I'm glomming onto Steve's excellent How do you use? series to ask the freelancers in our Philofaxy community, how do you use your Filofax to keep track of it all?
I'm on the verge of having multiple freelance opportunities (hooray for me!) and I want to be organized about it all right from the beginning.
I'm thinking of using my A5 Filofax this way: A tabbed section for each client with content ideas, notes and records of conversations; a month on two pages calendar to track blog posts and other deliverables (color coded for each client), and maybe a day per page diary to keep a record of what work I do each day, record billable hours, phone calls and other communications, etc. again color coded for each client.
But is this the best way to go about it? Do you freelancers out there do things a different way?
And I still haven't figured out how best to track billable hours, deliverables and especially invoices and payments separately for each client, to make sure I'm meeting my quotas and getting paid on time.
I would love any suggestions!