Invoicing & Payments

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So you got a chargeback. Now what?

It’s hard to know what to do when a customer files a chargeback after you’ve made a sale. In this post we go through six common reasons for chargebacks, how to prevent them from happening, and how to handle it if they do.

How to (actually) get paid for your work

One of the toughest challenges freelancers and service-based businesses face is getting paid on time—or even at all. Guest contributor Lindsey Peacock shares her tips on tackling both scenarios.

The hidden cost of checks

Small businesses tend to accept checks more often than major chains. However, there are hidden costs to accepting checks.

7 tips for creating invoices that get paid fast

You work hard enough running your business. Getting paid should be the easiest part of the job, and these tips will help.

Five tips from a bookkeeper to stay on top of your bills and invoices

This post by guest blogger Mathew Heggem appears as part of our series Small Business 500.