How to Batch Schedule Tweets with Hootsuite

Tired of writing each tweet by hand? Instead of individually scheduling every tweet, you can write them in a group (batch) and then upload them all in one go. I use Hootsuite to do this, though there are other tools that let you do the same thing. Socialoomp is another I use, though the UI […]

Winston Churchill’s Alternative Clean Desk Policy

When’s the last time you read something about productivity that made you stop and rethink how you manage your time? I just finished reading Winston Churchill’s biography and one of the many treasure buried inside the book was his own version of the notorious clean desk policy.

How To Write 1,217 Words A Day Every Day

Karen from Sacramento emailed me and asked how to write more blog posts. I write between 1,000 and 3,000 words per day. The way I do this is to have a writing framework that lets me define the topic, write the post and publish it very quickly. Here’s how I do it.

Is Positive Thinking Counterproductive?

What’s the difference between Positive Action and Positive Thinking? You can deceive yourself that ‘Thinking Positive’ is taking you in the right direction. Is it?

How to Delegate Tasks when Managing Company Blogs

Do you think you can – and should – do everything on your blog? If you do, you’re nuts! Instead, focus on where you add real value and delegate other tasks to others.

The Difference Between Getting Things Done and GTD

Have you noticed that productivity tools, such as David Allen’s Getting Things Done, seem to work at first but then become less effective the more you use them? Are the productivity tools the problem or is it the way we use the tools? I think it’s more than that. Let’s see how we can change this.

The Inner Game of Confidence With Suzanne Vara

Most of us see confidence as an absolute. You have it or you don’t, right? Las Vegas-based internet marketer Suzanne Vara offers a different interpretation. Instead of seeing confidence as a fixed object, she explores the difference between inner and outer confidence and, more importantly, how to cultivate each type.

The Mel Brooks Guide to Super Strong Passwords

How strong are your passwords? I attended a course in London last year and one of the topics covered security. In Mel Brook’s movie SpaceBalls, the password to all the earth’s natural resources was…12345. It’s a comedy but you get the idea. All those efforts to control the planet and the password is child’s play. […]

Article Marketing Schedule Template – Free Download

An article marketing plan (e.g. Microsoft Word/Excel template) will help increase your traffic as it gives you a framework for writing your blog posts and scheduling your posts in advance. If you plan to blog for a living or want to earn money blogging part-time, then you need to spend some time creating super low-tech workflow that lets you write as efficiently as possible. That makes sense, right?

How Much Should You Pay For a 500 Word Article?

I’m curious. How much would you pay me to write a 500 word article for you?

Ok. I don’t do freelance work at the moment. But, if I did, how would you go about it?One way to scale your internet business is to outsource writing tasks to Virtual Assistants and Freelancers. The upfront cost (payment) is offset by the extra sales you’ll make (returns) on the time you save.