1. I use paper first. Writing on paper helps me understand and remember better than pure digital organizational tools.
2. I color code my weekly planner using highlighters. One color for business upkeep (invoicing, taxes, etc.), one color for a specific and prolific client, and one color for other clients. Since I also use my planner for non-client dates and notes, this helps visually show if my day is work or personal focused.
3. Each to-do task gets a dash in front. When I complete it, I put a check mark on the task. If I fail to get the task done by the end of the week, I circle it, and then add it to the next week with a dash. If the task is no longer relevant or I don't have to do it, I put an X on the dash.
1. I rely a lot on Trello. It has both a calendar view as well as a project-based view. Since I work in Google Docs for most of my writing, I link those docs to the task in Trello. Makes it very easy to get organized and work based in Trello.
2. I use Google Docs for my writing. Great sharing and commenting, plus the research tools and a lot of handy Add Ons that make it one of the best online word processing tools.
3. I use Toggl for tracking my time. It integrates with Google Docs and Trello, plus has a handy mobile phone app that makes it easy to start a time tracker at any moment and add details later.
4. I use Wave Accounting for my invoicing. Free/low cost, and it has a lot of nice features. Perfect for small business and freelancers.
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