Focus More and
Boost Your Profits
© Cheryl Wright
- All Rights Reserved.
very productive person. Always have been, and
probably always will be.
and operate more than a dozen websites, creating and
maintaining most of those sites myself, but outsourcing where
necessary. I write ebooks regularly – at least one per month –
but a recent effort saw me write four in a six week
support my sites and boost my income, I also produce
newsletters, which in turn help the sites profit.
this is just the tip of the ice-berg as I also provide business
services to on and offline clients.
People constantly ask how I manage to produce so
quite simple really: I work on a strict time management plan,
and keep my focus.
generally work on one project at a time. When I decide to set
up a new website, I focus on that one site until it’s
completed. I do not move on until it is totally ready and I can
breathe a sigh of relief.
write a list of tasks to be undertaken, and mark each one off
as they’re completed. That project is my priority
until it is totally finished.
are a few tips that will help you focus on each
Write a project plan or outline
Work out what is involved, and where necessary,
Have a system you can repeat over and over for each
Say ‘no’ to other projects and focus on the one at
Keep emails and other interruptions to a
If possible, work when it’s quiet (i.e. when the
children are at school)
Train friends and family to ring ‘out of hours’ when
you’re not working
Track your time (i.e. timesheets) to see what’s
working and what’s not
Plan, plan, plan
Focus, focus, focus!
first project may be incredibly painful. But once you have a
plan in place, you’ll see how quickly and easily each project
will be completed. Understanding what’s involved will be the
turning point to your online business – and profit.
of all, but certainly not least – believe in
yourself. A positive mindset can do so much for
you feel overwhelmed, take a step back, assess, and
regroup. Remember, one project at a
time. This will build your profit base, as
well as keep your sanity intact.
Author: Cheryl Wright is an award-winning Australian
author, freelance journalist, and editor. In
addition to an array of other projects, she is the owner
of the Writer2Writer.com website and the
Writer to Writer monthly ezine for writers. Her
publications include novels, non-fiction books, short
stories, and articles. Her recent release is The
Writer's Guide to Time Management: How to Boost Your
Productivity and Earn More! Check it out