Everyone loves a little magic, right?
As an online writer, like you, I deal with a lot of different technologies. Some I love. Some I curse to hell. Some I delete. Some I can’t live without whether I like them or not.
But rarely do I find an app that truly rocks my world.
That feels a lot like magic.
Especially a free one.
If you don’t know about Evernote, or have never tried it, your life is about to change in a dramatically wonderful way. If not, you can get a full refund. Wait, didn’t I say it’s free? Yes, yes it is. So forget what I said about the refund.
(If you already know about or use Evernote feel free to skip the rest of this short article. You can check out my time-saving blog post checklist instead)
Why Do I love Evernote – Let Me Count the Ways
- You can have Evernote on your
- your phone
- your kindle fire
- your ipad
- your whatever
- and every note you write is synced with every other device
- you can clip webpages
- sync Evernote with Dropbox, Google Drive or Box
- you can save your ideas
- things you like, things
- things you hear
- and things you see.
- you can find everything fast just search your notes by
- or even printed and handwritten text inside images
Put a note on your phone and you come home to find it on your computer. Have to rush out the door mid note? Continue your thoughts later on your phone.
No more worrying about losing those great ideas that pop into your head.
One of the Things I love most about Evernote:
It’s helped me clean up my inboxes. All those emails I used to save because they had one link, or one idea, or something I knew I wanted but didn’t know where to put. Now, all that goes into one of my evernote “notebooks” and I’ve reduced my inboxes by about 90%. All those started and not finished blog posts, in one place. All those resources for my next eBook? Yup, in one place.
Evernote using a simple straightforward system of “notes” and “notebooks” which you can stack by subject.
Try it out and see if it improves your productivity. Evernote will rock your writing world. Just like magic.
Here’s an intro video from Evernote (less than a minute)
A Couple More Fun Time Saving Apps
The two resources below won’t rock your world but if you need what they have to offer they can save you tons of time.
Wordcounter lets you put in text and then it ranks the most frequently used words. Use this for:
- seeing what words you might be overusing or
- to find some keywords from a document
If you need a list alphabetized don’t waste your time. Just pop over to this site, put your list in and click alphabetize.
What time-saving apps do you love?
Do you already use Evernote? Would love to hear what ways you use it to boost your writing so please comment below.