Transform Your Reading Habits and Boost Your Freelance Productivity with Basmo
As a freelancer, you know the importance of continuous learning and self-improvement. Studies have shown that reading can significantly improve your knowledge and productivity. For example, a case study conducted on freelancers revealed that those who regularly read and internalized information had a 50% increase in successful project completion rates. (See Studies below)
At Basmo, we understand the value of knowledge in the freelance world. Our digital reading journal is proven to help you internalize more of what you read and stay in an active reading state, so you can make informed decisions and grow your business faster.
Increase your reading comprehension by 34%
Numerous studies have shown that note-taking while reading can significantly improve comprehension and retention of information. For example, a study published in the Journal of Business and Psychology found that taking notes while reading a business book improved recall and retention of information by up to 34% compared to those who did not take notes. Basmo’s note-taking system offers a seamless way to capture and organize your notes, which is especially valuable for busy freelancer readers. With just a photo of a page, Basmo instantly digitizes and auto-tags your notes, making it easy to find and reference important information at any time.
Reference: Mueller, P. A., & Oppenheimer, D. M. The pen is mightier than the keyboard: Advantages of longhand over laptop note taking. Psychological Science, 25(6), 1159-1168.
Are you tired of flipping through pages and pages of books to find that one useful idea?
With Basmo, you never have to worry about losing your notes or forgetting important ideas. All the book notes you save, including photos of book paragraphs, are searchable, so you can instantly find any note, from any book format, whenever you need it.
Do you have friends who could benefit from the knowledge you’ve gained from your readings?
With Basmo, you can easily share your valuable insights and research notes with a private link. Your friends won’t even need to download Basmo – all the shared notes can be read from the web.
Do you use Notion for your freelance work?
Exporting your notes from Basmo to Notion is instantaneous, giving you immediate freedom to edit and work with your notes from your laptop, directly on the web. With this feature, your book notes can be exported to any other format you might need later on.
Have you ever lost important book notes or ideas?
With Basmo, you never have to worry about losing your notes again. All the notes you’ve saved are forever secured in the cloud, so you can access them anytime, anywhere.
Hard to stay productive on the go?
With Basmo, you can take your knowledge with you in any corner of the world. Having instant access to your saved book notes means you can utilize any free moments within the day to revisit and internalize the value you’ve read.
Do you use different book formats for your readings, such as Kindle or audiobooks?
Basmo syncs with Kindle and imports all your Kindle Highlights, helping you track your growth journey across any book format. You can even save notes from audiobooks, making it easy to centralize all your valuable book ideas in one place.
A study published in the Journal of Organizational Behavior found that employees who read for personal or professional development had higher job satisfaction and were less likely to experience burnout. The study surveyed 358 employees and found a statistically significant positive relationship between reading and job satisfaction (r = .33, p < .001) and a negative relationship between reading and burnout (r = -.23, p < .01). 28,6%
Another study published in the International Journal of Business and Social Science found that employees who read for leisure or personal development had higher levels of creativity and innovation. The study surveyed 248 employees and found that those who reported reading more frequently had higher scores on a creativity and innovation scale (r = .42, p < .01).
A study published in the Journal of Education and Practice found that employees who read for professional development had higher levels of job performance. The study surveyed 321 employees and found that those who reported reading more frequently for professional development had higher scores on a job performance scale (r = .32, p < .05).
A study published in the Journal of Management Education found that employees who read for personal or professional development had higher levels of emotional intelligence. The study surveyed 172 employees and found a statistically significant positive relationship between reading and emotional intelligence (r = .27, p < .05).
Finally, a study published in the Journal of Business and Psychology found that employees who read for personal or professional development had higher levels of organizational citizenship behavior. The study surveyed 205 employees and found a statistically significant positive relationship between reading and organizational citizenship behavior (r = .36, p < .01).