15 Jul Evernote: My Note-Taking Tool of Choice
The last six weeks have been crazy for me. I’ve attended conferences, workshops, board meetings, college orientations, coaching sessions, mastermind groups, held client intakes and more. The result of which, of course, are tons of notes. But the good news? I have no piles of papers. NONE! How did I do it? I used Evernote for EVERYTHING.
I’ve written about Evernote before but I’ve been observing you users out there and know that many of you still haven’t taken the step to make Evernote your note taking tool of choice. Here is why it works for me:
EVERNOTE Is Always with Me – regardless if I have my phone, my iPad or my laptop I have my (cloud based) EVERNOTE.
EVERNOTE is Easy – regardless if you have a Mac or PC, Android or iPhone (or other), Tablet or iPad, you can download Evernote for free. If I run out of storage space I can buy more, but I understand that takes a really long time. I’ve been using Evernote for years, have over 350 notes (and some are very long notes) and have 80% of the free storage still available.
EVERNOTE is searchable – any word, any phrase, any letter combination. Imagine having 500 notes and to find something all you have to do is type a word or phrase and it pops up instantly. That is what Evernote does.
EVERNOTE is organizable – when I make my notes I make them work for me. I can highlight, bold, and make different words different sizes, fonts and colors. However my most favorite is the action box that I can drop into my document whenever I want.
I use it at the top of each note for actions I must take. That way when I get home I know what I need to do. And what is coolest? When I’ve completed the action I can check it off like this:
EVERNOTE is quickly retrievable – I can keep ongoing lists and add to them is a split second.
And my top favorite reason: I HAVE NO PAPER PILES!
If you haven’t tried EVERNOTE yet, you should.