Freelancing Tips: Raise Invoice Like a Pro!


Have you written the perfect proposal for a project? – Got chosen by the project owner to have the work outsourced to you? Now the day has come for you to deliver your hard work to your client and fingers crossed, it will exceed their expectations. 

Making sure your client is delighted with your work is essential – Even more, there is a chance they might become a recurring client in the future, and that’s all great news thus far. 

But wait! – Have you written a clear and descriptive invoice to get your client to pay you promptly?  

The process of including a professional-looking invoice could sound like a difficult task to pull off – Yet with these simple and easy-to-implement tips on how to write an invoice like a pro, we’ll get you going in no time!

  1. Do thorough research on your clients – Reading carefully about your client’s payment history and whether they are a legitimate company, will save you so much time in case things don’t go your way, and you end up following up for days or even weeks to have your payment received. 

  2. Identify your client’s favorite payment method – Always ask for clarifications from your client on who they deal with as a financial service provider. This can be an extremely prominent step to take if you have clients which are international. 

  3. Invoice the right person – If you get hired to do a freelance job for a small-medium company you could be in contact with multiple people throughout the project – So you want your invoice to land in the inbox of the right addressee in the company you’ve contracted with. 
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