[From the Editor] Pssst!! We recently broke down all our Invoice Design advice into an easy to read eBook: Invoice Hacks to Encourage On Time Payment
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Invoices are a standard part of doing business, yet these still deserve some attention. A bad invoice will only add to your DSO problems. Don’t worry, we’ve got all the secrets to great invoice design right here. When in doubt, just don’t attempt these horrible, annoying, and just weird invoice designs:
1. The Ole Switch and Confuse Invoice Design
Wait, what’s the party? Wait, is there a party? What is my gift…am I giving or receiving? Which invoice, what was it for?
2.The annoying, crying invoice:
Definitely don’t send your clients an invoice that makes their day miserable.
3. Well… where am I suppose to put this?!
Chances are they’ll put your super-sized invoice somewhere out of the way and usual, and then not pay (out of sight, out of mind). Good job. If you’re getting all creative, why not try something they’ll want to keep on their desk, to look at often- like flowers!
4. The Invisible Invoice?
Because a lack of documentation is always a good idea.
5. The Hand Written Invoice with no Design
A computer you say? What is a computer? Is that how I get to the super information highway?
“Well isn’t this hand written invoice design charming” – said no customer ever. A
Invoices…we all gotta send them. With SO MANY invoice design options and templates out there, how could you possibly decide which one is right for your business? Well, we here at Funding Gates say, why not opt for designs that encourage on time payment? IS there a better design theory? We think not!
Here is our FREE eBook that explains how to create invoices that increase the likelihood of on time payment.
Invoice on, friends!