You’ve just decided to hire a freelance writer to contribute to your content marketing efforts. Things are looking good :) Your blog has some fresh, new content and your conversions are going up!
Behind the scenes however, things aren’t so rosy. Getting freelancers on board isn’t always easy. You have to deal with different working styles, sometimes even different time zones and all the headaches that come with remote working.
So how do you make sure the picture behind the scenes is as rosy as the one in front? Well, here are some tips on the effective management of your freelance staff.
Choose tools with an option for limited permissions:This is an important one. Most tools today have an option to invite people with limited permissions. Explore these options and invite your freelancers accordingly. Eg. Inviting someone on Wordpress as a Contributor (they can’t edit or publish any posts)
How does Brightpod make the management of your freelance staff easier
Apart from solving all the task management worries that come with freelancers, there are a few features we’ve included in Brightpod to make it a whole lot simpler for you to manage your freelance staff. Take a look:
In Brightpod, freelancers can see the tasks assigned to them, upload files and send messages but they can’t create, edit or delete any other tasks, files or messages.
2. Use Google Drive and Dropbox
Brightpod is integrated with Google Drive and Dropbox which makes it a lot more secure to share files.
So there you have it. Some of my top tips on managing your freelance staff efficiently.
Does your business employ freelancers? What sort of tools & strategies do you employ to manage your freelance staff better?
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