Backing up and protecting your data is one of the most important things you can do. Check out our complete backup strategy that combines both online backup and external hard drives.
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Backblaze: Backing up to the Cloud
Backblaze offers unlimited continual backup for your laptop/computer, plus any external hard drives you have attached to it. It runs seamlessly in the background so you kind of forget that it's always scanning your drives and uploading the new data and files. And, the price is great at just $50/year.
Note: we used to use a CrashPlan family plan, but the company stopped supporting personal accounts.
We use Dropbox all the time to store documents and transfer files to clients. The syncing process runs in the background and with Macs it’s super easy to use as it integrates right into the Finder.
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In addition to online backup, we also are continuously backing up to external hard drives. As we both have Macs we also use Time Machine to backup. Our portable external hard drive of choice is the WD Passport, either 1 TB or 2 TB.
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