Backing up your files on a cloud storage service offers a variety of benefits, from extra security to accessing them outside the office. There are many options out there when deciding which ones to use, and each have their advantages. Some are more cost effective, others more convenient, and others more user-friendly. Are you using any of these services today? If so, which ones? If not, why not? You can share your recommendations and reviews in the comments below.
Depending on which email service you use, or your recipient is using, you may be limited on which files you can email. That can be very frustrating when you need to get a large document over to somebody. This video from TechIntimidation gives a few work-arounds, including using Google Drive and Dropbox, which we shared a video about last week.
Do you use Dropbox? Do you understand exactly how it works? If you work at multiple sites, including your home office, you’ve likely been in the situation where you want to work on a project but forgot to save a critical file to a USB stick or email some information to yourself before you left the office. Dropbox can help prevent that situation, and many others.
This video from dottotech provides a simple, clear explanation of Dropbox, its benefits, and how you can get started. If you’re not using any cloud storage services yet, take a look at this:
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