How You Can Double Your Productivity In 72 Hours Or Less

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How much money you make depends on how productive you are. If you doubled your productivity, you should double your profits. I think everyone would like to double their productivity, right? Wouldn’t it be amazing to make 100% more than what you are already making?

Many people want to increase their productivity

Many people would be very happy if they increased their productivity, but they don’t really know how to do that, or they know how to do that and don’t do that… If you don’t do what you should be doing, then I can’t help you! Stop reading this, I can’t help you if you don’t do things that have to be done… But, if you don’t know how to do that properly, I can give an advice.

What’s the secret?

Well, the secret is simple. Just use 80/20 rule. 80% of your efforts produce 20% of the result and 20% of your all efforts produce 80% of the result. Just do more of what currently produces a lot of money and drop everything else.

For example, if you are doing some video marketing, article marketing, forum marketing, ad swaps, but most of the traffic comes from article marketing, just do more of article marketing. But:

This secret itself is garbage!

Why? I want to ask you something. I think you already knew this secret, right? Have it dramatically changed your life? No? That’s exactly why this 80/20 rule is garbage! It helps, but it doesn’t change your life dramatically.

So what’s the secret of that secret???

So, what’s the secret of using 80/20 rule?

Well, it is simple. First of all, indentify what produces your results. Let’s say we are talking about getting traffic. Let’s say you get the most amount of traffic from article marketing.

Now, I want you to not only do more of article marketing. I want you to ask do it smarter. I want you to learn how to write an article of 500 words in 10 minutes. I want you to systematize everything. I want you to make this process as simple as possible. You have to create a system of your article marketing, so when you are doing that, you don’t have to think much about that. You are like a machine.

First of all, to get more traffic from article marketing, you should write more articles. You put a deadline of 20 minutes in the beginning on every article that you write. You study a course on how to write much faster and you make that deadline of 18 minutes. Then – 17 minutes. 16 minutes. 15 minutes. Once you can write an article in 15 minutes, try to do that in 14 minutes. If you achieve your 10 minutes goal, try to write an article in 9 minutes 50 seconds.

However, you will achieve a level when it is hard to improve. Then, try to increase other aspects of that thing. For article marketing, that may be submitting your articles to popular blogs instead of article directories. Then, you will find that some blogs bring you a lot of traffic and some don’t bring any traffic at all. You drop these that don’t generate traffic. These blogs that don’t generate you traffic is a waste of your time.

Later on, you will find that it is a good idea to repurpose your articles. You create tutorials from them, slides, pdfs and so on. You can outsource this easily for pennies. You improve this over time. You search for little improvements that make a big difference in the total result.

Okay, so that was article marketing. What if you get the most amount of profit from email marketing?

All what you need to do is figure out how to write emails faster. Maybe it takes 15 minutes for you to pick a headline. You might put a deadline to write it in 60 seconds. If you don’t write it in 60 seconds, you leave it empty. 60 seconds are more than enough to write 1-10 words, right?

Maybe it takes you 50 minutes to write the body of the email?

Put a deadline of 15 minutes. 15 minutes is more than enough. Now, suddenly you write 4 emails, instead of writing 1 email.

If you were sending just 3 emails per week, now you would be sending 12 emails per week and be making at least 3 times more money. Do you think 1-2 emails per day are too many emails?

God, it would be amazing if Bill Gates sent me 100 emails every day (if these emails provide value, of course)!

If people don’t like you, they will unsubscribe later anyway, so why don’t you speed up the whole process?

So, the fastest way to double your productivity is to find what brings results and then do it faster and more of it.

 

Comments

  1. Hi Matt and Kiesha:

    I liked the title of the post. The catch phrase is going to grab many readers.

    Well formatted post and it is simply written for quality content.

    All th best

    Fran Aslam

  2. Hello,

    Very useful article, it’s always a pleasure to read good quality articles like this one. The 80/20 rule is one of the most used rule and beloved too. I also am a big fan of this rule because it always turned out to be very useful and it helped me a lot of times.

    Thanks for sharing,

    George

  3. blogging tech news says:

    Really nice tips bro. Hope it can increase my productivity.

  4. I love the 80/20 rule! It’s so simple yet effective. Figure out the things that help you achieve your goals and ignore everything else.

    • Exactly – it is so simple and so effective.

      Nowadays people tend to complicate things, but the key in making money online is keeping things simple.

  5. Hmm,

    I guess I need to figure out exactly how it applies to me and which 20% of my work provides the most benefits :-)

  6. This is a brilliant website. There are whole a lot of useful information that I’m looking for. It helps me a lot. I hope you will keep it up. Thank you very much, my friend :)

  7. Holly Jahangiri says:

    You might want to go to the trouble of creating a Pareto chart; here’s an article that explains how to do it in Excel: http://www.brighthub.com/office/project-management/articles/8708.aspx

  8. Amazing! If I will do what you have written here, my friends will call me “superwoman”. But nothing is impossible if you believe and if you are determined of what you are doing. Before it is very hard for me to write 500 words in 2 hours. But now, the words are just overflowing. I am just scribble all the words and reread my work to check if they are organized. This strategy will really work for me. Thanks.

  9. Great post Matt, it is very useful. The 80/20 rule is pure gold! Thanks for this.

  10. Very useful but what if the method which brings me most traffic, brings me low quality traffic? For example, I sometimes post my articles at Warrior Forum – whilst this traffic is very nice to have, as an Amazon affiliate I really want people coming from Google who are more targeted.

    I supposed I could put into practice the methods which bring natural traffic more, but my point is that it’s sometimes hard to identify the best sources and actions.

  11. Hi Matt,

    You make some good points. One thing that should be remembered, however, is that the speed with which you carry out a task should not be the most important thing. Creating something of quality should always remain at the forefront of your efforts. Yes, it is important to work time-efficiently, but you shouldn’t become so obsessed with doing things more quickly that you lose sight of the quality of the content you produce.

    -Petra

  12. The author talks about productivity in manner where a person needs to double time and do it’s work faster than before. It’s nice to know for it states there that one should analyze first, whether in what part and kind of strategy it excels and brings more profit, and then that’s the time to decide that on that particular technique, one should focused.

    Karen here..

  13. Hi,

    I guess some strategies here is working good for me and I have tried them. The 80/20 is a blast.

    Best,

    Ira

  14. Everything sounds so ideal. Yes, it can be achieved if a person is determined enough, but I guess, the method will still depend on the target market. Let’s say that not all consumers are easily swayed by article marketing. But then again, what I think the point of this article is, you just have to try and try hard to lure customers to your side, which also goes to saying that it is all about experimenting, adjusting, adapting and learning everything to be able to keep up.

  15. A lot of us want to double our productivity in less time. I like the 80/20 rule. It will not only increase the productivity of work but it also challenge ourselves on what more we can do. Following this rule will also develop our skills and make us more effective.

  16. Outsourcing some work to virtual assistants and freelancers can also increase your productivity and earn more money. There are millions of educated and unemployed people in developing countries, why not employ them and increase your productivity.

  17. Nice tips here about increasing productivity.

  18. Useful info! Thanks for sharing Matt!

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