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Use Evernote to Save Business Cards

App Love for Evernote

App Love for Evernote

Evernote is one of my most used and useful apps. I’ve found a lot of uses for it, but the one that makes me log in everyday is using it as my blog’s editorial calendar.

For Android Phones

  • Evernote to Sve Business CardsCreate a notebook called Business Cards in which all business cards will be saved.
  • Create a New Note.
  • Click the Camera button to take a picture of the business card.
  • Name the business card with the name of the person and company name, eg. Tanya Patrice, Girlxoxo.com
  • Tag the card with the relationship to you, eg. business, blogger, friend – and/or with where you met this contact.

That’s it.

The beauty of this system is that Evernote will also recognize text on images, so it’s super easy to search for contacts – use company name, person’s name etc.


For iPhones

On iPhones, the “camera” icon will say “business card” and Evernote instantly digitizes it and creates a searchable note and photo from the person’s LinkedIn information (and you don’t have to be a LinkedIn member yourself).


There are apps that will save business cards and add them to your contacts. I prefer to keep my business separate from my personal contacts.

How do you save business cards and even those blogger cards you get when you go to conferences – are you digitzing them, or still keep paper cards around?

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