This Article is About
proof reading
extra hour
bullet points
lying in bed
distractions
distraction
newbies
myth
boss
tabs
literature
Arranging Time To Work Online
Join 1000's of Authors at StreetArticles Today!

Arranging Time To Work Online

Working form home may seem like a dream come true to many but it's a lot harder than you may think. At first I found arranging time to work online was very difficult - if I'm honest I was all over the place.

Lets first get the myth out of the way that working online ( or from home ) is a fast track to easy street - it's not. In most cases it is actually harder and longer hours than a nine to five job. Many people fall into the trap that they can take things a little easier now they are their own boss.

Arranging time to work online is one of the factors that most newbies seem to neglect. By lying in bed that extra hour in the morning you are in turn losing an hours pay. Can you really afford that - at the end of the week will you be kicking yourself for not working that hour ( in most cases - yes, you will! ).

Arranging time to work online just involves simple planning. Anything you want to do successfully should involve a little planning. This article for instance started off in bullet points of what I wanted to cover within it's content. Without the planning it would of been a scatty piece of literature not worthy of publishing.

Planning your day out can take the simple form of a timetable - like the ones you used to get in secondary school. I know it's a little dated but they really do work. I find the trick is to move on to the next subject or piece of work regardless of whether you have finished the task/work. If you have listed proof reading at 2 in the afternoon then stop what you are doing and move onto the proof reading. Lets face it - you are not going to get everything on the timetable completed in the day, but you will get close.

Distractions are my sworn enemy when it comes to working online - they still catch me out now. As I am writing this I notice I have two other tabs open on the screen - why? No idea - they only serve as a distraction. When arranging time to work online remember to remove all distractions from view. If the Facebook symbol in the corner of your eye is flashing then you will eventually click on it. If your email alert on your Blackberry keeps going off then you will eventually read it.

It's been four years since I started my journey of working online. Unfortunately I still need to be arranging time to work online on a daily basis. The further you get online and the more success you have, the more planning you will need to do. It's a simple rule of thumb - targets will have more chance of being met if a daily plan is put in place.


Street Talk

Same issue here ! Thanks for the article, helps keep me in focus.

Reply
  about 9 years ago

thanks for the response Eugene - glad you liked the article

Reply
  about 9 years ago
You May Also Like
Scam Free Ways to Make Money Online
People who want to make real money online should be very careful before selecting an option. More than the genuine one the internet is loaded with scammers who are trying to make money by cheating people. These scammers ask the person who is interested in doing online jobs from home…
By: Charles4 in  Internet and Businesses Online   Dec 06, 2012  
0
  Likes: 0

Using Article Writing Software – Is it A Viable Option? Advice for Newbies
When you’re starting out with internet marketing there are so many new things to learn and to do you'll certainly find yourself considering ways that you can speed up some of the jobs that you need to do. One of those will undoubtedly be article writing. For some people it’s…
By: BIS_Coach in  Writing and Speaking  >  Writing Articles   Oct 20, 2012  
6
  Likes: 3

Give Yourself A Pay Increase at Work
That's right. You can give yourself a pay increase at work. Stop waiting for your boss to take notice and pay you for what you are really worth. You have done your time and worked hard for years. For a change, start working hard for yourself. Nobody knows your situation…
By: Scott Oberholser in  Finance  >  Personal Finance   Sep 26, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Dont Give Up
No matter how hard it may be at the beginning, don't give up your affiliate marketing dreams. Regardless of it you are feeling overwhelmed with information, you do not know what you promote, or are scared about putting your name and business on the internet - the same place you…
By: Alec Lautenschleger in  Business  >  Entrepreneurialism   Feb 18, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

Secrets to Learning How to Speak In Different Languages
Do you want to learn how to speak in different languages? Is learning how to speak in different languages what you want to do? Because learning and speaking in different languages isn't that hard. Neither is it difficult to learn. Just a few simple tips and secrets will do the…
By: Jo in  Self Improvement   May 23, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Why A Squeeze Page?
Do you know what a squeeze page is? What it is for? Why you need this? And what to put in it? I am going to give you the answers here to these questions. First off your squeeze page is the most important part of your business, oh besides your…
By: Chery Schmidt in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Traffic Building   Jun 18, 2011  
2
  Likes: 0

How Do You Write A Eulogy
Have you recently lost a loved one and need to or have been asked to write a eulogy? Few people even know what a eulogy is let alone how to write one and the task can become daunting and stressful and this is not what a person need in time…
By: stephen byrne in  Writing and Speaking  >  Public Speaking   Jul 04, 2011  
0
  Likes: 2

How to Write A Product Review for Maximum Conversion
If you can't write a product review—you're screwed. This "screwing" can take place both in converts and financially, if a product owner decides to sew you for making an inaccurate review of their product. In this article, I will discuss with you how to make sure you know how to…
By: Brandon8 in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Internet Marketing   Jan 21, 2013  
5
  Likes: 7

Internet Marketing Should You Try It?
In this article I hope to share with you some insights related to internet marketing for those of you that haven't been able to see success or for those that are considering trying it. I would like to give some bullet points on what I am learning at Wealthy Affiliate…
By: Greg Travis in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Affiliate Revenue   Jul 23, 2011  
2
  Likes: 4

Solo Ads- Start writing them today!
Do you know what a solo ad is or even know how to write one? This is different from a regular ad and here is why! A solo ad is an e-mail advertisement that is sent out by publishers of an ezine. This is a single ad that is sent…
By: Chery Schmidt in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Traffic Building   Jul 11, 2011  
1
  Likes: 2

Eulogies For A Father
Having to write or read a eulogy at some point in our lives is hard enough. But having to write or read one for a father is en even hard process. How do you write one? Where do you start or even begin to know what to write and say?…
By: stephen byrne in  Writing and Speaking  >  Public Speaking   Apr 21, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

How to Get Back Together
Have you been asking yourself how you can get back together with your ex. Do you still think about all the good times you had together and what you would give to get that feeling back and get back together with your ex. What most people do is to think…
By: Sindri Thorgeirsson in  Relationships   Feb 19, 2011  
1
  Likes: 2

Choosing A Mobile Apps Development Company In India
There are several aspects you need to look into while choosing the right mobile application development company for your needs. Businesses these days are heavily dependent on sophisticated tools and user interfaces to engage the modern customers. Therefore most businesses are these days getting sophisticated applications developed to support the…
By: John Hrq in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Internet Marketing   Jun 07, 2016  
0
  Likes: 1

Creating The Right Online Marketing Strategy
People that own a website are often quite anxious about their needs for reaching out to consumers. Owners are continually faced with a unique base of challenges when trying to remain competitive with comparable pages in their niche while also considering their budgetary constraints which can seem counter intuitive on…
  Likes: 1

How to Boost Targeted Traffic With Good Content?
Search Engine Optimization is important for optimizing your website’s content for search engines. SEO services can be used to optimize your website and the content for the search engine to index your content, categorize each of your pages based on the information they contain, and then serve those pages up…
By: Nofrillseo in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Internet Marketing   Jun 04, 2016  
1
  Likes: 3

Article Views: 1751    Report this Article