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How to Create a Quarterly Plan to Boost Productivity & Profits

I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve been a bit planning-obsessed recently. At the time I’m writing this post, the new year (2018) is just around the corner, so I have a feeling I’m not the only one!

One of my favorite ways to stay on track to hit all of my goals is to create a quarterly plan for my blog. I haven’t heard too many bloggers talk about this, but it’s been incredibly valuable for me so I want to share my process with you today. Specifically, I’ll break down the 7 key sections I include in my quarterly plan, what goes in each section, and how I use my plan to make sure I’m continuously moving toward my goals.

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Why Every Entrepreneur Needs Batch Days & How to Set Them Up

Whether your blog is a side-hustle or your full-time day job, I’m sure you’ve learned by now that you have to be incredibly particular about how you spend your time. There just aren’t enough hours in the day to be everywhere and do everything and please everyone!

Today I want to share a time management system I’ve recently implemented in my own business that’s helped immensely when it comes to staying on top of my blogging and business tasks. What is it, you ask? 

Two words: Batch Days.

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My Top 17 Tools for Making Money Online (That Won't Give You a Tech Headache!)

When it comes to my blog and business, I’m all about keeping things simple. Why take 10 steps when 3 will do? Why use a super-confusing software when a simple one gets the job done? 

Since starting Blog Beautifully, I’ve tested out dozens of tools, programs, and platforms for bloggers and entrepreneurs. Some I instantly fell in love with, and some, not so much. In today’s post, I’m talking about the tools that stuck — the ones that are now so ingrained in the day-to-day management of my blog and business, that things would fall apart without them. 

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