It’s not very often I actually talk about the affliate banners in the sidebar. They are there, if you click them and find something useful/entertaining/magical that’s pretty awesome. If you don’t click them, that’s ok too. Including this one. But you really should click it.
It will take you to a fabulous service called Freshbooks. They provide a service to help you bill your customers. And, here are the best parts, it’s free (for up to 3 clients) and easy to use!
One thing I hate to do is invoice. Such a boring activity that I dread. To many steps involved and I would usually do it so late in the game that the client is always a little surprised when they get it. No more friends, no more.
With Freshbooks, I’m an invoicing machine. They make it easy to set up new clients, fill out an invoice, send it out and get paid. Support for recurring billing works great as well and I’m told there is on iOS app that helps you track time when you are working on projects that automatically updates your billing.
If you are one that has to bill and are looking for something that is more elegant and efficient than Excel, check this out. You can thank me later.