How to Use Evernote Web Clipper

The Evernote Web Clipper is the easiest and best way I know to save, organize, and share your web content. Period.

Whether it is collecting ideas for your latest blog post, or working on a project with other collaborators the Evernote Web Clipper quickly organizes web content on a particular subject and share it with other members on that project.

To use the Evernote Web Clipper, you do need to have an Evernote account, so go to evernote.com and sign up for the free 60 MB storage account. Evernote does have a Plus plan, $35 per year for 1 GB of space, and then they top off at $70 a year for 10 GB of space.

Once your Evernote account set up, then we can start looking at installing the Evernote Web Clipper browser extension/add-on.  If you are using Chrome, go to the Chrome app store, search for the Evernote web clipper and install the extension.  The Web Clipper is also available for Safari, Firefox, and Android.

Click on the add to Chrome, the extension will install, and you’ll have a little icon that looks like an elephant’s head on your browser window.

All right, enough of the administrative stuff, let’s get to the fun stuff.

Let’s take a look at what the Evernote Web Clipper extension can do.

First, find a piece of web content you want to save to Evernote. Click on the little icon for the Evernote Web Clipper, a small pop-up window shows up with an array of menu choices. You can save the web content, as a Full Page, Simplified article, Article (which I prefer), Bookmark or Screenshot.  For example, selecting the Article option for a blog post will remove the sidebar and navigation and will only capture the post.

evernote web clipper menu

With the blog post saved, you can add it to an existing Evernote notebook or create a new one. Once added, a share button will appear with which you can share to various social networks or email.

I cannot say enough good things about Evernote Web Clipper. Evernote account is free, and the Web Clipper is free. What’s better than that right? So go check it out.

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