DROPBOX is an internet tool that offers File Hosting services.

It provides users the opportunity to store their data or any document, photos or videos online. It is also very convenient because anyone with a Dropbox account, can access the files stored from the Dropbox website from any computer or mobile phones.  Any file that is saved or updated on your DROPBOX account will automatically save the file to your computer, phone and website. No need to email updated versions of your documents to yourself again.

Because of its file sharing feature, DROPBOX allows the user to share their files to anybody to whom they allow access to their files.

DROPBOX, for free accounts can store up to 2GB of space.

If you want to secure your files — documents, photos and videos — store them online through DROPBOX. Then you won’t have to worry about losing your files again!

Here is a short tutorial on how to install and use Dropbox.

Time Tracking your Clients

Are you a Virtual Assistant with numerous clients?

Or do you supervise a team of Virtual Assistants?

Easy Time Tracking (ETT) is a tracking and billing software that you may want to consider purchasing.

ETT has many salient features:

a. You can track the time of hours worked per client through their time tracker feature.

b. You can produce, print, or email timesheet reports to your clients for easier billing.

c. Synchronize online time tracking so you can continue to track your work hours wherever you may be.

d. Generate professional looking invoices based on timesheets, taxes, expenses and payments.

Easy Time Tracking will surely be a big help for any VA, especially for those with voluminous workloads, multiple clients, or working with a team.

East Time Tracking software has a free version available online.  However, there are also different versions with better features which may be purchased online.

Here is a tutorial on Easy Time Tracking…

Log Me In

Sometimes in our work as a VA, we need to be able to gain access to our client’s computer. Or vice versa.

LogMeIn may provide us a solution.

LogMeIn has a free software that allows remote access to to our laptop or desktop so that we can open files, check our email, check our Facebook and Twitter accounts, run programs from any computer, iPad or mobile device through the internet.

It’s like being able to work on our computer (or our client’s computer) even if we are in a different location.

Oh, by the way, LogMeIn has an extra security feature. It boasts of having the highest level of security in computer software. The same one used for online banking.

Awesome, isn’t it?

Let me walk you through the simple steps of creating a LogMeIn account…