Growing More Productive as a Blogger Blogging has quickly become very mainstream, and the majority of businesses have blogs. With all the many blogs online, bloggers face a variety of challenges, but insufficient productivity is the biggest one of all. This is the factor that prevents their blogs from reaching a large number of people. Before you can succeed with a blog, you must devote some time to managing it the right way. Managing your blog in an effective manner is something that you have to do consistently if you want to succeed. That’s why it’s so important to improve your productivity, so you can gradually improve and expand your blog. As a blogger, a lot of your time will get wasted if you don’t know what’s the next step. It is vital, for this reason, to have a to-do list so you know exactly what you need to do. Don’t put your goals in your to-do list as the latter is meant for manageable task that you can get done. Lots of people make the mistake of not including the small tasks that are required to achieve their goals on their to-do list but list their goals instead. As soon as you finish putting together your to-do list, you should focus on finishing the hardest thing you have to do on your list. This will motivate you to carry on a finish all the tasks on your list. Your priority, as a blogger, should be to become more productive so you can get more done each day, and this can only be achieved once you have the right tools and tactics to help you increase your organizational skills. It doesn’t really make much sense for you to spend too much time on social media sites, even though interacting with other bloggers is a necessity as is promoting your blog. Simply focus your efforts on a few communities that you find interesting so you can work your way up the ranks. For the exposure to have value, try to find communities that are targeted to your niche. If you can automate some of the everyday blogging tasks that take up lots of your time, you’ll be more productive. It’s a good idea, for instance, to automate the updating or your sitemap, as this can take up a lot of your time otherwise. The most efficient way to blog is to outsource certain tasks, automate others and keep doing those that you want to maintain complete control over. That’s how the topmost bloggers manage their blogging as it makes a big difference to their overall productivity. You may want to review your blogging tasks and ask yourself what could be effectively automated. In conclusion, efficient blogging can take you to the next level. But in order to write more productive blog posts, and to reach out to your targeted audience, it is essential that you get more productive. Once you discover how to gain the most from your blog in a shorter amount of time, it will a lot less difficult to control your blog and not have to compromise quality. As a blogger you can have more than one blog. This means that you can have many different blogs in different areas or in just one area. However, in order to be successful, you must be productive and persistent in what you do.