Notion tips for freelancers

Create a page for each project

A screenshot of a Notion dashboard
A screenshot of a Notion dashboard
The dashboard I use for my illustration business, Head and Heart.

Make a single source of truth

You can pull items in your database into multiple child pages

Get familiar with formulae

A screenshot of a few days in a timesheet format. In the far right column is the total time value for each day.
A screenshot of a few days in a timesheet format. In the far right column is the total time value for each day.
Total time is equal to the time elapsed in both the morning and the afternoon.
empty(prop("Afternoon")) ? "" : (format(floor(divide(add(dateBetween(end(prop("Afternoon")), start(prop("Afternoon")), "minutes"), dateBetween(end(prop("Morning")), start(prop("Morning")), "minutes")), 60))) + "h " + format(add(dateBetween(end(prop("Afternoon")), start(prop("Afternoon")), "minutes"), dateBetween(end(prop("Morning")), start(prop("Morning")), "minutes")) % 60) + "m")

Make Notion a habit

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