Why I Switched from Evernote to OneNote

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Evernote and OneNote are the two most popular cross-platform note-taking apps. In this article, I’ll compare features and tell why I switched from Evernote to OneNote. My Evernote Story I was a happy user of Evernote for many years and didn’t mind paying for it. I used it for keeping track of client info, keeping … Read more

How to Fix a Corrupted Database in eM Client

eM Client checking for corrupted database

Occasionally, the database of my eM Client Windows email app will get corrupted, usually after the power goes out unexpectedly. It’s easy to panic in this situation because it won’t let you view your email until the problem is fixed. But, it’s often not disastrous since you usually have a copy of your email in … Read more

15 Important Things to Do During Your Freelance Business Downtime

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Being a freelancer can mean periods of feast or famine. But your business’ downtime is actually a golden opportunity to catch up on important things you might have neglected while you were working those twelve-hour days. Here are some important things to do when you have downtime in your freelance business. 1. Check Your Health … Read more

The Best Cloud Invoicing Software for Freelancers: FreshBooks vs. Harvest

Harvest vs. Freshbooks

I finally decided that it was time to move from my primitive accounting “system” based on Word and Excel to a modern cloud-based solution for my freelance business.  I wanted invoicing, time tracking, and expense tracking.  After doing some research online, I narrowed my choices to two popular solutions: FreshBooks and Harvest.  I signed up … Read more