One of the largest challenges that you may face as a freelancer is in the area of project management. Some days might feel like you’re juggling 1 million tasks at once. There are some excellent strategies and productivity tools that you can use in any space to help you stay on track and keep motivated on your projects. Here are the top four management tools for freelancers that you could be using today:
Asana will ensure that you can organize a variety of projects, assign new tasks and track workflow. This is an excellent tool that you can use for collaborative work in the creation of deadlines. The project management tool has several different interfaces and there are many tasks you can take on with the tool as well.
This is one of the most popular tools available for organizing teams with boards. A board on trello will allow you to create lists, comments, checklists and more. You can have a board for a most every project you’re working on and this will allow you to create to-do lists and collaborate with other people.
This project management system is a communication platform that makes it very easy for you to post to message boards, schedule tasks, build to do lists as well as store files and documents. There is also a large chat for quick messaging over time. Basecamp will keep an active log of your communication and this makes the process of comments or notes easy to track.
Unlike the other options presented this is a completely free project management system with unlimited storage and unlimited users. You can plan out tasks and then use this we collaboratively until something is completed. You can also access the calendar option to help you view events for the month, week or day.
Keep these top tools in mind if you are interested in streamlining your project management as a freelancer.
This post was written by Tara Kintz. Tara is a director at Signature Workspace, a Clearwater CoWorking Office Space. Signature Workspace, owned and operated by Cantor Fund Management, offers services and amenities such as private offices, flex space, co-working space, virtual offices, meeting/conference rooms, and more.