Albert Einstein once said that “information is not knowledge.”
I’m sure you’ll agree old Albert was an all-round clever guy.
Because while continuous learning is great, consuming bucket-loads of information without proper application doesn’t make you Einstein – nor does it make you a better freelance blogger.
As a freelancer, you need to access only the right information in the right way to remain productive (and sane). As a blogger, it’s imperative that you keep up with a whole host of ever-evolving information about the online world – some of which can change daily.
But if you’re both? A freelancer and a blogger? Well, you’re likely to be in the “extremely high risk zone” when it comes to information overload. Up the proverbial creek without so much as a paddle, as it were.
Worry not – there are strategies you can put in place to avoid drowning spectacularly in a vast sea of information. [Read more…]