Deciding to declutter your digital stuff is overwhelming.

This week I wanted to share this fabulous video by Muchelleb. This is by far my favourite "Digital Declutter" video on YouTube! I love how straightforward her tips are, how no-nonsense her attitude is, and how e...

How likely is it that your digital treasures will survive into the future? The answer depends on lots of things, including how much stuff you have, how spread out it is, how many copies you have, and how valuable it is to you.

Do you know how much stuff you have?

a) I ha...

These are some thoughts I had after reading:

Marshall, Catherine C., Sara Bly, and Francoise Brun-Cottan. ‘The Long Term Fate of Our Digital Belongings: Toward a Service Model for Personal Archives’. ArXiv:0704.3653 [Cs], 26 April 2007. http://arxiv.org/abs/0704.3653.

La...

We are about halfway through the Personal Digital Archiving Series. That makes it a pretty good time for me to sit down and think back over what I've learned so far.

What's the point of all this?

My mission is to help creative people care for the long-term future of...

I am beyond delighted to be sharing this guest article with you! Sophie Denman, my friend and course-mate, writes an archives blog over at sophiearchives.wordpress.com. I am so excited for this article, because I have a cassette (pictured above) that is really special...

There are so many options for free digital storage packages: Dropbox, Sync, Google Drive, Outlook...

But free for you ≠ no cost.

Who is paying those costs, and why? The likelihood in most cases is that free storage is a loss-making product. The companies that offer them...

Step 1: Know your Why

As always, start off by deciding what you want to achieve by doing this. What are you going to need your archive to do for you?

Do you want the peace of mind of knowing you have copies of working emails? If something goes wrong, or you switch email...

There are three reasons why you should keep digital things:

1. You love them and you want to keep them forever.

2. They are important and you need to keep them forever.

3. You need them for now and have to hold onto them for a while.

But exactly like physical clutter, we a...

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by Charlotte Robinsoncharlotte@archiverobin.com | @ArchiveRobin

Deciding to declutter your digital stuff is overwhelming.

This week I wanted to share this fabulous video by Muchelleb. This is by far my favourite "Digital Declutter" video on YouTube! I love how straightforward her tips are, how no-nonsense her attitude is, and h...

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