When it comes to technology, there are good habits and bad habits. And like bad habits in other aspects of life, they are much easier to slip into than the good ones! In fact, you may not even be aware that they are bad in the first place. Well, this blog post is going to shine some light on them in an attempt to encourage you to do things just a little bit better. So, let’s get started!
Back Up Your Data
You are probably always hearing people telling you that you need to keep your data backed up, and you think that one day that you will get round to it. However, the longer you put it off, the more likely that something is going to go wrong to put all your files in jeopardy. And with cloud-based storage systems so readily available these days, it is easier than ever to make sure that all your photos, videos, and documents stay safe.
Organize Your Photos
Though we take more photos than ever these days, most of us don’t take the time to organize them properly. This means that you end up with hundreds of images which you never look at again. However, it is so much more satisfying when you take the time to organize your photos into an impressive highlights reel. Otherwise, you could go really old-school and take the time to actually get them developed!
Clear Out Your Digital Clutter
There is so much digital clutter which clogs up our devices over time. The apps on your phone that you never use. The emails which are surplus to requirement. The photos in the camera reel of your phone. Not only is getting rid of all this a cathartic experience, it will also help your devices to operate at their best. And if you are ready to get rid of the tech itself, check out www.premiersurplus.com. Recycling is always a good option.
Sort Out Your Social Media
Social media plays a big part in our modern lives. There is plenty that you can do to sort it out. For example, if you are going for a new job role, you should take the time to update your LinkedIn profile, as well as removing any embarrassing updates from your Facebook and Twitter accounts. You could also unlike any annoying pages or remove ‘friends’ who you haven’t had any contact with in years.
Write More Reviews
If you are the kind of person who uses online reviews for everything but never write any yourself, now is the time to change this. You can seriously make a difference to your favourite local business simply by giving it a high rating. You can also help others to make more informed decisions about the goods and services they may or may not like.
These are just five of the positive tech habits which you should consider getting into yourself which will all add up to making a big difference to your online life.
Walter G. is a software engineer with over 10 years of professional experience. When he isn't blogging or being a CTO he enjoys coding randomly complex things that he hopes many people will get a chance to use one day.