- AARP Managing Digital Estates Report – A report detailing the current state of Americans with regards to planning for their digital legacy with tips.
- NOLO Digital Assets Guide – Tips on all aspects of making plans for your digital legacy as part of your will
- Death Goes Digital – Services for end of life planning and digital trends in the funeral industry. They also have a nice blog and a podcast.
- Digital Legacy Association – The Digital Legacy Association helps with end of life planning. They offer frameworks, toolkits, training and support and explain the sentimental and monetary value placed on digital assets and digital legacy.
- Dead Social – Provides tools and resources around many different aspects regarding digital legacy.
- Library of Congress Digital Preservation website – Lots of useful information on archiving digital assets. Information may be dated but still viable. Also the Perspectives on Personal Digital Archiving ebook.
- The Digital Beyond – Discusses digital existence and what happens to it after your death. We’re the go-to source for archival, cultural, legal and technical insights to help you predict and plan for the future of your online content.
- Digital Passing – Estate planning for passwords and digital property.
- Digital Death Guide – General information and tips.
These are useful articles I’ve found on other sites. Be sure to visit the articles section of this site as well.
- What to do before you die: A checklist – Excellent breakdown of several steps to take for identifying and protecting your personal data
- Backup and Secure Your Digital Life – good recommendations for local and cloud backup as well as password managers
- You Need to Deal with Your Digital Legacy Right Now – (11/15/17) Great resource article from Lifehacker with an overview of many topics covered on this site.
- Preparing a Digital Will for your Passwords – A guide for how to document all of your important online accounts that require passwords with a plan on how to secure them.
- Consumer Action Survey and Documents – Review of 20 digital legacy companies and a guide explaining the value of creating a digital asset plan.
- Plan Your Digital Legacy, and Update Often – Great tips from New York Times
- Controlling Your Online Life After You Die – great tips and a list of digital estate planning services
- How to Preserve your Digital Life for Decades – by Digital Trends
- Life and Death: Who Controls a Digital Legacy? – by The Wall Street Journal
- Death doesn’t stop social networking
- “Digital Amnesia” a Threat to Personal Data – Story on the shift of storing Personal Data in the cloud along with its risks
- Services aim to preserve legacies in the digital afterlife
- Data protection: More than saving data, it’s saving culture – by Write Edit Teach
- Interesting survey results for how to handle online accounts after death
- Death doesn’t stop social networking – by SFGate
- Account Handling After Death Survey – by Lifeensured (image)
- Personal Digital Archive Conference – PDA explores the intersections between individuals, public institutions, and private companies engaged in the creation, preservation, and ongoing use of the digital records of our daily lives.
- Digital Legacy Conference – The conference will explore how the internet has changed the way in which we remember and grieve forever. It will also examine how our digital footprint will ultimately help determine both our legacy and our digital legacy when we die.