The best place to find personal organiser software is on the web. Here are our choices of some of the best-of-breed organisation options available online now.

When you can barely make out the note you scribbled on the back of that coffee-stained receipt, and you haven't turned over the wall calendar's page since mid-2007, it's time to get organised with digital tools. Nowadays the best place to find personal organiser software isn't necessarily on the desktop, it's on the web.

You already know that users are opting out of heavy desktop applications such as Microsoft Outlook for the likes of Gmail and Google Calendar.

But when it comes to managing your tasks, projects, and notes, the big names don't always have the best offerings. A new crop of rich web applications offer smart tools you can use to organise your life using any device that has a web browser or an email client, be it PC, Mac, or smartphone.

Here are our choices of some of the best-of-breed organisation options available online now.

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Gina Trapani is the founder of Lifehacker.com