I love being organised. From planners and lists to productivity software I love it all.
It’s part of my genes because I inherited this trait from the Queen of list-makers – my Mother.
I’ve used a simple excel spreadsheet to plan out my blog posts and social media messages for both this blog and my clients. It’s been a useful way to see what I’ve got coming up.
Has it stopped me being spontaneous and posting whatever pops into my head? Nope. I still do that. But when it suits me I can view and manage the balance of my posts.
Of course, I still need to go back to WordPress, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ and Linked in to schedule all these posts. Blogging takes time y’all!
And this combination of activities takes time away from what I really want to be doing which is writing and sharing – and spending time with my family!
I was keen to see if there was another way. A blog organisation tool that didn’t take up all my time. So I’ve been trialling Co-Schedule for a while to see if it helps me manage my blogging life more productively.