10 tips to manage notifications

Notifications are powerful when they support your priorities. But they become a liability when they create unnecessary interruptions and distractions. Consider a notification reboot that puts every beep, badge, and vibration in service to your work and your life. Here’s how.

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How to make your commute count

For many of us, commuting is our only discretionary time of day. In between work and home responsibilities, this margin can feel like an obstacle or an opportunity, depending on how we spend it. When you use your commute to generate energy, creativity, and delight, it can help you be more effective and satisfied in every other dimension of your life and work.

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Janelle Sing: Shoe designer, digital illustrator, watercolorist, and Dropbox Pro user

One might think that the head designer for a global footwear brand would be so busy that she’d avoid extra work like the plague. And the designer in question, Janelle Sing, is busy indeed. But that doesn’t stop her from taking on side projects that let her spend as much time as possible doing what she loves: drawing. And she’s making it happen — juggling demanding roles as a designer, fashion illustrator, and contractor for a mobile app company — with the help of Dropbox Pro.

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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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Pro tips: How a professional videographer uses Dropbox

Ryan Hammer is a video producer who owns and runs Hammer Concepts, a videography company based in San Francisco. His business has taken off in the past few years, and his tech-savviness helps keep him ahead of the game. We caught up with Ryan to learn more about how Dropbox Pro helps him run his business.

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