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Freelancers have several projects on hand. It is essential that they master the art and science of
Project Management to be successful. Project management is defined as the process of planning,
initiation, execution and allotment of resources to achieve a specific goal in a defined time
period. To achieve optimum results it is essential to have excellent project management tools
along with skilled and experienced project managers.

The Era of Online Project Management Software

Today, software exists which help streamline and automate the entire process of project
management. Some of them are free while some are paid. Freelancers and small business owners
can evaluate the software for free for a limited time period. This way they have a first hand
account about the pros and cons and the intricacies of the project management software. Hence
the risk element is minimized. Here we take a look at some of the best project management
package available in the market.

Should you Buy Project Management Software?

Today, nearly everybody comprehends the importance of desktop as well as online project
management tools. If you use the best project organization tools you will definitely get the best
results and thus have an edge over your competitors. Quality comes at a price and it is important
that the freelancers/small businesses accept this fact. It is a reality that freelancers work
shoestring budgets. However, they should spare some money to buy quality project management
software to boost their business in a big way.

       Apptivo Project Management

This project management software is the best available in the market today. Not only does it
come with a very simple interface and free charges it is packed with a host of state-of-the-art
functions and features. It leverages the power of software and the knowledge of the project
manager to deliver optimum and impressive results.

       AceProject

AceProject project management software comes with online storage, several alternatives for
boosting business growth and is customizable. Many users can be assigned to a specific project
with different privilege levels. Projects can be broken down into modules and categorized as
your requirements. Project costs and completion estimations can be executed. There are multiple
priorities and statuses which can be assigned to tasks. This software has excellent tracking
capabilities.


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       Zoho Projects

Zoho’s project management tool is integrated with Google Docs. Zoho Projects come with
collaboration and bug tracking; which facilitates project teams to work together and deliver
results at a faster pace. This particular project management software is very good at the timely
fixing of bugs along with efficient and effective communication within the project teams.

       Basecamp

Basecamp does not have online storage. However, it comes with real world use and ease of
configuration and maintenance. It is a clean and functional software. This software is integrated
with the state of the art technologies and has an ultra simple setup.

       Huddle

Huddle is probably one of the best file management system and cohesive network of Web, audio,
and video conferencing bundled together. Huddle is a simple and efficient software with great
security features. You can use it on any device. It has excellent functionality to work with
internal and external teams.

Ultimately the freelancer has to take a call on which project management software to use. The
above five project management software’s are great choices for all freelancers and small and
medium businesses.

What are you using for your project management needs?




   -   Maya Pillai is passionate about helping small businesses and professionals. She is a
       blogger for Apptivo's Small Business University.




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