Top 5 Online Photo Storage Solutions

cloud-photo-storageAs you know, here at ScanMyPhotos we are experts at carefully scanning your photos, negatives, and slides and preserving decades of family memories in digital format.
 
But what about all your photos that are already in digital format? What are you doing to save them? If you have hundreds – or even thousands – of digital photos stored on your computer’s hard drive, you need to back them up. Saving them on an external hard drive is one option, of course, but what happens if you lose it or it gets damaged somehow?
 
Backing up your photos to the cloud is the way to go. Here are 5 online backup and storage solutions to check out (all of which feature super tight security to keep your personal information and files safe):

Backblaze


Backblaze is really popular for its ease of use and straightforward pricing plans. For just $5/month, you can back up an unlimited amount of data. The best part, though, is that you don’t have to think about it. Any time you are connected to the Internet, Backblaze runs in the background, syncing and saving all new files. Additionally, if your computer is stolen, the locate-my-computer feature can help you find it.
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3 Reasons Why Scanning and Backing Up Photos Will Help You Save!

Ever feel like your to-do list is never ending? You start one task and all of a sudden you have eight more. You finally took your dog to the vet, but now you feel guilty because you haven’t bought your mom a birthday present yet. We’ve all been there- don’t worry. Well, here’s another task for the to do list, but this one will help you save in multiple ways. Here are three reasons why scanning and backing up your photos today will help you save time, avoid damage and create memories.

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Reason #1: Scanning and backing up your photos will save you time

 

A major benefit of an online service, such as ScanMyPhotos, is the time saved from organizing your photos. All you have to do is send the photos and they will be sorted, scanned and backed up after the click of a button. Not only will this save you time doing a laborious and repetitive task, but by scanning and backing up your photos progressively you will save time in the long run. Scanning a little at one point will ultimately be easier than waiting years and years (and years). If you wait to scan photos, you will waste a lot of time trying to play catch up. So why not save time now? Continue reading