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12 Days Of Paperless Gifts – Productivity Software

This is Day 12 in a 12 Post series: 12 Days Of Paperless Gifts. If you know someone who could use some help going paperless, or if you’d like to drop some hints, this series is for you. Don’t worry, the regular DocumentSnap tips will still be flowing. At a high level, going paperless isn’t […]

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PDF Essentials for Lawyers

Earlier this week I pointed to a podcast about working with PDFs. One of the guests was Ernie Svenson from PaperlessChase. What I should have mentioned was that Ernie has a new book out this week called PDF Essentials for Lawyers. Even though I am not a lawyer, I thought I’d channel my inner Lionel […]

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12 Days Of Paperless Gifts

12 Days Of Paperless Gifts – Online Document Services

This is Day 8 in a 12 Post series: 12 Days Of Paperless Gifts. If you know someone who could use some help going paperless, or if you’d like to drop some hints, this series is for you. Don’t worry, the regular DocumentSnap tips will still be flowing. If your special someone (or if you […]

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Working With PDFs? Learn To Merge

If you are working with a bunch of PDFs, it can be a pain (and confusing) to try to keep track of them all. This isn’t the first and won’t be the last time that the inspiration for this post came from Eddie Smith at Practically Efficient. More specifically, from this tweet: If I have […]

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Evernote OneNote Comparison

One of the great debates of our time is not Sammy vs. David in Van Halen or Ozzy vs. Dio in Black Sabbath. It is Evernote vs. OneNote. There are fans on both sides of the debate, and both are sure they have the best solution. I personally don’t believe in “best” applications. I think […]

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How To Disable News Articles Appearing In Evernote (aka Evernote Context)

I am sure there are some people that enjoy having news articles from the Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Pando Daily and the like show up in their Evernote search results and notes. I am willing to bet that many DocumentSnap readers are not those people. Here is how to disable this “useful, relevant content that […]

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Create Evernote Note With Date From A PDF Using Hazel

After watching my Go Paperless With Hazel Webinar, awesome DocumentSnap reader Kyle Lines had a question: is it possible to use Hazel to grab a date from a PDF, create a note in Evernote, and use that date as the note’s creation date? He had an AppleScript most of the way there, but it wasn’t […]

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Create a GTD Tickler in Evernote

I know many DocumentSnap readers, myself included, use some variant of David Allen’s Getting Things Done system to keep on top of the things. One component of that system is to create a tickler file, which is a way to be reminded to take action on documents on their relevant dates. The book describes a […]

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Easily Save Web Pages To Evernote On iPhone Or iPad In iOS8

Saving web pages to Evernote on an iPhone or iPad has historically involved annoying workarounds like third party apps or hacked up bookmarklets. When iOS8 was announced, one of my big hopes was that the new extensions feature would make it easier to save content to Evernote, and I’m happy to say that is has. […]

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Dropbox Selective Sync – Save Space On Your Computer

In Summer 2014, Dropbox started offering much more storage for Pro customers. $10 a month now gets you 1 Terabyte of space. This is great, but there is one small issue. Many of us are stuck with small hard drives – how do you take advantage of 1 TB of storage space if you only […]

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