Cloud storage is one of the biggest trending markets whether you know it or not. The chances are, you are using Google Drive, Dropbox or OneDrive. This would of stemmed from education, employment, hobbies or your nerdy friend pointing you in the right direction.
So you started using Google Drive as a student, OneDrive for work and then Dropbox for your photography hobbies. Or better yet, you wanted to maximize on free space so you set yourself up for a free plan across all and have your data decentralized. Now you have your data spread across all of these locations and you want it cleaner, simpler and in general just easier for your day to day.
Let’s turn into Marie Kondo and work through some Digital Decluttering.
To achieve this, it’s going to take some serious commitment, time and mundane jobs of clicking through, sitting there and wondering whether to keep it or not. Best advice, find some fun and productive music and crank it!
The fun, but also the hardest part. Work through deleting files, photos and any data you don’t want. This will not only declutter your data and storage, but it will also speed up and save money on your migration.
It’s now time to organize, restructure your data. You should have a fair idea after going through deleting and decluttering your data. Sort by category and not location.Remembering that search functionality can now detect keywords within images, videos and audio.
Now is the time to decide on a singular storage provider. There are a few things to weigh up from cost, performance, simplicity and any additional features.
usefyi did surveys on some of the more common digital document apps, which some are also storage. Only G Suite, Google Drive, was favored and had satisfied customers.
One of the easiest ways to move between these storage providers is MoveBot.io. MoveBot is affordable, simple and easy to use. It is loved for it’s non-existence of technical jargon or monthly subscriptions. If you are moving away from Google Drive it will convert your files to Microsoft file formats (that are widely supported).
Once you’ve finished consolidating, check to make sure you are happy with your storage, amend things to ensure you can relax and find everything easily.
Now is the time to grab a coffee and unwind, you’ve earned it.