Some good tips and comments in this DailyBLogTips post from January 18, 2008.
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Productivity itself is pretty unimportant. It’s what productivity allows us to do that matters. A productive blogging habit means more posts and more quality, and we all know what that means: more links and more traffic.
Productive blogging can also affect our day-to-day lives. It allows you to accomplish more in less time. That means: more time spent with the people that matter in your life.
Many bloggers, myself included, struggle to balance the needs of this hobby with the needs of our loved ones. Being productive can make that task a little bit easier.

  • Write more than you publish.
  • Turn off auto-notifiers.
  • Check emails less often, but deal with more when you do.
  • Write as much as possible when you’re feeling creative.
  • Use your feed reader as an all-in-one inbox.
  • Process different types of tasks in batches.
  • Work out a ‘To Post’ list.
  • Spend less time reading feeds.
  • Sketch posts before filling in the detail.
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