3 Best File Sharing Services

Small Business CEO

Online file sharing is convenient and lets users share large files quickly. In many cases, it’s desirable over sharing files via email. This is because emails limit the size of attachments that can be sent. Instead of fiddling with sharing files via email, you can simply send a collaborator a download link and you’re done. What to Look for in a File-Sharing Service. Information Technology Management file sharing

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to File Permissions and Data Security

Dumb Little Man

We use them to store everything from our vacation photos to our important professional documents, which of course makes protecting the files we store using our computers essential. Whether files are stored locally on your device or you’ve moved them to the cloud, carefully managing file permissions is one of the most fundamental ways you can protect your information. Not quite sure what file permissions are or why they’re so important? What is a file system?

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The Top 3 Reasons Why Your Marketing Team Needs Collaboration Now

Dumb Little Man

Collaboration seems to be the buzzword in most industries today, and the e-commerce industry is no exception. But how does increased collaboration affect your organization’s established workflows? And are there really big enough benefits to offset the time and energy that goes into making marketing efforts more collaborative? How social collaboration boosts your business’s credibility and exposure. Collaboration is the future of digital commerce.

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Productivity With Shared Files

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Productivity With Shared Files By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, April 01, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Organize , Productivity D o you share your files with others in your firm? Do you find that you are being bombarded with updates to the same files time and time again? Imagine that your boss comes to you and asks you to merge several files into one main file ( Microsoft Word document).

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7 Reasons to Free Your Business from File Cabinets & 5 Tips to Help You Do It

Tips From T. Marie

One of the most popular excuses many businesses give for needing ‘in office’ personnel is access to files. Some businesses have whole rooms full of metal filing cabinets. Within those metal behemoths are file folders stuffed with paperwork that may or may not be needed in the daily running of the business. I say may not because I’ve worked in offices where at least two-thirds of the file cabinets in the office were never opened. Electronic files are easily accessible.

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File System Preparation Is An Essential Step In Getting Things Done

Productivity Bits

After purging the unnecessary stuff that mounted in your desk and anywhere else, it’s now time to prepare your filing system. Chaos can easily break anywhere in your living space if no filing system is set up to hold the different materials that you accumulate as you work. Physical File System. Whatever tasks you perform on your job, you need a physical file system. Your file system must be proximate to where you actually do your work for convenience of access.

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PhatWare Launches PhatPad for iPad – a Brainstorming and Collaboration Tool

Ian's Messy Desk

PhatWare Corporation has today released PhatPad for iPad, a note-taking and collaboration app featuring PhatWare’s proven handwriting recognition technology. PhatPad turns an iPad into an brainstorming tool by enabling users to draw, write, and type on the iPad, then instantly share ideas via email, WiFi sync, Dropbox, or with PhatPad’s built-in presentation mode. File sharing either with WiFi or email.

How to Set Up Your Digital Productivity Space – Top 10 Tips

Dumb Little Man

Do you have a system to organize your files in folders? Yes, no one wants to spend that much time moving files and inventing an organization system but when you finish, we believe that you will find everything in its place and that will help you to have all your thoughts in order as well.

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Gmail + GTD + Inbox Zero = Profitable Productivity

Denise Aday

The common outcry is that email is evil. That’s because there’s so much crap there mixed in with the good stuff and it can get so out of control so quickly that we just give up and ignore it altogether or declare email bankruptcy on a regular basis. But bad or no email management means lost opportunities and failed commitments. Besides my own, I’ve been in a lot of client email accounts. I try hard to keep to three email checks per day at the most.

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Another Reason to Love Dropbox. Paper!

Tips From T. Marie

Until recently, I really hadn’t given much thought to an online collaboration tool. For the past 11 years I’ve slowly transitioned from storing files on my computer hard drive to using a combination of removable storage and online file storage. They allowed me to store client files on something I could lock away in a fire-proof safe each night. Still, I adopted it for file storage that didn’t require a high level of security.

Dealing with confidential electronic documents

Practically Perfect PA

With cloud technology, the increased use of email and other electronic forms of communication (Slack, Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, etc. If you have been asked to email a confidential message to another member of staff – think to yourself, should I really be emailing this? The following steps should make this clear: a) Mark the email as ‘confidential’, you can do this in the email options tab. b) Encrypt any attached files.

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Creating Your Personalized Productivity Tool Kit: Top 10 Tools to Consider

Dumb Little Man

These tools offer outstanding features that aid in creating tasks, setting timelines & reminders, performance tracking, time tracking, creating reports, team collaboration, file sharing, etc. An intuitive dashboard helps in managing and organizing project-related tasks, tracking progress, collaborating with the team, delegating tasks, and creating reports. File sharing and internal commenting to discuss particular tasks or projects.

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Meggin McIntosh on How to Back Up Google Docs

Denise Aday

It makes collaboration a breeze and suits our mobile work-styles to a tee. But just as it’s critically important to back up our local hard-drive files, so it is to back up our files in the cloud. Google Documents (GoogleDocs) is a great application to use, but just like files you have on your hard drive, the files you create in Google should be backed up. Expected Time Expenditure: 10 minutes or less if all files export correctly.

Tools to Help Your Employees Work from Home

Dumb Little Man

Google Online suite also makes it easy for teams to communicate, share, and collaborate. ? Teams tend to achieve more when using a collaborative task management tool like Trello. Sending photos, videos, and files are likewise easy. ?

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SEO, Keyword and Competition Research Services for Websites

Andrea Kalli

Complete the New Client Questionnaire Subscribe to the Blog by Email Subscribe to the Blog by RSS 10 Most Popular Posts More silly little alt code symbols for Twitter - 35 comments Time to Jazz Up Your Website Social Buttons? -

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The Freelancer’s Guide to PDF Management

Dumb Little Man

One way to learn that trick is to know how to properly manage your time, systems, and files. Let’s say you’re receiving PDFs from a client or a collaborator or you want to re-use a photo from a previous PDF that you’ve made — what do you do? Your best move is to take a screenshot, crop it down and save the result as a JPG file. Simply hit “Edit” after opening the document in Acrobat and modify the file as needed. See Also: How to Merge PDF Files.

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13 Ways You Should be Using Your Smartphone for Business

Tips From T. Marie

With more of us enjoying job flexibility today, and with the probability of up to 58% of workers expected to be independent contractors by 2027 , if you’re not using your smartphone for more than texting, calls and email you should be. We all know about texting, calling and emailing from our phones, but are you collaborating from it as well? With a plethora of collaboration tools online, it’s as simple as finding one with an awesome phone app that works for your business.

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Today’s Admin Needs to Become a Mobile Office Pro

Office Dynamics

Apps for file access, e-mail, calendar, password protection, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, virtual meetings, news, weather and travel are examples of key productivity tools mobile devices should have installed. Backup and store your files via a cloud service. Files will be accessible from any device you have installed the app on. An added benefit is the ability to share and collaborate on files of various types with others.

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10 Work Productivity Tips and Tricks You Should Adopt at Work Today

Dumb Little Man

Instead of wasting time on unnecessary things during your break, check your emails. Instead, spend this time checking email and important messages only. Apps like Dropbox can store files on the cloud, which can be shared via a link. can be used for online team collaboration. Sort out discussions that include information sharing, and get them done via team chat app, phone call, video conferencing, or an email.

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Guest Post: Tips & Tricks for Using Skype for Business

Tips From T. Marie

Recently, Skype revealed a new application aptly named “ Skype for Business ” that is designed to connect businesses and their members not just socially but in ways that are especially useful for work collaborations. With the new features in Skype for business, you can share your screen with other members of your office, organize video, audio, and chat meetings with up to 250 people at a time, and share different media files easily without having to use email.

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Productivity Multiplier: Google Cloud Connect Now a Reality

Productivity Bits

You can keep working while it saves the file, too. Mindless Collaboration. So collaboration is very important — and a serious pain. Google Cloud Sync lets me send someone a document with an email link. When they open the file, it opens right in Microsoft Office. This makes collaboration so much easier and efficient. Plus, with all the collaboration I do, it takes a lot of time keeping track of versions and who is working on what.

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Virtual Assistant…10 Years Later

Tips From T. Marie

Some VA’s began to specialize in things like email marketing, online project management and social media marketing. Cloud storage has become more secure, more reliable and more affordable, offering a superior way of storing files and making them available from any device you may want to use. Sharing files between client/virtual services provider is faster and easier than ever before. . Phone and email are no longer the only ways to stay in touch with clients.

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Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

The website is easy to use, you can share the presentations easily, download or collaborate with other member of staff. To finish off the list, slides.com, is a cloud based presentation software that allows for easy collaboration. It is free, there are plenty of templates and if used with Google Docs you can collaborate in real time. New images are added weekly and you can sign up to receive them via email. Ability to save the recording as a video file.

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Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

The website is easy to use, you can share the presentations easily, download or collaborate with other member of staff. To finish off the list, slides.com, is a cloud based presentation software that allows for easy collaboration. It is free, there are plenty of templates and if used with Google Docs you can collaborate in real time. New images are added weekly and you can sign up to receive them via email. Ability to save the recording as a video file.

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A day in the life: Katrina Wardell, EA at Dropbox

Practically Perfect PA

My EA function includes booking travel, heavy calendar and email management and organising the site-wide events. I check my emails first thing when I wake-up so that I can prioritise my day properly. In general, I spend the morning clearing emails and meeting with my leads, and in the afternoons I work on site-wide initiatives or special projects that I manage. I love the collaborative nature of working at Dropbox!

Top 13 Tools For Efficiently Running Your Online Business

Dumb Little Man

Running an online business efficiently--and productively--requires the use of various tools and apps that can help you properly communicate with your employees, collaborate easily on multiple projects and hence compensate for the lack of everyday face-to-face interaction that happens in a real world office. Its interface is simple and easy to use, lets you create multiple projects with various customizations, share files, create to-do lists and milestones, and do much more.

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6 Tools to Help You Manage Large Projects with Local & Virtual.

Productive & Organized

  They say: " Over 5 million people worldwide have used Basecamp to collaborate on over 4 million projects, track 57 million hours of work, share 46 million files, and complete 43 million to-dos.   According to their site, they are an on-line collaboration suite that allows team members to communicate and share.  It allows users to open, save, edit and co-author files stored on-line in Central Desktop directly from Office.

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Is Your Startup Prepared for a Cyberattack

Small Business CEO

If you are a startup, the risks are relatively higher given that you may be dependent on third party tools and services for all your business needs like email, web hosting, file sharing and project collaboration.… Late last month, the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) was hit by a ransomware that completely crippled the operations at India’s largest container port.

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Top 10 Productivity Tools For Chromebook

Productivity Bits

And since it is a web-based device, you always have access to all your applications and files anytime and anywhere – that is if you have an access to the internet (a downside?). People prefer Gmail for their email needs on the go. Do you often need to work or collaborate with other people? Wanting to send a large file to a client or co-worker but your email web client does not allow you to attach it because of its large size?

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Top 5 Small Business Cloud Computing Tips

The Small Business Blog

The cloud can potentially improve your productivity overnight, allowing you instant access to files and documents from anywhere in the world. Collaborative working allows employees shared access to documents and projects in real-time instead of constantly emailing attachments to each other. The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners.

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7 Tips for Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

Email, text, phone, chat? Collect them and send a single email to be answered once a day? If yes, do you want them to conduct business under their own email address or under one you set up for them? How will you collaborate and delegate? Where will you share files? You’re working your little heart out, losing track of time, and starting to consider hiring a little extra help. And you begin to wonder, “Am I ready for a virtual assistant?”

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How Evolving Technologies And Facebook Are Deploying Big Data

Dumb Little Man

It can range from regular databases, unstructured video, audio and email to transaction data. Social media assure the growth and development of innovation through mass collaboration. SQL has been combined to process large data sets, as the majority of data in the Hadoop’s file system are in table format. Each day, 2.5 million TB of data are generated. This huge quantity of data needs to be stored so that they can be easily accessed later.

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7 Tips for Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

Email, text, phone, chat? Collect them and send a single email to be answered once a day? If yes, do you want them to conduct business under their own email address or under one you set up for them? How will you collaborate and delegate? Where will you share files? You’re working your little heart out, losing track of time, and starting to consider hiring a little extra help. And you begin to wonder, “Am I ready for a virtual assistant?”

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FacileThings Gives Time Back To You

Productivity Bits

I started to implement the approach explained in the book, using notebooks, excel files and the like, and my life got better until a certain point. Collaboration tools are important to keep track of delegated tasks on real time. Please signup to my email list to receive free updates from Productivity Bits. Your email will remain private. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post.

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OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART I: AN EVENT OF DISTINCTION BEGINS

Office Dynamics

Wednesday opened with a substantial continental breakfast outside in the soft morning air, and then participants filed into the main ballroom to find their seats in preparation for the opening speech by Joan Burge, Founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International. She also gave us a preview of what we’d be experiencing in the coming days, with every session of the conference supporting and elaborating on the official conference theme: “Collaborate, Create, Connect: Expand Your Influence.”.

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Review – Casual.PM

Productivityist

Some people, myself included, find themselves being far more productive when they can visualise their tasks, collaborators and current position within a project. The opportunity to upload project-specific files is also there, making this a very collaborative tool. Files can be uploaded from your local computer, Dropbox, Box and Google Drive. Project Management tools can be unwieldy beasts, that’s for sure. In some ways, this can be understandable.

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Best Business Technology for Small Businesses & Their Owners (28 ideas from them to you!)

Productive & Organized

OneNote: My Filing Cabinet In The Clouds. create notebooks and files just like I would with paper, but now it is all organized on my computer. It allows us to easily email branded invoices to our clients, which they can then pay by mail or online. By recording payments as we receive them, we can just as easily monitor overdue payments and send email reminders. I sit in my car and check my email. Collaborative Tasks Lists - With Organisemee.

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Conquering The Open Loops Of Productivity

Productivity Bits

File System. T he tool that we integrate to our productivity system must go hand in hand with our file system or the stuff that we work with. The collaboration functionalities make this tool a great tool to have for team-based projects. Please signup to my email list to receive free updates from Productivity Bits. Your email will remain private. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link]. Post written by Marlon Ribunal.

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Top 10 Writing Apps for Android Smartphones

Daily Writing Tips

Writers often work on multiple devices and being able to access your files across all of them is essential. DropBox offers you a seamless cloud experience, the ability to edit your word files, and so much more. You can also save and share files with your friends, which makes it the ideal program to use if you are collaborating with others. For example, you can edit all Office docs, old and new, and it can even edit docs that are attached to emails.

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Working with an old school Executive

Practically Perfect PA

A handful of assistants still had to manage paper diaries, print off and file emails along with every other bit of paper that passed by their Exec’s desk, type up hand written notes and take dictation. They follow old school management styles where what they say goes, they don’t collaborate on ideas, they expect you to drop everything when they ask and even the mention of ‘working from home’ is looked upon with scorn and slight confusion.

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Inside the Guernsey PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

I can keep up to date with the Guernsey PA Connect website and emails, my personal and work emails, along with always being able to call anyone if I need to. Right from the start, I wanted it to be a network for collaboration, development and networking. It’s our collaboration that makes “GPAC” what it is. Cath is always on the end of the phone/email when I need her and I appreciate that. Firstly, can I have a little background about you….

The Clean and Simple Cloud Computing Primer for Small Businesses

Small Business CEO

Do you utilize web-based email services like Gmail? Better still, have you ever stored a file in Dropbox? Streamlined Collaboration. Others have evolved into using email attachments for the same process. The smartest ones, however, utilize a shared file within the cloud. When everyone can access the files they need, work happens faster. When files are stored remotely in a cloud, you can access them anywhere.

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Top 10 Online Tools for Writers

Daily Writing Tips

Four tools to help you store your writing safely (and collaborate with others, too). Even if you won’t be working collaboratively with others, Google Docs can be a great tool. With Evernote, you can create multiple “notebooks” to hold your content (though the search feature is very helpful and I don’t tend to bother filing my notes very assiduously). You can also share notes with other Evernote users – or email them to anybody, direct from Evernote.

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