If you’ve been following Evernote’s blog and Medium publication for any length of time, you know that we don’t prescribe a “best” way to organize your notes. Part of Evernote’s strength lies in its flexibility—offering you multiple techniques for keeping your life on track. Over the years a lively debate has sprung up between advocates of notebook-based organization and fans of tagging individual notes. We’ve often shared the viewpoint of
When you’re searching in Evernote, there are many different ways to go about whittling down the results. From simply typing into the box with the magnifying glass to more advanced search techniques such as using syntax, there’s a lot of options. While advanced search techniques may sound like a pretty intimidating topic that is somehow both mildly threatening and hopelessly out of reach, it’s really just a fancy way of
In briefcases and book bags around the world, binders and file folders are slowly being replaced by digital counterparts saved to smartphones and laptops. The prediction of a ‘paperless era’ has compelled purveyors of paper products, like Oxford, to evolve their core mission. Headquartered in France, Oxford sells over sixty million notebooks and daily planners each year to students and professionals across Europe. In the United States, praises abound from
This post is part of our ongoing series, “Taking Note,” outlining the storied history and styles of note-taking. Throughout the coming weeks, we’ll explore how the practice of taking notes can improve your creativity and all the work you set out to accomplish. When tackling the subject of note-taking and the course of its history, there may be no figure more prominent or influential than Thomas Edison. Without a doubt,
Just as the founders of Yahoo and Starbucks found inspiration for their company names from novels they’d read, we, too, often stumble upon our best ideas from the least expected places. The name “Yahoo,” for instance, was derived, in part, from a legendary creature found in Jonathan Swift’s novel, Gulliver’s Travels. And the name “Starbucks” was inspired by the chief mate on the whaling ship in Herman Melville’s novel, Moby-Dick.
Evernote provides many different tools to power your productivity and fuel the success for all your projects. Mike Vardy is a writer, speaker, productivity strategist, and recently wrote about how he uses Evernote features like notebook organization, email, and reminders to help him tackle his monthly writing and an upcoming book project. This post is an excerpt from a post published by Mike Vardy on the Productivityist blog about how he uses