As an entrepreneur, there are dozens of tools and utilities available to implement your projects. But these very comprehensive software won't necessarily correspond to your needs, the complexity of use and cost can be a real obstacle. In this case it may be wise to opt for Free and Open Source solutions. Business management and accounting software, tools to track customer relationships (CMS), office utilities and web tools: Here's a small selection of tools specifically tailored to the needs of self-employed entrepreneurs:
Business management and accounting
This freeware allows you to manage key aspects of your business: sales management (products, customers, sales documents), purchases (suppliers). It includes a financial dashboard displaying the monthly, quarterly and annual turnover.
Advantages: Solegis is particularly suitable for self-employed entrepreneurs providing specialized services to individuals.
This Open Source includes ERP includes all the functionalities of a CRM. It allows to manage suppliers, stocks, products and followed orders, quotes, invoices, and businesses (prospects, customers, statistics, mailing, etc.).
Note that: it doesn't include an accounting module.
Advantages: It is a modular software that allows the user to install the features they want to use, which avoids overloading of the menus. Among the modules available: a catalog of products and services, a directory of clients, prospects and suppliers, a project management module, shipping management, PDF generation (invoices, purchase orders, quotes ...)