Yesterday we talked about the first step in setting and completing goals as a creative entrepreneur – scheduling time, brainstorming, and making a list – if you haven’t read it yet you can find the post here! The next step? Organize! If you’d like to work through the post with today’s worksheet you can find it here.
1. Prioritize objectives
Start organizing and prioritizing your list by coming back to your overarching business goals and which items on your list will aid you in reaching those. Think of your objectives as the concrete steps you are taking to reach your goals. What order should they be in? Do they build on each other? If you aren’t sure where to start, step back from your list and look for categories you can put the objectives in and then prioritize within those categories. An example category as you’re prioritizing goals in marketing your business could be ‘Social Media’ and within that would be all of your items that pertain to social media such as creating a Twitter account, how often you’re going to post on Pinterest, or your Instagram hashtags. (more…)