Zoom meeting notes that don’t suck

With Bytebase, you can jump into a meeting note in one keystroke and set yourself up for success later.

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When a meeting starts, you need to start writing notes right away.

It’s been a lot of zoom meetings this past year and the way teams have adapted and thrived has been inspiring. But there’s a piece of the puzzle that just isn’t working that well. Zoom meeting notes.

When a zoom meeting starts, you need to start writing immediately. You grab whatever is most handy — a paper notebook, Apple Notes, a plain text file on your computer — and just start writing.

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Sublime, Apple Notes, stickies open fast so you can start writing quickly and give teammates your attention.

It makes sense to grab whatever is lowest friction. When a meeting starts, you want to be ready to listen and problem solve. It wouldn’t make sense to spend time styling notes when you can be giving your teammates your full attention.

The issue is that eventually these messy notes can catch up with us. It’s difficult to find the important action items from the past couple of days. Don’t even ask about the notes from a few months ago.

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Text edit backlog of notes after a few weeks.

Bytebase turns these messy notes on their head. We get it it — when a meeting starts, you need to start writing immediately. That’s why in Bytebase, you can start a meeting note in one keystroke — q.

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Type ‘q’ to jump into a meeting note and start writing.

q creates a timestamped note and jumps you in so you can start getting notes down immediately.

Then, when you have a moment later, you can name your note (with the e shortcut).

And triage it into a meetings bucket for safe keeping and easy retrieval.

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Triage your note into the Meetings bucket.

The result is notes that you can find and a system that you can stick with overtime.

Timestamped meeting notes in Bytebase.

Thanks for reading! Want to try out Bytebase for your zoom meetings? Email hello@bytebase with subject Zoom.

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