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Photos Video Field Guide

My recent post about family photo scanning was great timing, because David Sparks (creator of many awesome Field Guides – I’m a big fan) has created a new Video screencast called the Photos Video Field Guide. It covers the new Apple Photos application and syncing your photos between your Apple Devices using iCloud Photo Storage. […]

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Reader Story: Reading Paperless Books

There’s an active Facebook group called Embracing a Paper-free Lifestyle (I should contribute there more), and a post by awesome DocumentSnap reader David Whitehead that intrigued me: A consequence of avoiding paper – when I moved to Switzerland I had 3,793 books (I had to have an audit list). Used Kindle for many years and […]

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Is It Time To Bring In A Professional Organizer?

Over the years I have written once or twice about how you can go paperless at home or in your business, and many of you have been very successful doing it yourself. However, sometimes you just don’t have the time, energy, or expertise to do it on your own. It’d be nice if there was […]

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Paperless Document Organization Guide Second Edition

Based on the emails I receive and your answers to my annual survey, DocumentSnap readers like you are interested in going paperless but are unsure about the following three things: How do you organize your paperless documents once you’ve scanned them? Once you’ve filed your electronic documents away, how do you find them again? How […]

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Clean Computer Calendar

A Plan For Organizing Your Computer

So apparently January is “Clean Your Computer Month”. I don’t know about that, but the new year is as good of a time as any to get your digital files sorted out. I don’t normally share this sort of thing, but the folks at SingleHop sent me their “Clean Computer Calendar” which is a 3 […]

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A Filing System That Keeps You Motivated

In October 2014 I had the pleasure of speaking at the SimpleREV conference, and I was lucky enough to speak right before David Delp. I say lucky because by the end of his talk he had us all a) dedicating ourself to our most important goals and b) singing. Thank God I didn’t have to […]

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The Productivity Show On Going Paperless

I’m a big podcast listener and was happy to hear that the folks at Asian Efficiency were starting a new podcast called The Productivity Show. I was even happier when they asked me if I’d be a guest, so here’s my episode: The Productivity Show, Episode 7: Going Paperless w/ Brooks Duncan. I had a […]

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A Cautionary Tale About Your Digital Afterlife

Recently I posted a cheery blog post called Going Paperless And Your Digital Afterlife. At the risk of being obnoxious and quoting myself: Have you ever thought about what will happen to your digital accounts and assets if you get hit by a bus tomorrow? Will someone be able to get to your email? What […]

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12 Days Of Paperless Gifts – Paperless and Gift Cards

This is Day 12+1 – Bonus! in a 12 Post series: 12 Days Of Paperless Gifts. If you know someone who could use some help going paperless, or if you’d like to drop some hints, this series is for you. Don’t worry, the regular DocumentSnap tips will still be flowing. OK, I know there were […]

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Mac Power Users On Working With PDFs

One of my favorite podcasts is Mac Power Users and this week they did a great episode called The Power of PDFs. The hosts David Sparks and Katie Floyd were joined by the awesome Ernest Svenson from PaperlessChase to do a deep dive on all things PDF. As with many MPU shows, the tools that […]

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