Join Petrula Vrontikis for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting paid, part of Running a Design Business: Starting Small.
It's really simple. If you want to stay a floating in …business, you need to be paid. Invoices are the formal the formal …request for payment. They have 10 components. …Omitting any one of these can create a snag in the approval process, and could …cause a delay. First, the date the invoice was prepared. …Then the name of your client contact in proper business format, then your invoice number. …The next item is the project name, together with your job number. …A purchase order or client requisition number if needed, otherwise, just say verbal.…
It's good to list the date of the signed contract, or the phase of the project. …The invoice should include the terms of payment such as due upon receipt, or due …in 30 days. And next, a clarification of how the work …was transferred. Examples include files transferred …digitally, or shipped directly to the client. …This description will effect how sales and business tax may be assessed. …So be accurate here. Include a note as to who the check should …
- Naming and structuring your business
- Keeping records
- Cultivating business relationships
- Hiring employees and subcontractors
- Creating schedules and managing deadlines
- Understanding industry trends
- Avoiding the pitfalls of spec work
- Promoting your business through social media
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Running a Design Business: Designer-Client Agreementswith Terry Lee Stone1h 10m Appropriate for all
1. A Solid Foundation
2. Structure and Form
3. Getting Work
4. Developing Contracts
5. Keeping It Running
6. The Trends
7. Looking Ahead
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