From TechCo, Zac Johnson offers his recommendations for 10 online resources that help freelancers. Zac writes:
Whether you’re a freelance writer, photographer, graphic designer, or something in between, there’s never been a better time to be a freelancer. And in the age of the internet, most of your tools will be online and easy to access. Below is a list of 10 great online resources for professional freelancers. Use these online tools to take your career to the next level.
Find jobs fast from one of the top marketplaces for freelancers. Client’s needing creative workers post jobs every day. Some are small jobs that pay a little, and others are long term contract positions.
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Never limit yourself to small jobs. At some point you need to shoot higher. Want to know who’s paying freelancers more for their work? Now you can. For instance, The Smithsonian pays $200 per day for photographers, and the print edition ofThe New York Times pays $800 flat per article.
No-nonsense ebooks and guides, WordPress themes, legal advice, and community. Information is king, and the more your learn the more you’ll be able to take advantage of all of the available opportunities available to modern freelancers.
For all your invoicing and bookkeeping needs. Small business accounting doesn’t have to be a horribly painful experience! Freshbooks keeps your financial life simple so that you can focus on your creative work.
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Another resource is Xtensio which helps people collaborate and create beautiful presentations and living documents.