Ten strategies for organising your assets

01 Sort via filenames
If you insist on keeping everything in a single folder, a quick way to get organised is to add a prefix to the filenames. You can use something like vector_, img_, icon_ and so on. Sorting by file type alone won't always work since many downloads are folders, not files.

02 Take note of Flickr licences
If you're like me, you download from Flickr on a regular basis. I like to save my Flickr images in folders named after the different Creative Commons licences. This way I automatically know how each image can be used.

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