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Manage your business for less with our best free software guide! - Part 2 - Management

Welcome to the second part of our five-part series for the best free software available to you.

As previously stated there are many alternatives to most of these, this is simply a list based on the ones we have tried and tested. We would also recommend you researching the latest alternatives before committing!

Todays article is focused on the software available to assist with management, this includes free technology that enables remote meetings as well as software to help with organisation.

Video conferencing software

Zoom:

  • Use anywhere, with any device
  • Robust security solutions
  • Built-in screen sharing tools
  • Calendaring services
  • Built-in recording and transcripts

Google Meet:

  • Easy to use interface
  • File sharing with custom links
  • With a Google Account, you get 15GB of storage free
  • Access your files anywhere
  • SSl encryption to protect your files

Management and organisation

Streamtime:

  • Free for up to 5 projects
  • Keep track of time and budget
  • Assign users and deadlines
  • Organise your projects within a daily planner
  • Create project timelines

Trello:

  • Organise, list and share with colleagues.
  • Create companies, boards, projects, schedules and more
  • Assign users, deadlines and labels
  • Upload images and files to your boards.
  • A good review here: https://thefreelanceeffect.com/trello-review/

TradeShift Invoicing and bookkeeping:

  • Send invoices online

Ergo Creative Team

PLEASE NOTE: We would also say please use any free software with care, make sure you are downloading safe software and follow installation guides from the developers.

We accept no responsibility for any use of software the list above, it is just a list to help illustrate the options.

Disclaimer: There are many alternatives to most of these, but this is simply a list based on the ones we have tried and tested. We would always recommend you researching the latest alternatives before committing. Mainly though it just highlights HOW MUCH good free software is out there!