What’s The Best Way to Back Up My Data for the Long Haul?

Backup Options

Use Multiple (Reputable) Backup Services, Formats, and Platforms

  • Use a Cloud backup service
  • Use an external USB hard-drive
  • Cross your fingers
  • Consider future technologies

Keep original documents safe and distribute copies among family, friends and even a safe deposit box at your bank.  Also you can scan important paper documents and store them with your digital backups.

Want to learn more? Of course you do!

Run (don’t walk!) over to Lifehacker.com for an in-depth article on the above.