Tuesday’s Tech of the Week: Spring Cleaning Edition
Today marks the first day of spring, and as such, we thought it would be wise to remind you to take this opportunity to clean up your online world while you're busy cleaning up your offline world. Here are our seven recommendations for a more organized digital life.
1) Get Inspired
Before diving into your spring clean, get into a zen organization mode by scrolling through this incredible Things Organized Neatly site.
2) Clean up your desktop
If you're like most people, your computer desktop is a mess of files. Take a few minutes to create virtual folders to organize all of the content. And, if you're a screenshot hoarder (it's okay, we are, too), follow this DIY so that all of your screenshots automatically save into their designated folder. Ah, isn't that better?
6) Clean Up Your Gadgets
If you're like most, your dirty fingers are on your keyboard, mouse, and cell phone all day long. What does this mean? GERM CENTRAL! Clean up this bacteria easily using one of three products:
Cyber Clean $7: A reusable elastic compound designed to mold itself to fit the nooks and crevices that harbor harmful dirt.
Hi, I'm Brit, the founder and CEO of Brit + Co. I'm a young mom of two, tech nerd and design-inclined lady who has a zillion hobbies and curious about... just about everything! My mission from the beginning has been to unlock women's creativity and courage to try new things so that they can find the path to their true passions.
Fall is right around the corner, and we're getting amped up for our next session of Selfmade, Brit + Co's 10-week interactive startup school. Designed to help you create a new business or grow your existing one, this course is personally led by Brit + Co founder Brit Morin and co-founder Anjelika Temple, and supported by more than a dozen of the top female entrepreneurs, creatives, and investors in the country. Students receive personalized coaching on everything from how to get out of your comfort zone to how to scale your business, and everything in between. And now, thanks to Office Depot, even more of you can join the course!
For the fall session, we're thrilled to team up with Office Depot to grant 200 FREE scholarship seats to the course. Scholarships are open to US residents, focusing on women of color, women from underserved and underrepresented communities, and women in need of support to help them trail-blaze. After all, we firmly believe that your support system is a huge part of how you achieve greatness, and we are here to cheer all of you on.
To nominate yourself or someone you know for a scholarship, head to our nomination form right here. The deadline for scholarship nominations is September 27th — it's time to take the leap!
Beyond the scholarship, Office Depot is all about helping you accomplish more. Whether it be the start phase, growth phase or keep businesses going phase, Office Depot offers a full suite of business solutions, including services and products, to help you work from anywhere, organize and save time and help build your brand.
So what are you waiting for? Take a chance on yourself and get yourself one step closer to truly being selfmade. Learn more about the Selfmade program, apply for a scholarship and prepare to be inspired :)