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Sending big files is no longer a problem with “YouSendIt!”

Ever need to email a file? I mean a BIG file, like a powerpoint, a high resolution photo(s), a pdf file, or audio/video file, but it keeps getting rejected by the receipients email because the file is too big? How frustrating this can be...

The problem is now solved with YouSendIt.com and is easy as A-B-C.  Yousendit is a web based service that protects the security of emailed documents but is an intermediary that allows you to upload the document to their server. The servicesends an email to the receipient on how to pick up the document and viola! It saves the receipcient from getting a jammed up email inbox too.

•1.      Sign up for a FREE account at www.yousendit.com.

•2.      Enter the email address of your receipent.

•3.      Enter a subject title for the email. (optional)

•4.      Enter a short message (optional)

•5.      Upload the file.

•6.      Hit "Send It."

you send it-techonology makes life easier

I have a lite account which allows me to send up to 100 MB, but you can sign up to send 2GB if you need to send bigger files for a small fee.

Try it next time you need to send a big file!

Michele Reneau, ABR, GRI, CRS

www.CharlestonRelocationExperts.com

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Comment balloon 10 commentsMichele Reneau • December 12 2009 02:04PM

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Tried using this but with my 64-bit operating system there was an incompatibility issue.  Wish it weren't so!

Posted by Kirsten Lindquist, Realtor - Sonoma Wine Country (Pacific Union International) over 8 years ago

HELLO MICHELE!  First of all - hope the "baby" is doing well!  And you too!  This was great information - I too have a 64 bit system like Kirsten - but I may try it with my other computer.  It sure would help with the big photo files!  Thanks for the tip! -- Gabrielle

Posted by Gabrielle Kamahele Rhind, Broker/Owner (KGC Properties LLC, Tucson Property Management & Real Estate) over 8 years ago

Kirsten-I didn't know it didn't work with certain operating systems. Sorry.

Gabrielle-Baby and I are doing well! We did find out, its a girl! I'll have to post about that.  Hopefully it'll work on your other computer. Its amazing how useful yousendit can be!

Posted by Michele Reneau, Realtor, GRI ~ Charleston, SC Relocation Experts Team (Certified Staging Professional (CSP) Elite Instructor) over 8 years ago

I have used this in the past and still have the plug-in for Outlook. It seems that I utilize other web based services that I no longer send such large files as to still need this service. Definitely handy for the rare occassion that I do need it.

Posted by James K Barath, CMPS, FICO Pro, Certified Military Housing Specialist (LeaderOne Financial Corp.) over 8 years ago

Hey Michele, thanks for the tip.  Will have to check it out :)

Posted by Melinda (Mel) Peterson, Curator of Happy Endings (Real Estate Cafe LLC) over 8 years ago

it works great -- for those larger files that have trouble going through from or to others email boxes -- it is worth it and it integrates with Outlook easily

Posted by Scott Hoen, VP, Marketing Systems & Sales Tech, 714-270-9607 (First American Title Company) over 8 years ago

Michele  Thanks for the tip - I always enjoy learning about "free"

Posted by Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS" (RE/MAX Executives) over 8 years ago

James-I don't need it often either, but it's quite handy when I do!

Melinda-Hope you find it useful.

Scott-It's definitely a good tool to keep in the back pocket.

Karen-FREE is always good! :)

Posted by Michele Reneau, Realtor, GRI ~ Charleston, SC Relocation Experts Team (Certified Staging Professional (CSP) Elite Instructor) over 8 years ago

Great tip.  Thanks for sharing.  I will pass on the word.  Bookmarked

Posted by Rosemary Brooks, The Mother & Daughter Realty Team (BMC Real Estate - 209-910-3706) over 8 years ago

I use this and it works well. Free is good.

Posted by Blatt + Cutino, Broker-Associate 831/206-8070*Call today* (Keller Williams Coastal Estates) over 8 years ago

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