I’ve been using Evernote almost a decade now. The program was still in private beta when I started. Since 2008, it’s become my digital brain. In the past, I used binders or file cabinets to store project papers, research, contracts, even paper-napkin brainstorms. Now all that goes in Evernote. Organization, retrieval, and sharing are easy. […]
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If you’ve followed my blog for more than a few months, you know I love Evernote. It is an application I use every day. It’s not only my digital brain, it’s the main tool I use to implement my personal productivity system. But I’ve found myself using the mobile version of Evernote less and less […]
I use Evernote for everything. It’s my second brain. And it’s also my secret weapon for creating more powerful blog posts in less time than ever before. I’ll tell you how. Not only is Evernote easy to use across all my devices, but I’ve developed workflows and workarounds that enable me to be more efficient […]
Everyone knows I geek out when it comes to new technology. But sometimes old tech is the best tech, and that goes for taking notes. Last fall information guru Clay Shirky banned the use of laptops and other digital devices in his NYU classroom. It remains a controversial move. Not only students, but even other […]
When it comes to achieving our goals, the biggest challenge usually isn’t a lack of resources or time. It’s our own memory. It doesn’t matter how big or important a goal is, if we don’t review it, it’ll fade from memory. It’s almost as simple as the old saying: “Out of sight, out of mind.”
I use a lot of apps. Actually, more than a lot. I’m always downloading, using, and experimenting, trying to find the very best. There are hundreds of thousands of possible apps to use, just for your mobile device. Throw in desktop and web applications and the number is nearly infinite.
I often refer to Evernote as my digital brain. It has replaced my physical filing cabinet, allowing me to go completely digital. It is where I store anything I need to reference later. But Evernote can quickly become unwieldy if you don’t have a system for using it. It doesn’t have to be complex, but […]
Evernote is one of those rare apps I can’t seem to outgrow. I am always finding new uses for it. In this post, I share twelve ways to use Evernote you might find useful, and perhaps, even surprising.
I have been asked numerous times about which iPad applications I use. These are my top ten favorites. They are the ones I am using daily.
If you want to get the maximum benefit out of Evernote, you need to establish a solid structure using stacks, notebooks, and tags. Here is how I do it.
Yesterday, someone asked me if I had a list of all my blog posts I’d written on this topic. So I decided to pull together this list of all my posts, to make it easier for those who want to get up-to-speed fast.
What if you could get all your Kindle notes and highlights into Evernote where they were instantly available? Now you can by following these eight simple steps.