Essential Tools That Every Freelancer Should Have

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Although working as a freelancer comes with its perks it can also be hard. Apart from the services that you’re actually providing, there are also several other things that you have to manage in order to keep your freelance business running. Here are some tools that are invaluable to a freelancer.


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As far as collaboration goes, Asana is one of the best apps out there for it. A team of up to 15 people can use Asana which makes make collaborative workflow more seamless. A team leader can assign tasks to other users and every user’s progress can be tracked.

Free Agent

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Free Agent is an accounting tool with features that are invaluable for a freelancer. It offers customizable invoices, profit and loss statements, as well as time-tracking tools that freelancers can use to manage the business side of their work.

Google Calendar

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Google Calendar is an easy way that you can keep track of your deadlines, events and handle all your time management needs. If you don’t have the best organizational skills, this app certainly helps.


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As a freelancer, it’s sometimes necessary to enter into a contract with a client. However, getting a lawyer to draw you up a contract may be additional costs that you can’t afford. That’s where Shake comes in. You fill in some details and a contract is drawn up for you.

All the apps on this list are available on both Android and iOS.



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