How to Master Recurring Billing for Small Business

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When invoicing customers, speed is essential to get paid on time. Many small businesses waste time trying to chase down late payments, and avoiding this problem can be challenging. There are a number of things small businesses can do to make sure they do not receive late payments, but the most important is getting invoices […]

Sync invoices with QuickBooks and Get Paid Faster

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Automate Invoices with ReliaBills & QuickBooks 2-Way Sync QuickBooks offers an excellent solution for creating invoices, tracking expenses and managing your overall company profitability. It’s no wonder that they are the #1 accounting software in the world. However, we have found that many businesses struggle with getting their QuickBooks invoices paid. Imagine the amount of […]

Late Payment Solutions for B2C Customers

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So, you’ve read the first article of this series Why Your Invoice Isn’t Getting Paid and determined that you share a B2C relationship with your customers (i.e. your customers are consumers, not businesses). More so than B2B late payments, past due invoices from end consumers tend to be more difficult to collect. Here are some […]

Late Payment Solutions for B2B Customers

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So, you’ve read our last article Why Your Invoice Isn’t Getting Paid and determined that you share a B2B relationship with your customers (i.e. your customers are businesses, not consumers). Additionally, we discussed some of the main reasons for late payments from B2B customers and how they are often process-related. Here is a quick recap of the […]

Why Your Invoice Isn’t Getting Paid

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If you own a business, you understand that getting paid is essential to survive. This is especially true for small businesses that rely on prompt payments to maintain adequate cash flow. If you haven’t already deal with a late-paying customer, chances are you will at some point in the future. Better understanding your customer and […]

How Does E-Invoicing Kill Your Business

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We get it, converting from paper to electronic invoicing can be incredibly appealing. No more long waits at the post office, no more folding and assembling envelops, no more running out of printer toner at the worst possible moment! The fact remains though, e-invoicing can destroy a company’s ability to collect timely payments if it not handled correctly. […]

Do These 3 Things And You Will Get Paid Faster

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Dealing with customer billing is more than just a challenge of freelancing, it’s the whole point. Freelancers work to get paid, no client should expect you to provide your services for free, it’s simply not how business functions. However, billing does become more complicated when you’re an independent contractor or entrepreneur. Small business owners wear […]

Invoice with Integrity

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You run your business with integrity, which is why your clients come back to you on a regular schedule. You provide a service and lay out your terms effectively, allowing your client to have expectations, which are met regularly. Then it comes time for the bill, and this is where you can lose your clients […]

Late Fees: We Have The Answer

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Typical questions often asked about charging late fees by small business owners include: Should you charge a late fee?  How much should I charge? Will it alienate your customers? The answer is always, “Yes! Charge enough to cover your costs. If it alienates them, that’s OK, they owe you money.” Ok. Perhaps that was a […]

Want To Get Invoice Like a Dog?

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Sometimes, no matter how amazing the work that’s done, businesses are not getting paid in a timely manner, or worse, not at all. It often has nothing to do with the quality of work, but has everything to do with the pattern and style of invoicing. Your diligence in invoicing can be as important as […]