Why I Moved Away From Notion — 1-Year Update

A Productivity App Should Work For You!


Around this time last year, I wrote about moving away from Notion after heavily relying on it for University work and managing my daily life.

My main argument at the time was that I was spending too much time customising it and trying new things instead of actually working on the tasks. I also made the valid point that a project management app should work for you and that you shouldn’t have to spend a great deal of time building and fine-tuning it.

Well, it’s been a year since I wrote that article and I thought it was the right time for an update, if you haven’t had a chance to check it out, I highly recommend you do!

I Went Back To Notion — Well, Sort of…

I wanted to start by saying that now that my side hustle has started picking up and now that I have a lot of content and side hustle projects to manage, I returned to Notion for that. However, this time around I took a different approach.

After watching several of Thomas Frank’s videos on YouTube, I decided to splash out one purchase his “Creators Companion” template which wasn’t a cheap investment. By the way, if you haven’t checked out his videos, I highly recommend checking them out!

After not using Notion at all for most of 2022, I was sceptical about purchasing the template, especially due to the price and not knowing whether I would be able to commit to using it.

However, I decided to bite the bullet and do it anyway and one thing I will say is that the template was worth every penny! I was able to customise it to my needs and I haven’t yet felt the need to play around with the other features or settings.

How I Use Notion To Manage My Side Hustle

I use currently use Notion exclusively for managing and planning my content using the Creators Companion, but if truth be told, that’s about…



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