Time Saving Tips for Freelancers

time saving tips for freelancers

While this article is entitled “Time Saving Tips for Freelancers”, it could just as easily be called “Sanity Tips for Freelancers”. If you’ve made the jump from a day job to freelancing, the most important thing you can learn to preserve your sanity and make this new life possible is how to save time.

To the uninitiated, the word “freelancer” conjures up images of getting up late, working when you want and having unlimited freedom, but the reality is far from what they imagine. Freelancers frequently work more than they did at their day jobs. Before I began freelancing, a freelancer friend once told me “Sure, there’s freedom in freelancing. I’m free to choose which 15 hours in a day I work.” Read more

Time Management Tips for Freelancers

Time management tips for freelancers

If you took a poll of most freelancers and asked them to list the downside of freelancing you’d likely hear “I have no time”. I can tell you from personal experience freelancing that managing time, above all else, is the most challenging aspect of working for yourself. Days are filled with interruptions that steal your time. You may find yourself working very long hours, even weekends, just to meet deadlines and commitments that you couldn’t get to Monday to Friday.

If you recognize yourself in this description, you are not alone. The issue for many is time management…or a lack thereof. If you find yourself frustrated that you don’t have enough time. If you want to have more “me time” to recharge the batteries, and you want to feel like you’re on top of things, here are some time management tips for freelancers. Read more