How are you getting paid? it's a simple question, but provokes a range of answers. In the social distancing era, contactless payments are a must. But your customers don't just need a link -- they also need itemized receipts of what they're purchasing from you. That's where instant invoices comes in.
Basic payment processing is no longer enough. In order to stay competitive, your business has to deliver the best, fastest, and most efficient complete payment solution -- and that involves offering an invoice feature.
Instant invoices are the newest feature on GoSite’s Payments platform. It creates a seamless experience for business owners to instantly accept and track customer’s payments straight from the GoSite app. In just a few taps, you can access it all.
Invoices seamlessly integrates with SMS and website payments to enable simple, hassle-free contactless payments. Businesses now have the ability to generate invoices and send payment links so customers can quickly and safely pay via credit card from their mobile device.
Still not convinced you want an invoice feature? You will be after reading this. Here are 6 reasons your business needs an instant invoice feature.
Why Every Business Needs an Instant Invoice Feature
1. Accessible Mobile-First Interface
The most important aspect of invoices is being able to access them from anywhere, from any device, at any time -- even on your phone.
2. Get Paid On Time
Say goodbye to slow payment processing. With GoSite, you can send out an invoice and payment request and your customers receive it instantly. This means more money in your bank account.
With GoSite’s Payment tool, we guarantee fast and efficient payment processing for all of your transactions. Payments are processed within 24 hours, meaning your business will typically see funds within 2-3 days.
Remember when you used to send payment requests at the end of the month? Not anymore. Schedule an invoice to send at the end of job.
3. Grow Your Bottom Line
Your customers pay you through a secure credit card portal and you get the funds within days. Your business is charged one low, flat rate for credit card processing -- never more, never less and no pesky hardware to worry about. There are no surprises, you know exactly what you will be charged every single time.
4. Stay Organized
Being a small business owner is hard enough. On top of working with your clients, you're expected to keep records of your payments. Invoices can help with that. You're able to easily keep track of and monitor who, how much, and when you’ve been paid (or not).
Want to know which clients haven't paid up? You can sort by 'paid,' 'overdue, and more so you can stop on top of it.
5. Save Time
Time equals money. It's that simple. Have you ever sent an invoice late, messed up a due date, or forgot to send an invoice altogether? Mistakes like these happen, but they don’t have to cost you -- at least not with instant invoices.
You can use GoSite’s viewing dashboard to automatically track and schedule payments in just a few seconds. Your mobile dashboard has all the capabilities of the desktop version including the ability to track amount (including tip), status, date, and more.
You have the option to schedule invoice delivery for a later date and manage invoice due date so you don’t have to worry about forgetting to do it later. It’s time to put your business on autopilot so you can get back to doing what you love.
6. Improve Customer Satisfaction
No one just hands out money -- your customers most likely want to know how much time you’ve worked and what you’ve been working on.
It all comes down to communication.
Sending out an invoice shows all the details of the tasks that were done so there’s no room for confusion. Invoice provide a clear and accurate outline that increases the credibility of the document and reduce the odds of questioning the the charges or the work that was done.
Level Up Your Business with Instant Invoices
A simple payment platform won’t cut it anymore. Businesses now require advanced features like invoices in order to provide the experience customers want.
GoSite offers an all-in-one payment platform that you can control from the palm of your hand; accessible everywhere and on every device. Use GoSite’s instant invoice feature to make getting paid quicker, easier, and more convenient than ever before.
Start your free trial today to experience payments firsthand or if you're an existing GoSite user, send your first invoice and let us know what you think.