Pro tips: Got a quick question? Use Dropbox screenshots and comments

Say you’re in the middle of booking a flight and you want to double-check that you have the right dates, or you’re about to publish a blog post and you want to confirm with a coworker that an image is being displayed correctly. (I’ve done both in the past week.) Here’s my productivity secret for getting a quick gut check: screenshots + commenting. Here’s how it works.

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Pro tips: How to keep your freelancing career organized

Freelancers and independent contractors: we know you have a lot to keep track of. Whether you tend to take on rapid-fire jobs, or you spend months at a time with a single client, you probably have an abundance of files that go along with each project. If you find yourself dealing with endless back-and-forth emails, lost attachments, and trouble identifying the most recent draft, we’re here to tell you there’s a better way. Try using shared folders and links in Dropbox Pro to wrangle files, stay organized, and keep your clients happy.

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Meet the food blogger who uses Dropbox Pro for everything but the kitchen sink

Phoebe Lapine has the career that foodies everywhere dream of: she spends her days cooking, photographing, and writing about food — then eating it. The professional chef, blogger, and published author contributes to publications like Food and Wine magazine, and has a second book coming out in 2017. It’s safe to say that Phoebe has no shortage of food-related projects — which means she has no shortage of photos, articles, and recipes to share and keep track of. For this, she uses Dropbox Pro. Here’s how.

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Bring Dropbox to your Gmail account

We’re always looking for new ways to make Dropbox work better with the tools you use every day. For many of you, Gmail is one of those tools, helping you share information and stay connected. That’s why we recently built an extension for your Chrome browser that lets you attach Dropbox files right from your Gmail account. Today, we have a new version with improvements based on feedback from early users.

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