Graphic and web designers are the artists of the web design industry. They are very creative people and they are the ones who take your idea and bring it to life in the form of beautiful designs. If you’re are a freelance designer then pay attention, this article will help you save time and be more productive.
If you are a freelancer then, you are responsible for everything, from designing to billing, while having to manage your time wisely and efficiently. In this post I have collected 9 creative and productivity tools for freelance designers.
Mockflow is a highly functional tool for building wireframes. It allows you to design mockups for websites whether, you’re on or offline. It provides many templates and pictures to freelance web designers.
Icon Finder is a first search engine which provides icons for web designers and developers, with hundreds of thousands of icons for download.
Designers Tool Box is a clever tool for web designers. It will get a kick out of the web safe areas, banner sizes, web browser elements, HTML characters, etc.
Xmarks syncs all of your bookmarks and favorites across browsers and computers. In this a tool “Smarter Search”, which promises to highlight the top sites in your search according to how other users have bookmarked and rated them.
Google Docs is a useful tool for web designers that allow you to create, manage and upload your files from your desktop. If you’re working as a part of a team you will be able to modify documents from anywhere in the world.
Subernova is a useful tool for freelancers that allows you to create freelance tasks to team members, send invoices and schedule an email to a client and even includes a time-tracker so you can charge a project by time.
Browser Shots is a beautiful tool that helps to take screenshots of your website in every browser.
URL Stats is a solid and free SEO tool that measure how well your site is doing on the web. It offers various measurements of traffic and social media popularity.
SocialMention is a productivity tool that allows you to track the buzz, hopefully you are generating by scanning social networking sites, comments, images, news, events and blogs, while at the same time providing you with the tools to sort out the data.