Staying organized can seem more difficult than writing.
There are days where a content marketer’s head is exploding with random ideas, deadlines and a million “to do” items. Most pros rely on tools and systems to keep things orderly and efficient.
Which products and apps should content marketing and PR pros lean on to keep projects organized so they can get their writing done? There is no single “right” answer, but here are nine excellent options for your toolbox:
In his book, David Allen advocates creating a system for taking in information and prioritizing work using reminders, lists, and regular reviews. He argues that by using a dependable system and a defined approach to priorities, we can spend more time working on the tasks that matter most to us.
GTD is a useful framework for approaching tasks—especially step one: c apture everything.
No matter how small or random the task, Asana can capture it. I can assign reminders and due dates and share editorial calendars with many people.
There’s also the immense satisfaction I get from looking at my little “progress” chart every few weeks to see how much I’ve accomplished. That little digital pat on the back always helps keep me feeling motivated.
The program has great searchability, tagging and the ease of use, but of all the tools I use, this is the one I have reservations about. The sharing and chat functions leave a lot to be desired, and
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