When you’re an entrepreneur, there is a constant line of tasks ahead of you and prioritizing could be difficult.
A never-ending to-do list, constant deadlines and a buzzing inbox are constants in the world of a typical entrepreneur or small business owner.
When you’re an entrepreneur, there is a constant line of tasks ahead of you and prioritizing could be difficult. Based on that, understanding how to prioritize and delegate your marketing tasks can be of great help.
Use these three tips to prioritize your marketing tasks so you feel less stress and more in control of your time:
Brainstorm everything at once: This is a simple, yet highly effective tip that helps clear your mind so you can focus better on your work. Try to get every single task on paper, no matter how large or small. The goal is to clear your mind of all the lingering tasks so you can focus on prioritizing the “must do” ones.
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Identify “mission-critical” tasks: There are some marketing tasks that are critical to the success of your business. There are those that support important and there is a third category for those marketing tasks that are nice to do when you have the time. Identify those tasks that are deadline-driven or directly support revenue acquisition and do those first.
Identify tasks that can be delegated: There will most likely be a lot of marketing tasks that you do not necessarily have to complete on your own. Things like research, report updates and the likes can be delegated to someone else. Don’t be hesitant to delegate work that you do not necessarily have to do yourself so you have the time to focus on more important stuff.
As an entrepreneur there is always a lot going on. But with tips like these three mentioned above, you can get a better handle of your tasks and the time you have.
Do you know any other tips that could make marketing much more productive? Share them in the comments section below. Happy hunting!