How Google Keep Boosts Your Productivity
Have you ever tried using Google Keep for organizing your business, home, or office? I have, and I highly recommend Google Keep for writers and marketers at all levels to help increase productivity and organization — at all levels.
Google Keep has helped me to become more organized. I can find content easily using built-in tools and tricks that Google has installed to make using Keep easier. That’s the good news.
The even better news for docs lovers is that Google Keep plays nicely with Google’s existing suite of apps. As a bonus you can even use Keep as a sidebar option inside the popular Google Docs word processing platform! #winning
The Keep app is free to download on the App Store, Google Play, and can also be easily accessed directly by visiting the keep website on a desktop, laptop, or tablet. The app is multi-functional and highly user-friendly.
If you already have a Google account through Gmail or another connected @Google service, you can be up and running within a matter of minutes.
(New Google users, don’t worry if you don’t already have a Google account.)
Google Keep – Getting Started
Setting up a new Google Keep account is easy — and it only takes a few minutes. New users can create a Google account once you’ve downloaded and installed the app.
Follow the prompts on your device screen to register for a new account. From there, you’re all set to go!
3 Little-Known Ways to Use Google Keep
Use with Firefox Tabs
Organize Social Media Posts
Color Code, Pin, and Search Notes
1. Use with Firefox tabs
Firefox sports a nice add-on for the Keep extension as well. The Firefox add-on let’s you take Keep notes from anywhere you are on the web to share and review later. Firefox also has a split-screen option for viewing keep notes alongside open web brower windows.
2. Organize your social media posts (fast!)
Using Google Keep makes it easy to organize your social media posts. Create, curate and share social images and content across multiple devices and platforms. Use Google Keep to plan and manage social posts for individual or bulk scheduling. Keep also has handy built-in features so users can collaborate on a shared social media projects with teams.
Google Keep has built-in options for:
Copy to Google Docs
ProTip: Use Google Keep notes to add line breaks for Instagram posts.
3. Color code and pin notes
Color coded notes make content easily searchable. (I assign a color to each category of my notes on Keep.) Google keep has an option to pin important notes so that you can keep track of them more easily. This is one of my favorite features of the app!
By the way, did you know that Google Keep Notes are searchable? This is great news for getting things done faster – especially if you happen to close a note before you’re finished editing and anxiety begins to set in << Like I have.
Google Keep is a multi-purpose note-taking app that can be downloaded for free on the app store, android, google play, amazon stores.
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