Managing a freelance design business takes a lot of work. A freelance designer has to manage their projects, their clients, their files, and many more.
It’s a lot to do for one person. There are many ways you can manage your freelance design business, such as hiring a virtual assistant or investing in expensive software, but as freelancers, we are on a limited to budget. Here are some free tools for assistance of freelancers.
It is developed as an open source application and it benefits from a simple and clean user interface similar to Twitter. It supports multiple projects, statuses, document attachments.
It allows you to organize your tasks into different folders or projects, assign due-dates and priorities, and attach notes to tasks.
It is a totally free invoicing application with pretty features. The user can easily keep track of billings and payments.
It is another free and open source invoicing system which you can use to get money from different clients. You have to install in on your own server to use. You can also email your prepared invoice as pdf.
It is a file hosting service that you can use to email files to clients or store them in a folder for shared access later.
It is a free and open source application to send and manage professional invoices. One has to install it on its own servers before using it though.