By now you probably have a Dropbox account, and quite possibly, more just than one. The beauty of Dropbox is its simplicity. Drop a file in a folder and it’s magically synced to Dropbox—safe, secure,
New: Full Basecamp 3 Backup Support
We’re proud to announce cloudHQ as the only company to fully support 37Signals’ newest project management platform, Basecamp 3, with an automated, real-time cloud backup. Automatic Basecamp 3 Backup Basecamp is used . . .
Overwhelmed? 7 Ways to Be Productive Anyway
Feel overwhelmed at work? It happens to all of us sometimes. Ironically, having too much to do can easily sap you of your motivation to do much of anything. Here are some tips you can . . .
Automatically Save Gmail to Cloud Storage
We’re pleased to announce a new advanced wizard for our Save Emails to Cloud Storage extensions. The new wizard lets you automatically store PDF copies of your emails (plus any attachments) to Dropbox, Google Drive, . . .
New: cloudHQ Now Free for Free Services!
We’re excited to announce: cloudHQ is now 100% free to use with free cloud applications. If you use free accounts from any of the following services, you can now use cloudHQ for . . .
The Complete Mini Guide to Cloud Storage
Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, OneDrive, Amazon Web Services, iCloud? Which one is best? The answer is: it depends on your needs. There is no “best” service. But there is probably one or two that are . . .
Salesforce is a service every business needs to use. As a CRM, it stands out primarily because of its efficiency in helping manage the process from lead management to sales to customer retention. Its accurate . . .
Stop Wasting 20 Hours With Dropbox File Sharing
How long does it take to email a file from Dropbox (or any other cloud storage account)? We were curious. We did five tests, then calculated the average time to build and share a link. . . .
The Easiest Way to Share Large Media Files With Dropbox or Google Drive
What’s the easiest, most effective way to transfer large files over the internet? If you’re a graphic designer, artist, or a movie creator, this is no small question. Your work depends on getting files to . . .
16 Free Chrome Extensions to Boost Your Productivity
We’ve recently released a host of free Chrome productivity extensions for Gmail. They are all free. If you have Gmail or host your company’s email through Google Apps, you can use any of all of . . .
The Beyond Simple Way to Save Emails to PDF
Ever download emails to PDF? If so, we have a brand new Chrome extension we think you’ll love. It’s called Save emails to PDF. It’s free to use for anyone who uses Gmail. With one . . .
Coffee Shops Hate Dropbox
Slow WiFi is one of modern life’s great frustrations. That’s why many coffee shops hate Dropbox, Google Drive, Skype, and Netflix. They’re bandwidth hogs. To provide quality WiFi, coffee shops often take steps to prevent . . .
10 Step Guide To Hiring Remote Contractors
When you bootstrap your business, every dollar counts—which is exactly why hiring help from overseas has become so popular the last few years. 2 Types of Outsourced Work Outsourcing makes the most . . .
How To Integrate Your Cloud Apps
For most business professionals, the most commonly used applications are email, notes, and cloud storage. For sales professionals, you could add their CRM application to the list. The rise of cloud-hosted versions of . . .
Top 12 Apps to Run Your Business From Your Phone
Wish you could just run your business directly off your phone? It’s more possible than ever, thanks to a wide variety of business applications designed to work on phones and tablets. To better manage your . . .
3 Power User Tips for iCloud Mail
By some estimates, there are over 450 million iCloud users worldwide. That means at least some of you are using iCloud Mail. The Problem with iCloud Mail iCloud has advantages and disadvantages. It does a . . .
Get All Your Photos in Facebook Privately, and for Free!
Cloud storage solutions really lack personality, and they usually cost you some dough. Recently, a friend of mine got married and sent me her wedding pictures via Gmail. As much as I wanted to, I . . .
How to Integrate Evernote With Gmail (And Why Real Estate Agents Love It)
Google Apps. Evernote. They’re two of the most powerful cloud services available. But they’re usually not very good at talking to each other. Today we’re going to show you how to integrate them together, making . . .
3 Steps to Properly Setup Your Google Apps Domain
Organizations need to leverage employee time efficiently, but it’s very difficult to measure when employees are using different apps depending on what their job roles are. Shadow IT is at its all-time high, and as . . .
NEW: Attach A Cloud File Directly From Your Gmail
There are over 900 million daily active users currently using Gmail. It’s a simple and intuitive email platform, and it happens to have an impeccably great integration with Google Drive, a collaborative office suite that . . .
Is Email Surviving Its Own Death?
The lowest common denominator for any business communication has always been email. You would think it would have died by now, but instead, it’s actually thriving. Information that is often of the highest valuable can . . .
Difference Between Google Drive and Dropbox: The Real Story
There are many online comparisons between Google Drive and Dropbox. The problem is that many of those articles are biased, and are light on substance. Most articles discuss either the costs of storage or the . . .
Top Tips for Company-Wide Cloud Email and Storage
Small businesses love the cloud. Actually, 87% of all small businesses already adopted some form of operating in the cloud, using a variety of cloud services and apps for many company tasks including: email, storage, . . .
How To Integrate Google Apps with Dropbox for Business In 5 Easy Steps
5 Invaluable Benefits of Integrating Google with Dropbox. Ever wonder why top companies like EMC, JC Penney, and Gartner integrate all their cloud apps? Here are the top 5 reasons to consider implementing a cloud platform integration: Sharing: When a . . .
How To Survive a Harassment Suit Filed in Your Organization
In the eventuality of a harassment incident between employees, it’s your job as a business owner to prepare your organization’s compliance with the law. If you don’t, you can expect monetary repercussions that are easily . . .
How to Use Microsoft OneNote With Dropbox and Salesforce
Microsoft OneNote is one of the most useful tools in Microsoft’s growing suite of cloud services. Conveniently, with cloudHQ, you can easily sync it with other cloud-based services, which is a great way to get . . .
Top 7 Microsoft SharePoint Tips
Not long after Microsoft SharePoint was launched, it was described as “the next must-have technology” for businesses, with press releases and articles claiming it was “one of the fastest-growing products” in the company’s forty-year history. . . .
7 Steps To Consolidate and Archive Your Company Data To Amazon S3
Amazon Simple Storage Service, known as Amazon S3, is part of the cloud giant’s AWS division. Amazon S3 is a great way to store data and files cheap, given that there’s no setup costs or . . .
How You Can Protect Customer Data From Shadow IT Risks
Former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has become the unlikely face of Shadow IT, thanks to the media uproar caused by the news that she used a personal email address while at the State Department. . . .
9 Top Basecamp and Evernote Hacks to Simplify Your Life
Need to take work home? Evernote it. Giving staff tasks for next week? Basecamp it. Need to secure important documents? Google Drive or Dropbox it. When used the right way, cloud services can save you . . .
Apple Watch a New Frontier for Salesforce and Enterprise Apps?
When Apple iPhone was first launched, back in those innocent days of 2007, it was a lot more than just a fancy phone. After the App Store was launched a year later, it irreparably changed . . .
Top 10 Dropbox Tips and Tricks
As far as inexpensive and convenient cloud storage goes, Dropbox is the clear industry leader. With its ease of sharing and its dominance over mobile devices, users flock to this solution for its simplicity and . . .
8 Tips to Protect Yourself and Get the Most Out of Google Drive
One of today’s most popular cloud services is Google Drive. It’s highly secure, but it’s also only as secure as you make it. Here’s some best practices on how to protect yourself and get more . . .
5 Safety Concerns with Cloud Data Storage, Answered.
Still a relatively new innovation, cloud storage has attracted a lot of scrutiny in recent months. Before entrusting sensitive data to third party storage facilities, consumers want to know that their information is going to . . .
A Thanksgiving Survival Guide for the Workaholic In All Of Us
Thanksgiving is a time to think about all that you are thankful for, but often we just find it to be the kind of holiday that encourages us to start our holiday shopping spree, eating too . . .
Why Salespeople and IT Need to Connect On a Deeper Level
IT managers are often stuck between a rock and a hard place, and so are their sales counterparts. Most of the time, upper management wants to create one location for all their corporate documentation like . . .
How To Build Your Landing Pages With Collaborators
A well-designed landing page is the key driver for converting visitors into signups. According to a HubSpot study, companies that have between 31 – 40 landing pages garner 7 times more leads than those that . . .
NEW! Integrate Salesforce With Your Cloud
As far as CRM goes, Salesforce is undoubtedly the top dog. For any sales process, its features are rich, and it adequately understands the sales flow from different sales process touch points: before, during, and after. . . .
Keeping Your Data Safe From Unauthorized Access and Deletion: Dropbox, Credeon, and cloudHQ
People love Dropbox because it’s so convenient and easy to use. But those who use it for business are faced with two challenges: how to make sure their confidential data is protected from unauthorized or . . .
Realtors: How to Use Gmail, Dropbox and cloudHQ to Help Your Business
There’s no denying that technology is disrupting nearly every industry—and real estate is no exception. As realtors, you’re constantly on the go—so it only makes sense that you tap into the power of mobile and . . .
Using Dropbox and Basecamp for Your Web Project Management
When it comes to project management, Basecamp is the ultimate tool. When it comes to cloud storage and file-sharing, Dropbox leads the way. Separately, each of these programs perform important and useful functions for their . . .
Simplified Basecamp Sync: Sync only files
Just a short update about an exciting new improvement. We are very pleased to announce that cloudHQ now supports simplified syncing of Basecamp: you can now sync only Basecamp files without discussions, todos, or calendars. If you . . .
How To Run Multiple Dropbox Accounts On The Same Computer
Dropbox is currently the best cloud storage solution and many people take advantage of its many useful features including the easy file sharing feature. But some people want to use multiple Dropbox accounts and link . . .
Preventing Cloud Lock-in With Secure Data Backup
The cloud has provided an inexpensive opportunity for companies to store their data on servers owned by a cloud storage service provider. Many companies, both small businesses and large corporations, have already made the move . . .
Evernote Vs. Dropbox: An In-depth Comparison
When it comes to cloud computing, there are two services that everyone knows, and nearly everyone uses. Dropbox hit the scene in 2007 and in recent years has become wildly popular among individuals and companies . . .
Power Uses of Dropbox and Evernote for Real Estate
If you are a real estate salesperson, you have undoubtedly experienced the frustrations of overwhelming paperwork, disorganization, and time mismanagement due to the slow transfer of files and documents. If you’re looking for a power . . .
Box Vs. Google Drive: An Indepth Comparison
In this article, we will take a look at two of the most popular cloud storage services- Box and Google Drive, as well as the strengths and common issues of both services. As both of . . .
Sync Dropbox With Microsoft Surface
Microsoft Surface is a “dream for writers with tablets.” but what about Dropbox support… Earlier this month, Microsoft released the MS Surface Pro tablet integrated with Windows 8. The tablet has received much acclaim and . . .
Cloud Migration: Risk Vs. Value
More and more companies are realizing the value of the cloud and that the move to the cloud is inevitable. A study by McKinsey & Company estimated that by the year 2015, corporations will spend . . .
How And Why You Should Backup Evernote
cloudHQ · Backup Evernote: the how and why you should backup Evernote Evernote is a cloud-based, note taking service. Its popularity has grown, not only for individual use, but for corporate use as well. However, . . .
Do Enterprises have a Dropbox problem?
As Dropbox and other cloud services become more common in the workplace, many companies have stepped up and created policies forbidding their use for any work-related material. The BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement has spread . . .
Top 5 IT predictions for 2013
The common perspective of most analysts that have made IT predictions for 2013 is that Cloud, Social, Mobile and Information will be the foundation for the growth of businesses in 2013. We agree and we . . .
How to create read-only Dropbox shared folders (using cloudHQ)
One of the most requested features of Dropbox is to provide read-only Dropbox shared folders. Unfortunately, Dropbox does not currently offer folder permission settings, so marking a folder as “read-only” is not possible at this . . .
How to use Evernote and Google Drive in schools
The following is a description of suggested methods for digital collaboration between teacher and student for managing a class of high school students. For this setup, you basically need Evernote and Google Drive accounts for . . .
Security steps which need to be taken when allowing BYOD
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is the policy of allowing employees of a company access company information and work on company projects from their own device- such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop, etc. This provides the . . .
Five Steps To Securing Your Data On Evernote
Evernote is a popular cloud service and it’s my personal favorite note-taking and idea collecting service. But it’s really so much more than that. It also allows snapshots that can be integrated into notes and features . . .
The Emergence of ‘Bring Your Own Services’
We’ve seen the powerful emergence of the ‘Bring Your Own Devices‘ (BYOD) movement and how it is affecting companies and how they deal with their employees and security policies. There is currently another movement that . . .
How To Synchronize Dropbox With Your Chromebook
Chromebooks are great laptops but how can you access your Dropbox files in your Chromebook? What makes Chromebooks so great? Chromebooks are lightweight notebooks based on Google Chrome OS that make life easier on those . . .
Does Using The Cloud Make Your Data Less Secure?
As more individuals and companies move their data to the cloud, the most common question is, “Are you sure this is safe?” One of the common “memes” on computing forums is that storing data on the cloud . . .
The Future Of Cloud Storage
The cloud has become a necessity to many of us for individual and company use. Many more individuals and companies are moving their files to the cloud every day. But what’s in store for the . . .
Evernote And Dropbox In Education
Guest post by Sandra Davic – high school teacher As a high school teacher, I am always looking to employ new technology into my classroom that can help improve the efficiency and organisation of the . . .
Common Causes of Google Drive Data Loss
Data loss can be a company’s worst nightmare. As the business world becomes more dependent on cloud services to handle important and sensitive company information, data security is more important than ever. Your data can be the . . .
How Writers Use Evernote, Google Drive, Dropbox and CloudHQ
There are many individuals and companies that use the cloud to help improve their business activities. We were curious how writers use cloud services in their line of work so we contacted a few of our customers . . .
How And Why You Should Sync Google Drive And Dropbox
Many companies and individuals use Google Drive and Dropbox to bring better organization to their work and make things run more efficiently. Dropbox is basically a file storage service with many great features such as . . .
The Difference In Data Sync And Data Backup
Many companies and business individuals keep their data stored on cloud services such as Dropbox. As much of this data is sensitive to the company’s or individual’s business and security, protecting this data from being . . .
Five Steps To Securing Your Data On Dropbox
Dropbox has shown itself to be one of the top cloud services for file storage and sharing. It can be accessed from any computer, laptop and even mobile devices. But there are risks when you . . .
Ranking the Top 6 File Sync Services
Online file storage and syncing is ubiquitous – the number of choices is mind boggling. We’re looking at five of the most popular services: Microsoft SkyDrive, Box, YouSendIt, Dropbox, SugarSync, and the recently-released Google Drive (which is basically . . .
Dropbox, Evernote, and Google Drive: Why to use them- how to integrate them
With the ever-growing number of cloud services, many professionals and small business owners often wonder, “Which cloud service is best for me and my company?” Well, some say Dropbox, some say Evernote and some . . .
Upload Dropbox photos to Google+ via cloudHQ
As you’ve probably noticed, Dropbox now automatically uploads all your photos from your iPhone to your Dropbox folder under ‘Camera Uploads’: Now, with cloudHQ, you can automatically upload all your photos to Google Drive so . . .
Editing Dropbox (and Basecamp) txt files inside Google Docs
We had a bug that, for some accounts, Dropbox and Basecamp txt files were not converted into Google Docs format. So these txt files were not editable in Google Docs. We have fixed the problem . . .
How we explained cloudHQ to our father…
Our father is not very computer savvy so to explain him the point of cloudHQ we told him the following story… While cloud computing and keeping files over the web in sync have only been . . .
Dropbox for Teams and cloudHQ: Instructions how to add multiple Dropbox accounts
Lets assume that you want to add Dropbox account firstname.lastname@example.org and you already have Dropbox account email@example.com in cloudHQ: Login to cloudHQ.net Go to cloudHQ “Manager Services” tab: https://www.cloudHQ.net/dropbox/services Open a separate tab in your web browser In that new tab, go to dropbox.com and log out from your Dropbox account (that is firstname.lastname@example.org). Go back to “Services” tab of . . .
Instructions to setup sync between Dropbox and Basecamp
With cloudHQ, all of your Basecamp projects attachments and messages can be stored on Dropbox secure servers and on your computer (PC or Mac). Furthermore, when you add or modify a file on your local . . .
Set It and Forget It – Real Time Synchronization between Dropbox and Basecamp
Basecamp is a very popular web based project management tool developed by 37signals. Dropbox is a service that uses cloud computing to enable users to store and share files and folders from their computers with others . . .
Asset Management Made Easy: Synchronize Basecamp, Google Docs and Dropbox with cloudHQ
Synchronize Basecamp, Google Docs and Dropbox with cloudHQ The benefits of Basecamp to a business can’t be stressed enough. It’s a robust web-based platform for managing projects and collaborating with different group in the organization . . .
Challenges in Online Asset Management with Basecamp
When you’re managing projects with different assets in Basecamp, there’s the common issue of attaching and then downloading files to view and edit documents from different team members, contractors, clients and freelancers. When you have to . . .
The Silver Lining of Cloud Computing
It’s a cloud computing nightmare scenario; you’re presenting to a high profile client tomorrow and you just finished your report on Google Docs after an all-nighter. After leaving the office, your boss calls and has . . .
Synchronize Google Docs and Dropbox easily with cloudHQ
To a student working on a term paper, a freelancer working with a virtual team, or a company managing multiple projects, Google Docs is a blessing. It allows you to create documents, spreadsheets, forms, and . . .
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