Increase Freelance Productivity
– Learn Time Management!
© Cheryl Wright
- All Rights Reserved.
How many times have you wished for an extra hour in every day? Many writers
lament never having enough time to get done everything they need to do in each day. Perhaps you’re one of
those writers who simply wants to find a way to increase the income you earn from your freelance
The simple truth is that we can all dramatically increase our
productivity levels by utilizing some effective time management techniques. With freelance writing, productivity
can often equate to profitability.
Have you ever begun researching a particular topic only to find
yourself surfing the ‘net on unrelated topics instead? Imagine if you’d spent that time finishing the assignment
you were supposed to have been doing instead.
One of the biggest joys of working at home is that you have the
freedom to plan out our day to suit our own preferences. Unfortunately one of the biggest drawbacks for many
freelance writers is never having enough time in each day to get everything done.
So many writers find that constant distractions during each day
stop you from doing the one thing you wanted to be at home doing. Writing! Working from home has a unique set of
distractions that don’t affect those working from an office. The problem with many of these types of
distractions is that they’re so subtle that you often don’t even see them creeping in to steal valuable time
from your working day.
When you consider that a professional freelance writer earns
income through selling your writing efforts, can you really afford not to be doing the one thing that generates
Learning to manage your time more effectively means you really can
find enough time to write one more article or research one more writing market to submit your work to. Time
management also means learning to schedule time for the fun stuff too.
Never fall for the idea that time management is the same as making
a simple ‘to-do’ list – although creating a list of daily tasks you need to accomplish is an important part of
being more organized. There’s a lot more to learn about managing your time effectively.
Once you understand how easy learning to manage your time can be,
you’ll wonder how you ever got anything done before!
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
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