Annual Planning Spreadsheet
Use this spreadsheet to plan out future income streams for the upcoming calendar or fiscal year. I like to use it in late December.
oDesk Hour Tracking Sheet
This is arguably the most important spreadsheet I’ve developed. Track daily and weekly billing progress versus your goals.
Prospecting Efficiency Spreadsheet
Use this spreadsheet to measure how efficient you are at winning new work from home business.
Cash Flow Spreadsheet
At the end of the day, it all comes down to cash flow. Use this spreadsheet to make sure what you’re earning is meeting your needs.
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Create, share, and manage all of your information in the cloud using Google Docs.
A neat tool that allows you to setup call forwarding, voicemail transcription, and more.
Set up professional email hosting and more with Google Apps.
Participate in face-to-face video conferences with your clients and team members via Skype.
Manage multiple projects at once and collaborate with your team using this project management tool.
Email marketing made simple. Great templates and free to use.
Simple, yet powerful cloud-based tool that is similar to Photoshop.
Create clean screenshots and demo videos using Jing.
Use Screencast to store, organize, and manage your Jing videos. Store up to 2GB for free.
Need to send huge files for free? Check out this tool – no account needed.
Building your continuing education system (see Chapter 11)? This tool makes it more fun.
Need to host a web conference or webinar? Check out AnyMeeting.