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Mastering 🏷 Topic Tracking in Notion

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Imagine a digital space where each idea, project, and piece of information is not just stored but also connected and grouped by category under a single, convenient page.

Notion’s Topics Tracker makes that easy, with a versatile framework for organizing anything around specific themes or interests.

It can be used to track personal development, football stats, or minimalist living spaces, transforming information chaos into an organized, interconnected dashboard.

Brief Overview

The Topics Tracker is more than just a feature; it’s a pathway to digital organization. It enables the grouping of diverse information types under unified themes, providing a streamlined space to manage a wide range of topics, from wellness to academic research in Notion.


This article will uncover the setup, utility, and advanced capabilities of the Topics Tracker. Aimed at both new and experienced Notion users, we’ll demonstrate how it can revolutionize your productivity and knowledge management by making content not only stored but also strategically connected and accessible.

Key Insights

Overview of Features

The Topics Tracker in Notion redefines how we interact with information. It serves as a hub for categorizing and accessing content across various subjects, from personal hobbies like football and health & wellness to professional interests such as academic research management and home organization. Its features include:

  • Topic Cards: A visual gallery displaying all topics alongside a count of related notes, offering a quick snapshot of your information landscape.
  • Favorite Topics: Enables easy access to frequently visited topics, streamlining your workflow and information retrieval process.
  • Notes by Topic: Organizes notes under relevant topics in a list view, ensuring every piece of information is easily findable and contextually grouped.


In today’s digital age, where data overwhelm is a constant challenge, the Topics Tracker stands out as an essential tool for managing the deluge of information we encounter daily. It not only simplifies the organization of data but also enhances the user’s ability to draw connections between different pieces of information, fostering a deeper understanding and more cohesive knowledge base.

By grouping information under topics, you can declutter your digital spaces and make it easier to navigate the ever-growing amount of information that comes our way.

Not only does it result in a more connected approach to information management, it’s also infinitely scalable and as flexible as you need it to be.

Practical Applications

The Topics Tracker is an adaptable tool that can revolutionize the way you manage information in both personal and professional contexts.

Some notable ways to use topics:

  1. Organize information, strategies, and reflections about different goals.
  2. Centralize your health care by tracking diet plans, exercise routines, and wellness tips.
  3. Group all memes under the occasion you’ll use it for maximum punctuality.
  4. Use it as a central hub for all research materials, notes, and papers.
  5. Gathering inspiration, project ideas, and design principles for your living spaces.
  6. Organize books, shows, and other media into unique topics.
  7. Receipts
  8. Travel planning
  9. Journals
  10. Events
  11. Recipe collection

This list could extend for quite a while.

The main point is that the Topics Tracker prevents notes from being scattered and keeps everything neatly organized under a single relevant page, ready for when you need it.

If you need to expand it’s capabilities as your interests grow, it’s fully customizable to fit your unique needs.

Getting Started

Diving into the Topics Tracker might seem daunting at first, but it’s a breeze once you know the steps.

Let’s break down how to get started, ensuring you’re ready to organize and optimize your Notion space with ease.

Here’s how to start tracking Topics:

  1. Create a topic that you want to track.
  2. If the items you want to track are not connected, relate the Topics database and the database you want to track.
  3. Link pages to the respective topic to get it to show up.

At a basic level, topic tracking is a clean starting point for organizing various types of information under a single theme.

A good idea is to start by tracking notes then expand to various other activities once you see how easy it is to use.

Advanced Considerations

While starting with the Topics Tracker may seem basic at first glance, its true potential come into play as you connect it more deeply into your Notion workspace.

The initial simplicity starts you off so you can build a powerful or unique of a system as you need.

Begin by linking other databases to your topics, such as projects or movies.

Once they’re created, use filters to show related content under a single dashboard.

Continue to refine your system until you have a specifically craft organization system full of only things that matter. It’s that easy.

Challenges and Resolutions

The main problem with the amount of information we have today isn’t that there’s too much—it’s that there’s too much of stuff we don’t care about.

The beauty of the Topic Tracker in Notion is that it adapts to who you are and grows with your interests.

Don’t know where to start? Start small. Use it for your favorite hobby or to organize an important project’s notes and let your system evolve naturally.

Concerned about complexity? Most people don’t use every part of their house, or know how to repair a furnace. And you don’t need to know how to build massive systems to start taking notes. You just have to start.


Remember, everyone faces the sea of information overwhelm. Some have figured out how to fight back. Notion is the most reliable way I can think of to organize every aspect of your life so you can make progress.

No matter what you need to remember, a good system will always help.

Dive in, start small, and let the Topics Tracker be your solution to stored creativity, productivity, and personal interests.

After all, it’s really not about managing information, it’s about enriching your life, one topic at a time.

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