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Modern Notes: How to create effective digital notes

Modern Notes: How to create effective digital notes

Do you always forget what you have read or heard? That’s because we forget almost 40% of new information after a day.

You may take notes, but are you living in the dark age of note-taking? They have a lot of old worn out notebooks and dried up pens.

Tip 1 – Stay busy and avoid distractions

Just because you’re switching to digital note-taking doesn’t mean you have to be constantly distracted.

When crossing the street, every third person is distracted by their smartphone. Don’t take chances by taking notes along the way.

Our ability to concentrate has decreased drastically since smartphones became an integral part of our lives. Stay focused while taking digital notes.

If you’re comfortable with writing notes on your device, you can speed things up. This will help you avoid distractions.

Tip 2 – Keep coming back to edit your notes

Do you ever go back to your notes and find they don’t make sense? You can take clear and concise notes during meetings and lectures. That’s why it’s important to edit notes again.

It’s not always easy to do things the old-fashioned way. Of course you can rewrite your notes. However, it takes a lot of time and effort.

You should return to your notes while it is still fresh in your memory. Taking better notes can also greatly improve information retention. After the meeting, you can consolidate your notes to keep everything relevant.

Tip 3 – Share notes across multiple devices

Over 40% of people use multiple devices. You may have a smartphone, tablet, laptop or even a desktop computer at home.

You don’t just want to be able to access your notes when you’re using a certain device. Share your notes across devices to make them more convenient.

You can take notes on your tablet during a meeting. When you return to your desktop, start editing. You can come back to it later on your smartphone when you get home.

These interactive notebooks give you access to your notes anytime, anywhere. It doesn’t matter what you do or where.

Tip 4 – Use the voice feature

Reports indicate that voice search is the future.

Make sure you always ask permission before registering friends or colleagues. You never know when someone will take offense and start looking for you.

Tip 5 – Add colors, images and files

If you write notes on paper, you don’t have the time (or ability) to write pictures or diagrams.

However, if you create digital notes, you can still copy and paste charts into your notes. You can even attach PDF documents to your notes. An image may be necessary to understand or emphasize something.

Color can help you organize your notes and highlight important parts. Word blocks can also be animated by adding color.

When writing on paper, you don’t always have time to make your notes look good. However, digital notebooks allow you to focus on both style and content.

Tip 6 – Share your notes with others

You have developed the ability to take effective and concise numerical notes.

Why would you want to share them with others? You are also welcome to share notes with others.

If you only have one copy in your notebook, you risk losing your notes if you borrow them. With digital sheet music, you can get feedback and corrections to improve your grades.

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