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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Get more done on the go with our latest iOS update

We know the world doesn’t stop just because you’re away from your computer. You still need to be able to quickly find and work on your most important files — whether it’s pulling up a travel itinerary, jotting down notes or ideas, or responding to a coworker who asks a question about one of your projects. In many situations, waiting until you’re back at your desk just isn’t an option. That’s why we’re excited about our latest iOS app update, rolling out today. We’ve added some new functionality that lets you quickly open up the files you were most recently working on, ask others for feedback, and create new files — all on your iPad or iPhone.

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Pro tips: How to make sending video files quick and easy

If you work with a lot of digital video, you’ve probably realized that it can be a bit of a pain to share those files with others. Maybe you’re a professional videographer who’s been using portable hard drives to get footage to your editor or clients. Or perhaps you use your smartphone to take short videos for your blog, and you’ve been emailing yourself the files. Either way, Dropbox Pro can help you streamline your processes.

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