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Dec 6, 2021Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

Scrivener saves through Dropbox. I type everything there then post. If I make changes to the final work, I post it back to Scrivener. If anything happens, I still have all my published work.

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Yes, I do that too. And I regularly update everything on my iPad, and occasionally save to my hard drive (and therefore my Time Machine) just to be thorough.

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Jun 5, 2023Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

Paul ... great tips and story (although now I have to go look up what happened to the marriage after that ;-)) would you be up for sending me an email. I have a question. jwycoff@me.com

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May 22, 2023Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

Thank you, Paul. Very useful πŸ™‚

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Feb 17, 2022Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

I always write in Word then copy my article on to Substack or Medium. Good tip on the Archive.today - thanks

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Dec 6, 2021Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

I recently subscribed to my own newsletter with Gmail and I hadn't actually thought about using that for an archive....so thanks! I used to use the Wayback Machine (web.archive.org) to look at old web pages, but it's nice to have another option that searches AND saves! Hope you're sharing all this great info on reddit, too....and the Facebook Substack group!

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Wow, that paywall tip might come in handy. I need access sometimes to a publication for research and can't just subscribe to everything. And I just tried it on the Wall Street Journal. It didn't work on the most recent paper but it did for back issues. This will definitely be worth testing further!

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Not every article is archived yet. Try https://archive.ph/wsj.com

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Dec 7, 2021Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

Yeah that’s what I did. I threw that one in because there’s always something in the WSJ that I want to look at and never can. There’s a couple other papers like that, so I really appreciate the tip.

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Hey there. I just shared your post in the Substack Writers group on reddit. I thought others might be able to use your tips. Hope you don't mind (I also swiped your image and added it there.....ask forgiveness, not permission?)

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Excellent. I appreciate you. Permission not required...LOL

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Coming from someone other than myself boosts my social proof. Thank you

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This is excellent. All of my Substack newsletters go to my Gmail account (I subscribe to my own newsletter, in other words) but this still gave me things to think about.

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Apr 28, 2022Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

I agree. I hadn't thought of using those emails as archive copies. I do, however, back up my writing on a USB. And I probably should make better use of Google Drive too. Excellent article.

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