Easy to use File-Sharing Service - SendBig.com
This is a guest post presented by SendBig.com.
I am not affiliate with wwww.SendBig.com nor do I get paid for this, they kindly asked me if I allow guest article and I said „sure”.
File sharing is a big industry and there are plenty of competitors out there. However, it’s hard to find the best file sharing apps around, as the market is so large. That’s why we decided to break down the top five file-sharing apps for people who want to collaborate more in their homes and at work.
It’s important to note that we are not talking about cloud storage here, but rather file sharing. The app you choose depends on its strengths and weaknesses. If you need to store a ton of files (or even a lot of just text) then Dropbox or Google Drive may be better choices than Box. If you are looking for something simple that works on your phone while you do other things like check email, then G Suite has got you covered.
What tools can I use to manage my business? It can be overwhelming trying to figure out which tools work best for every company with multiple departments and multiple lines of work. Here are some tools that we have used over time when managing multiple teams across multiple projects and projects within our company:
OneNote is a good note taking app that allows me to take notes quickly without opening up Outlook or using Outlook's interface features (which really defeats its purpose). It's especially useful if we need quick access to one-liner formulas across different projects (for example, if one project needs formulas across different languages). It allows us to create templates/automated tasks/scripts/whatever else we need when creating new projects in OneNote so it’s quite easy for people in different departments to collaborate on common tasks without having their own files open all the time. Slack is a communication platform similar to Skype but with one major advantage over Skype: everyone can see everyone else's real name! This means I can make sure I'm speaking directly with the person I want when interacting with them via Slack instead of having them type their name into an email address field etc. While not as widely used as Facebook Messenger or Google Hangouts, Slack can be powerful tool for teams who manage multiple projects or teams within one project where each team needs access only to information
We’ve tested the top file sharing apps here, including Dropbox, iCloud, Box and Google Drive. We also looked at What’sApp, which only offers file transfers between friends.
The cloud services we reviewed all offer great features and functionality, with one exception: they all lack something that is a prerequisite for successful collaboration.
Dropbox has the ability to access your files on any computer, even those not connected to a network. This is fairly useful if you have a laptop or a desktop that is not connected to a network at home or work. But for many people this isn’t practical. It may be inconvenient to have your data stored on a different computer or even in another room of the house.
With Dropbox you can also synchronize your files with other devices such as smartphones and tablets; if you have multiple devices it makes syncing them even easier.
What's more, Dropbox supports online backup so you can always re-download files from any device when you lose power or forget your password.
There are downsides though: its biggest drawback is its pricing structure; it starts at $20 per month and there are no discounts available — so if you want to share files across multiple computers or devices it will cost $30 per month. This is still cheaper than the basic storage space offered by some other services but still far from cheap enough for most people to consider purchasing it outright. The best thing about Dropbox is its simplicity: there's no need for complicated setup procedures and automated backups that can save time for some users but make things more complicated for others — just enter your email address and pick up where you left off. Other features include multi-user support, drag-and-drop file sharing between computers/devices, automatic syncing of directories items and more... All of the top providers we reviewed use encryption software when transferring data between users' computers/devices; however, none use that software when sending data between users' computers/devices without end users' knowledge — which means both service providers can spy on their users without them knowing it (iSettle and Filesend only do this with explicit user consent).
The first few years of a startup’s existence are critical for its success. A company’s initial successes lay the groundwork for long-term growth, and ultimately for its eventual path to becoming the world’s best file sharing app.
There are many reasons why you should use a file sharing app in your business, but perhaps the most important is that it can be used across multiple workflows and platforms:
- It is easy to collaborate with others using multiple email accounts, devices, and browsers
- It has file-sharing capabilities with web-based apps and cloud storage
- It makes it easy to share files with other teams working on the same project or project team (or to share files with any other group of people over email; read more here on how.)
The most obvious question is: what is the best way to find this out? Startups often focus on features of a product before they are asked how to actually use it, but if you want to know how a product works then you need to focus on real world use cases. There are several simple questions that can help you understand what users really want from your product, and when you have correctly answered those questions then you have helped yourself. This is especially useful in situations where you may not know what users’ value or expect from your product, as figuring this out early gives developers time to make great improvements (and provides users with access to beta versions). The following questions should help you get started in this regard:
- Do we target users who already are using similar products? (e.g., Dropbox vs Box)?
- Do we target users who do not currently use our competitors' products? (e.g., Dropbox vs Box vs Google Drive)?
- Where can we target users most effectively? (e.g., Web/desktop vs mobile?)
- What kind of data do we collect about our user base? (e.g., age/gender/location)
- What types of actions do our customers take when interacting with us? - How much information does our product supply them with?
- How big a user base does our product provide us access to?
If these questions don’t provide enough information for developers or designers then maybe asking them about their own experience using similar products will help guide their designs more effectively than seeking input from other people.
There are two kinds of people in the world: those who download things, and those who don’t.
We argue that file-sharing apps essentially serve both of these groups. The first kind of person benefits from using a file-sharing tool to copy an old video from one device to another or to share a photo from one device with friends; the second kind of person benefits from using file-sharing tools to avoid copying old videos or photos on their devices.
If your users are mostly the first kind, then you may need to focus on creating an easy and secure way for people to share files with friends. If your users are mostly the second kind, then you may need to focus on making file sharing just as convenient as email.
There are a number of ways to transfer files across the Internet. If you’re hoping to get better file sharing services and some free cloud storage, here are the best options for you:
- Google Drive
- iCloud Drive
If you’re looking for a more traditional file sharing service, check out these top providers: Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive or Dropbox.
- 28.04.2022 — SenBig.com contacted me via eMail.
- 29.04.2022 — Corresponding messages via eMail.
- 12.06.2022 — Got the text as .docx via eMail.
- 13.06.2022 — Reviewed the text, AV check, plagiarism check, leak check etc.
- 15.06.2022 — Article converted to Markdown and published.
- 15.06.2022 — Added article into Wayback Machine.