Make Notes More Useful With Better Links

Zettelkasten notes become more useful the better links you make between them. That’s because you want to find connections to things you did not expect, not what you already know (otherwise you would have gone directly there to begin with).

To improve links, every note should have links to a more specific idea, a more general idea, and a related topic.

A good test of the quality of the links between notes is to see how often you search directly for a note vs follow a backlink.

Read Make Your Notes Work for You: the Secret Sauce of Zettelkasten.

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