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By 6.2 min readLast Updated: 26. June 2023

The most important freelance tools

As a freelancer, there is one captain for everything. Marketing? You. Administration? You. Sales? You. Delivery? You. Customer service? You. Homepage? You,

When you are responsible for the entire business alone, it is alpha omega that as much as possible is automated and streamlined. It is a great waste of effort to write the same onboarding email to new customers every single time.

Freelancing is heading for the stars, and it is estimated that more than half of the working population will be freelancers to one degree or another by 2030. Fortunately, this also means that there are a ton of top-shelf freelancing tools out there. There's an app for that luckily applies here too, and we've put together a list of the most important tools that can make freelancing a breeze, and you can avoid committing some of the expensive mistakes, which you as a freelancer can easily get to.

If you are new to the industry and would like to success as a freelancer, it's worth checking out the list because we've packed in some gems that will save you oceans of time. You can, for example, use that to get new customers, or have the toolbox sharpened so that you can't get anywhere near it.

create free user

Freelancer without administration

Become part of nearly 2,000 other freelancers and get paid with Factofly without your own CVR no. Free creation and no monthly fee. It only costs something when you use us.

create free user
canvas

Canva is your one stop shop for design. It does not require in-depth knowledge of the Adobe package, and you can put together everything from social media posts to videos, banners and a lot more.

InDesign can do something very special, but when you need to quickly set up and shoot designs, Canva is your go-to platform.

notion

Notion is the place where you have an overview of your pipeline, save design elements, manage projects, take golden notes, create kanban boards, connect with other apps and a whole lot more.

A simple but effective feature is that you can share individual pages with customers so that they can follow along with the project. Notion is simply indispensable when you run a freelance business, and it replaces 3 to 6 other platforms for you in one fell swoop.

google workspace

Google most likely does not need the big introduction. Productivity and file sharing at its finest.

calendly

Can you on Monday at 1 pm? No okay, how about 3.30pm?” Finding times for meetings with clients can be a bit of a pain. One of the easiest ways is to hook up your calendar with Calendly. Here you can specify available times, and your customers can automatically book themselves in.

For example, use it for lead generation, and give potential customers the opportunity to book an intro call with you directly from your website.

factofly main freelance tools

Okay, did we just push ourselves onto the list? Yes. But there is a very good reason for that.

Freelancers spend an average of 13.6 hours per month on administration. This delicious fact mixed with the reality that close to 0% of everyone who runs their own business thinks that VAT accounting, debt collection, annual accounts and current bookkeeping is a cool discipline, makes us freelancers and self-employed people take a second look.

You can do like more than 1,000 other freelancers, and get rid of the administrative headaches altogether. Get paid effortlessly, and get the 13.6 hours back.

create free user

Freelancer without administration

Become part of nearly 2,000 other freelancers and get paid with Factofly without your own CVR no. Free creation and no monthly fee. It only costs something when you use us.

create free user
slack

As a lone cowboy on the horizon, using Slack might not be right for you. Do you just want to write messages to yourself?

You will find that many of your customers use Slack to one extent or another. As the captain of a freelance task, it can therefore be easy to give you access so that you can keep a warm line.

In addition, there are many good Slack communities that give you the opportunity to be inspired and spar with other freelancers in your field.

With Loom you can quickly make a screen recording and share it with a few clicks. It is a really effective tool when, for example, you need to give a customer a quick update on a project without it having to be a two-hour meeting.

zapi the best tools for freelancers

Zapier is built to save you time with its if this then that setup. Use Zapier to automate everything you do busy work, and get more time for your business.

The possibilities are almost endless, and there's nothing like a Zap that just works and takes your headaches away.

toggle

Toggl is one of the most popular time tracking platforms for freelancers. With its many integrations and auto features, it is easy to get an overview of your time, and means that you can easily and simply send an invoice with the correct hours to your customer.

evernote

Evernote is perhaps one of the very first note taking apps we saw. Works across devices, and makes it shockingly easy to capture small and large thoughts in a note.

Evernote's snippet tool is also a timesaver when you want to save articles and the like for later reading.

Grammarly

Grammarly is the digital answer to your old grammar teacher who constantly tells you where to tighten when you sit down to the keys.

You can hook up Grammarly with your favorite programs to get live feedback on your text. Regardless of whether it is a simple email or a longer letter.

The only drawback is that it is not currently available in Danish.

best freelance tools tinywow

TinyWow helps you keep track of your files and can convert just about anything. Remove background, image to text, PDF to Powerpoint, compress video and anything else you dream of.

TinyWow is free and deletes your files after 15 minutes.

Getillustrations.com

Royalty free vector packs of illustrations that are perfect for sprucing up your own or your clients' work.

Become part of Factofly and put your administration on autopilot

the best freelance tools
By 6.2 min readLast Updated: 26. June 2023

The most important freelance tools

As a freelancer, there is one captain for everything. Marketing? You. Administration? You. Sales? You. Delivery? You. Customer service? You. Homepage? You,

When you are responsible for the entire business alone, it is alpha omega that as much as possible is automated and streamlined. It is a great waste of effort to write the same onboarding email to new customers every single time.

Freelancing is heading for the stars, and it is estimated that more than half of the working population will be freelancers to one degree or another by 2030. Fortunately, this also means that there are a ton of top-shelf freelancing tools out there. There's an app for that luckily applies here too, and we've put together a list of the most important tools that can make freelancing a breeze, and you can avoid committing some of the expensive mistakes, which you as a freelancer can easily get to.

If you are new to the industry and would like to success as a freelancer, it's worth checking out the list because we've packed in some gems that will save you oceans of time. You can, for example, use that to get new customers, or have the toolbox sharpened so that you can't get anywhere near it.

create free user

Freelancer without administration

Become part of nearly 2,000 other freelancers and get paid with Factofly without your own CVR no. Free creation and no monthly fee. It only costs something when you use us.

create free user
canvas

Canva is your one stop shop for design. It does not require in-depth knowledge of the Adobe package, and you can put together everything from social media posts to videos, banners and a lot more.

InDesign can do something very special, but when you need to quickly set up and shoot designs, Canva is your go-to platform.

notion

Notion is the place where you have an overview of your pipeline, save design elements, manage projects, take golden notes, create kanban boards, connect with other apps and a whole lot more.

A simple but effective feature is that you can share individual pages with customers so that they can follow along with the project. Notion is simply indispensable when you run a freelance business, and it replaces 3 to 6 other platforms for you in one fell swoop.

google workspace

Google most likely does not need the big introduction. Productivity and file sharing at its finest.

calendly

Can you on Monday at 1 pm? No okay, how about 3.30pm?” Finding times for meetings with clients can be a bit of a pain. One of the easiest ways is to hook up your calendar with Calendly. Here you can specify available times, and your customers can automatically book themselves in.

For example, use it for lead generation, and give potential customers the opportunity to book an intro call with you directly from your website.

factofly main freelance tools

Okay, did we just push ourselves onto the list? Yes. But there is a very good reason for that.

Freelancers spend an average of 13.6 hours per month on administration. This delicious fact mixed with the reality that close to 0% of everyone who runs their own business thinks that VAT accounting, debt collection, annual accounts and current bookkeeping is a cool discipline, makes us freelancers and self-employed people take a second look.

You can do like more than 1,000 other freelancers, and get rid of the administrative headaches altogether. Get paid effortlessly, and get the 13.6 hours back.

create free user

Freelancer without administration

Become part of nearly 2,000 other freelancers and get paid with Factofly without your own CVR no. Free creation and no monthly fee. It only costs something when you use us.

create free user
slack

As a lone cowboy on the horizon, using Slack might not be right for you. Do you just want to write messages to yourself?

You will find that many of your customers use Slack to one extent or another. As the captain of a freelance task, it can therefore be easy to give you access so that you can keep a warm line.

In addition, there are many good Slack communities that give you the opportunity to be inspired and spar with other freelancers in your field.

With Loom you can quickly make a screen recording and share it with a few clicks. It is a really effective tool when, for example, you need to give a customer a quick update on a project without it having to be a two-hour meeting.

zapi the best tools for freelancers

Zapier is built to save you time with its if this then that setup. Use Zapier to automate everything you do busy work, and get more time for your business.

The possibilities are almost endless, and there's nothing like a Zap that just works and takes your headaches away.

toggle

Toggl is one of the most popular time tracking platforms for freelancers. With its many integrations and auto features, it is easy to get an overview of your time, and means that you can easily and simply send an invoice with the correct hours to your customer.

evernote

Evernote is perhaps one of the very first note taking apps we saw. Works across devices, and makes it shockingly easy to capture small and large thoughts in a note.

Evernote's snippet tool is also a timesaver when you want to save articles and the like for later reading.

Grammarly

Grammarly is the digital answer to your old grammar teacher who constantly tells you where to tighten when you sit down to the keys.

You can hook up Grammarly with your favorite programs to get live feedback on your text. Regardless of whether it is a simple email or a longer letter.

The only drawback is that it is not currently available in Danish.

best freelance tools tinywow

TinyWow helps you keep track of your files and can convert just about anything. Remove background, image to text, PDF to Powerpoint, compress video and anything else you dream of.

TinyWow is free and deletes your files after 15 minutes.

Getillustrations.com

Royalty free vector packs of illustrations that are perfect for sprucing up your own or your clients' work.

Become part of Factofly and put your administration on autopilot