The 3 Best Invoicing Software for Freelancers

If you are a freelancer managing your own business, sorting out your accounting books is important. For this, you’ll need a good invoicing software that will ensure you get your payment sooner rather than later. There are so many offerings out there but here are 3 of the best you can find.

  • FreshBooks

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FreshBooks is most known for its simplicity. With just a click of a button, users can automatically generate invoices. It has a feature that allows invoices to be sent via email but users may also opt for the invoices to be sent through regular post. FreshBooks has 13 payment options and allows tracking both expenses and time. There’s also the option of issuing late payment reminders and fees.

  • Freckle

What’s great about Freckle is that it doesn’t only help with time-tracking; it also helps with analyzing work habits! For instance, it can show you that you have a tendency to be unproductive on certain days or that you waste more time when it comes to unbillable time. Freckle also has a cool feature called the Pulse View. This feature shows users their entire work outputs on a calendar.

  • Harvest

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Harvest allows users to create tasks on projects and estimate how much time each of these tasks will require in hours. Once you have finished a task and logged the hours you spent completing it, the software will subtract the logged time from the original estimate. In case you go beyond your estimated time, Harvest will immediately highlight in red how many hours you have run over. What results is a software that will help keep projects not just on time but also under budget. This means having lots of satisfied clients!

Whichever invoicing software you choose should really depend on what you think will work for you best. Before deciding, you should first think about what you are looking for. Do you need software with good time-tracking features, clean interface, or easy workability?

 

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