6 Really Simple Strategies for Sharing Files Like a Pro

Dumb Little Man

Not so long ago, file sharing was a groundbreaking technology. However, using the cloud to share files and collaborate on projects has quickly become the cornerstone of many workflows across countless industries. Just like anything else, there’s a right way to navigate the world of file sharing and implementing a few file sharing tips can take your file sharing to another level. Are you ready to up your file sharing game? Collaborating effectively.

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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. Instead of fiddling with sharing files via email, you can simply send a collaborator a download link and you’re done. There are lots of file-sharing services and it can feel like navigating through a maze on your journey to find one that works well. What to Look for in a File-Sharing Service.


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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?

2018 182

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.

2018 172

Go Your Own Way? Musings on Fleetwood Mac, Collaboration, and Solopreneurship

The Solopreneur Life

But being a solopreneur doesn’t mean you shouldn’t collaborate with others. With Stevie, she will write lyrics and keep them in a file and a lot of times she doesn’t even come up with melodies until later, until someone says, ‘well, you’ve got to come up with something.” The second is Nicks’s solitary/collaborative process, where she does most the writing herself but receives help and prodding to finish the songs.

5 Collaborative Tech Apps Every Business Should Know about

Small Business CEO

With that in mind, here are 5 collaborative tech apps that every corporation should be using. Whether you have five or five thousand employees, you might find that one of these tech solutions is exactly what you need to whip your workflow into shape, and open the door to collaborative innovation. You might already use Google Drive as a backup location for your most important files, but it’s so much more than that: it’s also one of the best collaboration platforms around.…

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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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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Three Levels of Prevention for Safe File Sharing

Small Business CEO

Usually, problems arise due to not understanding the dangers associated with file sharing resulting in intentionally or unintentionally flaunting company regulations. Understanding the Dangers of File Sharing. The popularity of file sharing is easy to understand. … Information Technology data sharing file sharing IT security

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. File sharing either with WiFi or email. The beauty of PhatPad as a note-taking, collaboration and brainstorming tool is it allows users to draw pictures, jot notes, or put a mixture of pictures, drawings, handwritten and typed text on a virtual scratch pad.

Collaborating With The Enemy: Competitive Advantage? | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Collaborating With The Enemy: Competitive Advantage? « Top 5 Tips on Building a 6 Month Cash Reserve Competitive Intelligence: Not Just For Big Business » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 at 3:38 pm and is filed under Small Business / SOHO. Tim Read Said on January 26th, 2010 at 12:32 am Collaboration is obviously better than conflict – look at how estate agents set up near each other. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Technology of the week: Box

Practically Perfect PA

Box is a cloud-based system that allows users to store files, back-up and sync data and collaborate on documents in real time. Featured Office Technology Technology of the week admin administrators assistants collaboration EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant technologyToday’s Technology of the week: Box. Here are the details: What is Box?

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Back online and grateful for Dropbox once again.

Denise Aday

There’s a free version, but my very reasonably priced Pro account has paid for itself over and over, in client collaboration, family file sharing, online backup, anywhere online access, automatic syncing across devices, and reliable offline access. Okay, back to the crazy inbox… internet Dropbox virtual assistant virtual assistance affiliates file backup file storage collaboration file sharing

InformationWeek reviews my favorite client collaboration tool: CentralDesktop

Denise Aday

After an extensive search and testing over several months, I settled on CentralDesktop earlier this year as my client collaboration tool of choice. collaboration tools, and our tests showed it’s a good choice for team-building. _. Weekly, all I have to do is do a one-click back up of all my client and administrative Workspaces, which are sent to me in a zipped file for local storage.

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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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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. I’ve used Slack a few times and I’ve tested various online project management apps, but they all seemed like overkill for my little business. Dropbox just changed my mind. Read more. The post Another Reason to Love Dropbox. Paper!

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.

5 Ways to Efficiently Manage Your Web Design Projects

Dumb Little Man

Keep your files organized and your work desk clean. This is why you should always keep your desk and your virtual files in order. Here is a list of things that might help you jumpstart your desk and files organization: Before you start working for the day, see to it that your table contains only your work essentials. There can be a number of ways for you to organize your files such as by organizing them per project, by date, or by file type.

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SEO, Keyword and Competition Research Services for Websites

Andrea Kalli

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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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6 Reasons Why Your Business Should be Paperless

Eco-Office Gals

When you migrate your files into a digital environment, it: Increases your efficiency. You only need a few seconds to find an electronic file. If you’re a PC user, all you have to do is press the “Start” menu button—the one with the Microsoft logo—on your keyboard, type in the file name, and click the file you’re looking for. If you’re a Mac user, just go to the Finder’s toolbar, type the file name in the Search field, and click.

2014 156

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.

2020 159

Gmail + GTD + Inbox Zero = Profitable Productivity

Denise Aday

Gmail’s mobility and collaborative benefits will far outweigh your initial discomfort. But I find a basic label (file) structure = big time savings because I can quickly find and see what something is, its priority, as well as next action when applicable. Gmail is a WONDERFUL thing. The common outcry is that email is evil.

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Mom and Pop Shops Moving to the Cloud

Small Business Labs

There are other drivers of the shift to the cloud, including: The shift to mobile computing is increasingly requiring cloud storage so files are easily available across multiple devices and geographies. increasing collaboration across teams, geographies and organizations is leading to the growing use of cloud based collaboration tools.

2014 152

Dealing with confidential electronic documents

Practically Perfect PA

b) Encrypt any attached files. c) Move the emails from your sent file into a secure location. Every week or two have a good sort through your online files (email and shared drive). Also, it is good practice to delete your temporary files on a regular basis. When using collaborative tools such as Trello or Google Docs again make sure that only those authorised to see the documents can access them.

2017 157

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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Divorce Alternatives: Which One Is Right For You?

Dumb Little Man

Mediation is a collaborative approach to divorce where a legal representative, a lawyer or paralegal training in mediation will facilitate the divorce. They will even file for divorce for you and you may never end up seeing the inside of a courtroom. Collaborative Divorce. A collaborative divorce is another alternative and a unique approach. Divorce is a fact of life and there is no one-size-fits-all solution to it.

2018 163

Moxie Tip 301: Pricing your Intake Period

Virtual Moxie

This might be setting up files, or reading materials the client sends you to bring you up to speed, or setting up an online collaborative workspace, or any number of other things you might do in preparation for the actual work to begin. The time between when you send your client agreement/intake packet to a new client and the time you actually begin working with her is the "intake" period--the time you do the work to get things ready on your end to work with the client.

2013 141

Social Learning as a Way to Foster Productivity in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Humans, by nature, are more comfortable to learn through observation and collaboration. have facilitated collaboration and interaction among people. Social learning is helpful in improving collaboration among employees. Moreover, collaborating with other workers and interacting with them will definitely get the job done quickly. These survey forms can also be filed anonymously. In one way or another, social learning has been part of our lives for a long time.

2020 177

It's Not Just Cloud Price Wars Driving Usage

Small Business Labs

But it's not just price reductions driving this trend: The shift to mobile computing is increasingly requiring cloud storage so files are easily available across multiple devices and geographies. increasing collaboration across teams, geographies and organizations is leading to the growing use of cloud based collaboration tools. The cloud storage price wars being waged by Google, Amazon, Microsoft have been getting a lot of press this summer.

2014 142

3 tips for a stress-free connected workplace

Ian's Messy Desk

File away completed projects, and do an assessment of what you really need to keep. Smooth collaboration between employees, partners, suppliers, and customers is a sure-fire way to boost efficiency while also reducing stress. There are numerous tools that allow people to collaborate and share from anywhere, like interactive calendaring, videoconferencing, Microsoft’s Office 365 and the Rogers One Number app are two examples.

2014 168

Simplify Daily Tasks with Technology

Office Dynamics

During the open discussion, small groups shared programs and apps they use to better coordinate their time, organize files, collaborate with their team, and even track personal projects. You can attach files, share boards, set due dates, and it is easy to drop and drag from one list to another. There are options to collaborate with team members from other locations. You can set deadlines, collaborate work and see real-time updates for multiple projects.

2019 122

13 Ways You Should be Using Your Smartphone for Business

Tips From T. Marie

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. Yet another reason to ditch the file cabinet and move your files to the cloud; file access on your smartphone. Admit it, you don’t go anywhere without your smartphone. It’s ok, the rest of us don’t either.

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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.

2016 147

Paperless Office: Myths, Benefits, and Tips for Going Paperless

Dumb Little Man

On average, it takes workers about 5 minutes to come to a filing cabinet, find the needed document, and then work on it. When all of your documents are in electronic form, collaboration with your partners becomes faster and easier. Also, the mere absence of paper and filing cabinets makes your workers more organized overall. That’s why we suggest you to make a daily transfer plan and then process at least one filing cabinet a day.

2018 159

3 Important Cloud Trends to Watch Out For in 2020

Small Business CEO

It’s never been easier to save files to any connected device and print from your phone. Cloud trends of the past helped revolutionize collaborative work, allowing team members to edit and share documents from anywhere in the world. Cloud computing has enjoyed a warm welcome this past decade, and the future is only looking better for the industry. It seems like only yesterday that you could finally create and save documents in the cloud.

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10 Tips for Planning a Successful Event

Jen Lawrence

Establish a Collaboration Tool and Knowledge Base. Whether you have an internal share folder or use Google Drive, declare a location to track all information and save important files. Planning an event for your company or business can be an insanely overwhelming. The sheer number of details can trip planners up. However, have no fear – there is a method to the madness. You just need to have some insight and help.

2019 57

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. When they open the file, it opens right in Microsoft Office. This makes collaboration so much easier and efficient. Summing it up… I love being able to work on my documents from multiple locations but hate having to email my files to myself, download, edit, and repeat. Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits.

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Social CRM: An Idea Whose Time has Come?

Customers Rock!

Laurie is a technology marketer creating solutions that help people communicate and collaborate more effectively. Unless there is a corporate fiasco, most companies don’t currently have enough service issues aired via social channels to warrant integration into the rank and file agent’s work queue. Social Media CRM, or Social CRM, is getting a lot of air time these days. But where does it fit? Today’s post is by Laurie Shook.

2012 182

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.

2016 101

Book Review: The Fifth Age of Work

Small Business Labs

  The book's premise is changes and shifts in technology, social trends, economics and demographics are leading to a new age of work, which he describes as: The Fifth Age of Work is an emerging world of work broadly defined by the rise of cloud-based technology such as remote computing, file storage and retrieval (e.g., The Fifth Age of Work  describes how a broad mix of shifts and trends are transforming work and the workplace.

2013 189

Avoid Overwhelm When Starting a New Project

Step It Up VA Coaching

For the past month you’ve been planning, and the ideas for new projects and collaborations were flowing. It’s easy to use a web-based project management and collaboration tool, such as Basecamp. It allows you to upload and share files, track to-do lists and milestones, and communicate effectively throughout the course of a project. by Donna Toothaker. It’s a NEW YEAR, and you are very excited!

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