Episode 466: Simple Steps to Protecting Your Client’s Files – Livingston Lee

As a creative, you’re likely avoiding the technical aspects and responsibilities that come with protecting your client’s files. We get it—securely setting up a backup system can feel intimidating.

In episode 466 of the Bokeh Podcast, Livingston Lee reviews the 3-2-1 rule to protecting your files and why it’s so important for you to prioritize your backup system. Listen in as he shares his own system and the tools he prefers to use in his business!

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Show Notes

Investing in Day Trading (1:32)
How to Day Trade for a Living by Andrew Aziz

Brand Position: Photography & video at a fair price with albums in each package. (6:07)

Client Experience: Be upfront, honest, and humble. (13:23)

“People only get upset if they feel confused or lied to.” – Nina Larsen Reed Bokeh Podcast Episode 456

Technique for Time: Automation (21:00)

Delegation/Outsourcing: Editing (23:48)

Book Recommendations: (32:11)
Blink by Malcom Gladwell
The Tipping Point
Leaders Eat Last
Rich Dad, Poor Dad


Protecting Your Images & Data (34:35)

Have a Backup by Shooting on Two Cards (38:51)

The Three, Two, One Rule: 3 copies of your data in 2 formats and 1 copy offsite. (44:09)
1. Original – On computer
2. Copy 1 – NAT Server (Synology) (Format 1)
3. Copy 2 – Server Backed Up to External Hard drive (Format 2)
4. Copy 3 – Backblaze Backup

Using Backblaze (53:12)

Youtube Livingston Lee
Kenny Clapp’s Bokeh Podcast Episode 294: Creating Powerful Reception Lighting
Western Digital Hard Drives