If you’ve discovered your Evernote email address you know that it’s the best thing for saving your content in Evernote since slice bread. Saving a bill or an email for archival is as simple as a forward, and with a few integers in the subject, Evernote even allows you to send that email to a specific notebook for one-stop filing. The problems I found with my forwarding workflow was two-fold however,
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I attended the Blogalicious Conference the weekend before last. In addition to some phenomenal parties, much-needed spa dates, and one of the most supportive and positive blogger ecosystems I’ve been part of in a while, we learned some solid takeaways on blogging strategy, blogging processes and procedures, and monetizing your blog/brand. Here are a few quick tips on how to blog in case you forgot.
Have you ever been on a train/ bus/ in a restaurant and sat next to someone who is unusually loud on a bluetooth headset? I want to say, “Maybe you need to get a Jawbone if you are vested in keeping the bluetooth headset craze alive, because yours is not working!” Happened to you yesterday? I call these things “douchey.”
American Express launched a new social commerce experience last week during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (MBFW) that turns the hashtag (#) into a way to pay. @AmexSync allows American Express Cardmembers, who sync their cards at sync.americanexpress.com/twitter and tweet special #hashtags, to buy American Express Gift Cards and products from Amazon, Sony, Urban Zen, and Xbox 360.
I’ve been a musician for the past 40 years. As much as I love my music (and I really do love it) the actual act of carrying around all of my mixing equipment was starting to wear me down. I mean, I’m 50+ and I have a bit of arthritis in my hands, specifically carpal tunnel syndrome, which makes lugging even moderately heavy equipment around a real chore.
I revel in being paperless. Being eco-friendly is gratifying. I visit places like San Francisco and buy sushi packaged in cartons made of corn and say, ‘Wow that’s so eco-friendly! I’m paperless, you know.’ Paper has just been a hindrance to my lifestyle. Traveling with paper files and books, and scrambling to sort paper receipts in airports, is no fun at all. So I’ve spent the last four years of my life scanning and digitizing all of my paper, learning the ins and outs of GTD (Getting Things Done), Evernote and other productivity tools for the management of this paper, and have increasingly become more organized, focused and sane.