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Matthew Marion
Matthew Marion

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Freelance Time Management

Freelance Time Management
For the last month or so I have been receiving a lot of requests for freelance work. As a freelancer just starting off, all you want is for people to contact you; however, when you're getting a request every day or other day it becomes a lot. You have to really take time to think and plan which projects you have room in your schedule for and which you will have to turn down.

I personally use a pen and a notebook that I carry around to keep track of a lot of my schedule. In the past, I have used a couple todo apps:

I enjoyed Microsoft's To-Do the most out of them because of its simplicty--which is probably why I enjoy my pen and notebook so much--but I am still looking for some new methods to try and implement in my workflow.

Curious to hear what some fellow freelancers use to manage their time.

Discussion (2)

homerdalords profile image

I'm personnaly using Github project tab(sort of like jira)/issues tab on private repos i'm handling for clients.
it's like a jira but it packs everything on the product itself. and no need for other channel of communication.

of course, a pen and notebook is mandatory as a daily tool to use (mostly when out of a computer)

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Julia Moskaliuk

For time tracking I use TMetric app. It is easy-to-use and integrates with Trello. Trello boards are mapped to TMetric projects and this app provides powerful reports.