If I asked you how you organize your digital files, could you even describe your system? How much time do you spend looking for files on your computer when you really need them? Probably more than you’d prefer! In today’s episode, I am sharing some super simple but time-saving tips for how to set up and manage your digital files. You may not even be aware of how cluttered digital files are stealing your productivity, but implementing my system for organizing your files will be a breath of fresh air!
My Tips for Managing Digital Files :
- Only use one type of digital drive. (Google, iCloud, DropBox)
- Don’t save any files to your desktop. (This keeps everything centrally located)
- Organize your drive into 3 Main Folders:
- Content>Video/Audio/Photos, etc
- Operations & Financial>Finances for the year, Team Resources
- Clients>Separate folder for each client
- One file for each family member
- All courses/materials/downloads
- Keep this structure in your email as well
(The more you keep things consistent and prevents from getting side-tracked.)
In this episode you’ll learn:
- A simple system for organizing all of your digital files
- Why it’s important to keep all your files in only one space.
“It’s really hard to file things in two places and remember where you put them!”