Recently I read this article, which explained how to set up Chrome for productivity. One extension I learned about that’s helped me increase my productivity is Raindrop. I’ve only been using it for a while, but I’ve found it to be a great way to increase my productivity in Chrome, so I wanted to explain how to install it and set it up on Chrome. [Read more…] about Improve Productivity in Google Chrome With Raindrop
I’m always looking for ways to track my time when I work on different writing projects, or even when I work for Apptical. I’ve used a few different time tracking apps. Recently I found a new one called Timeular. This one is different because there’s an optional Bluetooth device that pairs with it called a ZEI. In this blog post, I’ll explain more about Timeular and the ZEI device.
A while back, I reviewed Picmonkey, a website for creating different types of visuals, such as banner ads and ebook covers, among other things. Today I wanted to review another design website I’ve used extensively, Canva. This website is similar to Picmonkey because you can use it to create different visuals, such as social media posts, social media page headers, and blog graphics. I’ve used it to create some of the visuals I post on my Facebook pages, such as this infographic that I posted on the Work at Home Tips Online Facebook page a while ago. [Read more…] about Create Stunning Visuals and Marketing Materials with Canva
Recently I discovered a new tool that Jeff Goins created called Don’t Hit Publish. This app helps writers of shorter form content, such as articles, blog posts and emails (not eBooks) figure out if their content is ready to be published. In this blog post, I’ll provide information on Don’t Hit Publish and how to use it.
What is Don’t Hit Publish?
Don’t Hit Publish is a website created by Jeff Goins, that helps people who write shorter content figure out if their content is ready to be published or sent. [Read more…] about Improve Blog Posts, Articles and Emails with Don’t Hit Publish
Last July I wrote a post about how to reach your writing goals with Beeminder and Draft. What if you’re having a hard time reaching your word count goal though? Some days you may just be too busy to write, and other days, you may not be sure what to write about. This is particularly hard if you’re a freelance writer and currently not getting much writing work. Here are a few ideas for reaching your word count goals every day. [Read more…] about How to Reach Your Draft Word Count Goals Every Day