Freelance Software and Tools

  • 3 Ways Kanban Boards Can Help You Grow Your Freelance Business

    3 Ways Kanban Boards Can Help You Grow Your Freelance Business

    Jan 15, 2023

    • Business Tips
    • Freelance Software and Tools
    • Freelance Tips

    Although most people think of Kanban boards as a collaborative tool for teams, they can also be useful for freelancers working on their own. In this post, we’ll discuss how you can use Kanban boards to grow your freelance business. What Is a Kanban Board? Kanban boards are a type of visual project management tool. […]

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  • 7 Tips for Effective Video Calls with Clients

    7 Tips for Effective Video Calls with Clients

    Oct 26, 2022

    • Business Tips
    • Clients
    • Freelance Software and Tools
    • Freelance Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    Freelancers often work remotely, meaning you may end up having a lot of video calls with clients. In this post, we’ll share some tips for video call etiquette that’ll ensure you look and sound your best every time. 1. Dress Professionally It can be tempting to dress casually when working from home. But remember, the […]

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  • Freelance Tips: Digital Payment Methods for Freelancers

    Nov 20, 2021

    • Finance Tips
    • Freelance Software and Tools
    • Freelance Tips

    As a freelance proofreader, you’ll likely be working with multiple clients at once. It’s up to you to make sure they all pay you! Once you send your invoice, there are a few payment methods that freelancers can use to get paid. Learn more about the pros and cons of digital payment methods for freelancers […]

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  • A Freelancer's Guide to Google Workspace

    Sep 11, 2021

    • Freelance Software and Tools
    • Freelance Tips
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips

    As a modern freelance proofreader, you’ll likely do most of your work online. You might have already set up a website. But if you’re thinking about how you can files, meetings, and emails, you might be considering Google Workspace. With tools like Gmail for Business, Google Workspace can improve your productivity and and make collaborative […]

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  • Freelance Tips: How to Avoid Computer Disasters

    Aug 21, 2021

    • Business Tips
    • Freelance Software and Tools
    • Freelance Tips
    • Lifestyle Tips
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips

    As a freelance proofreader today, nearly all your work will take place on a laptop or computer. As such, it’s important to protect yourself against any technological mishaps that could set you back. Disasters such as losing files, getting a virus, or experiencing other tech malfunctions are frustrating. This post will cover our five top […]

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  • The Best Appointment Scheduling Apps for Freelancers

    Aug 07, 2021

    • Clients
    • Freelance Software and Tools
    • Freelance Tips
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips

    As a freelance proofreader, you might find yourself needing to keep track of a few appointments. And to save time, you ideally want prospective clients to be able to find out more about your services without emailing back and forth for a suitable meeting time. Luckily, there are some handy apps out there that allow […]

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  • The Best Social Media Management Apps for Freelancers

    Jul 24, 2021

    • Freelance Software and Tools
    • Freelance Tips
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips

    As a freelance proofreader, maintaining a social media presence by regularly posting content is a great way to reach potential clients and grow your business. We’ve already covered our top tips for using social media. But what should you do when you’re too busy to keep up with your online presence in real time? In […]

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  • 5 Tips for Boosting Your Productivity as a Freelancer

    Feb 07, 2021

    • Freelance Software and Tools
    • Freelance Tips
    • Lifestyle Tips

    Freelancing means you get to pick your own work hours. But how can you make sure you get everything done? We have five tips to help freelance proofreaders boost their productivity: Use workload management, time-tracking, and motivation tools. Eliminate distractions while you work. Set up your workspace for comfort and efficiency. Make sure to schedule […]

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  • Productivity Software: Website Blockers to Help You Stay Focused

    Productivity Software: Website Blockers to Help You Stay Focused

    Sep 27, 2020

    • Freelance Software and Tools
    • Freelance Tips
    • Lifestyle Tips
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips

    Distractions abound on the web. And these distractions can be costly for freelance proofreaders, reducing productivity, accuracy, and earnings. If this sounds like your working day, you may want to download a website blocker to help you stay focused. But what are website blockers? And what software should you use? Let’s take a look. What […]

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  • Accounting Tools for Freelancers

    Accounting Tools for Freelancers

    Apr 30, 2020

    • Finance Tips
    • Freelance Software and Tools
    • Freelance Tips
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips

    As a freelance proofreader, you will need to keep track of your finances. And while this might seem intimidating, there are some great accounting tools for freelancers available. In this post, we look at three of the most popular accounting tools currently available. 1. QuickBooks Self-Employed QuickBooks is the biggest name in small business accounting. […]

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