122: Digital File Management and Automation Tools

On this month's nerdcast, we're talking about digital file automation with the introduction of two classes of tools that allow you to act on your digital clutter without actually taking up brainspace to do so. It's a magical ride through digital document management! This week on the show Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright walk through the life cycle of a bill, from delivery to scanning to paying and archiving, and Pete introduces Text Expander and Hazel with a mind-blowing sample workflow!

Assorted Notes & Links 

  • TextExpander from Smile Software (Mac): "From a single line signature to paragraphs of boilerplate, just drop them into your snippet collection and have them at your fingertips. Literally."
  • Breevy from 16Software (Windows):  "Breevy is a text expander for Windows that helps you type faster and more accurately by allowing you to abbreviate long words and phrases — saving you time and money."
  • Hazel from Noodlesoft (Mac): "Automated Organization for your Mac." 
  • Belvedere from Adam Pash (Windows): "Automated File Manager."