Tech Tip: Create an online things to do list with Todoist

At one point or another we have all struggled with days that are so busy that we spin around in circles trying to figure out what we should do next. The problem may not only be figuring out which task to perform but also how to prioritize tasks so that you get the right ones done at the right time. This organizational problem becomes evident when you have to give regular status updates to your audience – be it on a website, software development team or in any other collaborative environment. Todoist is an online to do list that can help solve these organizational problems.

With Todoist you can create a traditional to do list online and separate your tasks into projects. Simply create a project then begin creating tasks as  well as assigning due dates to these tasks. You can then refer back to the website to see which tasks need to be completed at a particular date or which tasks are overdue. When a task is completed you simply click the cheqckbox next to the task description and it is marked as completed. You can also click on a link at the bottom of your pending tasks to show your completed tasks along with the date on which they were completed. To make Todoist even more compelling the company also has extensions for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome which make the website’s functionality conveniently integrated into your web browser.

Todoist may not be for everyone but it is worth giving a try. You will have to sign up for the service which is free. There are more options to the service that a premium account offers, but this tip focuses solely on the free service. It’s usefulness lies in its simplicity and effectiveness in performing as a hybrid to do list.

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