Top Articles of 2020

Simple Productivity Blog

So today I present the top 5 articles from LauraEarnest.com for 2020. The post Top Articles of 2020 appeared first on Laura Earnest. One of the things I constantly remind myself of is that it's not enough to look forward.

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Article Marketing: Repurpose Your ONE Article in 3 Easy Steps!

Office Organization Success

You’ve written a fabulous article … you publish it in your newsletter … and that’s it! They don’t realize that they can take that ONE article and really leverage it to: get more subscribers and clients; position themselves as an expert in their niche; and. Not only can your articles be republished and reused to grow your list, but they can form the basis of an ecourse or info product — what better leverage is there than that!

2016 126
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Is Article Marketing Still a Good Strategy?

Office Organization Success

One of my members in the School for Online Business Success asked me recently about article marketing. Whilst article marketing isn’t as *hot* as it used to be (my very first info product in 2007 was called The Complete Article Tracking Toolkit ) it’s still very much a viable online marketing strategy. So, go ahead … keep on writing and submitting those articles. Related articles across the web.

2015 146

Flurry of Articles on Micropreneurship

Small Business Labs

 Articles include: Why People Want to Be Micro-Entrepreneurs :  From Fast Company Co.Exist, this article covers a survey by micro-task site Fivvr on why people want to be micropreneurs. Why Micropreneurship May Be the Key to Job Creation :  A Huffington Post article that interviews the CEO of Task Rabbit, a micro-job site.

2012 147

The Recruitment Entrepreneur – A Series of Articles

Recruit CRM

Prologue: Having co-founded a startup in the recruitment technology space (recruitcrm.io) many of our customers are young ‘Recruitment Entrepreneurs’ I do often get the request for guidance on a range of issues faced by them. With more than a decade of experience in the recruitment/staffing industry at leadership levels, I feel it would be useful to share my experience regarding. Source. Blogs

2019 76

Indefinite Article With Initialisms

Daily Writing Tips

Many English speakers who probably use the indefinite article an in front of a vowel when speaking seem to encounter a mental disconnect when it comes to writing. Note: An initialism is a group of initial letters, each pronounced separately, used as an abbreviation of a name. The following examples were found on major news sites or on sites offering professional services or advice: Pieces of the bag recovered have been sent to a FBI lab for forensic testing. .

2014 86

Article Marketing: Repurpose Your ONE Article in 3 Easy Steps!

Office Organization Success

So, you’ve written your ezine article and published it in your ezine – now what? I say the latter – repurpose your article and let it build your list! You know I’m a huge fan of repurposing your material and really leveraging your time, and using your articles in this way is one of the most effective strategies you can implement to build your business and grow your online community, a.k.a. take your article and post it to your blog.

2009 156

Open Loops 9/12/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

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This week I highlight articles on an alternative to Adblocker; a website to preview the fonts on your machine; home made pet products; reasons early risers get more done (not sure I buy it); ruling your technology; the power of checklists; and using a pressure washer for laundry. The post Open Loops 9/12/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers.

2014 168

Open Loops 6/13/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on. The post Open Loops 6/13/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything. making long-term goals matter daily. meal assembly lines. beauty products that do nothing. making yourself a better person by kicking 20 habits. turning a bad day around. and the importance of one place for notes.

2014 162

Open Loops 10/24/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

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This week I highlight articles on iOS8 battery usage; protecting your pets during a disaster; an easy way to save money; hiding apps in iOS8; making new habits convenient; apps for ensuring efficiency; staying calm; and lessons everyone learns the hard way. The post Open Loops 10/24/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers.

2014 154

The Missing Article

Daily Writing Tips

Omitting the article the from before the proper name of an organization or a location is a common error—even, surprisingly, in content produced by such entities. In each of the following sentences, the article is awkwardly absent. To test whether an article belongs before a proper name, change the name to a generic reference, such as center in place of “Pew Research Center.” Original post: The Missing Article.

2016 52

Open Loops 10/31/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

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This week I highlight articles on another way to clean a grill grate; the "right moment" to start something; a portable car table; imminent car breakdowns; low-tech pathway lighting; Pomodoro for creatives; a way to avoid leftover waste; a trick for content writing; when you should bring a gift; alternatives to sugar; and 10 time management improvements. The post Open Loops 10/31/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

2014 156

Productivity Articles You Might Have Missed

Simple Productivity Blog

article. Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. I’ve decided to take a week off from blogging. For your reading, I have put together some posts with links to posts you might have missed! Filing Heresy: One Box Filing Using a filing cabinet is optional. You can use a single box, and the world will not end. A reader question inspired the What Do I Use? I am still using this system today! The title says it all: One Great Way To Get Past Productivity Blockages.

2012 160

Open Loops 9/5/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on ego commitments; day jobs preventing us from pursuing our passions; too much planning; podcast managers; and what successful people do on weekends. The post Open Loops 9/5/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

2014 154

Open Loops 8/29/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

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This week I highlight articles on another work/break timing cycle; organizing your freezer; 3 basic and easy salad dressing recipes; giving advice; questions for purging possessions; FTA tasks; Mark Forster''s new book; and removing questions. The post Open Loops 8/29/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

2014 152

Open Loops 8/22/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on using trays and baskets for tidiness; cleaning your closet with a flowchart; refreshing a faded patio umbrella; how to abuse your friends on Facebook; power searching with Google; a great way to clean crevices; and toxic relationship flags. The post Open Loops 8/22/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers.

2014 152

Open Loops 7/18/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on an efficient camping stove; making sure your children don''t have their identity stolen; crispy hash browns; making watermelon less messy to eat; peeling an entire bag of potatoes in under a minute; a falling bookend and help for the anxious traveler. The post Open Loops 7/18/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers.

2014 158

Open Loops 10/17/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on spending money on where you spend your time; afternoon rituals to help transition from work; a great spice rack idea; time-saving tools everyone should own; time hacks from really busy people; wasting time without realizing it; defeating procrastination; how to wake up earlier; and simplifying your thinking. The post Open Loops 10/17/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

2014 152

Open Loops 7/25/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on Disney quotes for life lessons; ways to take care of yourself this summer; memory hacks; maximizing kitchen space with square containers; SEAL advice; chore boards; free time doesn''t need to be filled up; managing books; and little-known iPhone features. The post Open Loops 7/25/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers.

2014 152

Open Loops 10/03/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on the vaccination debate; choosing a different path from one''s parents; a home-made alternative to cooking spray; making sure your photos aren''t giving away your location; a self-control hack; protecting your PIN; becoming your own life coach; unique ways to use school supplies; finding a good fit; things to remember when you''re stuck; Winnie The Pooh and a happy life; and "in-school" hacks.

2014 152

Open Loops 10/10/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

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This week I highlight articles on iOS8 features; keeping things from falling out of the fridge; giving children a technique that could help them avoid depression; 12 things to throw out.now; places you should never check your phone; and the real reason you feel overwhelmed. The post Open Loops 10/10/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers.

2014 147

Open Loops 6/27/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on: How making the bed sets the stage for a productive day. The post Open Loops 6/27/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything. Dealing with difficult people. Using public accountability to make sure you get a task done. An important question for decluttering.

2014 155

Open Loops 6/6/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

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This week I highlight articles on making a bird feeder out of a can; what to say in difficult circumstances; things you will regret every time you do them; and what it is like to be treated like an adult in a job. The post Open Loops 6/6/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

2014 152

Open Loops 3/14/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on digital clutter and how to get rid of it; preventing clutter; breaking out of procrastination; and things to put on your To Don''t list. The post Open Loops 3/14/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

2014 156

Open Loops 7/11/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on bad ideas, soda alternatives, organizing the pantry, best (and worst) times to grocery shop, secrets for eating less, distractions that will suck away your life, knowing you are doing fine, doing too much, and keeping valuables safe at the beach. The post Open Loops 7/11/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers.

2014 149

Open Loops 5/16/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on slicing meat against the grain; reinforcing charging cables to prevent breakage; mess-less watermelon; getting things done as a flake; weird techniques to boost your productivity; why we throw money in fountains; preparing for a difficult conversation; our addiction to struggle; the importance of taking a morning pause; doing things and whether or not to put them on a list; and why you need to get your brain empty.

2014 156

Open Loops 08/01/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on a better way to get campsites; getting your notes and highlights out of a Kindle ebook; a better way to transport eggs for camping; how to make affirmations work; the ultimate guide to Siri; and getting task reminders when you are more likely to act on them. The post Open Loops 08/01/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers.

2014 152

Open Loops 4/18/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on better naps, linking text to a website and speedreading; a system for kids'' chores; not forgetting things while packing; cleaning the inside of vases; strengthening bones; breathing effectively; making the world a better place; bringing things down with rotten fish; productivity pitfalls; easy decorating hacks; and doing the right tasks in the right order. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers.

2014 156

Open Loops 5/9/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on your best interests; Heartbleed and identity theft; planning consistently; managing energy along with your tasks; recharging; and expanding love. The post Open Loops 5/9/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

2014 154

Open Loops 2/21/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I cover articles on using rough drafts to get started, some ways to make tasks more do-able, and procrastination is rooted in mindfulness. The post Open Loops 2/21/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings -- my open loops -- to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

2014 154

Open Loops 2/14/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I feature articles on overcoming stage fright, increasing productivity with randomness, saying that mask meaning, slow computers and their effect on your health, a really cool interface device, and the secret to making goals happen. The post Open Loops 2/14/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings -- my open loops -- to share with readers.

2014 154

Open Loops 5/2/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on finding food sensitivities, iOS and IFTTT, Heartbleed-affected passwords, improving life by becoming a quitter, finding clutter, and perking up productivity. The post Open Loops 5/2/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

2014 149

Open Loops 5/23/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on disabling the built-in PDF view in Chrome and Firefox; avoiding Zero days to keep up a habit; changing how you say your tasks can motivate you to get them done; avoiding analysis paralysis with a comedian''s rule; essential summer lifehacks; and how to set a goal when you don''t have one. The post Open Loops 5/23/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

2014 152

Open Loops 6/20/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on. The post Open Loops 6/20/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything. Getting the last ketchup out. Something to think about before agreeing to do something. Addiction. Dealing with burnout.

2014 146

Open Loops 9/26/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on advice for college students from a professor; creating a cubicle exit plan; an argument for walking; an easy way to test batteries; random acts of kindness; veggies you can grow from food scraps; dumb purchases to stop making; and not letting someone ruin your day. The post Open Loops 9/26/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers.

2014 145

Open Loops 4/25/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on how brilliant people scheduled their days; things you are doing wrong before noon; rentals while traveling; traveling with kids; life jars; robotic vacuums; things to make time for; wearing many hats; overwhelm; LED bulbs; getting rid of clutter; a common time management problem and its solution; lifehacks for productivity; and "someday". The post Open Loops 4/25/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com.

2014 152

Open Loops 2/28/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on 101 ways to simplify life, spreading salt evenly on walkways, calculating how much time you have wasted on Facebook, the costs of having children, doing the hard things first, things you pay too much for when traveling, getting superglue off of stuff, things to stop wasting time on, simplifying without stress, and Eleanor Roosevelt. The post Open Loops 2/28/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com.

2014 152

Great Guest Articles You Might Have Missed

Simple Productivity Blog

I’ve decided to take a week off from blogging. For your reading, I have put together some posts with links to posts you might have missed! Project Management Software Without Breaking the Bank. Silence: The Best Organizer of All. Self Storage Rocket Science. Turning your Offline Mayhem into a Digital Haven. Finding Equilibrium – The Supply and Demands of a Working Mom. Simplifying and Saving With a Clothesline. Productivity Lessons From Nine Months of Unemployment.

2012 152

Open Loops 1/24/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on minimalism vs. frugal, making your bed can improve your life, time, unplugging, fresh starts for the new year, eliminating distractions, and failure. The post Open Loops 1/24/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings -- my open loops -- to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

2014 149

Open Loops 3/28/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on getting rid of telemarketers; an app that breaks reading down into small chunks; getting better sleep; managing internal distractions; ways to brighten someone''s day; productivity tips a child could use; things to be grateful for when times are tough; and getting some white space in productivity. The post Open Loops 3/28/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com.

2014 149

Open Loops 2/7/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on the process of parenting, switchtasking and multitasking, eliminating paper in the office, better notetaking, and the question to ask yourself before buying the new gadget. The post Open Loops 2/7/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings -- my open loops -- to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

2014 147

Open Loops 1/31/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on how to fix crystallized honey, winter driving, shoveling the roof, work lunches by slow cooker, and removing splinters with glue. The post Open Loops 1/31/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings -- my open loops -- to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

2014 147

Open Loops 5/30/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on using life changes to help make new habits; resting instead of trying to get things done; why you shouldn''t use cruise control in the rain; happiness being a byproduct, not a goal; making chores more pleasant with random positive reinforcement; looking at the purpose of daily rituals; deleting single text messages in iOS; and how doing nothing is really a good thing. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers.

2014 145