6 Reasons Why I Can Never Give Up #Evernote…
At Least I Hope I Don’t Have To
I have been an Evernote user since 2008 and it is a tool that I find indispensable in my workflow.
Why? Here are my top six reasons:
1 — It’s super easy to get content into it (from any device).
2 — It’s crazy fast for searching and finding anything I need.
“The search box in Evernote is where all the magic happens. We’ll get to that magic in a bit, but first I want to acknowledge this as the most common way people search for something in Evernote. It works the same way like a search engine, so you already know how to use it.”
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Spend just a little time getting comfortable with the search commands and it will make a huge difference! Beyond that, you will learn more as you use it more frequently!
Here is a downloadable search tips card I created:
3 — It’s accessible from any device (mobile is critical to me!).
4 — Evernote has become my go to (mini) CRM tool.
I track all client work / projects in Evernote in my “01_Client Notes” notebook.
Integrating Evernote with IFTTT (see IFTTT app here) enables me to create an automatic list in Google Sheets that is linked back to the Evernote note.
I have automated the process to bring that to into Microsoft Excel so that I have a quick reference list on my desktop.
5 — I Love It As A Resource for Sharing Content
I share content frequently with clients, my network, folks I do training for, etc. and Evernote has become a huge resource for me due to it’s flexiblity!
Here are a two examples:
6 — Evernote is a Great Process Documentation Tool
I frequently review and help clients review, rethink, and update business processes — and what goes with that is extensive process documentation!
This is a function that I (and many others) previously did in Microsoft Word, but I now find that I document much less in Word because Evernote has so many other advantages to my workflow.
There you go. Six quick reasons that I can never give up Evernote!
Whether it’s Evernote, OneNote or other note-taking tool, it has become obvious to me that being tied to your Desktop or laptop is a losing game.
Do any of these six solve a problem you have?
If so, definitely consider Evernote. I’m not going back!
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