Making backups of my Google data

Since switching from Outlook to Gmail, I’ve been nervous about not being able to back up things like my contacts and email. There’s a new service called Google Takeout that lets me back up lots of my data locally. Sweet!

Here’s where to look:
Google Takeout

The Data Liberation Front – a related Google blog.

I put a note in my calendar to run the backup every couple months. :-)

They currently back up
Contacts and Circles
Picasa web albums

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