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Example: Full Evernote Set-up
This full Evernote set-up is an overview how I use Evernote on a daily basis. The notebooks, the notes, the shortcuts, features, and more that I delve into. Using Evernote as my daily note-taking app has many benefits and from this lesson, you'll get a better idea of how a working Evernote account appears. Evernote is one of the most flexible applications on the productivity market.
Creating a set-up is perfect for if you are looking to settle with a note-taking application like Evernote. When I first started out, I knew Evernote was something that suited my system and way of working, so I decided to begin using Evernote in the most customized way to help boost my productivity.
- Create INBOX notebook and set as default notebook (in Evernote preferences)
- Create notes with good titles, tags, and reminders
- Pin note in Shortcuts (right-click and Add Note to Shortcuts) for easy access
- Clip article with Evernote Web Clipper in the top right-hand corner of the browser
- Email-in a note or attachment to your default notebook
- Organize and refine notes that are in your Evernote INBOX
- 4-stack method to sort your notebooks: Projects, Areas, Resources, Archives
- Enhanced project management
- Faster access to new projects and activities
- Improved longevity to using the resource
- Helps to provide a feedback loop for your productivity
When to use
- for inspiration when you are implementing your system for tips and tricks
- If you'd like to take your Evernote account to the next level
- Utilise a sheet of paper to sketch your notebook design or layout
- Once you're comfortable with a structure that works for you, try it
- Begin to implement the Evernote notebooks to fit
- Shape and mold your account over time to improve efficiency
- Read the exercise for further context and to help set-up.
Creating a stack
- Stacks are a way to organize notebooks into folders
- Open Evernote for Windows/Mac/Web
- Right-click on a notebook
- Options will show "add to stacks"
- Your current or existing stacks will appear
- If none created, press "New Stack"
- From here you can create a title for your stack
Hints & tips
- Remember a workflow is totally based on your own experiences, create your own set-up
- Take advantage of all of Evernote's functionality to maximise use
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