Evernote knows that working from home doesn’t always mean you’re sitting at home. Your workspace just shrunk to the size of your favorite tech device — whether it’s your phone, tablet or laptop. The Evernote app helps you stay organized by letting you keep all of your virtual scraps of paper in one convenient location. Write out your latest ideas from the school pick-up lane, clip interesting articles or photos that inspire you, and use Evernote’s fantastic search function to find what you need without digging through pages of paper notes.
Basecamp is a project management tool designed to help anyone who needs a little help organizing a project timeline. Basecamp can be used for collaboration on a team project — divvying responsibilities, developing a timeline and keeping track of project milestones. Bloggers and other freelancers will find value in Basecamp as well, because the tool will help organize and prioritize the many small tasks and big-picture projects that go into developing a successful blogging business.
Franklin Planner is a luxurious way to keep track of your plans, ideas and goals. Their classic leather binders, with refillable planner pages, are a benchmark for organizational tools — but there are additional options for your planning needs. Use a slimmer weekly planner or choose something with more color and sleek, modern lines. Need a little extra motivation? Check out their 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
Trello makes it easier to collaborate. Trello boards are a simple, visual way to organize projects and sync any necessary information between multiple users and their various devices. Calendars, timelines, spreadsheets, project notes and comments are all a seamless part of using Trello, which means collaborative projects suddenly feel like you’re working in the same room with someone who’s actually across the country from you. You can use Trello on your own, too. Ditch your easy-to-lose paper trail and consolidate your organizational tools.
Cozi simplifies family life with coordinated schedules, shopping lists, to-do lists and recipes — all conveniently located in a free mobile app and website. Paper planners aren’t for everyone, and Cozi knows family organization involves a collection of people knowing the same information at the same times. Keep your family members organized — and able to check on the family schedule from various locations — with the easy-to-use, online organizational tool.