Posts by Evernote Team

A Message from the CEO

Evernote has been in the news lately, and I want to address you—our community, customers, and partners—directly to add some context about where we are and where we’re headed. Evernote is growing and has a healthy business. However, we invested too far ahead of that growth. To remain a healthy and profitable business, we must adjust quickly when part of our strategy is not meeting our expectations. Recent changes reflect

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CEO Notebook: Say Hello to a Refreshed Evernote

In June, we celebrated an important milestone in our history, our 10th anniversary. Today is another pivotal moment: we are pulling back the curtain on an evolved Evernote mission and a refreshed brand. As CEO of Evernote, I have had the privilege of overseeing a company and set of products that improve people’s lives and work. Every day, we hear from customers and community members who tell us how Evernote

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Getting the Most Out of Your Favorite Work Apps

Apps are taking over the workplace. You’ve got your work email and calendar, your company chat tool, maybe even a security product to help you log into said apps and tools. It’s causing app overload—and more than a little frustration. To unpack this trend, we partnered with data analytics firm YouGov for a U.S. survey, and found that: 83 percent of respondents use 1-4 devices daily. 65 percent use up

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5 Ways to Green Up Your Life

“Solid waste generation rates are rising fast, on pace to exceed 11 million tons per day by 2100.” — The World Bank That’s like throwing away 22 million grand pianos every single day. Let that sink in. You know that you want to help make a positive environmental impact on the planet. Maybe you’re already mindful of recycling and producing less trash. You’ve cut down on eating out, started composting,

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How to Get Unstuck and Love Teamwork Again

Most of us probably agree that teamwork is essential to achieving big things. It’s pretty hard to go it alone. But in the same breath, we can also acknowledge another truth: sometimes, teamwork is just painful. We’ve all had that sinking feeling that our team is reinventing the wheel or spinning in circles. We’ve struggled while hunting for that file, trying to remember which tool someone used to send it

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How to Save Knowledge When Teammates Leave

You know the feeling: Someone on your team announces at the staff meeting that she’s leaving the company for a new job. You’re happy for her. Really. But you’re also thinking about the extra work, interviews for a replacement, and general stress that’s about to come your way. And in a few months, you know you’ll soon find yourself at yet another farewell event as someone else moves on to

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March Doesn’t Have to Drive Your Team Mad

Every March, millions of otherwise sane Americans succumb to the peculiar ritual of watching college students play basketball. They fill out brackets predicting the winners. They dress in their favorite school’s colors. And, for three mad weeks, they binge-watch games, many of which occur during working hours. While not everyone falls under the spell of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, enough folks do (70 million people fill out brackets, according

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Evernote at SXSW—How to Capture It All

Technology, art, music, film, and innovation will collide in Austin, Texas this week, overlapping in unusual ways to bring together creatives and thinkers from all walks of life. Welcome to South by Southwest (better known as SXSW), the annual conference that explores what’s around the corner in a wide range of fields. Running from March 9–18, this year’s conference spans 24 tracks of programming, with speakers ranging from acclaimed director

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Introducing Spaces in Evernote Business: Collaboration Made Easier

Today, information is increasing in both velocity and volume. As a matter of fact, data doubles every 14 months, creating a challenge for individuals to stay on top of the things that matter. The problem is compounded with teams of people. We spend roughly a quarter of our lives at work, 80% of our time in communication with others, and 2.5 hours each day searching for “the right” information. The

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9 Different Ways To Save Stuff in Evernote

If you think that Evernote is a good place for taking notes, you’re right. But if that’s all you do with it, you’re missing out. Evernote can be your go-to tool for organizing your whole life, but first, you have to get it in there. Here are nine different ways to start. 1. Drag and drop The easiest way to save documents, images, or other files on your computer to

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