Category: Tips

Easier Invoicing for Freelance Artists and Designers

If you are a web designer or artist, you will know about the hassles that at times can come when it’s time to do your invoices. If you only happen to do one or two invoices per week, the entire process may possibly be not too tire-some, but as soon as you will need to do more invoices, your invoicing and the work it involves can quickly become a chore.

e-invoiceWorse, with traditional invoicing you won’t just spend some considerable time doing them. It can at times also incur significant expenses, such as if you happen to need extra staff for this purpose,  let alone the costs for mailing your invoices to clients.

To help you save considerable time that you can do to dispense better plus help you save on entirely unnecessary costs, I recommend that you look into electronic invoicing. E-Invoice basically works for any type of profession and business, whether you are a freelance web designer, graphics artist or if you happen to operate a large business.

What are the advantages of E-Invoice?

For starters, electronic invoicing means that you can do your entire invoice process from your phone or notebook. Not only can you create your invoices this way, you can actually send and receive them over the Internet the same way as with email.

For freelancers, e-invoicing is in particular interesting since it can give you a lot more mobility as well. Rather than having to do your invoices at home or in the office, you can now do them any time you want right from your mobile device.

Further advantages of electronic invoices are that they are easy to do and not that much different from the old way to do them. You will also not require any special equipment to get started with it. Likewise, the costs of electronic invoicing are so low that it can be an interesting option for pretty much anyone.

Photoshop Alternatives That Won’t Cost Anything

Photoshop by Adobe is pretty much one of these standard graphics programs that many graphic designers and artists use. Unfortunately, Photoshop isn’t free and not every aspiring designer can afford this investment.

The good news is that there are several entirely alternatives to Adobe Photoshop that provide the same functionality for free.

Here are some links for you and lists of the best free alternatives for Photoshop:

http://www.techradar.com/news/the-best-free-photoshop-alternative

http://fieldguide.gizmodo.com/the-best-photoshop-alternatives-that-are-totally-free-5974500

If you are not sure which one would be best for your purposes, I recommend that you all simply try them out to find which software package works best for you.