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How to use Dropbox

In the world of freelancing or being a virtual assistant, storing, sharing and synching your files is a MUST.  You need to collaborate with your co-workers, teammates, employers who may or may not be physically close to you.

Aside from work, most of the time you also need to share photos, videos, music and document with your  friends and family, by sending links or creating quality galleries of your pictures. To do this you will need an online data backup services.

There is a quality online data backup service that lets you store up to 100GB.  Plus, it auto-sync your files across various medium e.g.  work and home computers and mobile devices. You can share files for collaboration, store and share photo and video galleries, and your data will all be safely backed up on secure servers.  I am referring to Dropbox.  Below is my dropbox tutorial.

How to use GIMP

Do you like to create eye-catching images? Or, if you have a bunch of photos and you want to do something creative with them.  You can try animating them and make them your profile avatar.  If yes, then, you will definitely need a image editing software like photoshop. Though, am a bit hesitant in using photoshop as it is a bit pricey for my taste.

Thanks to the big world of the internet, there are a lot of free shareware and software available.  All you need is patience.

In my search, I found GIMP.   GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.  It is one of the most popular photo editors available, but it is not without sme controversy.  In this tutorial, I’ll show you a step-by-step instruction on creating animated images.