You don’t hear the term “bookkeeping” much these days. That’s because the days of managing your accounts with pen and paper are pretty much over. Very few businesses use physical books anymore — instead, software has almost completely taken over.
The unfolding pandemic has marked a new chapter in many people’s working lives, and an increasing number of professionals have been forced to move their dedicated office space to the cozy confines of their home.
But if you’ve been freelancing for a while, you may already be well in the swing of working from home. All that’s different now, is you may have a little extra time on your hands.
Cloud adoption is skyrocketing across businesses of all sizes. In fact, it’s estimated that 60% of all organizations will be using cloud-based services by 2022.
That might sound like a lot, but considering that virtually every individual consumer in the US uses at least one cloud-hosted service (Facebook, Spotify, Dropbox, etc.) then at 60%, businesses are actually lagging behind a little.
The freelancer life ain’t always easy. If you’re not juggling a hundred tasks at once, you’re chasing clients to kick projects off, or catching up on admin until late at night.
But your time is money and every minute counts, right? So you want to slim down the hours in your day dedicated to anything other than profit-driving activity.
No one opens their own business to spend their life creating invoices.
In fact, the entire workflow around collecting payment can be such a downer that it stops some people from ever going it alone in the first place.
Fortunately, there’s an alternative. In this article, we’ll explore how cloud-based invoicing software can help you overcome five of the most common problems with invoicing workflows.