Cloud services are, first and foremost, an easy way to access your stuff from any device. But, for media professionals and die-hard Twitter users, there’s an added bonus: increased productivity.
“I no longer have to ask myself, ‘Which computer did I create that on?’ or ‘Where is that file?’ I can travel light when needed and access my information from any device,” said Internet marketing coach and author Laura Waage in mediabistro.com’s latest feature.
If you’re part of a team, collaboration on the cloud is becoming both routine and necessary. Shafqat Islam, CEO of NewsCred, enjoys the collaborative nature of Google’s cloud-based apps, with allow “two or three of us can work on the same document or spreadsheet at the same time, from different countries. Our typing and changes are reflected on each other’s screens in real time.”
To find out which cloud service is best for you, read 4 Reasons Journalists Should Use The Cloud.
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