Contract Disputes And How To Effectively Handle Them

Contract disputes and disputed invoices regarding finished projects concern a considerable amount of companies and professionals. These problematic aspects of client collaboration can be instigated either by clients or contractors. According to contractassistant, Tim Cummins, CEO of the IACCM (International Association for Contract and Commercial Management), stated that around 9% of contracts involve claims and …

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Successful project billing and its different methods

A big part of effective project management is pricing and billing your products/services appropriately. Teams should put enough focus on creating excellent deliverables as well as on learning how to bill their projects. There is a variety of different billing processes like fixed pricing. Each of them works well with different types of projects. As …

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Automated invoicing and project financial management

Business entities are in need of online invoicing software and its various automations. With a software’s help, professionals can make sure that their projects include well-calculated invoices before sending them to their clients. In a previous post, we have discussed all the winning project practices that lead to optimal project management. An equally perplexing matter …

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Late fees to clients: To charge or not to charge?

It’s never easy to hunt down your clients to get paid for the work you have done. It is financially damaging and psychologically burdensome. This is the late fee’s cue to enter the scene. But do you know which is the typical late fee for invoices and when to use it? Or how much can …

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Which are the basic invoice types in business?

Our intensive crash course on invoicing is far from finished. After learning how to calculate your billable hours and how to write an invoice, we still have a long way to go. The latest addition to the series of articles about invoicing was the full guide on how to send an invoice email. It’s about time …

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A comprehensive guide: How to send an invoice via email

Thus far, we’ve learned how to calculate billable hours and how to define billable rates. Before that, we dived into the world of invoicing and explored everything you need to know about how to write an invoice for your freelance work. To complete the holy invoicing trinity, we need to talk about how to send an invoice via …

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What you need to know about how to calculate billable hours

The process of how to calculate billable hours is a matter that you should not take lightly. Every business owner and freelancer should have full control of their time. So, the questions “How do I calculate my billable hours?” “Do I need a billable hours calculator?” need to be adequately addressed. This article aims at …

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How to write an invoice for freelance work

You’ve set yourself free from the corporate world. You are a freelancer. An independent contractor who wants to climb up the success ladder. To live and prosper as one, you need to gain sufficient income which means receiving payments for your rendered services. This is the main reason you need to know how to fill out …

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When Should you Get Paid by the Hour and When by Project?

There are several ways to charge for your services. Some professionals prefer getting paid by the hour, others by the project or monthly, etc. Choosing how you to bill clients should be an informed decision so your business can be sustainable and thriving. More and more freelancers and agencies charge by the project – services providers, …

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How to Prepare an Invoice for Hours Worked

One of the many challenges that freelancers and agencies face is how much to invoice for hours worked. Especially on a business’s onset, you need to make sure you charge fairly for your efforts. At the same time, you must remain competitive to attract more clients. If you are a freelancer or start-up business still …

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