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...]

Three Easy Tips to Help You Effectively Estimate Project Time

Do you know how much time your next project will take? As a freelancer, you should at least have an idea. If you're freelancing, you must be able to effectively estimate the time each of your projects will take. If you can't do this you won't know how much to charge for your work or how to best schedule your time. Estimating is one of the core freelancing skills, yet it is one that many freelancers … [Read more...]

The Slippery Slope of Creeping Scope

Uncontrolled scope creep costs you money. When a client asks you to do something that wasn't part of the original agreement it's called scope creep. Some scope creep is relatively minor and doesn't really make much difference to your freelancing business. Doing a little bit of extra work for a client can be a good way to build up some good will. In other instances, however, scope creep can drastically … [Read more...]