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6 Study Tips from the Winner of Evernote’s Twitter Sweepstakes

When Jonathan Copeland, a second year student at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, was selected as the winner of Evernote’s Twitter Back to School Sweepstakes, we knew we’d found a treasure trove of Evernote tips for students. Jonathan submitted not just one, but eight ways that Evernote helps him become more successful as a student. With so much Evernote joy bursting out of him, it came as no surprise

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Improve Your Note-Taking with These 3 Tips

As a student in a lecture, how many times have you been in the middle of transcribing a sentence when the professor switches to the next slide? Students today face the challenge of managing an overwhelming amount of information, tools, and distractions. While it would be logical to think that the goal of a good student would be to capture all the facts, theories, and data thrown your way, the

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How Evernoters Use Evernote: Sketch to Explain Your Ideas

Inspired by airy surroundings and collaborative atmosphere, Evernoters happily mix work with life and share their discoveries about using Evernote. In this series, we’ll spotlight employees and the clever and creative ways they use the product! Get some inspiration from Evernote insiders. Monica Chua loves whiteboards. She relies on them to illustrate even her everyday speech, because to her, communications and visuals are inextricably linked. As a director of product

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Make Yourself Note-able

Each year at high school graduation time, as another freshly-minted generation of teenagers begins adulting, I always reflect on two memories that have stayed with me from my graduation: The cringe-worthy pictures of the overly-gelled hair that I sported for much too long. Thanks, Julie Greenspoon for still going to Freshman Homecoming with me! The moment when the principal announced that I would be attending Harvard and my precalculus teacher

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Evernote and Google Drive Deliver a Smarter Way to Work

More and more in our cloud-centric, mobile world, the secret to productivity lies in linking great services together. Every day, Evernote customers create millions of notes that contain links pasted from Google Drive, and they asked for a better way to connect the ideas they keep in Evernote with actions they take in Google Drive. Today, we’re proud to announce that Evernote and Google Drive now work better together, making

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Taking Note: How Note-taking Improves Reading—An Interview with Shane Parrish

This post is part of an ongoing series, “Taking Note,” which outlines the history and styles of note taking. Throughout the coming weeks, we’ll explore how taking notes can improve your creativity and all the work you set out to accomplish. Whether you read for information or entertainment, reading well depends on your engagement with the material. Just ask Shane Parrish, founder of the Farnam Street website and newsletter. Farnam

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Introducing Evernote for Outlook

At Evernote, we have a passion for productivity and getting things done. And when great apps work together, your entire day goes more smoothly. That’s why today, we’re happy to introduce Evernote for Outlook—a new add-in for Outlook users that helps you preserve important emails and easily share your notes. Evernote for Outlook is available to users of the new Outlook.com and Office 365 users using Outlook 2013, Outlook 2016,

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Taking Note: How to Use Bullet Points for Concise Note-Taking

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. In a world that moves at the speed of social media, it’s imperative to get your point across quickly. More often than not, when you’re dealing with

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Taking Note: How to Create Commonplace with Evernote

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. Last week, we outlined the deep roots of commonplace. The system of recording anecdotes, ideas, quotes, and reading has been an important method of observational learning that

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Taking Note: What Commonplace Books Can Teach Us about Our Past

This is the second post in our 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. Reading and writing are intrinsically linked on the lifelong quest to discover new possibilities, validate ideas, soak up knowledge from others, and inspire new opportunities for our

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