How To Make Your Sure-Fire Blog More Efficient in 2021

If you have noticed your blogging business is making slow progress lately, there could be a number of reasons why. A blog like a business always needs to be running smoothly and sometimes some hangups can cause things to slow right down causing inefficiency.

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It’s important to try and fix these problems as a matter of urgency to get things back on track. Here are some ways you can make your blogging business more efficient.

Implement Automated Processes to Make Your Blog More Efficient

Anything that can be automated should be. Whether it’s creating reusable reporting templates, sending invoices out, onboarding new employees, or account reconciliation, these tasks can take up valuable time. This time could be spent doing other important tasks.

Implementing automated processes for your business will make it more efficient and make your employees more productive as well as yourself!

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Provide the Right Blogging Tools

More often than not, you and your employees’ productivity can decline if they are not supplied with the right tools to make the job simpler.

If you can find ways to make your and/or your staff more productive, you should incorporate them.

For example, if your business uses industrial tools such as chemical pumps make sure they are serviced regularly and kept in good condition so that they run efficiently.

The same goes for your blog, if a plugin will do something automatically it will save you a lot of time.

The right tools can save your blog or business time and money in the long run.

Use a Project Management System

Projects can often get out of hand and can lose track of where things are up to.

Email isn’t the best method of communication when collaborating on projects. Oftentimes, things can get missed or people left out of email chains, leading the project to go off-trail.

It’s important for your business to use a project management system like Trello, Pivotal Tracker, or Monday.com. Tools like these allow all your work and communication to be in one place.

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Thus making it easy for those who are working on projects to be able to find the relevant information.

It also means that should a new person need to work on the project, they would be able to see what the status of it is without the need for long, time-consuming handovers.

Try to Limit Interruptions to Make Your Blog More Efficient

Meetings can’t be avoided sometimes, but there are times when there are way too many meetings scattered across one week. A constant interruption like this can cause you to fall behind on your work and miss deadlines.

If possible, try to book meetings on the same day and maybe set aside a day that is specifically for meetings. This will ensure that you and your staff have time to complete the necessary tasks in order to meet their deadlines.

When employees are constantly interrupted with meetings, pop up chats, emails, and notifications, it can cause them to lose focus and concentration. This makes them take a few minutes to get back to what they were doing.

It may be worth implementing tools to stop these distractions from happening.

Hopefully, these four examples of how you can make your blog more efficient. These will help you free up some time to ensure that your processes are as productive as they can be.

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Bonus Tip For Your Blog

A bonus tip to help you run your blog run more efficiently is to keep blog posts in the pipeline! If you are like me, you have them all in your head.

But once you have a title or paragraph why not save them in a document or even in your WordPress blog?

Once you have that blog post started there is a better chance you will get it done!

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Your Turn on Making Your Blog More Efficient

What are you doing today to make your blog more efficient and run smoothly?

I’d love to know about your tools or processes that help you! Please leave a comment below.

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Lisa loves helping others to thrive online through Social Media, Blogging, and SEO. What good is knowledge if you cannot share it with others? She has 30+ years of experience in marketing/advertising with 10 years of experience in content marketing, social media, blogging, and SEO. Check out her latest eBook "How to Tweet and Thrive on Twitter" now on Amazon.

  • Hi Lisa,
    Its almost more than two months since I know you, and I will not hesitate to say that your articles have given me lots of guidance on my blogging journey.

    At the beginning of the day, I note down all the necessary things which I have to do for my blog.
    I reach my office one hour early and finish those tasks before starting my regular duty.

    Thanks again for this article.

    Dipanjan Biswas

    • Hi Dispanjan, I’m happy to hear you are getting inspired here! Once in a while I have a day without a list and let me tell you – it’s not good! I go so off track. Those lists are a business savior. Thanks for coming by and make it another great day there!

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