5 Project Management Techniques Freelancers Should Use to Work Faster and Smarter

As a freelancer, you likely handle lots of projects. That's probably why 10 Free Project Management Applications is one of the most popular posts here on Freelance Folder. It only makes sense that you could learn from the techniques used by professional project managers. Even if you are the only one doing the work, you can still benefit from some project management techniques and simple project management … [Read more...]

Top 7 Collaboration Software Tools for Successful Freelancers

Freelancers are people who have first-hand knowledge about effective collaboration. Often they have to deal with remote teams. Freelancers may also have to deal with both location differences and time zone differences. For successful communication and file sharing many freelancers use online services like Skype, email and ICQ. However, anyone who has used these tools knows that having too many active … [Read more...]

How to Manage People Effectively

So, maybe you thought that when you became a freelancer you wouldn't have to deal with people any more. After all, freelancing from home and being self-employed means that you're the only person you'll ever have to deal with. Right? Wrong! If anything, the ability to deal with people is even more important to a freelancer than it is to a traditional employee. Your freelancing business is actually all … [Read more...]

5 Game-Changing Project Management Tools

Project management tools and applications are incredibly valuable to web-workers. Tracking time, tasks, people, and everything else is difficult, and the right project management tool can make all of the difference. It's been several years since the first web-based project management software debuted, and some of the best systems have gone on to become incredibly popular (I'm looking at you, basecamp). Some … [Read more...]

How To Avoid Monumental Screw Ups When Working On Projects

No matter whether you're just getting started in the freelance world or you've got years of experience under your belt, it'll happen sooner or later: you will screw up! Something will go terribly wrong with a particular project, you will forget to back-up a database, you'll accidentally delete files from a server or you'll leave some lorem ipsum on a client's website for a whole day exposing your major screw … [Read more...]