10 Evernote Tips & Tricks You Should Master

Evernote Tips & Tricks You Should MasterEvernote is an organizational tool meant to help business owners, students, employees, and many more. If you’re looking for a tool to help you manage your workload, look no further! We have compiled 10 tips to help you make the most of Evernote’s amazing features. Since its launch in 2008, the cross-platform app has organized our work, schedules, and personal lives. Regardless of which operating system you’re using, Evernote is ready to support most of us.

10 Evernote Tips to Change Your Life

1. Automate Email Forwarding

Automate Email Forwarding | 10 Evernote Tips & Tricks You Should Master

Work on customizing email filters to forward emails to your Evernote by automating email forwards. You can direct all incoming emails to specific notes or notebooks, depending on your fields, subjects or labels. Additionally, you can explore the many ways to autosave from Google mail to Evernote using IFTTT. It’s like having a virtual assistant to sort your inbox!

2. Scan Everything For Your Sanity

Scan Everything For Your Sanity | 10 Evernote Tips & Tricks You Should Master

Don’t know what to do with all those papers, receipts, cards and other physical papers you need? Fear not! Snap the camera icon from your Evernote app, and it scans what you point at. File as you would for future use. If you’re on Premium, you can even scan business cards which makes both a digital and editable contact entry. Integrate Evernote to LinkedIn to get those business cards connected to the network. Neat, isn’t it? Go on and secure your digital files with a cloud storage like Dropbox!

3. Web Clipper is Your Friend


We found out that this tool can let you clip almost anything to your Evernote, and that’s just the beginning. You can also save and use it on any digital device, anywhere there is internet service. Web Clipper feels like a cross between a screenshot and a bookmark. Save everything that you need on specific notes or notebooks, retrievable anytime.

4. Use Your Templates to Streamline Processes


This is one of the most practical Evernote tips we’ve got. Honestly, we know what it’s for, but who among us would think to use templates to get things going faster? Whether it’s going through a project, shopping or closing a deal, engaging your templates affords you more time to address each point quickly and efficiently. These templates are shareable, too!

5. Collaborate with Your Team & Link Evernote to Your Project Management System

Collaborate with Your Team & Link Evernote to Your Project Management System | 10 Evernote Tips & Tricks You Should Master

Sharing is caring, and what better way to boost team morale than by working digitally together? Zapier allows for integration with JIRA, Slack and many more. Because of this capability, teams can connect not only with each other but with their workload as well.

6. Stay Even More on Schedule- Add Reminders to your Calendar!


Merge your Evernote reminders into your calendar by using Cronofy. Transformed into events, you get both a notification and the ability to edit it without launching Evernote. Connect Cronofy with a schedule and sync it with your devices today!

7. Keep to Your Budget & Monitor Expenses

Keep to Your Budget & Monitor Expenses | 10 Evernote Tips & Tricks You Should Master

Stay on top of your expenses by scanning your mountains of receipts and organizing them in Notes. This helps in easy retrieval when billing time comes, or when you need to reconcile your budget. It isn’t only handy for businesses but for your personal expenses, too.

8. Blog with Your Evernote


We love this feature! Who among us has been wanting to update our blogs, but just couldn’t find time to squeeze it into their schedule? Well with Evernote, we can! Sign up with Postash.io for free and turn your notes and notebooks into blog entries. You get the whole enchilada–use Google Analytics, run RSS Feeds, do social media tags, and many more. Best of all, its one-way channel disallows Postash.io to access anything other than what you include in your note or notebook for publishing. Well worth the $90 yearly cost.

9. Create Audio Notes–And Turn it into Text!

Create Audio Notes--And Turn it into Text! | 10 Evernote Tips & Tricks You Should Master

When on the go, it pays to know this trick! On your iOS devices, click on Text to create a New Note, and you’ll find two microphones icons. One is for voice to text dictation, which is impressively accurate. Want direct audio recordings instead? Click on the other icon for a classic feature.

10. Get the hang of These Evernote Shortcuts

Get the hang of These Evernote Shortcuts | 10 Evernote Tips & Tricks You Should Master

Everyone loves a good shortcut. We’re the same on Evernote. These shortcuts will not only make things easier, but it gives you the gift of time for more important things. Here are a few popular ones:

Win + Shift + F – Find in Evernote

  • F2 – Rename saved search
  • F6 – Start search and move to first highlighted keyword
  • Ctrl + N – Create a new note
  • Ctrl + Shift + N – Create a new notebook

Check out Evernote’s YouTube video on how their tool can be useful to college students:

Want to Unplug for a Bit?

These Evernote organization tips are just the start! There are so many ways to up your productivity with this app. Download it now and let us know what you think!

Do you have Evernote tips to share? Fill us in on your tricks in the comments below!

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