Our free sales invoice templates are simple and intuitive to use. Once downloaded, they’re fully customizable to the specifications of you and your business.
Sales invoices vary by what's being sold. Since the invoice will have the long-lasting utility your business, you’ll want to tailor to make the most sense for your style of recordkeeping. A good sales invoice includes, for example, the following:
From there, you can get creative. If you also keep a record of your customers’ email addresses, you can periodically inform them via email about new products you’re offering that might interest them. Additionally, having your clients’ email addresses allows you to follow up with them and send them a confirmation of payment via email for their own records.
If you really want to go the extra mile and customize your invoice, you may also want to include any applicable warranty information on your itemized list of products. Peace of mind goes a long way when it comes to building customer trust. In strengthen that trust, you could include a personal guarantee of satisfaction, if not for the physical product then for the experience. Selling is connecting—you want to make sure that connection is maintained after the transaction is completed.
There’s a motto in the sales business: cash flow is king. Proper invoicing is how you keep it flowing. Here are a few tips on how to do it right.
Try out these tips and see what gets the best results—remember, different methods work for different businesses. And if you’re thinking about automation, be sure to check out Sage Business Cloud Accounting online invoicing tools.
Each person’s sales style is unique, usually a mix of tactics culled from a variety of sources—that can be an interesting technique to apply to your invoicing. Check out these tips from business owners and see how they can work for you.
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