Tools to make your freelancing life easier

Tools to make your freelancing life easier

Freelancing is the order of the day. With the pandemic hitting companies hard, some companies are resorting to freelancers to get their job done. There are a number of reasons of why people can choose to be freelancers. Being your own boss.

  • Do what you want at using your own way.
  • You can work for more than once client, and they'll never know it.
  • You choose the time you want to work, durin g the day or night.

Freelancing is good, but sometimes it'll overwhelm you. Your earnings are directly proportional to the projects you complete. This article is a list of tools that can help maximise your production.



1. Trello

Trello is a tool that can help you collaborate and get more things done. It provides a visual way  for your to manage your projects and duties. You can also assign duties to individuals. Trello allows you to use boards, lists, and card to arrange your work and each project can be given priority tags. You can also add comments, attachments, and due dates. 

You can add workflow automation suing Butler. The robots will do the work. You'll tedious tasks from your worklife using:

  • Rule-based triggers
  • Custom cards and board buttons
  • Calender commands
  • Due dates commands


2. LastPass

With LastPass, you'll never forget your password and logging into your sites will be easier than ever. LastPass is password manager. You create a master password and save all other passwords inside your LastPass account. Once a password is saved you'll never loose and using it will be easier. 

Have you ever wondered how to generate strong passwords, weel, lastpass is very good at generating long,  and strong, secure passwords. 

With LastPass you can also store your digital records such as bank details, wifi passwords, notes and insurance cards.



3. Slack

Slack is an instant messaging app. Unlike email, all the chats in Slack are very straight forward and easy to follow. You can make calls, share files and use other apps to communicate. All conversations in Slack are also searchable and are very organised into channels, by projects, topic, or team. Here are the features of slack.


  • Channels

    Organise and focused with central spaces for chats, files, tools and people. Channels are a way of bringing order to the work. Each channel is associated with a project, topic or team. The channels helps you and the team get a shared view of the work that needs to be done.

    There are public channels where anybody can join, then there are private channels where only invited people can see

  • Slack Connect

    Collaborate with teams, no matter their geography. It offers a better way of working with people outside of your company.

  • Messaging

    You can send messaging to individuals as well as to teams.

  • Voice and Video Calls

    You can call each other just like on zoom.



4. Coconut

Coconut is a banking, accounting, invoicing and tax platform all in one. You connect your bank accounts and get a view of your business transactions accross all the bank accounts you connect. Coconut automatically categorises all the expenses and calculate tax on the go. Here is what Coconut can do.

  • Connect your bank bank accounts
  • Calculate tax and VAT on the go
  • Create and send invoices
  • Can get matched with an accountant 

With Coconut:

  • High level security is offered
  • Funds are protected
  • Real time support




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