We all take succession of our belongings very seriously. In order to make our succession plan smoother we work out every possible way.
However, have you ever considered digital assets as your belongings? It is because when we talk of belongings it only means movable and immovable holdings.
But we never consider digital assets as our true belongings. Digital assets could include your email account, Facebook page, blogs, websites, videos and other digital stuffs. All these digital products comprise your digital assets.
Nevertheless, people are taking digital assets very seriously. As they are becoming more and more dependent upon web applications they had started growing concern about their digital assets.
God forbids if something happens to you then who is going to inherit all your digital data which has been stored on various websites.
Therefore, it is wise to plan your will if something happens to you.
Although there are many services that offer to create your digital will but from my experience and learning I have found 7 such services which can help you to create your digital will.
Some of the services charge a fee and some are totally free. I recommend you to go for services which are free.
Here are following services to create your digital will.
1. Google Inactive Account Manager
The first choice is Google Inactive account manager. As we know Google offers many services like Google apps, Google drive, Gmail etc.
The most important that we use in our everyday life would Gmail. Therefore if you have enormous data cached inside Gmail and you want to pass it to your loved ones after your death then Google inactive account manager is the way forward.
It will decide who should get what information once your account is goes passive or inactive.
It is free of cost to use.
2. Facebook Memorialisation and information Download
This service is provided by Facebook and we all know how we are serious about our pictures, videos and other personal data when it comes to Facebook.
Facebook information download program could provide your beloved ones with your login and password to get all your data.
Moreover, Facebook changes your wall page into a memorial page. It is going to inform people that you’ve passed away and more importantly keeps your memory alive for years to come.
Legacy.com website is very popular across USA. Legacy offers variety of tools that enables your near and dear ones to create a living memorial to commemorate your life.
These tools help you to create a website that has photos, videos and other data to commemorate the particular person.
Although legacy offers many other services that you might not be interested.
It is free to use for first 14 days. You can pay a membership fees for a year and use to forever.
If you like then you can use this service.
4. Secure Safe
Secure safe is also a web application that allows passing over of your important data to your loved ones. You can store all your data at one place.
According to secure safe it provides cloud document, account credentials and media storage of up to 100 GB.
You can pass down all your information up to 20 different people who are your closed one.
Moreover, secure safe has an app for iPhone and iPad for easy management of your files and other personal information.
Another good thing about secure safe is its security.
5. Legacy Locker
Legacy Locker is yet another service to create and Passover your digital will.
It helps you to assign individuals to manage their account after you are no more.
However, Legacy locker is a paid service. A free account allows you to store only certain amount of data however paid version at $30 per year allows unlimited data and a back up.
6. After Steps
After steps is very advanced system as it stores all its information in one location to pass on to your loved ones.
You can store information about financial accounts, insurance policies, and other documents in it.
It regularly keeps you updating if any changes are made.
7. If I Die
If I Die is a free service and it allows you to create messages that are delivered to your loved ones once you are dead.
All your data is encrypted and highly secured. For example, your passwords for social sites or Gmail would only be known to your loved ones only.
Thus, these were seven services to create and manage your digital will. I recommend using free services especially given by Google and Facebook.
If you have more critical data that is beyond Gmail and Facebook pictures & videos then you can choose other services as well.
All the websites mentioned above caters various range of customers. It depends what you want.
So, create your digital will easily with these services.