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How to Make an Editorial Calendar: The Easy Way

One of the biggest secrets to blogging success is to create and stick to an editorial calendar.  Since I want to experience said blogging success, I thought I’d get serious about my editorial calendar this year.

Here’s what people don’t tell you: it isn’t easy.  I mean, think about it.  If you post 3 times per week, then you are planning 156 posts for the year.  That’s a lot for one little calendar to handle.

But, I stumbled my way through three years of such exhaustive planning and I finally found an easy, seven-step method.

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Time Management Part 1

I’ve seen this tweet popping up everywhere, probably because it is a universal truth.  Our daily tasks aren’t hard individually, but managing them within a strict time frame is!

If you’re reading this, you are most likely bad at managing your time.  Don’t worry.  I’m bad at it, too.  In fact, part of my inspiration for writing this particular post stems from my own time management struggles.

Just the other day, a friend asked me what my weekly schedule is like. It was then that I realized that I have – literally – no spare time!  How can I be so busy?

That’s what sparked the idea for this post.  I know I’m probably not the only bad time manager, so I decided to share how I’ve been better managing it lately. Continue reading Time Management Part 1