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Welcome to the second season of Budgets and Cents, a podcast co-hosted by Cait Flanders (formerly Blonde on a Budget) and Carrie Smith (Careful Cents). If this is your first time listening, welcome! You can use our episode guide to catch up on what you’ve missed.
In our last episode, we talked about the importance of finding and managing clients. In today’s episode, we share our business systems and the tools we use to automate our freelance client workflow. We dive into the details about the very first systems we implemented in our businesses, how we deal with business and personal expenses, and even our processes for managing our email inboxes.
Your inbox is a list of other people’s priorities.
We also talk how often we update our portfolios, and how we capture inspiring ideas while still sticking to a scheduled process. It’s taken years for us to learn how to create systems that actually work – and help us do the work! Hopefully we can help you create yours.
Resources and links:
- Resources: Asana for Bloggers // Trello
- Resources: Calendly or TimeTrade
- Read: FreshMap
- Try: Pocket
- Read: Rework
- Cait’s blog: Cait Flanders
- Carrie’s blog: Careful Cents
- Carrie: How I Stay on Top of Client Projects and Deadlines