12 Oct How to Become a More Productive Writer: 7 Helpful Tips
By Adam Rogers
The simple dream of most writers is being able to write more. And it’s not only writing more, it’s writing effortlessly.
But it’s not just authors or professional writers who dream of this. These days, a lot of marketing roles will require you to dust off your writing skills at one point or another. And there’s nothing worse than simply not being able to write — especially when the pressure of a deadline is looming over your head.
Yes, we’ve all been there.
That’s why this past January I decided that I was done with crawling over the finish line with my work in hand. I was done with the pressure. I knew there was a better way to write.
So I set out to find some answers. Here’s what I learned in the process …
How to Become a More Productive Writer: 7 Helpful Tips
1) Find the right tools.
My immediate goal was to help shape my productivity and measure my writing. To do so, I started to treat my computer like a toolbox. Every application that I called on had the ability to influence my performance — both for better and for worse.
To measure my productivity, I started using a time management tool called RescueTime.
I do all of my writing in Google Docs and RescueTime gives me a weekly report of the amount of hours I’ve spent using Google Docs. Simply put, the more time spent in Google Docs, the more words I am likely to write. View Full Article>>