Digital clutter is a serious problem for most people. Whether it is a phone that is always out of space, an Inbox that contains thousands of Unread emails, or a hard drive that is sluggish because it is so full, digital clutter is a current day problem and it is here to stay. The good news is you can overcome challenges associated with digital clutter by being diligent and consistent in your file naming sequences, setting up master folders using meaningful category names, and creating a schedule for purging obsolete, unwanted files.
Clearing digital clutter should be part of your routine “purge” schedule. Author Abby Quillen provides this excellent article which can be used as a resource to help you get started and stay on track. Read “Downsize and Organize Your Digital Clutter”here. (This article comes courtesy of Patrick Davis of ereplacementparts.com).
Remember, clutter comes in all shapes, sizes, and forms. Digital clutter needs to be purged and managed regularly just like your paperwork, and just like your clothes and shoes. If you need help purging or managing clutter of any kind, complete the Get Started form on this website.
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