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6 reasons why email attachments are broken

All of us are doing it. Some of us even do it daily! We still ask colleagues, friends, and customers to send us files in an email. But email attachments are a relic of the past, and we should all stop doing it … today!

Originally, email was intended as a new electronic system to exchange text messages, a replacement for snail mail. In the beginning, sending files was a hack only practiced by geeks. To send a file in an email, it was included in the text using an encoding.

It goes back to 1992 when email attachments were introduced in the MIME standard and the first actual email attachment — as we know it today — was sent. Since then nothing has changed much. We’re still stuck with a decades old technology which has its limitations.

So let’s look into the limitations and see how we can do better…

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Invite a friend and get free quota


add-userYou know a friend or colleague who could find CloudWok useful? We would love you to invite her/him to give CloudWok a free try. Of course we will show our gratitude and grant you 1GB of Extra Quota for everyone who signs up using your invitation link!

Just send out your personal invitation link. It’s available on the Extra Quota tab of your account. For every person signing up 1GB will automatically be granted as Extra Quota for your account.


How to collect all Thanksgiving pictures & videos from friends and family

I hope you all enjoyed your turkey!! And if you, your family, or friends took some pictures or videos – here is an easy way on how to collect them in your Cloud and even share them with everyone.

Turkey Time

Ok, I’ll give you a short introduction on how to set this up. It should take you only a few minutes but at the end you easily collected all of this years Thanksgiving memories. Of course your friends or family members will NOT need any account to do this. They just access your URL with their browser and send you their files in an instant. In the last step I’ll also tell you how everybody could easily receive a copy of the files themselves.

Best thing for you – it’s absolutely for free. And as it’s Thanksgiving you can upgrade to a one month Silver Wok for free using coupon CW_Thanksgiving. Share it with anyone and of course the coupon is also valid for all of you not using it for Thanksgiving 🙂

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CloudWok now let’s you Share Content between different Cloud Storages

Different people use different Cloud Storages. With CloudWok you can now connect all Cloud Storages and share content between different Clouds.

With this new feature we allow users to “Subscribe” to your Wok’s content. Subscribing means, that a copy of any upload to your Wok will be transferred into the subscribers’ Cloud Storages. Each subscriber is free to choose with which Cloud she/he would like to subscribe with.

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Just think of your holiday pictures. You may collect the pictures in a folder of your Dropbox. But of course all your fellow travellers would like to receive the pictures, too. They can now Subscribe to your holiday pictures with their own Google Drive or or even Facebook Album.

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Let others upload Files into your Google Drive or Dropbox through NinjaForms

In this blog post, your learn how to add CloudWok to NinjaForms. Thereby, you can use the flexibility and power of NinjaForms combined with the ability to receive file uploads directly into your preferred cloud storage: Google Drive folders, Dropbox folders, folders, Facebook photo albums, or Amazon S3 buckets.

NinjaForms is a great and completely free WordPress Form Builder. NinjaForms offers plenty of options for customizing your form and translating it into different languages.

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Simple file-upload button for embedded widgets and WordPress plugin

Upon request, we have added a new optional feature to the CloudWok file-upload embeddable widget and for the WordPress plugin. You can now chose if you would like to show a drag-n-drop file-upload area (default) or just a simple file-upload button (new).

Wow, such button, so simple
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Share your CloudWok success story & earn FREE extra quota

Has CloudWok helped you with your project? Share the good news with your friends and receive free extra quota by liking us on Facebook or following our Twitter page. Also posting and tweeting a nice message, e.g., on how CloudWok helped you will now be rewarded with extra quota that is added to your account.

Quick Facts:

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Use Salesforce + FormAssembly + CloudWok to receive forms and files from your customers

In this article, your learn how to add CloudWok to an AssemblyForm form. Thereby, you can receive form submissions along with file uploads. The files are directly uploaded into your preferred cloud storage (Dropbox, Google Drive,, or Amazon S3) via CloudWok. You can receive large files up to 10GB file size (and more – if using an enterprise plan).

Lesson #1: How to create a simple upload form that transfers files to your Dropbox/Google Drive/…

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Embed File-Upload-to-Dropbox / Google Drive Widget into your Ghost Blog

You can receive files through your ghost blog directly into your Dropbox, Google Drive,, or other cloud storage folders.

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Simply embed the file-upload widget into your blog by copy & pasting the following code into your ghost blog post:

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