5 Free Tools For Freelancers

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Author: Tatiana Rivers Tati Rivs Social Media Marketing

Staying Productive When Working From Home Is Tricky Business

Freelancing comes with many benefits. Having a job that allows you to work from the comfort of your home is wonderful for work life balance. However, staying productive when working from your home as a solopreneur isn’t without its challenges. To overcome some of the challenges, freelancers can turn to online tools to get their business functioning at peak performance. From time monitoring to office organizing, using the following tools will take your freelancing career to the next level.What's more, many of these are free. We have put together of some of our favourite free tools that will up your freelancing game.

Asana

A great free tool that keeps your business organized. It is also great for team collaboration and is free for up to 15 members. It is simple to use and helps your stay on top of your to do list.

Wave

Another favourite tool of ours makes you feel like you have a fully functioning accounting department at your disposal. From invoicing to payment collections, wave is the perfect way to organize your freelance finances. Wave was created for small businesses and couldn’t be easier to use.

Toggl

Time tracking is super important for freelancers. Keeping track of the time you spend on your projects with a software will help you make sure you are getting paid for the time you spend. Toggl makes this really easy. If you upgrade to the $10/ month starter package you can add your hourly rate so that your clients see how much time you have spent on their projects and what it has costs plus add your logo and send a bill straight from Toggl. Uber professional and easy to use.

Proposify

One of the most time consuming parts of freelancing is sending out proposals, and it’s the part that often doesn’t get paid for. You may not get that client after putting hours into putting together a proposal. Using Proposify not only makes that way easier but the free proposal templates look great. Using Proposify will probably help you land more clients, we are very big fans of this tool.

MailChimp

Take your freelancing business to the next level with a this professional email campaign management tool . Inform your clients of new services you can offer or send out an e-newsleter about industry news that they would find useful and see your business grow. MailChimp’s easy to use templates makes running an email campaign a breeze. Marketing your business is a lot easier with this tool.

What tools do you use to make your freelancing career a success? Find us on social and let us know!

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