Written by Whitney, 27 March 2017
Written by Whitney, 27 March 2017
In Debitoor, it’s common that we get requests from users for certain features or functions that would make the application even better for helping them run their business. While we must prioritise, every now and then there is a feature that we need to devote time to until it’s ready to go. This time: payment receipts.
Written by Whitney, 23 March 2017
In previous blogposts, we’ve covered the importance of customising your invoices - making them stand out amongst the competition by ensuring they are professional but still represent your business’s unique brand.
Today, we’ll take a look more specifically at just a few of the options available for your invoice layout in Debitoor’s invoice designer.
Written by Whitney, 21 March 2017
Secrets don’t make friends. But when it comes to invoices, knowing them can help you get an edge on not only running your business more efficiently, but possibly on the competition. When new users contact us about Debitoor’s invoice templates, they seem to have endless questions, as though invoice templates hold the secrets to business success.
While we’ve discussed the importance of professional invoice templates in running a business, we believe in sharing these ‘secrets’ in order to help our users as much as possible. So here goes!
Written by Whitney, 20 March 2017
Raising an invoice and managing the payment status of your invoices, as well as finding the ones you need at the drop of a hat is not so easily done if you’re working with Word or Excel invoice templates.
As your invoices pile up, making sure you keep them organised and moving them from one file to another so that you can keep track of payments made or missing can become not only time-consuming but also complex and messy.
Written by Whitney, 17 March 2017
We’ve written several times already on the importance of using a professional invoice template to ensure that your invoices are professional and legal. Today we address the topic of flexibility, because a good invoice template should be customisable for any business dealings.
Written by Whitney, 15 March 2017
My fox pelt for your axe - perhaps a trade that would have been common in the early ages of trade. Of course, we’ve come a long way since then, but the principles of business are still based upon the same very simple transaction process.
And where a transaction occurs, a bill is par for the course. Along with invoicing and continued transactions came the need for more comprehensive record keeping. So let’s take a look at the development of invoicing and accounting over the years…
Written by Whitney, 14 March 2017
If you’re just starting out with your business, you might be starting with a few customers and products that can be added as you go. These lists can grow rapidly and you may find yourself with lists of new customers or products that need to be added fast.
For both current users and new Debitoor users, we’ve made it simple to add your customer and product details quickly to your account. The customer, product and supplier import function has aimed to make this process nearly instantaneous.
Once they're in your account, you can then add them to your invoice templates instantly by selecting them from the drop down menu.
Written by Whitney, 9 March 2017
Invoicing and accounting is important to every freelancer and small business owner, and ensuring that your data is secure is often a top concern for those working with online software.
It’s generally safe to say that for most, their mobile phones would also fall into this category. Today, our mobiles carry more than just the names and numbers of our contacts - it can sometimes feel like we carry our lives around on our phones, especially in the case of entrepreneurs.
Your mobile is probably protect by a PIN or passcode. But what happens if your kids get ahold of your phone, or if it’s misplaced. Worse yet, what happens if it is stolen?
Written by Whitney, 7 March 2017
For this article, a little case study is useful to illustrate: today we were contacted by a user who had been asked by their customer to send an invoice for which they would provide cash payment.
In these cases, it (literally) pays to specify the payment terms on the invoice itself to avoid any confusion or miscommunication.
In the invoice templates provided by Debitoor, there is a field in which you can add any specifics regarding the order, the services, the payment method, or any other important information your customer needs to know that should be included in the official document.