Dropbox tips and tricks

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I store all of my files in Dropbox, it is really easy to use, loads of other people use it and I love that I can easily share files and documents with the rest of my team. So, today I thought I’d share my Dropbox tips and tricks for you.

Diving Deeper Into Dropbox: The Ultimate Unofficial Dropbox Guide


I’ve been a Dropbox user for as long as I can remember. To be clear, my Dropbox isn’t out of control. It just isn’t as neatly organized as I’d like – and I’m certainly not using Dropbox’s features to their fullest. My wife and I share all of our pertinent files in Dropbox.

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Another Reason to Love Dropbox. Paper!

Tips From T. Marie

Dropbox just changed my mind. The post Another Reason to Love Dropbox. Until recently, I really hadn’t given much thought to an online collaboration tool. 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. For the past 11 years I’ve slowly transitioned from storing files on my. Read more. Paper!

Another Reason to Love Dropbox. Paper!

Tips From T. Marie

Dropbox just changed my mind. After trying out lots of online storage options early in my business, a few years ago I finally settled on Dropbox. I have come to love Dropbox, from the ease of use to features like having an expiration date on a shared file. In fact, I didn’t think Dropbox could do much more to make me fall any deeper in love than I already was. Dropbox, you have renewed our love affair.

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

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Before Dropbox, I worked for a tech start-up and was the executive assistant (EA) to the CEO of an aircraft leasing firm. For the past year and a half, I have worked as the EA to the Head of Dropbox Europe and the Global Head of Customer Experience, but my role has recently changed.

Simplify File Transfers With Dropbox

Simple Productivity Blog

Simplifying file transfers with Dropbox solved this problem for me. The post Simplify File Transfers With Dropbox appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. All of us who work at multiple computers need to move files around. We needed a writeable format in order to keep files up to date, with portability that would work between computers. I face this problem daily because of the nature of my job. I need to have my project and client notes with me everywhere I go.

Free Trial of Dropbox Pro 100

Denise Aday

I still have a free, 3-month trial of Dropbox Pro 100 to give. Dropbox is one of the vital tools that makes smooth collaboration with my clients - and them with their clients - possible.

Back online and grateful for Dropbox once again.

Denise Aday

In this respect, Dropbox proved invaluable, once again. If you haven’t tried Dropbox yet, you must. Okay, back to the crazy inbox… internet Dropbox virtual assistant virtual assistance affiliates file backup file storage collaboration file sharingCatching up from 2 days without internet service…yikes! Good lesson in a few more things to keep (at least copies of) offline.

iAdd For iPhone / iPad Now Syncs With Dropbox

Brilliantly Better

sync your data completely with Dropbox via Edge, #g or WiFi. Dropbox released an API for interacting with its widely popular cloud storage service only a few weeks ago but when I saw the press release, I knew I had to work with it.

My Search for Cloud Storage-Weighing the Options

Tips From T. Marie

Featured Tags: Cloud Storage Dropbox Skydrive Storage Storage Services I’ve been meaning to write this blog post on my search for reliable cloud storage since mid-July. Business Tips Featured Cloud Storage Dropbox Skydrive Storage Storage Services Categories: Business Tips.

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Travel Itineraries

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In addition I suggest you upload the information to an online document management website (Dropbox for example), just in case they misplace the paperwork. Travel Uncategorized admin administrators blogging Business Dropbox Education and Training Executive Assistant LinkedIn Personal Assistant Productivity Time management Twitter VA Industry VA networking Virtual Assistant virtual assistant business Virtual Assistant training

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How I Use Hazel


Unlike the other applications I’ve covered ( Evernote and Dropbox ), there’s not really much to write about in terms of how I don’t use it. Workflow app uninstaller app zapper Dropbox efficiency Evernote hazel how to how to use hazel mac power users noodlesoft productivity rules

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My Journey to Productivity


in combination with cloud storage syncing solutions such as iCloud and Dropbox. Mindfulness app store Apple Dropbox iCloud iOS iPad technology twitterThe following is a guest post by André Benrubi.

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Your Home Business: Is It Business As Usual in the Midst of COVID-19 Social Distancing?

Tips From T. Marie

We use online technology like Zoom to conduct business meetings regularly and accessing files from cloud storage like Dropbox is old hat. Those of us who already own a home-based business are lucky. We already know the ins and outs of working from home.

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Innovative Ways of Using the Cloud

Dumb Little Man

Shared any of your files with friends or colleagues via Google Drive or Dropbox?

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

Dumb Little Man

Here we will go over how to change file permissions using the popular cloud storage and content collaboration platform Dropbox because its elegant, intuitive interface makes it a great example. Changing File Permissions in Dropbox. Changing Folder Permissions in Dropbox.

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The Top 3 Reasons Why Your Marketing Team Needs Collaboration Now

Dumb Little Man

This is a sponsored post for Dropbox. Dropbox is not affiliated with nor endorses any other products or services mentioned. Collaboration seems to be the buzzword in most industries today, and the e-commerce industry is no exception.

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Mark Zuckerberg’s political group funds ads promoting Keystone and ANWR drilling | Grist

Denise Aday

Now will be ditching LinkedIn and Dropbox as well. Mark Zuckerberg’s political group funds ads promoting Keystone and ANWR drilling | Grist : Reaffirming my decision to leave Facebook a few months back. Unbelievable

24 Online Collaboration Tools That Let You Leave The Office Space Behind

Tips From T. Marie

More project management and sharing options include : Web Whiteboard Kanban Flow Dropbox Paper Trello Monday Basecamp In-Person Meetups Your office may be location-less, but it’s still possible to get your workers together on a regular basis to collaborate together.

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4 Simple Steps to Securely Send Credit Card Information

Office Organization Success

Put your CC info in a Word document, and send to her via a secure file transfer service like Send This File or Dropbox. Many business owners find themselves in a situation where they are asked to send their credit card information in order to finalize a business transaction.

PhatWare Launches PhatPad for iPad – a Brainstorming and Collaboration Tool

Ian's Messy Desk

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. Desktop synchronization via Dropbox or iTunes. PhatPad documents can be synchronized with the desktop computer via iTunes or Dropbox, exchanged between two or more devices on the local WiFi network, printed, emailed, or exported to PDF.

Cash Flow Management Tips to Improve Your Business

Dumb Little Man

Some of these sites are DropBox and OneDrive. Cash flow management is simply a process of tracking the amount of money coming in and the amount of money going out. It helps you determine the amount of money that will be available to your business in the future.

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The Internet vs. Hollywood

Denise Aday

Fight Back: YOUR FILES ON Google, Dropbox, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube, Flickr, etc. The Internet vs. Hollywood : Hollywood attorneys are trying to use the courts to circumvent Congress and implement a backdoor SOPA/PIPA scheme.

Introducing Boomerang Virtual Assistants

Laughing all the Way to Work

I upgraded to the professional package offered by Dropbox so I can receive documents and recordings (I was already running out of space). I finally launched my new website and am open for business. Well sort of. The website is awaiting a small final touch, but if you want to take a peek here is my URL address Boomerangvirtualassistants.com It's very exciting, even at this stage. Sometimes you just have to do it and quit trying to figure everything out.

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How To Manage School Documents Efficiently

Dumb Little Man

Google Drive and Dropbox offer enough free storage space that you can use to save your teaching materials. Back in the day when technology wasn’t so present in education, dealing with school documents was a time-consuming process.

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Book Review: The Fifth Age of Work

Small Business Labs

Evernote, Dropbox), and communication channels (e.g., The Fifth Age of Work  describes how a broad mix of shifts and trends are transforming work and the workplace. The author, Drew Jones, is well suited to take on this subject.

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13 Ways You Should be Using Your Smartphone for Business

Tips From T. Marie

Dropbox. Adobe Scan , but there is also ABBYY Scan and the Dropbox app has a scan feature as well. Admit it, you don’t go anywhere without your smartphone. It’s ok, the rest of us don’t either. That reason alone is incentive enough to examine just how useful your smartphone is to your business.

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

Dumb Little Man

Apps like Dropbox can store files on the cloud, which can be shared via a link. There are only two ways to increase the output of your work. It’s either you put in an extra number of hours or find smart work productivity tips to working hard. Productivity and Motivation.

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Top 10 Online Tools for Writers

Daily Writing Tips

7: Dropbox (free), Dropbox, Inc. Dropbox lets you store your files on your computer and in the cloud, painlessly syncing them whenever you save anything into your Dropbox folder. It’s a really easy system to use – and you can share Dropbox folders with other people.

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Episode 317: The Analog Way with Jeff Sheldon


On this solo episode of the podcast, I’m doing something a little different: I’m hosting a guest. Jeff Sheldon joins me on the program to talk about simplicity, productivity, and the story behind Analog.

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Episode 317: The Analog Way with Jeff Sheldon


On this solo episode of the podcast, I’m doing something a little different: I’m hosting a guest. Jeff Sheldon joins me on the program to talk about simplicity, productivity, and the story behind Analog.

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7 Great Productivity and Time Management Tools to Keep You On Track

Dumb Little Man

Dropbox. Dropbox can save you a lot of time when it comes to data storage. If you’re trying to find ways on how to be more efficient, you’ve probably considered getting a few tools to help you out.

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How to Keep Business Data Secure When Transitioning to a New Office?

Dumb Little Man

You can opt for a reliable cloud service like Dropbox and Google Drive to store the data. Moving to a new office is not easy. More so, you have to ensure that none of the office hardware gets damaged. Additionally, the responsibility to keep the data secure is also on your shoulders.

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Workflows: Notetaking/Writing with Write App and nvALT


Dropbox (for Mac and iOS). For those that are unfamiliar with these apps, here''s a quick breakdown: Dropbox: Dropbox needs no introduction or description. Write App/Write for Dropbox: Write App is fairly new to the game, but is so awesome.

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6 Reasons Why Your Business Should be Paperless

Eco-Office Gals

Granted, cloud storage services like Dropbox and hard drives also limit the number of files they can accommodate at a time. Did you know that it takes around 24 trees to produce one ton of paper?

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Y-Combinator Goes Freelance

Small Business Labs

Well known grads include Dropbox, Airbnb and Reddit. Last week was Demo Day for Y-Combinator's summer batch of startups.   For those not familar with Y-Combinator , it's the most successful startup accelerator in the U.S. According to their website, since 2005 over 700 startups have gone through their program and today these firms have a combined market valuation of over $30 billion. Only 3% of the startups that apply to their program are accepted.

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PhatWare releases Retina-optimized version of PhatPad for the iPad

Ian's Messy Desk

About PhatPad: More than just a note-taking app, PhatPad turns an iPad into an advanced brainstorming tool by enabling users to draw, write, and type on the iPad, then instantly share ideas via email, WiFi sync, Dropbox, Evernote , Google Docs, or in PhatPad’s presentation mode.

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How to Protect Your Assets When Working Remotely

Dumb Little Man

Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, and Dropbox are popular cloud storage solutions. Remote work comes with numerous benefits.

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Building Client Trust: Communication is Key

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Simple, free online programs like Dropbox and Google Docs allow you to share and update information easily and instantaneously. by Donna Toothaker.

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Re-Visited: The Intro Packet

Tips From T. Marie

A Dropbox Paper document. Seven years ago, I wrote the post “ Let Me Introduce… My Business, with an Intro Packet ”. In it I discussed the difficulty of giving people a clear picture of what your business can provide in a short period of time and how an intro packet could help. A lot has changed in seven years. The elevator speech that I mention in that original post, while still used, has really taken a back seat to social media posts.

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It’s official … I’ve switched from Outlook to Gmail!

Office Organization Success

And I’m also using Dropbox to store my files. I never thought I’d do that as for years I’ve been a die-hard Outlook fan — and I still am. But I’ve come to realize over the past couple of weeks that, with all the traveling I do, it’s just not efficient for me to keep switching from Outlook when I’m in my office, to Gmail when I’m traveling and using my laptop, back to Outlook again when I’m back in my office.

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New speakers for the Virtual Summit

Practically Perfect PA

Katrina Wardell, EA at Dropbox . I’m so excited to share with you the first group of new speakers for the Virtual Summit and their session details. We have a really varied group trainers from all over the world for the Summit who are truly inspiring.

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Office Software is Evolving, Are You Ready?

Tips From T. Marie

While we self-proclaimed geeks have been using Google docs, Google Drive, Dropbox and others, Office 365 provides those with a fear of the cloud a reason to finally get their cloud on. Office suite software is changing!

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