With so much going on in the social media space today, it can at times be challenging to keep up with it all. Social media can be a huge time sucker. It has an addictive nature, and for those of us that spend out time inside its networks on a daily basis – it’s crucial to manage your time appropriately.
Staying organized comes virtually effortlessly to many people, however others seem to struggle with it. What’s the difference between them? A plan. Organization requires a strict plan that you are dedicated to maintaining in order to keep a balance throughout your work week.
Here are a few social media applications that could be a big help in keeping you organized in 2011:
A web-based software still in beta, Colorhat is a free service that helps you manage the time you spend, whether its work hours or spare time, colorhat allows you to track and manage your time easily.
A free, open source desktop alternative to Microsoft Project, OpenProj is ideal for desktop project management and shares the most advanced scheduling engine in the industry.
The ideal application to schedule meetings with colleagues, clients or coworkers. Attendees can upload their available date so that the host can choose the date that is most suited to everyone.
A free and simple program that allows your computer to automatically perform a reoccurring task for you, whenever you want. Create a new task by performing it yourself once, and then set the program to play back your actions.
5. Belvedere or Hazel
Belvedere for Window’s and Hazel for Mac are similar applications for different operating systems. Organizing files according to the advanced rules you create, the applications will move files around to automatically clean up your computer clutter.