Regular backups are a necessity and make sure at least one form is off-site (meaning cloud service of some sort) so you can get to it. Much of my data is saved automatically to the cloud and then I do a local back-up to my external hard drive.
Or a flood, or should someone steal your computer?
I don’t know about you but, I’d have a freaking heart attack!
We’ve all know to back up our work. I do this religiously to an external hard drive. A hard drive that is in my closet, that would burn up with my laptop and house in a fire.
Geesh! Give me a minute while I bang my head on table.
September 15, 2016, the Associated Press reported about a fire. Nothing unusual about fires, they happen every day. Unless you are the victim. As was the case for Gideon Hodge a novelist that realized his only copies were on a laptop inside.
Mr. Hodge rushed past firefighters into the blazing inferno to save his computer.
Man dashes into house to save laptop, 2 completed novels from fire in New Orleans’ Broadmoor neighborhood BY MATT SLEDGE
So all of this got me…
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