5 Productivity Hacks For Content Marketers

5 Productivity Tips and Tools for Lazy Content Marketers. All content marketers go through spells of diminished productivity.

5 Productivity Hacks For Content Marketers
5 Productivity Hacks For Content Marketers

5 Productivity Hacks For Content Marketers

1. Track your time

Uses Toggl to record your time to help you be more productive. There is nothing like the accountability of looking back at your day or week and seeing an exact hour amount next to the tasks and projects you worked on. And Toggl makes this easier than most of the time tracking apps our agency friends are used to.

2. Integrate Evernote with Google search

If you run a search on any topic that you may have stored in your Evernote, Google can feed you your Evernote files directly in the search results. Simply download and enable The Chrome Extension to enable Google to search Evernote.

3. Use the must-read a feature in Feedly

As far as content aggregation tools go, Feedly is the best, and in many situations, a better replacement to Google Reader. When you add a new feed or website into Feedly be sure to pay attention to whether you want to always know what is new on that site or you’d rather just check in every once and a while.

4. Timeboxing

An approach to time management found in the late ’80s set a specific amount of time in which you will work on one project/task and everything else gets shut down. Using the Pomodoro technique, you do those in 25-minute blocks. Then get up take a 5 min break. After 4 Pomodoro’s you take a 15-minute break.

5. Rotate between tasks

It is more effective for everyone, to rotate between tasks than to stay on ONE. You learn better and apply better thinking after returning after a cycle. When you only have 25 minutes to work on something (Pomodoro), you are SUPER focused. And you also find you strive to get more done when you are working on 6 projects throughout the day, rather than 2.