbox Paper and you can sign up for the beta here.
15 Ways to Maximise Your Productivity with Google Drive // BetterCloud Blog
If you’re still here, though… why not boost your productivity? Can’t hurt!
Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule // Paul Graham
An oldie, but a goodie. I refer to it often. Is your schedule running you or are you running your schedule? Tim Ferriss in his email this week said he got to a point where “my agenda became a list of everyone else’s agendas”, and I know plenty of you out there will understand that feeling. Are you spending too much time answering email, doing tiny tasks, catering to others instead of creating? Let’s make a change.
So what have you learned this week? Ready to ditch email? Boost your productivity? Going to make a change with your schedule?
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Stacey Roberts is the Managing Editor of ProBlogger.net: a writer, blogger, and full-time word nerd balancing it all with being a stay-at-home mum. She writes about all this and more at Veggie Mama. Chat with her on Twitter @veggie_mama or be entertained on Facebook.