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Evernote, cloudHQ and Google Drive.

Over the years I’ve been approached a few times by people asking if I’d like to earn money by placing adverts on this blog. I’ve turned down all offers. Advertising is not something I want to get into or support. It makes the place look messy if nothing else.

This post is though an advert for cloudHQ by way of a testimony for the service. Here’s why I don’t mind doing so in this case. First off posting this will get me a cloudHQ Business Plan with unlimited file sync for one year for free! So what’s the big deal about that other than it being a worthwhile freebie?

Well for me it’s to do with Evernote. I’ve been using Evernote for three or four years now. It’s not perfect but it’s the note taking app I have chosen to use. Since I started using Evernote the company has in my view lost direction. It’s been floundering rather than flourishing. I’m not convinced it will be around for the long term. So I started looking for alternatives and ways of transferring all the notes / data I have stored in my Evernote account. I’ve not found an alternative that does all that Evernote does so have stuck with it. For peace of mind though I thought there would be some sense in mirroring everything I have in my account. Here’s where cloudHQ comes in.

Using cloudHQ I have effortlessly been able to synch everything I have in Evernote to Google Drive. Notes are transferred as PDF files; attachments synced in their native formats. CloudHQ keeps on syncing everything I add to Evernote and each week I get an email to confirm its kept on quietly doing it’s job. No fuss, no bother. It just works.

There’s load of other services cloudHQ can integrate with – Google Apps; Dropbox; Amazon; Office 365; and more. I’ve not yet had call to hook it up with any of these. With a years Business Plan coming my way I may well be doing so in the near future. Check out the features page and see what it can do for you.

By monaxle

Dad to four boys. Married to their mum. A satisficer. Lifelong cyclist, wannabe nomad, casual snapper and music lover. Occasional glimmers of creativity. Left field, anti establishment and non conformist tendencies. Green politics. Employment in mental health and children and adults social care. Open to learning, development and growth. Often get things wrong. Sometimes getting them right.

Current digital profile along the lines of #Mastodon, #Ubuntu, #NextcloudPi, #Thunderbird, #LibreOffice, #Gimp, #DigiKam, #KeePassXC, #Brave and #StandardNotes. It’s all #foss to me.

Views and opinions are my own or plagiarised and/or paraphrased from elsewhere. Whether these are right, wrong, misinformed or inspired is pretty much down to chance and your own judgement. Be well, be happy, be safe.

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