Oct 1, 2012

8 Great Tools to Make Better Freelance Designer

The website development business has increased rapidly since a past few years and a lot of new developers have also entered this field since then. But not all of these people are full time web developers. Some of them are only doing this work of web development as freelancers. Earlier it took a lot of effort on these developers part to set up their business as freelancers.

Not only do developers but the increasing trend of freelancing has also led to many new freelancer designers and for them the internet is filled with new and improved resources every day. It is very important for these designers to have these tools handy because they require a lot of resources to make their work effective and efficient and internet has solved this problem for them very effectively.

There are innumerable tools on the internet and each tool has some importance of it own for the designers and they are necessary because these tools the designers in running their business smoothly. Without these tools it would have been very difficult for these freelance designers to run their business smoothly and without any obstacle.

These tools provide all kind of help to the designers from the basics of designing to adding various effects and managing the different aspects that need to be looked after. Another advantage is that they are quick to understand and easy and some of them might cost very little or are absolutely free of any cost which makes it easier for the designer to acquire them are learn from them at the same time.

1) Teambox

Power tools for your team
Project management from start to finish: –

Conversations for daily group discussions
Tasks for mid term planning
Pages to share your notes and documentation
Files for simple storage and sharing
Time Tracking to keep track of workloads
Centralize all your information so your team can make progress together

2) Toodledo

Organize Your Tasks. Use folders, tags, contexts, subtasks and more to organize, search and sort through your tasks.

Improve Your Productivity. Toodledo’s hotlist, customizable alarms, and sortable online to-do list will help you remember to complete tasks on-time.

Go Anywhere. Get Toodledo on your mobile phone, in your email, on your calendar, integrated directly into your web browser, and more.

3) Mailchimp

MailChimp helps you design email newsletters, share them on social networks, integrate with services you already use, and track your results. It’s like your own personal publishing platform.

4) Less Time Spent

Being a freelancer you need to be very careful to bill your clients for the proper amounts of time.

5) blinksale

Blinksale is an elegantly-designed web-application, and can be used with any modern web browser that supports web-standards.

6) basecamp

7) Timepost2

Features: –

Intuitive Interface
Forget about slow and awkward web interfaces, start tracking your time effortlessly from the comfort of your desktop.

Simple, Easy and Effective
Timepost provides a simple, easy to use and effective way to post your tracked time to many of the top web-based time tracking services.

Highly Compatible
Quickly post time to activeCollab, Basecamp, Blinksale, Cashboard, Fogbugz, FreeAgent, Freshbooks, Harvest, or Tick.

8) kuler.adobe

1 Comment

  • How about Replicon employee time tracking software? which is one of the best time tracking tool.

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