Latest Apps and Software for the Stay-at-Home Freelancer

Are you working at home and on a freelance basis? Then you have to take time reading this post. We will share with you some of the latest apps and software which can help you work more efficiently. This is something you might want to consider if you want more clients on your portfolio, right?

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Evernote

Taking down notes is essential to be able to track activities, clients, priorities and other activities that you need to attend to with your online business or work. Having it on your notebook might seem wise but when on the go, it would rather be difficult in carrying around your notebook especially in business meetings. Thus having an app that you can access on your PC and your mobile gadget is a must. Evernote helps you can create a ‘project to do list’ or even send messages with this app. What’s great about this is that it supports multiple platform and devices. Now, you can take your notes anywhere you go. Lastly, its interface is also simple, you’d definitely get the hang of it in no time. You can also access it even without your Belong internet available around.

Hootsuite

This is not for free but pretty much recommended most especially if you want a great tool for Social Media Management. In today’s age, most people rely on social media. That said, you might as well get something that can help you boost your online visibility. Schedule all your posts for a month in all your social media accounts all on one place with Hootsuite. You also get to monitor the results of your campaigns in an organized report via this application.

Dropbox

One of the best cloud storages ideal for all the freelancers out there is Dropbox. With this, you can sync files on all the gadgets you are using. This is a very efficient tool in managing your files and you don’t have to worry if your hard drive fails. The great thing about this software is that you can even manage your files according to project or client. Sharing is also east and can be restricted or limited to protect your files and data.

Google Calendar

And as a freelancer, you have to keep track of your deadlines. That’s where Google calendar comes in. You don’t have to individually populate the days – the app will do it for you. It’s like your very own personal assistant or scheduler.

Most apps are for free as long as you are using the basic features. It is a must that you use these to organize your time and projects. By doing so, your clients will be satisfied with your output and you’d get more from them. Trust us, if you are still using the manual method of logging everything in your handy old – school notebook, chances are you’d forget something.

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