Comparing OneNote and Evernote Web Clippers

This post is third in a series (started last month) comparing OneNote and Evernote, the two most useful digital notebooks. Both programs support web clippers: pieces of software you can install in your web browser, designed to help you select [...]

OneNote and Evernote: Which is Best for You?

Part 1 – Basic Overview and Similarities Whether you run a business, are planning a trip, hosting a party, or writing an article, you need to collect and keep track of a lot of information. Two popular tools to store [...]

The Siren Song of OneNote Reaches Evernote Users’ Ears

  Can Evernote Still Compete with OneNote? The Seductive Myth The Sirens, as you may remember, were beautiful, feminine, mythological creatures who lived on a rocky island somewhere near Greece. They sang. They sang so beautifully and so seductively that [...]

Can Postach.io Make a Blog Using Evernote? A Review

A week of using Postach.io shows flaws as often as features A couple of weeks ago, Frugal Guidance 2 hosted a series of articles comparing various blogging tools with an eye to their usefulness to job hunters wanting to set [...]

From Idea to Blog Post – My Blogging Tools

Experimenting with Research, Writing, and Editing Software In the past couple of years of blogging, I've tried a large number of writing, note-taking and organizational tools. Some have been successful experiments, some less so. These have included mind mapping tools, [...]

Microsoft Announces Free OneNote for Macs & Windows

Microsoft is Clearly Challenging Evernote. Let's compare. On Monday, March 17th, Microsoft announced the release of a new version of OneNote for the Macintosh, ending a decade-long wait for the program to come to Mac users. Microsoft also announced that [...]

Using Evernote for Travel

Ideas and Tips on Using Evernote to Organize Your Next Trip Travel Planning Much of the preparation for any trip, whether for pleasure or business, involves collecting and sharing info. By using Evernote, you can keep all your info in [...]

Evernote for List Makers

Making and Keeping Lists in Evernote is Easy Are you a List Person? Do you always have a To Do list? Do you start every project by making a task list? In spare moments alone with a piece of paper [...]

Use Evernote to Remember ANYTHING, Frugally

  Evernote: The Amazing Universal, Memory-Enhancing, Elephant-Inspired, Keep Anything Notebook Application Getting Things Done inventor, David Allen, wrote that the first basic task of productivity is to get information (tasks, ideas, references) out of your mind and written down. Every [...]

Productivity: Getting Organized, Frugally 2

The Frugal Person’s Guide to Getting Organized Part 2 The Software Organizers In our last post, we discussed various paper systems for getting organized frugally. Paper is a good start, but there are oodles of options for software organizers, from [...]