How to stay productive with SO MUCH social media by Jared Goralnick at PodCamp Boston.
Jared opened his speech with a video of Gary Vainerchuk about how to cut the noise.
Social Media Tools to save your time:
Jott.com - transcribe your thoughts to the email
Transfer your voice mail to text messages (GotVoice, PhoneTag)
Textexpander or texter - custom keyword abbreviations to insert frequent phrases
Timesnapper or RescueTime - track your activities and time with screenshots and text filters. Compare your productivity with coworkers.
Mailexpire or Mailinator - sign up with temporally email addresses
BugMeNot - if you don't feel like signing up
Stop clicking next in your Google result - increase your number to first 100
Change your contact preferences - get rid of unnecessary notifications and alerts.
Stop Email Auto-Check
Once you reach the number of people in your network that following them all and responding to their messages becomes unmanageable - jump out and turn it off.
"Get your value and then get away"
Monitor your brad with a separate account - Google Alerts, Twitter
Develop a filter habit and clean up your mailbox.
Create your own "Cone of Silence" - give yourself a time to focus and don't let anything distract you. Multitasking is not efficient.
Be responsive, not TOO available