Mission: Expression

Thoughts on productivity, writing, and more.

Sampler #5: Why I use reviews (Part 3: Introduction to Planning)

Continuing the exploration of the "minimum viable review" with part 3: Planning.

Sampler #4: Why I use reviews (Part 2: Even better journaling)

Last week we looked into the why behind journaling, now let's look into the how. This edition covers some tips you can use in your own Daily Jots to make Journaling more lucrative.

Sampler #3: Why I use reviews (Part 1: Introduction to Journaling)

In this mini-series on Reviews, we'll cover what a Minimum Viable Review is, how to check in with yourself every week and how that helps you tame your long-term projects and goals. This first part ...

One-time discount opp: 50% off for new Evernote importers

Our team was more than a little surprised to hear that, the original giant of note taking had, in the parlance of aviation, "completed its descent." Here are 5 reasons we believe that Evernote user...

Update roundup: Task search, tables v1, bulk edit notes, embedded code editor, lots more

Development velocity continues at an all-time high, with five more top-voted user requests completed in the past 8 weeks, including: task search, tables, and a fully integrated code editor.

Announcing the Supporter Feature Voting Board

Today we're debuting a new tool to help Amplenote enthusiasts steer our roadmap toward their hopes & dreams.

What's new: Peek Viewer, iOS and Android share extensions, backlink renaming, task completion effects, lots more

Let's cut to the chase: Six of your top-10 most-requested features just went live in the last two months! 🔥 🚒

July 2022 Updates: iPad Drawing, natural text date recognition, lots more

It has been an action-packed couple months since our last blog post, so let's catch up on what's new in the Amplesphere

Community Sampler #2: Taming Projects using Daily Jots and Templates (June 7th, 2022)

Today's issue is packed full of 🖇️ Amplenote Tips on creating and keeping track of Projects and exploiting Daily Jots to their full potential.

Ample Sampler: Pilot Episode (May 31st, 2022)

👋 Lucian speaking. Welcome to the first edition of Ample Sampler! This week, we're looking at how the Amplenote community is using an Inbox, leveraging Task Score, defining "next work" and using...

Q2 2022 roundup: full iPad version, new Amplecap, themes, and 20 more features we launched

Our evolution continues at a torrid pace, with more than 20 user-requested features launched just since the previous blog. This quarter's update will be an especially exciting one for tablet users.

Your top-voted feature Inline Tags (aka note references) now live, permanent free version, and more Q1 2022 updates

As can be seen in the live updating Chart Glimpse illustrating our last three months of development, it has been a supremely productive past quarter for Team Amplenote. So much so that we hadn't ha...

What's new? Tag sharing, and across-the-board improvements to collaborative workflows

Since our last update two months ago, we've released a flurry of updates aimed at making Amplenote better for those who work in groups...

Product updates: inline videos, tag merging/importing/deleting, and more

We come with new gifts to offer, driven in large part by customer requests. To keep our update as short as possible, we'll jump straight into five updates since our last blog: 1. Inline videos a...

Product updates: Mobile calendar, foldable lists, note templates, Firefox Amplecap, and more

I guess this is what happens when we don't publish an update for a couple months... this edition of "Product Update" accumulates a very long list of product improvements live or soon to be live.

Product updates: public calendar, new homepage, multi-screen design, and more

Our headlining project for Q1 was to bring forth the Calendar View mode that we've been promising for the past year. I'm happy to report that as of today, all users of Amplenote have access to the ...

Instructions to create your own custom-styled blog with Amplenote

If you're tired of the janky WYSIWYG editor provided by your blogging platform of choice, you might be curious how to use Amplenote to author blog posts that update in real time...

Seven of our Favorite Amplenote Shortcuts

The number of shortcuts offered by Amplenote can be daunting to newcomers. Here are seven great ones to learn as a starting point.

Amplecap Beta, Task Domains, subscription upgrades, account/note deletions and more

Hey gang! Fun times at Amplenote, as we've seen our base of paying subscribers doubled during the past quarter! Yee haw 🤠. To keep the magic alive, here's a taste of what we've gotten into over the...

Harvest your best ideas with a long-term to-do list

Imagine having the perfectly calibrated to-do list. It's stuffed with high-ROI tasks that will help realize your long-term goals.

Amplenote featured on Youtube: "the best note taking app for transforming ideas into actions"

Suddenly it feels like we've got a lot more responsibility to live up to. Prominent Youtube productivity app reviewer Shu Omi took a look at Amplenote in a 17 minute video that declared Amplenote "...

Note linking hotkeys and auto-tagged notes

Today, we implemented two new hotkeys that expedite the translation from phrase into note ⚡ To go with this fresh improvement, we also extended the existing mechanism for double-bracket [[ note lin...

Networked note improvements: tag suggestions & automatic link swapping

Two big improvements to report from our recent dev efforts.

Richer Footnotes: tweets, sheets videos, and links to specific note sections

In today's release, we're making Rich Footnotes even richer still -- adding the option to embed content from Twitter, Google Spreadsheets, or YouTube. It's also now possible to link to (and preview...

Now live: Transclusion, filtered backlinks, unlinked references, and more

The focus of our most recent sprint has been to flesh out and polish our backlinks implementation. Here's how that's going.