A Recipe for Productivity                        By Lisa Du Bois Low                                #socialmedia201@ldlow&...
Confession: I’m a Hoarder                       #socialmedia201
Step 1• Choose tools that  – Combine personal and professional  – Are free and user-friendly  – Are cloud-based, device ag...
Step 2•    Don’t be afraid to try something new•    It takes 2-4 weeks to form new habits•    There is no magic formula•  ...
Caution!• A word about apps/accounts  – Don’t store sensitive PII  – Be deliberate about using oauth  – Change your passwo...
#socialmedia201Gather Your Recipes• Reading/reference/retrieval  – Flipboard [ios, Android, Kindle Fire & NOOK]  – Pintere...
#socialmedia201Assemble the Ingedients• To Do/Prioritization/Collaboration  – Tracky [web, ios]  – Evernote [web, ios    a...
Bake the Cake• Web/Blog Development  – WordPress [web, ios, android, bb]  – flickr [web, ios, android]
Bon Appetit                             #socialmedia201• Social Media Community Management  – Facebook Pages [ios only]  –...
Taming Your Inbox•   Only check email 4-5 X Day•   Try not to handle an email more than once•   Triage (Urgent, Non-Urgent...
Taming Your Inbox•   Disable email notifications•   Unsubscribe•   Pick up the phone!•   Get to know your email client    ...
More Reading• http://mashable.com/2012/04/16/tracky-web-app/• http://allfacebook.com/how-to-facebook-pages-manager-  app_b...
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A Recipe for Productivity

  1. 1. A Recipe for Productivity By Lisa Du Bois Low #socialmedia201@ldlow&lecake.wordpress.com
  2. 2. Confession: I’m a Hoarder #socialmedia201
  3. 3. Step 1• Choose tools that – Combine personal and professional – Are free and user-friendly – Are cloud-based, device agnosticLike a diet or exercise plan, I build time into every day toplan and use the tools. But I also forgive myself. If I fall offthe wagon, I get right back up again. #socialmedia201
  4. 4. Step 2• Don’t be afraid to try something new• It takes 2-4 weeks to form new habits• There is no magic formula• Know yourself … these work for me, they may not work for you! I’m not afraid to discard something that doesn’t work for MY life/work style or is no longer meeting my goals. This is all about ME! #socialmedia201
  5. 5. Caution!• A word about apps/accounts – Don’t store sensitive PII – Be deliberate about using oauth – Change your passwords – BACK UP YOUR DATA!It’s okay to use the same “handle” across the web, justbe careful to keep your passwords safe. #socialmedia201
  6. 6. #socialmedia201Gather Your Recipes• Reading/reference/retrieval – Flipboard [ios, Android, Kindle Fire & NOOK] – Pinterest [web, ios, android] – Hootsuite: hashtags, people, brands [web, ios, android, bb] – Linkedin groups [web, ios, android, bb]
  7. 7. #socialmedia201Assemble the Ingedients• To Do/Prioritization/Collaboration – Tracky [web, ios] – Evernote [web, ios android, windows, bb, mac/windows (+browser plugin)] – Google Drive; Docs [web]
  8. 8. Bake the Cake• Web/Blog Development – WordPress [web, ios, android, bb] – flickr [web, ios, android]
  9. 9. Bon Appetit #socialmedia201• Social Media Community Management – Facebook Pages [ios only] – Hootsuite [web, ios, android, bb] – Google Alerts (email) – addictomatic (web)
  10. 10. Taming Your Inbox• Only check email 4-5 X Day• Try not to handle an email more than once• Triage (Urgent, Non-Urgent, FYI)• Use your tools …
  11. 11. Taming Your Inbox• Disable email notifications• Unsubscribe• Pick up the phone!• Get to know your email client – Rules – Organization #socialmedia201
  12. 12. More Reading• http://mashable.com/2012/04/16/tracky-web-app/• http://allfacebook.com/how-to-facebook-pages-manager- app_b89572• http://www.fastcompany.com/mba/2421/kate-white-how- do-you-manage-your-inbox• http://getmegeeky.com/2012/07/25/master-lifes-juggling- act-maximize-daily-productivity-with-evernote-gtd-and-a- daily-portfolio/ …and remember, Life is Short, eat cupcakes … #socialmedia201

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