What a great question! And one that I think a lot of people ask. After all, you can set reminders on Google Keep just like you can on Google Tasks, you can put details into each and both show up in Google Calendar.
So why choose one over the other? Do you even have to choose? This article may help you answer those questions a bit more easily.
|Do you want to||Then choose|
|Add lots and lots of unstructured information to a note||Google Keep|
|See notes in a poster format||Google Keep|
|Add drawings, web content, images and audio to notes||Google Keep|
|Share notes with other people||Google Keep|
|Add a location based reminder (like for a shopping list)||Google Keep|
|Create a Google Doc from a note or notes||Google Keep|
|Link a Google Doc, Sheet or Slide to a note for referencing purposes||Google Keep|
|Search for notes by colour or label||Google Keep|
|View reminders on Google Calendar||Tasks|
|Link an email for referencing purposes on your computer||Tasks or Keep|
|Add a date and time to be reminded of the item||Tasks or Keep|
|See tasks and lists in a minimalist design||Google Tasks|
|Link an email from Gmail mobile app||Google Tasks|
|Organise lists by date or custom order||Google Tasks|
You might like to check out Doing More with Google Tasks to get a better idea of whether that application is more suitable for you as a sole trader.
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