Own Your Task List – Any.do Playbook (Pt I)

We’ve gathered the best tips, tricks, and insights from the experts for this comprehensive productivity guide to optimizing your task list and life. Here’s Part 1 of 3 (be on the lookout for the next two parts to be posted over the coming weeks. We’ll come back and link them here as well for your reference).

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Organize Your Life With 8 Hidden Any.do Power Features

You’re a list master. You’re a zen-like productivity machine and there’s no life hack you haven’t put to the test. Over at Any.do HQ we love productivity junkies like you, and it’s your collective faces in our minds that keep us going through constant builds and feature brainstorms.

Here are eight features to help you organize your life by using your Any.do app in new ways you might not have thought of before.

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Quiz: What’s Your Productivity Style? A Daily Planner Guide

There’s a multitude of productivity techniques out there, each with their own guidelines for daily planners and organization. But how do you know which one is right for you? From the Pomodoro Technique to GTD and even the Chain Method popularized by Jerry Seinfeld, each school of thought takes a different approach to getting things done. If your daily planner and habits need a healthy dose of structure, we have a quiz that will help you choose the methodology that’s just right for you – and we threw in some added alternatives to the popular ones out there so you can find your own perfect mix.

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Shopping Lists & 7 More Money Saving Hacks for Holiday Shopping

The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to start making a shopping list (and checking it twice – sorry, we couldn’t resist). Christmas, Hanukkah,  New Year’s, holiday parties, offices soirees, and general festivities will have you bringing wrapped packages to the people you love in your life over the next few weeks. If you’re someone who finds their shopping list gets longer and longer each year, then landing great deals in the mayhem is of utmost importance.

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Any.do 2.0: From Grocery Lists To Team Projects

Any.do 2.0 takes personal productivity to a whole new level with powerful collaboration tools for families, work teams and entrepreneurs. Here we share some of the best ways to make the most out of 2.0 – an app so versatile you can use it for everyday grocery lists and office projects without thinking twice.

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6 Ways To Make Meetings More Productive

Perhaps one of the most pervasive threats to our every day productivity, meetings can suck away mornings, afternoons, and even entire days. Here are some tried-and-true tips for keeping meetings on track and productive.

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How To Work Like A Student Every Day: A Back To School Guide For Everyone

Summer is winding down and we’re all “going back” in one way or another. Back to college, back to work, back to the daily grind. With all of the Back To School prep upon us, we started thinking about what it was like to be a student and how our starry eyed, party hard, go-get-‘em attitudes let us tap into a special kind of productivity during those formative years.

Here are some back to school tips for everyone at any stage in life – college students, professional executives, high schoolers, parents, and entrepreneurs – to help you get back into that magical mindset where everything is possible and each new challenge brings its own excitement.

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3 Ways To Break The Seal Of Hesitation

We shared a 99 article on Facebook a while back about the 10 Laws of Productivity. What got us thinking here at Any.do was the first bullet – Breaking The Seal Of Hesitation. According to 99U’s research “A bias toward action is the most common trait we’ve found across the hundreds of creative professionals and entrepreneurs we’ve interviewed.”

Why did it strike a chord? Well, maybe because some of us have suffered from the affliction, although we’re loath to admit it. We’re pretty productive people (kinda don’t have a choice when it’s written in your product description) but it’s only human to hesitate when taking on a new challenge, especially if, like most creative and entrepreneurial endeavors, it doesn’t have clear boundaries and guidelines.

Here are 3 ways to break – nay, destroy – the seal of hesitation and build momentum on anything in your Today, Tomorrow, or even Someday list.

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#AnyDoProductivity Tips Worth Sharing

Congratulations to the winners of our #AnyDoProductivity Tip contest! We got some great material for our upcoming Productivity Playbook (stay tuned) and are pleased to announce the winner of a new Nexus 7.

Thank you to everyone who entered. It was a great way to celebrate our web app launch.

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The Any.do Story

Any.do was founded in 2010 by Omer Perchik, Yoni Lindenfeld & Itay Kahana. Frustrated with his own procrastination and the general complexity of getting things done, Omer was inspired to create a tool that will simplify the way people do things (so they can have more time for fun).

After getting Yoni and Itay on board they started their journey to find a better way to make things happen. The first step was to release a simple to do list app, collect some feedback and test some concepts.The app soon became one of the most popular to do list apps out there.

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