Get Organized with Evernote

By Raul Mesquita De Freitas | Tricks, use examples and a few extras

Voice is chat’s next battleground

Chatbots were meh. Sure, they’ll get better. But the upcoming innovation in chat is about being more human, not less. With the proliferation of adequate speech recognition, AI assistants and wireless headphones, the tech is ready to unlock the potential of our most basic form of communication.<p>Soon, …

Telephony

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Switched From iOS To Android

Good news: switching from iPhone to Android doesn’t have to be a big deal. But you will need to take steps to get your new phone set up for daily use. One of the main differences between iPhone and Android is that Android allows for far more customization, but those custom options can be both a …

Apple News

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

The Brain

4 Effective Strategies to Organize Evernote

Think of Evernote as the engine that helps keep your world running.If you peeled back the hood, you’d be surprised to see that there is the …

Productivity

How to Use Evernote with Google Calendar for Maximum Benefits

Having a digital calendar is practically a necessity when dealing with modern life. Whether you use it as a makeshift to-do list, or whether you …

Google Calendar

29 Free Writing Tools and Resources to Make Your Content Amazing

While improved technology and empowered customers have heralded the rise of content marketing, the importance of communicating well with others is as …

Writing

How to create shortcuts for frequently accessed notes, notebooks, and searches

Shortcuts are a quick way to access most frequently used content in your Evernote account. Create a shortcut to notes, notebooks, notebook stacks, …

Little-Known LinkedIn Features That Deliver Big Rewards

LinkedIn is replete with valuable features; it’s hard to know which ones will give the biggest boost to your personal brand. What’s more, LinkedIn is adding, enhancing, and refining features all the time – making it even harder to keep your profile up-to-date while creating the most impact. In …

LinkedIn

8 Tips to Master a More Paperless Life With Evernote

When the first Earth Day was proposed at the suggestion of Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970, paper was the primary means of communication and …

Productivity

The Magic of 30-Minute Meetings

Five years ago, after becoming frustrated with my fruitless tendency to juggle multiple activities at once, I tried an experiment: for one week, I …

Let Alexa transform Pebble Core into the Combadge of your dreams

Pebble's really hyped on Pebble Core. A little Android-based widget with GPS, 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and a headphone jack sounds like the IoT dream device. But without software it's just an expensive iPod shuffle. So now Pebble has announced Alexa integration which sounds, frankly, amazing.<p>Alexa's …

Apple News

5 Tips To Turn Evernote Into The Perfect Recipe Book

Evernote is one of my favorite note-taking tools. It’s platform-agnostic and has plug-ins for nearly every major browser. I use it to jot down story ideas, snap pictures of important receipts, and curate the best on-the-fly recipe book ever.<p>Evernote did have a standalone recipe book a while back …

Recipes

How to Use Evernote as a Bullet Journal

There is no shortage of calendar and to-do apps out there. All of them are competing for your attention on every platform imaginable. More likely …

Evernote

It's 8:33 A.M.: Do You Know Where Your Productivity Is?

It’s 8:33 a.m. and daylight is peeking through the windows. So far this morning I wrote for three hours, read for half an hour, and exercised a bit: …

Receipts Digitally Organized

Whether it’s for tracking expenses, deductions or for that shirt your husband wants to return, knowing where your receipts are will save you time and …

Productivity

How to Win 2016 with Calendars, Checklists, and Note Links

You’re already using Evernote on every device (if not, you should be) and it’s a tool that is flexible and incredibly powerful to structure all your …

Productivity

Maximize Productivity with Evernote, Trello, and Google Calendar

I feel that the quest to be productive will last my whole lifetime. Every time I think that I have it figured out and put a system in place, the …

Google Calendar

You can now share PowerPoint slides as photos and videos

Microsoft has released Social Share, a free plug-in for PowerPoint that lets you share your slides to Facebook and Twitter as images or video.<p>The tool lets you share individual slides as images and your entire presentation as a photo album.<p>Do business with 5,000 peopleMomentum by TNW is our New …

Microsoft PowerPoint

Better Brainstorms with Scannable’s Newest Update

The ’60s were a big decade for productivity. The years between 1961 and 1968 alone brought us the electronic spreadsheet, computer mouse, handheld …

Whiteboards

10 things I learned about productivity watching 70 hours of TED talks last week

<b>Estimated Reading Time</b>: 10 minutes, 22s. If you read every word, that is.<p>Like this article? Here’s everything else I learned watching 70 hours of TED …

Productivity

7 Presentation Mode: Windows

7 Productivity Hacks I Couldn't Live Without

<i>I've spent a lot of time as an entrepreneur, but these seven hacks are some of the best tricks I've found.</i><p>As an entrepreneur, productivity is absolutely indispensable. You have so many tasks, so many responsibilities, and so many people pulling you in different directions that a dip in …

Productivity

There is a better way to read on the internet, and I have found it

Aesthetically, I prefer print to most digital text. The Kindle's screen is crap at displaying photographs or charts, and while its e-ink text is easier on the eyes than an iPad, it's harder on the eyes than a book. The gap only grows when it comes to reading most articles online: Magazines are …

Kindle

How To Make a Table in Evernote

Evernote has a multitude of features to keep you organized and productive. One we really like for organizing information is the option to make …

How-To's

6 Eye-Opening Steps to Create Your Best Work Week Ever

Working with you is frustrating because you are always so busy.<p>You neglect and overlook important items and have become the bottleneck on every project. More importantly, because of your busy schedule, you are frustrating customers and team members.<p>But what can you do? How do you resolve this …

Productivity

25+ apps to make your everyday life easier

At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs — and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, …

Use Note Links to Connect Essential Content in Evernote

<i>What will you accomplish in 2015? Throughout January, we’re sharing our favorite #EvernoteTips, shortcuts, and tricks perfect for powering</i> …

Productivity

6 inspiring mantras to help you master work-life balance

As CEO of eight different companies, it’s become a conscious decision for me to maintain a positive work-life balance. Over the last 20 years of entrepreneurship, I’ve learned that the key to maintaining this balance is managing my time efficiently; to help myself and my fellow entrepreneurs …

Productivity

Google's Eric Schmidt has these 9 rules for emailing

In a new book out this week chock full of Google-flavored business wisdom, How Google Works, Google executive chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt and former Senior Vice President of Products Jonathan Rosenberg share nine insightful rules for emailing (or gmailing!) like a professional.<p><i>This post is</i> …

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