Many service businesses have retainer agreements with clients, meaning they get paid a fixed fee every month for an agreed-upon workload. Creating and sending retainer invoices every month is tedious, though.
Square lets you can store client credit or debit cards and set up recurring billing with ease. Square bills the card automatically, reducing work for both parties and increasing your chance of being paid on time.
Square also lets you set automated payment reminders to keep your clients in the loop about invoices or purchases coming up soon. You can schedule these ahead of time.
Plenty of service businesses require clients to pay a deposit up front. This holds their spot in line and protects the company’s revenue in case of a dodgy client.
Square built in features that let you accept deposits and milestones, ensuring you get paid at the appropriate times for your hard work.
Square has a host of estimate creation and management features. You can create and send multi-package estimates to give clients options depending on their budget and needs. You can then convert their chosen estimate into an invoice for easy money.
Square also provides numerous contract templates you can fill in and send with the invoice.