Join Petrula Vrontikis for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating past-due notices, part of Running a Design Business: Freelancing.
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If you've been following my advice about communicating with clients, there is a…good chance that invoices will not become past due.…But, the reality is, problems can arise.…It's your responsibility to document all correspondence sent and received.…And remember, until the check is in your hand, every promise to pay needs to be documented.…If a payment is not received after 30 days from the invoice date, you need to…send a past due notice.…You can send it by email; attach a PDF copy of the invoice that's past due.…
See the resource files for the language to use in the body of the email.…Most of the time when invoices are late, it can be resolved fairly quickly and…easily by just sending a notice.…If the payment continues to be late, I recommend sending a notice once a…week for another month.…If an invoice has not been paid after 60 days, that signals that there is a deeper problem.…There is usually one of two reasons why invoices remain unpaid after 60 days.…Either the client questions that they owe you the money, or they don't have…
- What is a freelancer?
- Tracking expenses
- Paying taxes
- Understanding business licenses
- Creating contracts and invoices
- Preparing, transferring, and storing files
- Tracking billing and payments
- Managing your work-life balance
Skill Level Beginner
Running a Design Business: Designer-Client Agreementswith Terry Lee Stone1h 10m Appropriate for all
Running a Design Business: Starting Smallwith Petrula Vrontikis1h 33m Appropriate for all
1. What Is a Freelancer?
3. Agreements and Contracts
4. Professional Practice
5. Organization and Getting Paid
Creating past-due notices2m 47s
6. Long-Term Success Strategies
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