11 free or cheap tools for employers and freelancers that make working together easier

Do you need to work with other people across the internet? Are you on a budget? Do you like free things? Here are 11 free or cheap tools that will make working together on freelance projects easier.

11. Freedcamp – Need a project management application, but can’t afford BaseCamp? Freedcamp is a free alternative with project templates that can get you up and running right away.

10. Evernote – Evernote is a digital note taking and organizational tool. Selected items can be shared across the internet.

9. Google Drive – The home of Google Docs. A data storage and web based office suite. It allows real time collaboration.

8. Dropbox – An easy way to share files across multiple platforms.

7. 7 Zip – Need to zip your files so that you can send them to other people? Here’s a free utility for Windows.

6. Skitch – Take screenshots and edit them with this easy to use tool. From the folks who make Evernote.

5. Jing – Take screenshots and record screencasts. Free for both Mac and PC.

4. DiffMerge – Compare differences between two files and merge changes with this handy tool.

3. TeamViewer – Remote control and online meeting software.

2. Notepad++ – One of the best source code editors available. Free for Windows.

1. Skype – The easiest and most popular way to chat, video chat, send text messages, call cheaply across the world, and a whole lot more.

Did we forget any? Let us know!

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