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Sharing my full set-up to help provide context to each user on how they could be using Todoist.
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Example: Full Todoist Set-up
Everyone loves to see how other people use tools in an effort to improve their experience. Taking a view from another person can help you break past many struggles you might have in your workflow. In this video we go over how I set up my Todoist account, as a Todoist user for 3-4 years now, I've been able to see and implement a lot of tactics from other Todoist users and maximising the feature set that Todoist has.
- Inbox - Place to jot down ideas to process later
- Today View - All tasks set up with due dates today, start with lower priority tasks and handle high priority tasks around mid-day with high energy and focus
- Next 7 days View - All tasks set up with due dates in the next 7 days
- Project folders - To keep tasks relating to one project in one place
- Stacks of project folders - DO / READ / PLAN for different kinds of projects
- Labels - Add additional factors to a task
- Filters - Queries to filter task
- Intelligent input
- Comments - Add more information, files, voice memos, emojis
- Karma - Daily goals, weekly goals, track days off
- Preferences - Change colour scheme
When to use
- Use if you'd like to get a better idea of what a workflow looks like inside of Todoist
Hints & tips
- Add emojis to project folder titles by choosing "Edit Project" from the three dots menu next to the title and copy & paste emojis from emojipedia or other resources
- Always keep an eye out on social media to learn how others use Todoist
- Follow the Todoist blog for regular updates on new features/methods
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