Do It (Tomorrow) Is An Extremely Simple Online To-Do List

Justin Pot 24-05-2012

simple to-do listUse a simpler to-do list. If you love the idea of an online list of things you need to do, but never manage to actually use one for longer than the time it takes for you to add all of your tasks, Do It (Tomorrow) might work for you. With only two panels–one for today, one for tomorrow–it doesn’t get much simpler than this.


Some productivity tools have a nasty habit of making you less productive. For example: I’m a writer. When I need to write, there is nothing less appealing in the world to me than writing–even endlessly tweaking my to do list. It’s part of how I manage to be completely unproductive online How To Be Completely Unproductive Online [Opinion] Did you know, that the Internet can also make you alarmingly unproductive? It's true! It may be hard to believe, but constant access to all the world's information - from the average flight velocity of... Read More .

If you’re as terrible as me, and even simple tools like Wunderlist Wunderlist Syncs Your To-Do Lists Across Windows PC and Mac Read More offer you with too much opportunity to waste your time, you just might like Do It (Tomorrow). This incredibly simple app lets you make a to-do list, then decide what you want to do today and what you want to do tomorrow. Can’t finish everything? Put something off until tomorrow, if you have to–but no longer than that.

Simplicity is your friend.

Setting Up Your List

Getting started is simple: just head to You can register, if you want, or you can get started with your to-do list and register later. Your tasks will sync either way.

Like I said earlier: there are only two columns. One is for today and one is for tomorrow. Add the things you need to do, and you’re done.


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You’ve got your list, now get to work. When you finish a task, cross it out by clicking it:

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If you get to the end of the day but didn’t finish anything, don’t panic: simply click the arrow beside the task and more it to tomorrow. After all: tomorrow is another day.


If you’re fired from your job and suddenly have fewer tasks, you can quickly remove things from your task list by clicking the “edit” button. From here you can easily delete tasks:

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As you might expect, there isn’t much in the way of options built into this simple to-do list. You can change the font from handwritten to a standard typeset, and decide whether or not you’d like to stay logged in.

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You can optionally sync your settings with Google Tasks 5 Ways To Access Your Google Tasks Read More , but doing so will cost you $1.99.

You’ll find links to iOS and Android apps at the website. If you use those phones, and like this app, be sure to check them out.


Q. Why do technology bloggers spend so much time writing about productivity?

A. I can’t speak for everyone, but I work on the Internet, full time. The line between what’s a distraction and what’s actual work is very thin, and it’s easy to lose time if you don’t set goals and reach them.


Q. Will a to-do list like this help me focus?

A. It will, at the very least, give you realistic goals to reach each day–and that can’t hurt. The Pomodoro technique Cut Through Procrastination With These Pomodoro Technique Apps & Software Procrastination is a malady that pervades students and workers in all corners of the world and it infects amateurs and professionals alike. As a writer, I suffer from procrastination on a daily basis. Some people... Read More can also help, but ultimately you’re just going to have to make yourself work.

Q. Will this FAQ include a confusingly self-referential plea for readers to leave comments, preferably linking to any other great to-do apps they may know of?

A. Apparently.

Q. Wait, was my question the confusingly self-referential plea?

A. This is getting silly.

Related topics: GTD, To-Do List.

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  1. themainliner
    June 4, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    I would really like to see a clean, simple To-Do list that can have sub-tasks and priorities. Like Abstractspoon's but native to Linux... :-(

  2. Grega
    May 24, 2012 at 10:29 pm

    I used it for a while, it's really great and simple idea (do it today or tomorrow), but android app was so un-smooth that I switched back to gtasks.

  3. Pete
    May 24, 2012 at 10:04 pm

    I just started using GTasks this week, which is an Android app that syncs up with Google Tasks. So far I love it, super minimal, but all the features I need.

  4. Saurabh Verma
    May 24, 2012 at 9:24 pm

    Really great..