NeatDesk is helping THIS mama get organized #Giveaway

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neatdeskPart of my New Year’s “Resolution” is to be more organized- in terms of papers.  We have a modestly sized home without tons of storage space, and when it comes to saving copies of bills, medical receipts, bank statements, etc., there just isn’t space for it all. Having caught sight of the infomercials on TV for the NeatDesk, and hearing a few blogger friends say they wanted it, I decided I needed to see if the NeatDesk might be the answer to my problems.

I think it is.

NeatDesk is a scanner and digital filing system that intelligently organizes and secures all your important information on the PC or MAC.

Transform your workspace into a space that works.
At work or at home, NeatDesk declutters your workspace, providing a central “inbox” for all your papers—ready to scan when you are.

All-in-one scanning.
Our removable input tray can scan both sides of up to 10 receipts, 10 business cards, and 10 documents at a time—or even a single, 50-page document.

The unit itself has a small footprint, (even smaller if you get the Neat scanner) with three different slots to fit different sizes of papers to be scanned. That means it isn’t taking up a huge amount of space on the desktop or countertop.  (For those of us with small children, it also means it is quite easy to put the NeatDesk up and out of the reach of small hands…)  The different sized slots mean that you are less likely to have papers and documents get jammed in the machine.   You can also scan things in batches- which saves a lot of time in today’s busy schedules!

Once you’ve gotten your business card, document, or other paper scanned in black and white or in color, YOU get to choose how it gets categorized.  Or rather, I do.  You can choose at your house.   This is one of my favorite features- my dad used to call my way of thinking “Brett logic” and while he did have a point, and I maybe don’t think exactly like the rest of the world, my logic works for me.  The NeatDesk lets me take the things I scan and get them categorized in my own way, not to some preset way that might not work for me.

neatdesk document scannerAside from financial papers, I think the second most used feature for my house is the receipts- I have been able to scan receipts from purchases that I intend to donate, which makes it easier at tax time (or will this coming year.  Our 2011 receipts are still a jumbled mess).  I can keep all gift receipts scanned and categorized, so I can track exactly how much was spent on the kids’ birthdays, family birthdays, holidays, celebrations, etc.  Being a new Daisy Girl Scout leader, I want to keep track of those expenses as well.

One thing I have not yet used the NeatDesk for is scanning business cards- but with the intent to attend at least one blogging conference this year, that will likely change quickly.  I have a feeling I’ll be taking at least one trip relating to my blog in addition to that, and my last trip had me come home with over 25 business cards so I want and need to get those scanned so I don’t lose valuable contact information!!

A friend of mine works in real estate- I think for folks in the real estate industry, using a NeatDesk would be a huge help as well.   Just think of how many papers you sign with real estate transactions- offers and counter offers could be shared quickly with this software and program!  Swapping recipes, school papers, important family papers, recipes (preserving handwritten notes on those cards).

Documents are not just stored on the NeatDesk software, they are also able to be shared- in many file formats.  You can export your scans to several

neatdesk receipt different tax programs (again, I can’t wait to see how this helps me next year!!) and also save them in different formats to share.  Scans can be saved as a pdf (software is included in the box when you purchase the NeatDesk), word docs and more.

NeatDesk retails for $399.95 (with a $20 instant coupon on their site right now) for both the PC and MAC versions.  You can also find NeatDesk Desktop Scanner and Digital Filing System
on Amazon for $369.99 right now with free super saver shipping.

ONE of my readers will win a NeatDesk for their house or office!!


a Rafflecopter giveaway

I received a sample of this product to facilitate my review.  Opinions are my own.

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About the author: I’m a 30-something mom to three, brand ambassador. content creator, social media maven, blogger extraordinaire, earth lover, butcher, baker, candlestick maker (or something along those lines) – love word games, crafting, cake decorating or shooting pictures.

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  • This would organize my life so perfectly! Would absolutely love to win one! If I don’t I will be saving up to buy one soon : ) Thanks!

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  • This would be so nice to have, very helpful

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  • I want to win to have the easy function on scanning receipts to keep them all digitally

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  • I’ve run out of shoeboxes! Help! I so need the neatdesk for my receipts :)

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  • i would choose Mac!

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  • i like that documents can be saved in different formats

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  • I would need the PC version

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  • I need this so bad for my husband! He has tons of papers piled up around his computer all the time and they just get thrown into boxes! We need it for bill receipts and medical paperwork.

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  • i seen the health department use these when i was there.it was so neat would love to have one!! it done every thing they needed right there in a little compact item.

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  • I would need a PC

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  • I love the idea of resolving the paper clutter–and it groups it too

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  • I would probably choose Mac

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  • I love the fact I can scan paperwork to school work into my computer!

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  • I love being able to scan in receipts! What a great little device! We also homeschool and I would love to be able to scan in some of the kids work and art to keep from year to year instead of saving the hard copies.

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  • My choice would be PC

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  • I like the keeping of receipts is the best feature. The ink of some receipts disappear in a few months.

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  • I would choose PC

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  • I need this. I have a drawer in my desk stuffed full of receipts. I love that you can organize them into different catagories. It would really help me keep track of where we spend our money

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  • I would choose PC

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  • I would love to be able to scan and file all the various important papers and documents that seem to pile up on my desk, waiting to be processed “someday”.

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  • Organization! I want to organize my contacts/business cards!!

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  • The features that appeal to me the most are the receipts and taxes, however it would be awesome to have all of the kids health records, immunizations, school records, etc in one easy access location. :) Thank you for the chance.

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  • I would choose PC.

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  • I would use it to scan all our financial document and to clear the clutter off my husband’s desk.

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  • Because it can easily scan receipts and save in different formats, it would definitely help me with paper clutter. I would have a whole less less to file and it takes care of the problem of faded receipts.

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  • pc windows xp

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  • Hello, I like the fact that it catagorizes your receipts, I think that would be a great way to budget. I just spent hours going over all my tax papers, this would be great to use durring the year, then at tax time you can just print out what you need. I would love this for that time saving feature.

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  • would be great b/c my house is filled w/ receipts, business cards which i cant keep track of, and legal papers. i hate to throw anything away b/c i might need it and i guess i am a horder w/ all of my papers b/c of this….

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  • I’m a PC user.

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  • This would make organizing receipts for taxes so much easier!
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  • I’d choose the PC.

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  • This will make keeping tax info, receipts and statements together so much easier! No more stacks of papers! I love that it can be stored in different formats!

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  • I would like to win because we have boxes of receipts and papers that I would love to get rid of and this would make it possible. I love that it can scan both sides of receipts.

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  • I would love to win this because I’m in full organization mode and this would help out sooo much!!! I hate paper clutter!

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  • I would need the pc compatible version

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  • I would LOVE to be able to reduce the piles of paper that seem to grow at tax time and this would be so handy for hubby scanning the documents he needs on the computer

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  • I would love to win this to organize business receipts for me and my husband! MAC

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  • I would choose Mac.

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  • I like that it not only scans but also gets into the business of organizing my stuff. I especially like the tax routing feature.

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  • I love that this takes all the paperwork mess away, yet you still have it at your fingertips! Genius!

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  • I would love to win this! Everything about it appeals to me. As I sit in my office with my husband right now, he has papers on his desk that I have been asking him to do something with since we moved in 7 years ago!

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  • I would chose PC

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  • I would choose pc………

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  • I love this, I love the feature that stores all your business cards, I could get rid of the binder that has cards in it that sits on my desk and takes up room that I could use for something else

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  • I want to win because it scan receipts, business cards and documents in one batch while the software identifies, extracts and organizes key information. Love this feature and need this desperately.

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  • I would choose the PC model. Thank you

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  • I like everything being all together. Would be wonderful for clearing out my desk area. Thank you

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  • I love that the NeatDesk can scan both sides of the receipts and that could really help me to get my office organized!!

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  • I would choose pc

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