As a freelancer, you are probably always on the lookout for new and useful mobile applications that can help make your work easier. After all, it is certainly not easy juggling numerous clients along with your busy work schedule. But not to worry! There are plenty of applications in the market to make your life easier as a freelancer.
9 Life-Saving Mobile Apps for Freelancers
Here is a compiled list of nine hot apps that freelancers are using to manage their clients. All of these are available on both the iOS and Android app stores.
FreshBooks is an accounting software that lets you manage your clients, invoices, and expenses all within the same app. It also offers a lot of handy features such as the ability to create custom invoices, track time, and even receive payments.
Asana is a project management tool that can help you keep track of all your tasks and deadlines for your clients. You can create separate projects and tasks within each project, add due dates, and assign them to different team members.
Looking for a secure place where you can store all your important documents (including contracts, invoices, presentations, etc.) in one place? Dropbox lets you do just that. All your files are safely stored in the cloud so you never lose track of them. If something gets deleted or if you misplace your files, you can easily restore it from the Dropbox servers.
Evernote is a powerful note-taking app that lets you take notes, create checklists, record voice reminders, and even capture photos. You can then tag your notes with different keywords so that you know exactly where to find them whenever you need them.
5. Google Drive
Google Drive is a cloud-based storage service that gives you access to all your files (including docs, sheets, and slides) from any device with an internet connection. This is especially handy if you are often on the go and need to work on projects from different locations. You can also create and share folders with your team members.
Skype is a popular video and voice messaging app that lets you connect with your clients from the convenience of your mobile device. You can also schedule a Skype call with one of your clients for a project update or meeting to discuss new strategies.
Quip is an office suite made exclusively for mobile devices. It includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and messaging app. You can also create team folders to share documents with your colleagues.
8. Google Calendar
Google Calendar is a handy tool that lets you keep track of all your appointments and deadlines in one place. You can sync it with your calendar on your computer or other mobile devices so you always have access to your schedule wherever you are.
RescueTime is an app that helps you track how you spend your time on the computer. It then gives you detailed reports on which websites and applications you are spending the most time on. This can help identify which activities are taking up too much of your time and need to be cut down on.
These are just a few of the many helpful mobile applications that are available for freelancers. With so many options to choose from, you are sure to find one that fits your specific needs. So go ahead and download them today and start enjoying a more productive and stress-free work life!
Zara Raza is the Head of Marketing at Sunvera Software. She earned her Bachelor’s in Business Administration from University of California, Irvine, in 2019, and has written several blogs on technology, software, marketing, education, business, and more.