File Synchronization on Multiple Computers
Dropbox offers 2 GB of free storage space, synchronized on more than one computer. Sign up using this link and my space allocation will be increased: http://db.tt/ut436cI
Here are two programs that allow people to upload to your Dropbox, without accessing it: DROPitTOme is a free service that provides a url that you can give to others to upload files to your Dropbox account. File Stork allows you to make an individual file request by sending an email to someone, or to create a “stand alone” request which will allow you to post an upload link on your blog or website.
Roboform keeps all your logins synced on multiple computers, and fills forms with a single click. You only need to remember one password and all the rest are stored in a secure file. We are an affiliate for RoboForm. For more information on Roboform, click here. (Other password management software includes Last Pass and Dashlane; we’ve not used them, but would be interested to hear from you about your experiences with them.)
See the Post: Password Managers: Store (and Safely Share!) Your Passwords.
Electronic payments and gateways
Paypal offers free accounts for businesses and an easy and safe way to accept credit card payments via the internet.
Paypal business accounts offer powerful options for small businesses. We are an affiliate for this service.
FTP support using WinSCP and Filezilla.
Posts on Computer Software & Hardware
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