Freelancers routinely receive digital information from clients such as communications, content and artwork. This information requires proper organization since referencing an incorrect version or outdated communication disrupts the project workflow and makes you look bad to the client. These requirements illustrate the need for freelancers to implement some form of digital asset management (DAM).
Real Story Group defines DAM as the storage, retrieval, cataloging
and distribution of digital assets. Media asset management (MAM) is a subcategory of DAM that deals with digital media such as animations, music, photographs and videos. Systems that perform DAM include both hardware and software.
DAM systems […]