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Getting Started with Obsidian Course

Getting Started with Obsidian

If you want to learn your way around Obsidian so that you can build a great note system then this course is for you. I’ll cover basic folder structure, when to use tags or links, and the plugins I think everyone needs to make their Obsidian experience excellent. Plus much more. If you want all my coursesbecome a member.

$99 USD (30-day guarantee)

  • How I Use Day Planner for Daily Notes in Obsidian

    When I got started in Obsidian I didn’t find daily notes all that useful, but that changed a number of months ago. I now use daily notes almost every day of the week to keep myself organized and to keep a time log of my day. This video will talk you through how I use […]

  • Download Markdown Notes from Kindle

    Dr Brad Davis did an excellent video about how to use Readwise to get your Kindle notes into your Obsidian database. I don’t actually use my Kindle enough for reading to warrant an extra fee for Readwise regularly so I use his second free option in the form of Markdownload as a Chrome extension. Today […]

  • 6 Obsidian Creators I Follow

    Clearly you’re watching my channel so you know about me and I always mention my Discord channel which is getting more and more discussions, but today I want to focus on other excellent creators and resources you should be following if you want to learn more about how to use Obsidian and how to organize […]

  • Obsidian Tagnotes

    One Anthony Baker asked me a question that summarizes questions many people have asked me. I notice you use Obsidian [[links]] instead of #tags or as tags, why? In today’s video we’ll talk about why I don’t use standard tags for my tags and why I think links are a better option. Two Broad Note […]

  • Obsidian datestamps

    In today’s video we’re going to answer a question from a member of the Discord channel. Anthony Baker asked. I know you use date/timestamps in note titles, but to always. Curious about where you’re choosing to apply these and where you are not. To Date or Not to Date If you haven’t seen my previous […]

  • Migrate Craft Notes to Obsidian

    Many of you will know that I started my research system in Obsidian, but then when it didn’t look like we’d be getting a robust mobile app I left Obsidian for Craft. Well, I moved back and today I’m going to give you some tips about moving from Craft to Obsidian to save you some […]

  • Questions Connector’s Ask To Make Better Connections

    I know that no one watching my videos wants to fall into The Collector’s Fallacy, we want to be connectors. No you may not have a YouTube channel, but you want to produce something good out of the reading and research you do. You want to be a better parent or community member, or have […]

  • Why I Move from Craft to Obsidian

    Many of you have asked about why I moved from Craft back to Obsidian, and today is the day I’ll answer that question. I Never Would Have Left Let’s get this point out of the way immediately, if the mobile app for Obsidian was going to be a “full” app I never would have left […]

  • Using Templater in Obsidian

    One of the things that had me struggling with Obsidian early on was it’s lack of iPad support and one of the big pain points there was the way that templates worked in Obsidian. Yes I could use TextExpander, or Alfred Snippets, on macOS to have templates but they wouldn’t transfer to iPadOS. Yes I […]

  • Obsidian iOS Quick Capture with Backtap

    One of the problems I’ve had with Obsidian on iOS is saving my thoughts quickly to a spot in my iCloud sync location. While this appears to be something that will work just fine in iOS 15, we’re not in that world yet. Today I’ll share my Shortcut that uses Toolbox Pro to save a […]