There are so many distractions when you are a freelancer. From kids coming into your home office or time sucks like Facebook, you need to focus and be more efficient. The key is arming yourself with the right tools for the job.
Here, we’ve gathered a list of online time savers (productivity tools for the win!) plus tips for managing distractions.
Create the Right Working Space
Freelancers, if you want to work from home, you need an actual work space. Using the kitchen counter or just putting a desk in your bedroom is a recipe for distraction. (You’ll see the dishes piled up or find 10 other things that need your attention when what you should be doing is working.)
- Create a dedicated workspace—preferably one with a door and that isn’t used for anything else.
- Look for a room with a window. Natural light will keep you feeling refreshed and focused.