Most of the newbies didn’t know where to start and what applications to use in freelancing. There are a lot of applications available and you only need to install the applications that will make your freelancing career smooth and easy. 

Here are 5 applications you should install for your convenience, and we hope this article will help you.

1.) Skype

A must-have in your computer, an application used for communication with your clients during meetings or any other communication needs. Most of the time, during interviews, clients use Skype that’s why this is the first must-have software you need to install before to start freelancing.

2.) Dropbox

Dropbox is a file hosting service where all files are safely and securely synced into the Cloud. It has 3 TB space and large file transfers up to 100 GB. The good thing about Dropbox is that when you tend to forget to back up your files on your computer, and when it gets corrupted, you don’t need to worry because Dropbox will back up your important files. Another thing is that, in Dropbox, you can easily share files with your colleagues and clients.

3.) Grammarly

Grammarly is a vital tool in writing, it is the best buddy to every freelance writer. There are instances wherein writers commit mistakes like wrong spelling and grammar because writers are not perfect, even if they’re an experienced writer. Also, when you’re creating an email, automatically, Grammarly suggests the proper spelling and grammar. 

Another thing is that, while Grammarly helps you in correcting your write-ups, it also helps you to learn and improve your writing skills.

4.) Last Pass

The LastPass is a safe and secure password manager that stores all of your encrypted passwords online. The standard version of LastPass comes with a web interface and it also includes plugins for various web browsers and apps. 

You should have this application for you to sign in easily for all of your different accounts because there are times, due to many accounts, we tend to forget our passwords.

5.) Google Suite

Google Suite is a heavy-hitter when it comes to your freelancing and even all the online business out there, why? It is because in Google Suite all important files are synced inside the Cloud. Whether you are communicating or sending proposals using Gmail, setting up meetings via hangouts and Google meet, sharing files or documents via drive, it’s like you have one box for everything you need.

We hope this article helps in your freelancing journey. Installing and using the applications mentioned does not only help you in your tasks but also make your tasks convenient and easy. 

There are also other applications you need to install but, it depends if your client requires you to install it. Bear in mind that whatever application your client requires you to install on your computer, as long it will be helpful and as long it is related to fulfilling your tasks, install it, it will help your freelancing career easily!

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