Whether you’re new to freelancing or a seasoned veteran, new tools to help you optimize your operations crop up every day. We’ve covered quite a few of these in the past, from Buffer and Hootsuite to Extensions for Google Chrome. For the full run down, you are more than welcome to peruse our “Preach what we practice” series on the blog.

Yeah, there’s quite a bit of territory to cover in that blog category. Feel overwhelmed? DON’T PANIC.

Our perennial favorite accounting tool, Freshbooks, has provided a great starter guide that is already outselling the Encyclopedia Galactica everywhere fictional space encyclopedias are sold. With their Freelancer’s guide to the galaxy, you’ll be feeling like the hoopy frood you are in no time. Share and enjoy!


This planet has – or rather had – a problem, which was this: most of the people living on it were unhappy for pretty much of the time. Many solutions were suggested for this problem, but most of these were largely concerned with the movement of small green pieces of paper, which was odd because on the whole it wasn’t the small green pieces of paper that were unhappy. – Douglas Adams