Managing Freelance Projects (Without Anyone to Manage You)

Managing Freelance Projects (Without Anyone to Manage You)

The number of people who make a living as freelancers is increasing rapidly in the United States. Entrepreneur Magazine reports that 149.4 million Americans were working full-time as of 2015, more than one third of who were freelancers. This figure is expected to increase significantly due to the large percentage of new freelancers. A survey of freelancers in the same article shows that 41 percent of the respondents had been freelancing for no more than the year and only 24 percent reported that they had been freelancing for over two years.

A traditional employee in an organization has access to many […]

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Workflow Management for the Freelancer

Workflow Management for the Freelancer

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 This information requires proper organization since referencing an incorrect version or outdated communication disrupts the project workflow and makes you look bad to the client.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).

 

Asset Organization  

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 […]

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