How to Use Google Keep to Create The Ultimate Task List

How to Use Google Keep

While it’s getting more popular lately, Keep is one Google’s of less popular products. It’s been around since 2013, and is a 100% free way to manage your tasks and store information.

What’s more, it links seamlessly with Inbox by Gmail (a material design version of Gmail with intuitive features).

Because of this, you can now use Keep and Inbox together to create a lightweight task management system that lives inside your inbox. If you’re the sort of person who likes to start each day on to-do list / inbox zero and you’re striving to be more productive, you’ll love this.

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The Complete Guide to Dictation Software: How I Saved My Hands

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Dictation software isn’t just something that can save you time by typing out your speech and performing commands. Talking instead of typing can and will help you prevent lasting damage to your hands.

You might think that sounds silly, and so did I.

I’m 23 – way too young to be worried about my joints or work-related injuries (my work isn’t exactly manual labor).

Then my hands seized up. Repetitive strain injury.

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41 Pro Google Search Tips for Research, Marketing, and Fun

Imagine my pain:

I wanted to pretend I was using the 1998 iteration of Google search, but couldn’t figure out how.

Since I’m a Google search pro, it was easy to find out and fix the situation so I was able to get some sleep that night:

Such search mastery. Do you want to be a pro like that too? 😉

On a more serious note, in this article I’m going to teach you everything you need to know about using Google (not gaming it, like we’re all usually trying to do).

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Software Testing Methods: How Google and Facebook Crush Quality Assurance

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There’s a big difference between successful software companies and those shoddy unverified apps you get off the app store:

Quality assurance.

While small-time apps aren’t heavily used, and the creator won’t receive many complaints or bad press if anything breaks, Google and Facebook are used by billions of people worldwide.

If a bug affects 0.01% of the user base in a small app, it’s not worth the energy. If it affects 0.01% for Google and Facebook, that’s thousands of complaints, and possible media scandal to deal with. And we all know what the price of that can be.

So, when it comes to studying quality assurance there’s no better examples than two of the biggest Internet companies in the world.

I’ve deliberately not chosen to give Microsoft the time of day in this post, because I’d say their QA is pretty damn weak for their size.

…However, read on to pick up tips from Facebook and Google on how to make software that doesn’t break down, cost you more money, and cause frustration for your customers.

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Microsoft Excel vs. Google Sheets: The Spreadsheet Showdown

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Every business uses spreadsheets. For years, Microsoft Excel was the obvious choice, but as
software migrates to the cloud, Google Sheets has emerged as a worthy opponent.

Some of the things both programs can be used for:

So, which one should your team use?

At Process Street, we took a deep dive into the features of the two hotly contested spreadsheet programs to determine the victor, once and for all. It all comes down to this: Microsoft Excel vs. Google Sheets.

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25 Gmail Tips You’ve Probably Never Heard Before

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Gmail power users know something that your average email user doesn’t.

Instead of wishing for fewer emails, Gmail power users know that email is easy. A few integrations, automations and a handful of keyboard shortcuts and bam — email is never overwhelming or stressful again.

Luckily, Process Street wants to share these Gmail tips and tools are available to everyone, and almost all for free. All you need is a guide to getting the most out of them, which is exactly why we wrote this post. We collected our favorite Gmail features, asked a few productivity pros about the best extensions and created some awesome time-saving automations. The result: 25 ways to become a Gmail power user. You might want to bookmark this.

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How I Replaced 3 External Hard Drives with the Cloud

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External Hard Drives suck. They take up space, USB ports and are far from a secure place to keep your precious photos and videos.

I used to have three external hard drives, now I have none. In this post, I’ll explain how I got rid of them and how you can too.

A while back I switched from Dropbox to Google Drive since they are now offering 1TB of data for just $10 a month. But the change had a few unexpected benefits, one of which was allowing me to get rid of my external drives.

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The Ultimate Guide to Small Business Email – Escape Inbox Overload

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Managing email is an important activity for all small businesses. We have written about alternatives to email a couple of times but the truth of the matter is, email is here and it’s here to stay. For many small businesses, email is still at the core and relied upon for day to day transactions plus we all use our email to login to our favorite apps and services.

In this article, we will talk about apps various clients and tools you can use to improve email productivity across your team. We will not talk about how to host your business email, something we already covered in the Google Apps vs Microsoft 365 post. The goal is for you and your team to get to Inbox Zero as Merlin Mann says in his famous 2007 talk.

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How to Manage Small Business Calendars in the Cloud

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Keeping everyone on the same page in your business is easy with today’s technology. Using cloud-based calendars, you can have everyone synced up all the time from any device. In this post, I will go through our favorite setups to ensure your team never misses a meeting again.

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Too Many Tabs in your Browser? Try This Cool Trick to Manage Them

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Does your computer ever run slow due to too many tabs? It used to happen to me all the time, but not anymore.

Reduce the number of tabs you have running in your browser with One Tab. One tab is a Chrome extension that allows you to click one button and condense all your tabs into a single page which you can use to re-launch the tabs.

Check out the above video to see it in action.

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