Tools and resources
Recommended resources that will make your business safer and stronger.
Bonsai helps you put your freelancing on autopilot. With free contracts, e-signing, and invoices, get peace of mind and get on with your work.
A popular open-source contract for web designers and developers. Packing a killer contract will help to keep you safe when times get tough.
Go digital with eSignature company, DocuSign. Access, sign and send important contracts from your desk, on the road or everywhere in between.
44% of freelancers will be stung by a bad client. With Jack helps you get the policy you need to protect you financially and legally if that happens, freeing you up to focus on the important stuff.
Securely share and sync documents. Dropbox is a storage solution designed to keep your files safe.
GitHub is a web-based Git repository hosting service. Version control keeps your revisions straight, meaning you can make changes to a project with overwriting any part of that project.
Amazon Simple Storage Service is storage for the Internet. Amazon S3 has a simple web services interface that you can use to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web.
Automatically backup all of your computers. If you discover a file was corrupted or accidentally deleted, you can use Arq to go back and get the old version.
Backblaze business backup protects laptops and desktops to ensure corporate data is not lost. To date Backblaze has restored over 10 billion files for customers, which would have otherwise been lost forever.
Peace of mind for freelancers. Cushion will help you predict your unpredictable schedule and steady your unsteady income.
FreeAgent provides online accounting software made specifically for freelancers, small business owners and their accountants.
Forecast your business cash-flow. WiseCash is a simple yet efficient cash-flow forecasting web app. Make data-backed decisions without laboring over a spreadsheet.
Bullshit-free forecasting. Being freelancers and small business owners ourselves, there is really only one datapoint we care about… How long is my runway?