Starting and growing your own company is exhilarating, exciting and rewarding. It also scares the living daylights out of you when you find yourself strapped into your seat, plummeting towards the very bottom of a roller coaster ride. Ups, downs and roller coaster metaphors aside, business is anything but a linear journey. Many businesses are built on momentum, which can be […] The post 4 Key Ways to Make the Most of Your Business’s Down Cycle appeared first on SmallBizClub.
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Are you one of those freelance writers who is always short on time, scrambles to get stuff done, and lives in a constant state of procrastination? It happens. Shiny Object Syndrome is a real thing when you’re sitting in front of a computer all day. There’s email, social channels, your favorite blogs and websites, the latest gaming craze called Fortnite, and much more to distract you from getting work done. Sound familiar? In the perfect world, you spend all your working hours writing for clients, marketing your services, and making lots of money. But it doesn’t always work like that. Right? Fortunately, the Internet’s abyss of never-ending distractions is also a great place to find apps to help you work smarter, get organized, and be more productive. As a freelance technology writer, I’ve tested and used a long list of Chrome apps to boost my own productivity, and ultimately make more money. And so can you. Check out these 10 time-saving apps to help you move up and earn more: Google Chrome: Productivity for freelance writers You probably already know a lot about Google Chrome, like the ability to preview a URL destination before clicking on it, and being able to log in to different Google accounts in different windows. But how much do you know about Chrome browser extensions? There’s an entire category of extensions or apps that can help you be more productive and model the behaviors of other successful freelance writers. Tech solutions to manage distractions When I’m working from home – whether by choice or out of necessity – there’s inevitably more distractions (in the form of three small children) than in the office. I use productivity extensions like a Pomodoro timer (Strict Workflow is one) to timebox myself on certain tasks, and the Todoist extension to project manage my team back in the office. And those are just two Chrome extensions you can use to stay productive out of the office. There are hundreds if you check the “productivity” category of the Chrome Web Store. The best freelance writers know how to manage their time well. But…
“Stop trading time for money.” Thanks to the Tim Ferrisses of the world, that has become the rallying cry of people who are stuck in a job they don’t like and who want to create the freedom to quit and do something different. They say it with pride, confident they are making the smart, strategic […] The post Want to Stop Trading Time for Money? Avoid This #1 Mistake! appeared first on SmallBizClub.
We all know the single thing we cannot recover is time. Once it’s passed, we can never recover it. Most everything else, we do, we can recover from. We can change our strategy if things aren’t going right, we can find new customers if we don’t have enough deals to make our number, we can […] The post Time, Our Scarcest Resource appeared first on SmallBizClub.
No matter how driven and hard-working you are, it’s very easy to get carried away and lose track of the time. This especially applies to small business owners who try to do as much as possible during their working day or week. With a hectic schedule and stress, you’ll be all over the place in […] The post 8 Small Business Time-Saving Tips appeared first on SmallBizClub.
By Kimi Clark Work-at-home moms have the best of both worlds, right? We get to earn an income while staying home with our kids. But staying motivated while balancing work life and family life is no easy task. Just like achieving work-life balance requires boundary setting and eliminating distractions, staying motivated as a work-at-home mom entails […] The post 5 Ways to Stay Motivated as a Work-at-Home Mom appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.
Why is it important to learn some basic time management tips? When you want to do everything, but you do not know where to start from, then you will have… Read more » The post 10 Working Time Management Tips appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
I was annoyed. Seething. Here I was talking with a client that was demanding the impossible. It wasn’t the first time I had these types of conversations. I asked “When do you want delivery?” “Next week” was the reply. My short answer. “Yes…..we can do that”. I was traveling that week and had to pull all-nighters […] The post The One Word That Will Change Your Life appeared first on SmallBizClub.
You wear a lot of hats as a business owner, and you have a lot on your plate. Making the most of every second of your time is a necessity.… Read more » The post Best Time Management Tools for Business Owners appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
As an entrepreneur, time management has been one of the hardest challenges for me. When I first transitioned from working as a corporate employee to owning my own business, I thought, “Wow! I’ll be so productive now because I have a full eight hours every day to dedicate to my own company instead of someone else’s.” It […] The post Don’t Procrastinate: Follow These 3 Simple Steps to Help Get Things Done appeared first on SmallBizClub.