Got Invoices?, Money

Common Acronyms for Invoices, Billing, and Contract Terms

Acronyms are common abbreviations used in the business world for forms like invoices, bills, and contract terms. If you have no idea what an IC is or how to fill out an I/O, don’t sweat it- we’re here to answer…

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Money

Everything Financial Managers Need to Know About Negotiating Cash Flow

The economy is rebounding, business is good, and your company’s revenue is growing – all the makings for a boom that would mean tremendous growth for your company. If you are a financial manager, however, this is cause for a…

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Management, Money

6 Ways Your Freelance Contract Can Get You Cash

If you’re a freelancer then you’ll know that getting paid on time is critical. But did you know you can use your contract to protect yourself and nail down everything related to money? Earlier this summer, Freelancers Union and Vinay…

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FG Philosophy & News, Management

Laying the Groundwork for a Positive Client Relationship

One of the most important ways to get paid on time isn’t about giving yourself good invoicing habits or having a well-crafted collections letter. These things are important, of course, but even more essential to your long-term success is fostering…

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FG Philosophy & News, Money

The Follow-Up: How to Make Every Collection Call You Make More Effective

One simple rule will make your collection calls infinitely more effectual: follow up every single time. The great thing about phone calls is the immediacy of the conversation. You can come to an agreement much faster with a back-and-forth that…

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Money

How to Gracefully Make the Final Threatening Collection Call

When the traditional strategies for making collection calls to clients isn’t working, you need to begin taking the next steps to collect the overdue payment. Your first collection call was a friendly reminder that the payment was overdue, and you…

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Marketing & Strategy, Money

8 Ways to Encourage On-Time Payment Habits

The question of getting paid is always a sensitive subject, and late payments can cause riffs between perfectly amiable vendor/client relationships. How can you avoid missed payments and help your clients make a habit of paying on time? There are…

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Marketing & Strategy

Using Contracts to Get Paid on Time

What if you could get more clients to pay you on time, without investing more of your valuable resources into that painful process? Adding the right language to a contract at the beginning of a project can help make sure…

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