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Productivity Tips for B2B Copywriters

August 26, 2013

…productive workday What to do at the beginning of the day to improve your productivity How to get back on track when unexpected interruptions occur Strategies for handling multiple priorities and complex projects Threats to productivity and how to control them If you’ve ever had a day where you felt frustrated that you didn’t get more done, this call is for you! Find out how you can be in control of your day and get more accomplished than you eve…

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The Best Productivity Tip — Ever!

August 7, 2014

People with real jobs have an advantage over us freelancers. They have to go to work! No matter how late they stayed up the night before, or how difficult it was to pack the kids off to school in the morning, somehow, some way, they have to drag their butt to the workplace on time. If they don’t, someone — perhaps their boss — is going to notice! But things are a little different when you’re self-employed . There is no time clock to punch nor bos…

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How to Increase Your Productivity as a B2B Writer

How to Increase Your Productivity as a B2B Writer

January 4, 2018

…the last couple of years and it’s really worked well for revving up my own productivity. #4. Ride Your Productivity Peaks I really believe there is a natural rhythm we all have when it comes to productivity. Everybody has highs and lows. Some people are very productive in the evenings, others prefer mornings. When you try to be productive at the low end of your rhythm, you’re fighting against your natural rhythms of productivity. It’s counterprodu…

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5 Tips to Run a Productive B2B Writing Business

Reality Blog: 3 Copywriting Productivity Hacks

January 24, 2018

…ricks of the trade. Using them properly enhances performance and increases productivity. And, often a tool works differently, depending on the person using it. I have tools and tricks I use as an industrial electrician. Some are actual physical tools, like various meters. Each has a particular task, and using each depends on the job at hand. Other tools are more “mental.” Copywriting and content marketing tasks are the same. There are tools and pr…

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3 B2B Copywriting Productivity Tips

3 B2B Copywriting Productivity Tips

July 13, 2017

…may end up with a better piece at the end. This game will strengthen your productivity muscle. You’ll find the more you play this game with yourself, the better and more productive you’ll become. You’re building that writing productivity muscle. And you’ll be able to write faster and better as a result. #3. Give Yourself a Buffer A buffer is simply a period of time you schedule between the time that you’ve decided you’re going to finish the proje…

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5 Productivity Traps B2B Freelancers Should Avoid

5 Productivity Traps B2B Freelancers Should Avoid

July 27, 2020

…ngs or you won’t have a business for very long. But if you’re not careful about how you go about your daily tasks, you may end up costing yourself valuable time… and that means money to a freelancer. So, here are five productivity traps freelancers fall into and how to avoid them. This article is reserved content for B2B Writing Success premium members. To continue reading this article please log in or become a member today….

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5 Productivity Traps B2B Freelancers Should Avoid

5 Productivity-Boosting Tips for B2B Copywriters

November 7, 2019

…porting the idea that a regular meditation practice can not only help your productivity but can also improve your memory, your creativity, your mood, and reduce stress. The authors of the study calculated a possible company savings of up to $22,000 per employee, based on the potential increase in workforce productivity. With numbers like that, it’s no secret why top companies including Apple, Google, and Nike (to name a few) encourage employees to…

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A Simple Way to Manage Projects and Tasks

December 16, 2013

…ious minutes or even hours trying to find it? Few things will torpedo your productivity more than disorganization . That’s why having an effective system for managing your projects and tasks is so important. I define PROJECTS as those activities that typically take longer than 20 minutes to complete. For example, writing a brochure for a client is a project. So is putting together a new website or doing your taxes. A TASK, by contrast, is any acti…

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Reality Blog: surprising links between clutter and performance

Reality Blog: Surprising Links Between Clutter And Performance

October 7, 2014

Is your workspace an obstacle? In my case, it seems like a full-blown obstacle course. My desk itself is fairly clean, but to either side of it … piles of papers and magazines, scattered boxes, all manner of unsorted odds and ends … it’s a disaster. And, I fear it’s hurting my business … So I decided to do some research. Links Between Clean Workspaces and Performance Did you know that paper clutter is the #1 problem for most businesses, according…

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Reality Blog: A Different Kind of Spring Cleaning

Reality Blog: A Different Kind of Spring Cleaning

April 15, 2015

Now that we’re a few weeks into spring, there’s an annual tradition I can’t put off any longer. It’s a tradition I dread. And one I desperately need. Spring cleaning. Normally, spring cleaning involves things like emptying out the garage, cleaning walls and ceilings, and finding the corners of the rooms again. It involves a lot of trash, and several trips to the town dump. This year, however, I’m adding something new. Something that’s been naggin…

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