In the last decade, our working world has changed entirely. Whereas once a generous office space was the hive of professional brainstorming and project management, our tech has taken us in a new direction, unbolting the need of being in the same room for great things to be accomplished.
The self-employed rarely get a breather in their workflow, never mind some well-earned downtime. Yet the New Year’s approaching with the velocity of a speeding bullet and, in its wake, you’ll be able to relax and take stock of what 2016 has brought you.
We’re as fond of winding down at Christmas as the next company, but we know there are a couple of strings to pull before everyone signs off for a week or so
Everyone has their pet hates, those irritating facts of life we’d rather do without. The digital world is no different: between hundreds or thousands of lines of code, virtual pests can weasel in, wreaking havoc on a website’s functionality. Practically no coding project is 100% safe from bugs.
Great minds think alike, and great tools make that thinking all the easier. Braving it alone as a freelancer, without any support from those like you, is antithetical to modern professionalism. Put simply: you’ll need help from other people, and they’ll need you just as much.
Being a successful freelancer or contractor doesn’t just take insight, confidence, and bags of creativity. You also need to be on track with your finances – not doing so can be perilous, since earning from job to job requires a steady income stream, knowing your expertise is duly valued throughout the year.
They used to be a heavenly bolt of convenience shining down on our work schedule: you could actually reach contacts instantaneously, over oceans and time-zones, with the click of a mouse and some well-placed words. Like letters, but so much better! Emails changed the way we communicate, and how we were able to manage teams of people from afar.
Time is precious as a contractor, freelancer or project manager. In fact, it’s bloomin’ expensive. And yet, much of our working days dwindle away in a constant stream of email threads, client calls and admin that really we could do without.
As the feedback from Skwish users starts to flood in, we asked copywriting agency Making You Content to share their experiences with our project management tool. Read on to learn how this growing agency harnesses Skwish to stay in control of projects.
Agencies, freelancers and contractors live or die by their ability to stay organised, yet managing ongoing projects or multiple team members can be near impossible when you’re bombarded with a never-ending thread of emails. Skwish was designed to solve this problem...
What if I also told you, you're in control of what features we build?