Aug 2, 2007
this is a sponsored post
The one advantage that old-fashioned paper has over our marvelous computers is that paper doesn't crash. A sudden, unexpected failure of your computer, with a loss of your data, is the Achilles heel of the digital revolution. That's why backup is so crucial.
And, of the all the kinds of backup you can use, I'd say online backup is the best - because it's totally independent of your own computer, home, or office. With your data saved totally off the premises, you have the most amount of security.
IDrive-E offers encrypted, secure online backups for up to 2 GB of your data - for free! You can't beat that price. And, of course, if you need more storage, you can easily upgrade to unlimited storaged with a paid, pro account.
I learned the value of data storage online years ago. I was writing one of my novels, Borrowed Tides, at our cottage on Cape Cod. I made backups on two disks, and of course I had what I had written on my hard drive, too. But by the time I got back home, the two disks had fallen into a puddle, and the computer had crashed. Fortunately, I had uploaded my chapters to an online system...