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. Office Technology admin administrators assistants Dropbox EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant technology Virtual Assistant

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. Here are five of the things I’m currently using Dropbox for: Shared files with my wife. My wife and I share all of our pertinent files in Dropbox. I use Byword to blog, so blog posts are synced to Dropbox so I can work on them anywhere.


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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.

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

Practically Perfect PA

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. I’m incredibly lucky in regards to food – Dropbox has an amazing café at the office where we get free breakfast, lunch and dinner so I rarely eat at home during the week.

Get 500 MB of bonus Dropbox space

Denise Aday

Always have your stuff when you need it with Dropbox. For everyone who joins and installs Dropbox using my referral link above, I’ll get 1 GB and you’ll receive 500 MB of bonus space. My virtual assistant clients and I love Dropbox. virtual assistant virtual assistance affiliates small business cool tools Dropbox collaboration teamwork data storage sharingSign up for free! link].

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

Dragos Roua – Brilliantly Better The Personal Development Blog Home About me Top posts Archives Downloads Audio Recommended Products Contact iAdd For iPhone / iPad Now Syncs With Dropbox by dragos on September 16, 2010 · 8 comments in Apple & Mac OS X , Personal Development , Productivity & Effectiveness , iPhone Tweet It has been a very exciting time for me in the last few weeks. sync your data completely with Dropbox via Edge, #g or WiFi.

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. So why am I just getting around to it in early October? Because it was a lot more complicated that I thought it was going to be.

2013 117

Travel Itineraries

Practically Perfect PA

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. By making a modest change to the rule I had set up, I managed to get the file into a shared Dropbox folder so that my wife can access the files as she needs them. By using prefixes in the file name (yet again) I am able to seamlessly get the files into Dropbox, and that speeds up things considerably on both sides of the equation.

2012 59

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. I had the pleasure of meeting André on a recent trip to Hamilton to visit family, and we had a great time over dinner chatting about productivity, technology and all things in between.

2012 46

Innovative Ways of Using the Cloud

Dumb Little Man

Shared any of your files with friends or colleagues via Google Drive or Dropbox? With everyone buzzing around with some new app or gadget that uses “the cloud” to store data of this sort and that, there’s a distinct level of mystification, especially for non-techy folks, regarding how the cloud works. The reality is actually much simpler than it sounds. To be fair and square, it’s just a bunch of fast computers with large data drives connected to the Internet 24/7.

2015 157

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.

2020 177

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

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.

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. This is a sponsored post for Dropbox. Dropbox is not affiliated with nor endorses any other products or services mentioned.

2018 188

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. Many marketing and advertising specialists are finding that their old strategies are in need of an update in order to remain competitive in the ever-shifting digital commerce environment.

2018 179

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. It works with any type of file – I keep all sorts in my Dropbox folder, from baby photos (.jpgs) Dropbox is basically the equivalent of a “My Documents” folder for me. #8:

2018 85

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. If the vendor you’re using doesn’t have a secure shopping cart interface that you can use, there are a few other alternatives. But first, a word of caution ….

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.

2018 146

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. and even your emails are in jeopardy. activism open internet civil rights

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.

2020 250

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. Location-less offices, remote employees, virtual assistants , and online service providers. This is the changing face of today’s small business offices. Business is becoming less and less tied to a location for various reasons.

2019 112

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.

2020 177

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.

2014 140

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.

2018 121

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.   He's a cultural anthropologist, partner in a coworking facility, business professor at Texas State and the co-author of one of the first books on coworking - I'm Outta Here. 

2013 188

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. However, with so many options to choose from, picking the best one can take time, effort and even money. As not all productivity and time management tools are created the same, you have to make sure you only get the best ones that can help you get more work done.

2016 157

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.

2020 274

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.

2011 126

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. In Dropbox, create a new folder to hold your text files. Any app that can read text files can use this folder and its files, whether it''s with a Dropbox-syncing app or just TextEdit on the Mac.

Open Loops 3/8/2013: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

Gutenberg has Dropbox support! From “Project Gutenberg Adds Dropbox Support, Perfect for Syncing to All Your Devices” I love my bread maker and use it at least once a week during the winter. Fridays are open loop days at SimpleProductivity blog. I have always found couponing objectionable because it takes too long for the benefit, and it seems so overwhelming.

2013 135

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. People can secure devices and things, but they often ignore the security of the data. It is indispensable to take necessary measures to protect your business data as well.

2019 182

Accomplist: Simplifying Task Lists on iOS

Simple Productivity Blog

Backup and restore to Dropbox. There are a lot of good task lists and task management applications out there. Some are simply checklists; others allow you to classify and search; and some, like Accomplist, take it a step further. Accomplist allows you to add lists to lists, order by sequential or parallel action (think automatic next actions) as well as tag, re-tag and view. Here are some screen shots, because they show the application in action: This screen shows the inbox.

2012 138

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.

2018 100

Top 10 Writing Apps for Android Smartphones

Daily Writing Tips

DropBox. Before you question the addition of DropBox, you need to understand why it is an important app for writers. DropBox offers you a seamless cloud experience, the ability to edit your word files, and so much more. Today’s modern writer doesn’t always have time to sit down at his desktop and write. With more and more writers living the digital nomad style, there is a major demand for technology that can help.

2017 77

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. Whether you are a freelancer, run your own business or work for a company with flexible work options, getting out of the office is refreshing and can be great for creativity. But it can also be dangerous—for your data, at least.

2019 160

Top 5 Remote Working Tools

Office Organization Success

Dropbox – in case you haven’t come across this yet, this is a great service for sharing files between say your desktop PC and your laptop without having to copy from your PC to a flashdrive, and then from the flashdrive to your laptop. The Dropbox software adds an additional folder to your PC/laptop that you simply drop your files into and you can access from any PC that has the Dropbox software installed.

2011 147

How Netflix Metaflow Framework Is Different Than Other Python Frameworks

Dumb Little Man

Dropbox is a very astonishing and one-of-a-kind move that’s able to write down 4 million lines of Python code. Python is one of the fastest-growing programming languages in the world today. It is already being used by 8 million developers across the world.

2019 188

52 Templates and Tools for Every Successful EA


Some tools to try include: Google Drive OneDrive Dropbox Sharepoint . #2. As an executive assistant, your job role tends to be very versatile.

2021 66

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. Yesterday, PhatWare Corporation announced the immediate availability of a Retina-optimized version of its PhatPad note-taking and collaboration app for iPad.

2012 122