The difference between business notebooks and personal notebooks

The difference between business notebooks and personal notebooks

The difference between business notebooks and personal notebooks

With Evernote Business, you have the ability to create business notebooks which are specifically designed for business content and sharing. You can access all of your business notebooks and personal notebooks in one account, and each will be listed in separate sections in the sidebar and notebooks panel. Here's a quick comparison to help you decide whether content belongs in a business notebook and/or a personal notebook.

 Personal notebooksBusiness notebooks

Type of content

Personal notebooks may include content such as:

  • Grocery and to-do lists
  • Fitness class, school holiday, or game schedules
  • Gift ideas clipped from websites
  • Receipts received as emails from online purchases
  • Travel itineraries, hotel confirmation details, and maps

Business notebooks may include content such as:

  • Project goals, timelines, and meeting notes
  • Interview screening questions, candidate resumes, feedback
  • Marketing blog and email communications templates and schedules
  • Sales leads, account information, and customer meeting notes

Ownership

You own the content and it stays with you even if you leave the company

The business owns the content and it stays with the business even if you leave the company

Privacy

Private only to you unless you share

Private only to you unless you share

Note: Account admins can adjust notebook ownership

Sharing ability

Can be shared with any individual

Can be shared with any individual or published to your company’s business home for anyone on your team to access

Contact info

Displays your account login email address (typically your personal email address) when shared. This email address can be changed.

Displays your business email address when shared if you've added one that is different than your account login email address.

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