Using Evernote as a Bucket List

Using Evernote as a Bucket List

Evernote as a Bucket List

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I think it's a common belief that a lot of people have a bucket list – a list of experiences they want to do and things they want to accomplish before they die. A bucket list also serves as a reminder to get out and enjoy life, because life really is too short in the grand scheme of things.

Lots of times people keep the list in their mind. I don't know about you, but I sometimes forget things I want to do which defeats the purpose of the bucket list. I mean, what's the fun in having a list if you're not going to remember it, right? Since I'm a tech junkie and a big fan of Evernote, what better way to keep track of all the experiences and things I want to accomplish than by using my favorite note taking app, Evernote. It's convenient, fast, and mobile – everything a bucket list should be.

In Evernote, it's really easy to create your bucket list. Read on for details:

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media for the People of Earth

The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media for the People of Earth

The Do's and Don'ts of Social Media - Blackboard graphic

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Whether you want to admit it or not, social media is here to stay. Initially dismissed by many as just a fad, the practice is becoming more mainstream as more people and companies are starting to embrace it as part of their day.

People use it to connect with likeminded folks, to research things, explore their passions, ask questions, and keep friends/family updated with their lives. Companies are using social media as part of their marketing toolbox, connecting with customers, sharing valuable content, and giving a voice to the usually perceived cold and uncaring corporate behemoth.

Using social media isn't rocket science, but as with anything, there are Do's and Don'ts with using it. Below is a brief list of social media do's and don'ts for individuals in no particular order.

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The Trouble with Dying

The Trouble with Dying

Preparing for Death

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The trouble with dying is that we don't know when we're going to die. In the U.S., a person dies in a car accident every 20 minutes based on 2012 statistics. In 2010, nearly 2.5 million people died from a wide variety of causes including murder, accident, suicide, weather-related, natural causes, etc.

My blog has been on hiatus for a while as my father-in-law passed away recently. He was in a good health and the death was sudden, taking all of us by surprise.

The sad truth is that we're all dying and when we go, the pieces of our life our left to those still living to try and pick up and make sense of, not to mention all of the details that are needed for making final memorial arrangements. The person who died doesn't realize the stress that's left to the surviving friends and family, regardless of if there's a plan already in place.

Today's post is going to look at being as prepared as one can be when it comes to dying, whether you're young or old. Below are four things to consider when planning for your next chapter.

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Using Scanner Pro and Evernote For Digital Organization

Using Scanner Pro and Evernote For Digital Organization

There are lots of scanner applications available for your smart phone or tablet that allow you to import documents into your favorite programs. One of the best that I have found is Scanner Pro by Readdle. Using Scanner Pro and Evernote, you're able to create an awesome digital organization system for a variety of documents. Evernote on its own is awesome, but when you add Scanner Pro to your Evernote workflow, it gives you another effective way of getting data into Evernote so that you can fully realize the potential of Evernote.

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Moving with Evernote

Moving with Evernote

Moving with Evernote

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My wife and I are moving and as part of the planning, we used Evernote as our repository for all things move related. If you're planning a local or as we are, an out-of-state move, Evernote makes planning the move relatively painless. Continue reading to learn more about the planning and how to leverage the power of Evernote in your move.

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