Choosing Asana Over Basecamp

I have a long history of testing every known tech service or product on the market. I also have a history of never committing to one and the constant state of flux was manageable when I was just doing a few freelance projects on the side. Since taking my business full time, though, I’ve struggled […]

Farewell Freshbooks. It’s Not You, It’s Me.

After much deliberation, I decided to use Freshbooks exclusively in 2009 for my small business. I loved it. It was simple, it was easy to use. It was fast. Paired with Fluid on my Mac, it was almost perfect. They are decent at adding new functionality, but mostly they just got it right with the […]

Small Business Software Dilemmas

So I run a small business. It’s not hugely profitable (yet), but it’s a nice side gig to my day job, which I thoroughly enjoy and could not possibly give up right now. My goal is to grow my business gradually, building long-term relationships with non-profits and small businesses. I believe the most important tools […]

Invoicing Decisions: My Freshbooks Experience

For the last couple of years, I’ve been searching for an invoicing tool that worked for the way I work. I tried Blinksale, Freshbooks and Less Accounting, among others. I didn’t have very many clients for my side business, so I was able to organize them using three free accounts. Eventually, that became a pain, […]