PARIS--Most people who try Evernote quickly lose interest in the cloud-connected note-taking service.
But Chief Executive Phil Libin isn't worried, because in the long run, they come back--and start paying. He showed statistics today at the LeWeb conference here to prove the point.
In the first month after signup, about 45 percent of people are return users. That drops down by half to 22 percent by 17 months. But then it picks up, and by 42 months, it's back up to 43 percent.
And as they stick around, they eventually start paying for the premium version of the … Read more