My Project Management Routine and Productivity Tips

As a freelance worker — my work schedule and to-do list switches up everyday. It can be overwhelming when a ton of projects land on you last second and other days can have a stretch of free time to dedicate to personal projects or marketing yourself to new clients. Figuring how to prioritize all the days task takes a couple of apps on my end. Below are my favorite project management platforms and routines that help me work smarter not harder.

Project Management Apps

Trello

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