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For people trying to make a bit of money on the side through freelance writing, flexibility is always important. Not everybody has a given block of time scheduled each day to devote to freelance projects, and that means it’s important to be able to access content, write material, and communicate with clients on the go. Fortunately, thanks in large part to improving technology, freelance writers can generally have access to the tools they need to do their work throughout an average day. In fact, there are even some emerging tech tools and programs that can significantly simplify the life of a freelance writer. Consider, for example, an advanced file sharing service like Share File.
Advanced file sharing services and cloud computing are designed to make it easier for people to work on and share documents online, and provide numerous specific services that can be very beneficial for your freelance career. Here are a few such services.
Send Large Files
The ability to send large files with ease can certainly be helpful in instances when you have a particularly large writing project, or even a bundle of smaller projects that you need to send. Often, basic email can fall short of your needs in such cases, whereas an advanced file sharing service can easily transfer large and complex files to suit your needs.
Send Files With Security
Additionally, with access to an advanced file sharing network, you can enjoy additional security for your digital file transfers. For many clients, the knowledge that files are encrypted and/or protected by passwords can be very comforting, as they can be more certain that your writing projects are exclusively for their use.
Back Up Your Work
If your advanced file sharing provider also gives you access to a cloud computing network, you can also enjoy a very unique sort of backup for your own work. When your writing projects are saved to the cloud, they are protected from any sort of issue that might arise with your computer or equipment. For example, if your hard drive crashes, or your laptop is lost or stolen, your actual work files will still be safely preserved in the cloud, which you can then access from another device. For sensitive projects or a high volume of freelance work, this backup can be invaluable.
Enjoy Cloud Flexibility
Finally, you can also enjoy the general flexibility provided by access to a cloud computing network. Just as you can access files on the cloud if the need to retrieve them arises, you can also do so simply for the sake of convenience. For example, if you have a desktop computer at home and a laptop for when you’re out of the house, you can work on the same document from either device, so long as it is saved conveniently to the cloud. This allows you the flexibility that freelance writers crave, and often require.
Editor’s Note: When I was freelancing more often, I used file sharing each and every day. It was much easier to create work and then just share it, especially when the file size was too big for email. File sharing is fast, secure, and a great option for freelancers and business owners alike.