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Old 07-16-2015, 12:17 AM
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How to collect money?

I know pretty much everyone uses invoices, but I'm not really sure thats an option for me. I'm 15, just starting out with my business. Right now I only have 5 customers, so I'm not really sure it would be worth it to go through the trouble of sending out invoices. Currently, my customers pay me in cash, but it starts to become a pain when you have a bunch of cash to deal with. Also, being paid in cash increases the chance that someone might cheat me or i might forget about a payment someone owes me. If you think I should use invoices, then any help would be appreciated as to how I should send them out, set them up, etc. Thanks in advance.
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Old 07-16-2015, 05:58 AM
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Keep collecting the cash kid , and keep a journal.
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Old 07-16-2015, 06:47 AM
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Keep collecting the cash kid , and keep a journal.
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Old 07-16-2015, 07:11 AM
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I try and get cash! Never turn down cash. Get Quickbooks online. It's what I use and it's swesome. It's what I wish I had when I was 15. If you want to grow, look as professional as possible.
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Old 07-16-2015, 12:39 PM
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I know pretty much everyone uses invoices, but I'm not really sure thats an option for me. I'm 15, just starting out with my business. Right now I only have 5 customers, so I'm not really sure it would be worth it to go through the trouble of sending out invoices. Currently, my customers pay me in cash, but it starts to become a pain when you have a bunch of cash to deal with. Also, being paid in cash increases the chance that someone might cheat me or i might forget about a payment someone owes me. If you think I should use invoices, then any help would be appreciated as to how I should send them out, set them up, etc. Thanks in advance.
I'm in the same boat. I would definitely recommend using invoices because it would make like another poster said more professional.

I like the fact it's easy to see who's paid and also helps me know what yards I need to do each day.
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I'd design and print invoices with info to be filled out, assuming you have decent penmanship and fill them out with the pertinent customer info. Have a section you can tear off (or carbon copy). This will act as recipt for the customer as well.
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Old 07-16-2015, 02:02 PM
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Yardbook. Its free. And easy to set up.
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Old 07-16-2015, 02:05 PM
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Take a look at yardbook. It's free, simple, and let's you print or email invoices with a credit card payment option. Keeps customer and quote info filed, runs on my phone, it's handy....
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Old 07-16-2015, 04:25 PM
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but it starts to become a pain when you have a bunch of cash to deal with

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