It’s the last month of the year, and also a last online business productivity roundup for 2013.
This month I have listed 30 links that can help you to improve your online business productivity somehow (blogging, social media …).
Let me know if you have links that you’d like to see on this list next month. Just send me an e-mail and I’ll take a look at the link.
- 50 Life Hacks to Simplify Your World (Twisted Sifter)
Simple (and clever) tips for simplifying your life.
- The Best Way to Change Your Habits? Control Your Environment (Sparring Mind)
What a great way to start your new year – by implementing good and lasting habits in your life! Let this article show you how.
Tackle your busyness by learning from people who are even busier than you.
The history of time management tools – all from tally sticks to apps.
Stop checking your Twitter stream during your break and do something physical instead.
A great article explaining how our body works and how that helps us to understand the optimal times for certain tasks.
Easy ways to boost your everyday productivity – and proved by science.
Why you should meditate and how to do it. Thanks to this article, I started meditating again.
A huge list of case studies related to traffic. Prepare to spend a lot of time with this article!
- How I Increased My Search Engine Traffic by 13.15% in Just 30 Days Through Google’s In-Depth Articles (Quick Sprout)
Google likes in-depth content, as explained in this post by Neil Patel.
$5 can buy you more productivity (and yes, there are actually good gigs on Fiverr).
- What Tasks Should You Delegate First? (Michael Hyatt)
And the answer is: the tasks you don’t enjoy doing.
- How to Become an Authority Online (8 Simple Steps) (Lewis Howes)
It takes many steps to become an authority in your niche, but this article shows the important milestones of your journey.
- 10 Strategies for Getting a Faster Response to Your Email (Michael Hyatt)
Useful advice on how to create e-mail messages that get responses.
- Grammarly – An Automated Proofreader and Personal Grammar Coach (Kevin Muldoon)
A tool that will do the proofreading for you. Although I still continue working with a real (human) proofreader, this tool sounds very interesting.
- Advanced Comments Moderation (WordPress.org)
A tool for simplifying and streamlining your comment moderation.
- How to Convert a Blog Post Into MP3 Audio With SoundGecko (Guiding Tech)
Use this tool to get an audio version of your blog post, then store it on the cloud.
- Get to Know Your Readers: An Example of When It Counts (Pro Blogger)
Ask your audience more often to learn more about what they want.
- What is the Ideal Word Count for the Perfect Blog Post? (Pushing Social)
Write what’s relevant to your audience rather than just aiming for a certain length in your posts.
A great article by Adam describing how to make people to stay on your site longer.
- Blog Commenting Results. Case Study 1 (Net Market Success)
Improving your blog’s traffic by doing (strategic) commenting on other blogs.
- 141 Five Checklists For Increasing Your Blogging Productivity and Save Time (Become a Blogger)
Checklists help you to become a better and more productive blogger – I so agree with this!
Inspiring workspaces by creative people.
- 10 Beautiful Home Office Setups for Your Inspiration (1st WebDesigner)
Additional ideas for those working from home.
You can use images with your Tweets too.
- How to Build a Facebook Community in 10 Minutes a Day (Digital Matchbox)
Building your Facebook community – 10 minutes at a time – by Andrea Vahl.
- How To Get More Social Shares – Like The Pros Do (Viral Heat)
Can you say “TADUIE”?
- How Long Should Your Landing Page Be? (Quick Sprout)
There isn’t a single answer to this and it depends of the commitment that the reader has to make.
Lots of familiar promotional tools as well as some new ones I hadn’t heard of.
- A Ninja Email Autoresponder Trick You Can Use to Save Time and Make More Money (Smart Passive Income)
A simple trick you can use in your AWeber – changing your call-to-action location in all of the scheduled e-mails.