10 Home Office Time Savers

Working from home is one of my favorite things about being a freelancer. However, it can end up being a distraction if you're not careful. There have been plenty of times that the whole day has gone by before I even got started working--simply because I decided to play around the house or on the internet. While it's okay to do this from time-to-time, it's not okay on a regular basis, your projects either … [Read more...]

When Does Pen and Paper Slow a Freelancer’s Productivity?

Pen and paper. Quite arguably the greatest productivity tool ever created to date. Right? Right. Well, while some people like to stick to the old school method of organization, I myself am somewhat of an online productivity junkie (now) and self-proclaimed to-do list recoveree. Is that a word? Hope so… it is now. Since you’re reading this, and probably a freelancer, I’m sure you know that sometimes pen and … [Read more...]

Open Thread: What One Thing Saves You the Most Time?

Time is money, or so they say. For us freelancers, there's a bit of truth to that saying. The more time that we spend on billable projects, the more money that we can earn. (This is true whether you bill by the hour or by the project.) Wasted time often means money not earned. That's why we're always on the lookout for resources, apps, or devices that save freelancers time. In fact, that's the question … [Read more...]