If you feel like you’re wasting time on social media every day, you’re not alone. In fact, according to a report published on The Telegraph, “the average person has five social media accounts and spends around 1 hour and 40 minutes browsing these networks every day”. While that might not sound like much, it adds up over time. Here’s what experts have to say about making the most of your…

What Is RSS and How Do I Use It?

Not sure what RSS is? It’s okay to ask.  We spend a lot of time on this blog advocating the use of RSS: fun ways to use it, why it complements social media networks, why it makes online reading easier. The list goes on. But we haven’t spent much time explaining what RSS actually is. One of the biggest obstacles RSS faces is that many people have no idea what it is…

6 Resources to Get Rid of Writer’s Block

Lately, writing has been feeling more like a chore than a creative process. And this week has been one where I’m more interested in reading about writing better than actually writing. As a result, I’ve been in the mood to visit my favorite resources for inspiration. This is the best remedy I know when I feel like I’m about to get a really bad case of writer’s block. Here’s a…

Procrastination – the enemy of productivity. You have something important to get done. You keep putting it off. You wait until the last minute. You tell yourself you’re going to do it…tomorrow. Sound familiar? It sure does to me. We’re all guilty of procrastinating, and as many as 20 percent of us may be chronic procrastinators. If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably also spent a lot of time exploring ways you can…

4 Unique Ways to Use RSS Feeds

If you’re reading this, most of you are probably familiar with the idea of using RSS feeds for keeping up with the latest updates from your favorite news sources or blogs. Sure, it makes reading articles more convenient and productive, but what you might not know is there are other types of content you can get from your feeds. With that in mind, I’ve pulled together a short list of RSS-powered content…

5 Ways to Detox Your Digital Life

Detox your digital life and start the year off right! For many of us, the new year means new resolutions. And if you’re like me, your list probably includes some form of “get organized”. And decluttering isn’t only for your closet! If you spend a lot of time doing work online or writing – there’s a good chance that your laptop and other devices could use a major overhaul by the time the end of…

3 Easy RSS Hacks to Discover New Content

We all understand the importance of sharing content. But where do you find a constant stream of read-worthy content? It’s a fair question. I follow hundreds of blogs and social media accounts daily, and honestly, keeping up with all that content is hard work. I have to manage my time and keep my content sources organized to avoid getting overloaded. Although an RSS reader is an incredibly useful tool to help me accomplish both of…