Web Worker Daily has been one of my favorite blogs out there for a while because, well, I’m a web worker. Interesting articles and good writing have given it a place on my bookmarks. That’s why I was so excited to see an article about Shoeboxed on Web Worker Daily today.
Really, it makes a lot of sense. For business travelers and others who use the web in their stressful daily lives, Shoeboxed can really make a difference. Saving you time (and therefore money) Shoeboxed and Receipt Mail-In can put you ahead of your competition.
Here are a few excerpts from this great article:
I wonder if in five years time, we’ll be ’shoeboxing’? Infact, most of us probably already are…
What’s actually more useful than storing and archiving a receipt’s image, is what can be done with the related metadata. After all you could even use Flickr, Scrnshots or Skitch to privately store receipts. Shoeboxed will allow you to categorize, name, quantify and analyze your purchases. This data can be exported to other applications (Excel, Quicken) or as a report to understand your personal metrics.
In the meantime, Shoeboxed’s basic mail-in plan appears to be a useful and valuable starting point to experiment with…
For many web workers, it could provide a simple solution to an irritating problem.
If you haven’t had a chance to yet, sign up and start getting your receipts scanned and organized today!
There is no better way to track spending, keep organized, and prepare for taxes than Shoeboxed’s receipt organization tools!
I also just wanted to note that I am super excited that people are starting to use Shoebox as a verb. Makes me smile every time. :)