Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Blogger Organization- How do you do it!

I'm not an expert at this at all so that is why I'm writing this post.  I feel like I'm all over the place- here and there and around that corner too!  I struggle with this day to day in just my life so thinking I would be an organized blogger is FUNNY! 

My search came up with these useful tools:

The Niche Blogger Blogging Organizer Workbook: Keep Track Of And Organize Your Blogs  WOW sounds like winner here. 

Cool online ToDo list: http://todo.ly/
Easy to do and I set up some projects on it so lets see if this helps. Also you can color code it! So far I likey!   I got this info from http://www.bloggingot.com/blogging-tools/become-an-organized-blogger-with-todo-ly/.  Besides finding this cool site on there- Blogging OT is filled with some incredible info for bloggers.  Wow, looks like I might be spending some time on this site!  See this is why I don't get stuff done- distractions always get me.


HOLD ON...found a really cool site that might work better than the above because I can get it sent to me by email: https://www.rememberthemilk.com/  It also has some bells and whistles that I'm loving.  The one thing I really like it has a weekly planner that can be printed...AWESOME! 
During my search today I came across some great tips and some well I just didn't understand but hey I've only had one mocha today so maybe its not their fault.  Anyways this is what I learned:
  1. Planning- list of topics, keywords, have a notebook just for blogging
  2. Prepare- write blog post in advance (you know that day you have nothing going on but writing posts :) )
  3. Schedule/Routine- calendar when/what/where (I have a couple blogs)
Well lets see if this works!  If you have any other suggestions please let me know. 
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Heavenly Savings on March 3, 2011 at 2:40 PM said...

Cute Blog! I’m a new follower Happy Thursday!! I would love for you to stop and take a look at my blog as well! Thanks!

Jenna on March 9, 2011 at 6:54 PM said...

Some good ideas to check out. Glad to be introduced to you through the commenthour chat!

Kimberly on March 9, 2011 at 6:54 PM said...

I love Remember the Milk. It keeps me sane!

Mom of the Twinkies and Tot! on March 9, 2011 at 6:54 PM said...

Thanks for those...I'm going to have to go check them out. I'm a BIG fan of to-do lists! Stopping by from the @SITS #CommentHour!

MrsJenB on March 9, 2011 at 6:55 PM said...

Wow - this is a terrifically helpful post which I'll definitely be bookmarking because lord knows I could need help with becoming better organized! Thanks for sharing this!

Anonymous said...

The only thing that keep me sane in organizing my blog is my editorial calendar. I don't know if blogger has that plugin or not.

Mrs. R on March 9, 2011 at 6:56 PM said...

I'm new to blogging and found this super helpful!

Caren with a "C" on March 9, 2011 at 6:57 PM said...

I'll have to take some time and look at your links. I have 6 blogs I'm trying to keep track of.

Karen Tapahe on March 9, 2011 at 7:00 PM said...

Following you now. Hoping to learn some good stuff from you.

Rose's Daughter on March 9, 2011 at 7:00 PM said...

Ok, I've got to bookmark your blog so I can come back and REALLY read this post! The comment hour is going too fast.!! I need this post!!LOL

JDaniel4's Mom on March 9, 2011 at 7:01 PM said...

This sounds wonderful. I am off to check it out.

SarahB on March 9, 2011 at 7:02 PM said...

Great advice!! Thanks for sharing!!

Jennifer on March 9, 2011 at 7:03 PM said...

stopping by from SITS Comment Hour. Can't wait to check out your blog.

ManWifeDog on March 9, 2011 at 7:05 PM said...

Leaving a little SITS love from the #commenthour ! I'll be back..love the blog!!

Anonymous said...

I love organizational junk! They make me feel so good. Can't wait to hear what these did for you ;-)

Jessica on March 9, 2011 at 7:07 PM said...

Great Post!! Useful info for me

Jenae @ Wildflower on March 9, 2011 at 7:45 PM said...

Love these blogging tips! I am so getting a Notebook just for my Blog what a fantastic Idea!!

The Reason You Come on March 9, 2011 at 7:56 PM said...

Here from Comment Hour. I'll check out the links you shared. I, too, have a hard time organizing my blog. I love blogging, but sometimes, it takes too much of my time and effort!

Making It Work Mom on March 9, 2011 at 8:05 PM said...

Love your blog! So cute! Thanks for all the links- I could use some organization.

Toqua's Crafts on March 9, 2011 at 8:51 PM said...

I am a much newer blogger than you are. You seem to be doing quite well with your blog! I was recently told, "As far as blogging...do whatever you feel like...and it will fall together." I thought that was pretty good advice!

Visiting from the SITS Tweet Party #CommentHour!


Madison on March 9, 2011 at 9:04 PM said...

I really need to get an editorial calendar under way. I have four blogs. It would be nice to have some post ready to go especially since I want to take April off.

I surfed in from Cocktail Hour.

Patrice on March 9, 2011 at 10:06 PM said...

Wow great ideas! I am definitely not an organized blogger! Sometimes if I have a lot of post ideas at once, I keep a list on my phone but other than that no organization! Thanks for the tips!
Stopping by from Cocktail hour!

Lanita on March 10, 2011 at 8:03 AM said...

I'm afraid if I got an online to-do list, I would spend all of my time playing with my to-do list and never get anything done. Like in college...I spent more time organizing what I was going to study than I spent actually studying.

shelley on March 10, 2011 at 9:18 AM said...

hi pam,
popping by from last nights #commenthour a little late lol but my little fingers just couldn't hold out so i went throught the list backwards this morning... you should check out our 31dbbb on the sits forum... we are on day 24 now but you can always pop at the beginning

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