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April 6, 2020

Best Invoicing Functionality and Features for Freelancers

Invoicing is a necessary task for freelancers. After all, there’s no billing department that’s going to hand you a paycheck. It’s your responsibility to get paid. Creating an invoice using Microsoft Word or a template you found online can get the job done.They don’t offer the functions and features that you need to succeed as a…

March 30, 2020

Invoice Communication Tips: What to Say to Get Paid Faster

Communicating with your clients or customers isn’t always the easiest of tasks. While a majority of them are awesome, you do encounter those clients who are demanding and overly emotional. Even worse, there are some who are constantly late on paying an invoice. Sometimes, there’s no way around this. But, you may be able to squash…

March 23, 2020

Common Invoice Mistakes to Avoid

As a business owner you should know that cash flow, and not profit, is the most important part of your business. But, in order to have a positive cash flow, you first need to have cash flowing into your business. And that can only be achieved through invoicing. Even though invoicing isn’t the most exciting of…

March 17, 2020

10 Invoicing Tips for Nonprofits

Running a nonprofit is a challenge, even though it’s extremely rewarding. On top of day-to-day operational issues, you also have to face challenges like strict accounting requirements. You will also need to manage cash flow, and keep track of all reporting sources and issues. Then there is managing the uses of  all funds. This wide range of…

March 10, 2020

Top Tips for Creating International Invoices

Regardless of whether you’re a freelancer or brick-and-mortar small business, working with international clients takes a little extra set-up. However, international customers and vendors are now a way of life. As a business owner, this is a win-win. When you expand your market you can’t help but boost your bottom line. There are some unique challenges when…

April 19, 2018

Follow These Three Money Tips to Improve Your Finances

It’s no secret that many Americans still struggle with their finances. In fact, it’s estimated that the average American household has over $130,000 in debt, and about 70% of Americans have less than $1000 in savings. Those are some pretty staggering statistics. And unfortunately for our generation, things are only going to get more expensive.…

April 12, 2018

4 Cash Flow Tips For Any Small Business

Cash flow is vital for any business’ survival, especially freelancers and small businesses. Why? Because when you don’t have much cash to begin with, you can’t afford to wait on payments. If you want to increase your cash flow, and have your invoices paid on time, make sure you use the four tips listed below.…

April 9, 2018

4 Invoicing Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

The very first step to getting paid is sending out your invoice. That’s obvious right. Now for the hard part – getting it paid. In a perfect world, your client will pay the invoice on time and you’re off to your next job. However, it’s never that straightforward. While you can’t control your clients, you…

April 3, 2018

4 Online Business Ideas You Can Launch On The Side

There’s a difference between making money and building wealth. If you want a stable financial future, you need to focus on the latter. Making money is typically when you trade your time for money. Clock in, clock out, then collect your paycheck. It’s safe and reliable. Building wealth is very different. It requires you to…

March 15, 2018

3 Ways You Can Leverage Stellar Customer Service to Increase Customer Loyalty

Acquiring new customers is tough no matter what business you’re in. Having them stick around for days, months, and even years to come is another beast. What’s the answer? You need to focus on improving your customer loyalty. Let’s take an extreme example like Apple. Regardless what features they add to their next phone they…