Dropbox tips and tricks

Practically Perfect PA

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

Productivityist

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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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].

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. Dropbox productivity collaboration organization virtual assistant virtual assistance clients cool tools small businessIt’s also still the best, most universally (across devices) accessible way I’ve found to organize and use documents I’ve found.

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 116

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

Productivityist

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

Productivityist

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

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

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 158

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.

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 ….

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

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

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 141

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 110

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 118

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 189

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

Productivityist

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.

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

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

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

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? That’s nothing to sneeze at, considering the rate at which we use and dispose of paper every day. Of course, that’s not the only reason to go paperless, especially if you’re a small business owner.

2014 156

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 100

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 100

Workflows: Notetaking/Writing with Write App and nvALT

Productivityist

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.

Interview with Kate Smith of Juno VA

Karen Vivarelli

I initially started out raising her invoices, organising her Dropbox, creating fee proposals and document templates. How Kate went from corporate PA to VA life. And how you can do it too. I first met Kate Smith, Juno VA, when she joined my VA Course in March 2020.

2020 52

52 Templates and Tools for Every Successful EA

Worxbee

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

2021 68

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. I will be sharing more of their tips and empowering stories over the summer, but for now, here are our Virtual Summit speakers: Lisa N. Alexander, Speaker and Entrepreneur. Known as The Marketing Stylist™, Lisa N.

2017 158

Building Client Trust: Communication is Key

Step It Up VA Coaching

Simple, free online programs like Dropbox and Google Docs allow you to share and update information easily and instantaneously. by Donna Toothaker. Effective client communication is a crucial element in running a service-based business, yet it is often overlooked in favor of things we think are more important, like client work.

2015 109

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. And even if the cloud-based features aren’t for you; say for example you’re happy with Dropbox and Google Docs for web-only storage and editing; the $12 a month for just the Office Professional Plus software is a pretty good deal ($144 a year as compared to shelling out $399 for the box).

2013 122

SignMyPad: Save Time and Money By Ditching Your Fax and Scanner

Productivity Bits

S ignMyPad also allows you to upload a PDF from any URL for compatibility with DropBox, Cloud App, and other cloud storage solutions. From any of these apps, the completed forms can be emailed or uploaded to DropBox. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. This post is by Camber Weiss, Chief Culture Officer at Autriv Software Development. W e’ve all been there.

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Is Too Much of a Free Thing Hurting Your Business?

Tips From T. Marie

Services like Dropbox and Skype can be budget savers when you’re first starting out. I think we’d all agree, free is good. When you’re a small business, especially when you’re first starting out, the mind is boggled by the abundance of free stuff on the internet. In fact, it can be a big help for strapped for cash entrepreneurs. And of course there is all of that free information.

2011 117

Episode 317: The Analog Way with Jeff Sheldon

Productivityist

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.

2020 52

Episode 317: The Analog Way with Jeff Sheldon

Productivityist

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.

2020 52

Episode 317: The Analog Way with Jeff Sheldon

Productivityist

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.

2020 52

Technology to help with minute taking

Practically Perfect PA

The app also has Dropbox backup so all participants can access the notes whenever they want. About 10 years ago I used to manage 12 Committees as part of my role at the time. I absolutely loved the job but it did mean that I had to write 48 sets of minutes each year. These minutes were just from the main Committee meetings – I also had to attend and minute other meetings throughout the year.

2014 197

Today’s Admin Needs to Become a Mobile Office Pro

Office Dynamics

Dropbox. OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, Dropbox, Box and Egnyte. Mobile has become the way in the daily operations of both our personal and business lives. It is increasingly important to know how to work productively from anywhere, anytime. It’s all in the apps. Mobility is changing how we work and live; blending personal and professional lives, apps and tools needed to work well across different devices, and employees expect—and are expected—to work from anywhere.

2016 124