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08/31/2016 06:14 pm ET Updated Sep 01, 2017

Increase Your Productivity and Become a Better Blogger

Blogging has become by far one of America's favorite hobbies. If you take a moment and simply scroll through the internet you will be able to see that there is practically a blog for everything possible. There are blogs for politics, fitness, food, parenting and even more. If you have an opinion about practically anything it can be expressed online via a blog.

While being a blogger can be a great opportunity to express yourself it can also become time consuming. In fact, there are many bloggers who have quit their full time jobs in order to blog permanently. What may seem like an effortless task for those who are reading the blogs is far from easy for the bloggers. They are tasked with the responsibility of creating content, editorial calendars and the overall maintenance of the website.

Being self-employed which is what most bloggers are requires using the best productivity tools for bloggers. This self-discipline entails making sure you stay on task, keeping content fresh and most importantly taking the time to interact with your audience. Without self-discipline there is little opportunity for success.
Here are a few quick and easy ways you can become more self-disciplined and productive in the blogosphere:

Begin your Day with Breakfast
Breakfast is the most important meal of day. Research has found that there is a correlation between eating breakfast and productivity. In order to insure that your body is properly fueled it is important that you do all you can to make sure you eat something at the start of your day.

Create a to do list

To do list are far from being out dated. You can create a to do list in the traditional way using pen and paper or you can download an app to function as a to do list. Whatever way you choose to do it make sure you keep a running tab of the items you need to complete each and every day. Allow this list to let you know when you should commence each and every day.

Eliminate distractions
Turn your phone and television off if you notice these things keep you from getting work done. Distractions can become the enemy to your success if you are not intentional when it comes to ignoring them.

Tune into Webinars

Webinars are a great tool you can use for learning new tools or even information. If you are food at multi-tasking it is encouraged that you make time weekly to listen to webinars to make sure you continue to fuel your brain with knowledge.

Exercise
This should go without saying but exercise is very important as it relates to your daily function. Make sure you take some time during the day to go for a walk or brisk jog or if you're more of a weight lifter or exercise class type you can enjoy that too. The goal is to simply get moving.