Posted on January 3, 2014
You love a good fee right? I mean who doesn't , a little extra jab from your vendor when you're late on an invoice. When you get it you think "Wow thanks for teaching me a lesson, I really deserve that." Yeah right, you think what a jerk, I can't wait to replace that person. The reason why is because we're human. We tend to blame others and not ourselves when things go wrong and when we feel hurt we lash out. Resist the temptation to put up a bunch of signs I know you feel hurt when someone doesn't [...]
Posted on January 2, 2014
So imagine you have a bunch of outstanding invoices with your customers. Now imagine those are really just like loans that you've made to those customers who get to use that money in their business, even though that money really belongs to you. I know, weird right? But it's true. The moment you remit an invoice you're essentially saying you owe me money because I did something for you. Whether or not that money is in the bank, under the mattress, or in the vault, it's technically your money. So the longer it sits in the volcano lair the longer [...]
Posted on January 2, 2014
Not getting paid fast enough, on time, ever? (yikes!). Lets see if we can make this problem go away. First lets go over the standard ideas on why people don't get paid. Often it can come down to expectations up front. How much will the service cost, when will you invoice, how soon do you expect payment, etc. So we'll make that our first item. 1. Set clear up front expectations When you're first starting to work with a client or talking about your exciting services and the awesome things you can do for your client it's hard to think [...]
Posted on December 18, 2013
Harvest is one the best ways to get your business paid faster, it make it easy to invoice customers and manage your small business finances. We were ultra excited when they let us add our automated invoice reminders to their already awesome service. Through the Harvest Add-Ons Marketplace Harvest users can now easily add InvoiceSherpa to their existing Harvest account. With this integration you can quickly: Automate your accounts receivable. Follow up on late invoices. Say thank you to customer who pay. Let clients know when they have an invoice ready. How do the system work? After integrating with Harvest [...]
Posted on December 18, 2013
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="400"] We're now a certified Xero Add On![/caption] We have very exciting news, we're now officially part of the Xero Add-Ons marketplace. With this addition we begin our journey to help businesses collect the money they're due and automate the accounts receivable process. If you're a Xero customer it's as easy as a few clicks to add InvoiceSherpa to your Xero installation and be off and running. By using the integration you can easily achieve a few goals: Automate invoice follow up, no more phone calls, e-mails, or spreadsheets to track outstanding debt. Collect payment from your [...]