Well, hello there 👋 Welcome to the internet's only all-in-one workspace for essential work tools! Sounds fancy, but honestly — at the end of the day — Notion's just a set of building blocks for creating things you love to use on your computer. Things like:


Notion is different from other software in a few ways. And once you master these basics, you can pretty much build whatever you want. So let's start and go from there!

1. Notion is a flexible canvas

Every Notion page is a blank canvas you can build on, but you don't have to use all the tools in the toolkit. Use it as simply as the simplest of text editors. Just open a page and start typing:


Or add different types of content. Like checkboxes for a lightweight to-do list:


Add pages inside pages to build out a knowledge base in minutes: