Getting paid

Money…aaaahhh. It feels so good to get paid, doesn’t it? Look for articles and videos here about how to get money coming into your business, which we can all probably agree is the best direction for the money to go.

There’s not a lot here yet, but there will be. Stay tuned for more on this topic.


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Video: Receiving payment and depositing a check

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In this video, watch how Wally tracks a payment he's received from his client, Hannah. Video script Last week, Wally the Web Designer sent one of his customers, Hannah, an invoice for the work he did to redesign her web site. Today he got … [Read more...]

Video: Using estimates, invoices, and receive payments to get paid

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In this video, you'll see how Wally the web designer creates an estimate, invoices, then receives payment for work that he does. Video script: Web Designer Wally is looking for work! Hannah, who owns a magic shop called Hannah’s Illusion … [Read more...]

Video: Creating an invoice in QuickBooks 2013

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In this video, watch how Wally uses QuickBooks for Mac to invoice a customer for work he's done for her. Video Script Wally’s finished his work on the new web site he designed and built for Hannah’s Illusion Supplies. He’d really like to get paid … [Read more...]

Time sheets and progress invoicing

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Progress invoicing is a great way to invoice your customers over time for work you do for them. And many times, that work involves billable time. So how do you apply that billable time to a progress invoice? A couple of things to understand Before … [Read more...]

So many choices, Part 1: Customer transactions

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This article is Part 1 of a two-parter on the transactions you can use in QuickBooks. Part 2 covers vendors and other transactions. This one covers customers. QuickBooks has lots of different transactions you can use to run your business. Which … [Read more...]

Bad debt: What to do when you don’t get paid

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Is there anything worse than a customer who doesn’t pay you? OK, maybe a bounced check, but not getting paid at all is just so bad. Then you’ve got that invoice or statement just hanging around in QuickBooks. Well, I can’t get your customers to pay … [Read more...]

Video: Receiving payments in QuickBooks 2012

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Your customer has sent you a payment. Sweet! Now it's time to record that payment in QuickBooks. In this video, I'll show you how to use Receive Payments to enter money a customer has paid you. Video script: Hi, I’m Ro with the QuickBooks for … [Read more...]

Video: Creating a sales receipt in QuickBooks 2012

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You're probably already familiar with sales receipts. Just about anytime you buy anything, you get a record of what you've bought and what you paid for those items. In QuickBooks, you can create sales receipts for your customers to track a … [Read more...]

Video: Progress invoicing in QuickBooks 2012

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Editor's note: This shows you progress invoicing in QuickBooks 2012, but if you have QuickBooks 2011 or earlier, there's a manual method for invoicing over time. To use this feature, be sure you have Estimates and Progress Invoicing turned on in … [Read more...]

Video: Creating an invoice in QuickBooks 2012

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This is the first in a series of videos we'll be publishing over the next couple of weeks showing you the new features in QuickBooks for Mac 2012. In this video, I'll show you how to create an invoice with our new forms interface. You'll see changes … [Read more...]

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