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Who Invented the Bullet Journal?

Bullet Journal® (or BuJo® for short) was developed by  Ryder Carroll, a digital product designer living in Brooklyn, NY. Through many years of trial and error, the system has evolved into the ideas presented here. This website, in addition to serving

Media Inquiries

We'd love to hear from you! If you're interested in interviewing Ryder (the creator of the Bullet Journal®) you can schedule a time here.

Submit an Article For the Blog

We're always looking for great content contributions! Please contact us via the link below.

Can I Write A Book About the Bullet Journal®?

At this time, we're not granting licenses for any books or classes about the Bullet Journal®. Please keep in mind, that Bullet Journal® and BuJo® are registered trademarks that are owned by Lightcage, LLC and protected by state, federal and internati

Can I Write About Bullet Journaling?

Absolutely, we encourage sharing! So long as you provide proper attribution, citing both Ryder Carroll and Bullet Journal® via a link back to www.bulletjournal.com, and so long as you don’t sell, copy and paste, or otherwise duplicate any content or

Can I make a tutorial video?

If you're not charging for it and you're not using it to sell your products or services, then yes! We would love for you to share your experience. That said, please give credit to Bullet Journal® inventor, Ryder Carroll, IN the video with a link lead

Can I Build an App?

Please check out our Companion App. We are currently looking for an Android developer to port the IOS version. If you're interested, please contact us. Otherwise, please note that all rights are reserved and that Bullet Journal®is a registered tradem

Can I Host a Bullet Journal® Workshop or Online Class?

If you’re interested in hosting a free workshop or online,  please get in touch. Otherwise, please note that all rights are reserved and that Bullet Journal® is a registered trademark. The use of Bullet Journal® is prohibited to sell any products or

Can I Sell Bullet Journal® Materials or Services?

In short, no. We are happy to explore collaborations however, so please get in touch. Otherwise, please note that all rights are reserved and that Bullet Journal® is a registered trademark. The use of Bullet Journal® is prohibited to sell any product

What Notebook Should I Use?

The short answer is: your favorite notebook. The long answer is, use a high quality notebook that will last. You can also purchase the custom Bullet Journal® notebook available from our store. It features numbered pages, an index, a bullet key, 3 boo

Is There a Right Way to Bullet Journal?

I get asked this a lot, so I wrote an article about it that you can read here:

How Many Bullet Journals Do I Need Per Year?

This really depends on you. I average around 2-3 books a year. That said, I find that starting with a fresh book on the first of the new year will help you catalog them much easier. Even if your Bullet Journal® book is only a quarter full, there is s

Pen or Pencil?

My advice is: Use what makes your handwriting more legible and doesn’t fade. One of the great benefits of Bullet Journaling is that over time, you assemble a library of notebooks. Your Bullet Journal® library is a wonderful thing to revisit years lat

The Bullet Journal Notebook?

Meet the only notebook designed for Bullet Journaling. It was crowdfunded into existence by nearly 3000 Kickstarter backers. The original Edition 1 notebook was created in collaboration with the fine folks over at Leuchtturm 1917, makers of the highe

Where Can I Buy The Bullet Journal Notebook?

The official Bullet Journal® Notebook is available online through our store, Amazon in the US, and through official retail shop partners.

Who is Lightcage LLC?

Lightcage LLC is the company that owns Bullet Journal® and will show up on your credit card bill when you order.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last modified on June 8, 2016. We at Lightcage, LLC are strongly committed to protecting your privacy and providing a safe online experience for all of our visitors while offering a high-quality user experience. By using www.B

Terms & Conditions

Website Terms & Conditions (“Terms of Use”). INTRODUCTION. These Terms & Conditions were last modified on June 8, 2016. Lightcage, LLC (the “COMPANY”) welcomes you to www.BulletJournal.com (the “Website”). VISITORS TO OUR WEBSITE MAY HAVE ACCESS TO W

Contact Us

support@bulletjournal(dot)com (Mon-Fri). If you’d like to cover or review the book for your magazine, TV/ radio show, podcast, or newspaper, my publicist is collecting inquiries. You can write to her here: [email protected].

Why Did My Expedited and Express Shipping Take Longer?

We know you are eager to receive your Bullet Journal.  We want you to receive it as quickly as possible as well!. Please keep in mind when you select the expedited/express shipping method, there is still handling and processing time before it is ship

COVID Shipping Note

Carriers are currently experiencing a host of different issues due to the pandemic. We’ve been informed that due to pandemic, they’re simply understaffed and their systems are overwhelmed, resulting in a lot of inconsistent updates. This is a known i

Blog Contributor Submission

Do you want to submit a blog to be considered for a future newsletter and our website blog? Please use this Blog Submission Link to fill out a simple form for general information.

Mental Health Resources

A selection of mental health resources

Information about special edition notebooks?

How long will they be available for?. Where can they be purchased?.

How can I report a trademark violation?

Bullet Journal® and Bujo® are registered trademarks in multiple countries and cannot be used without express permission from the company. This means that selling branded services (classes, workshops) and products (notebooks, templates, accessories) w