Eric Paul G.B.
Eric Paul G.B.Maker since 2014 :)

What's the best free invoicing tool for freelancers?

I've tried several tools but still can't find the one that allows branding, customization and payments. Any suggestion hunters? Free is best ;)
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    Invoicing, Expenses, Time Tracking, Contracts & Payments

    Eric Paul G.B.
    Eric Paul G.B.Maker since 2014 :) · Written
    I've tried and loved it, but I wish it was free!
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    Kunal Bhatia
    Kunal Bhatiadesign @mercury · Written
    This is the best product I've seen for invoicing + more. It's a freelancers paradise!
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    Justin Mitchell
    Justin MitchellBuilding products @SoFriendly · Written is amazing. Highly recommend. I'd normally suggest my own product but I'm currently in the process of selling it!
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    Contracts, invoices, and expenses for digital freelancers

    Romain Lapeyre
    Romain LapeyreCo-founder @Gorgiasio · Written
    Bonsai came strongly recommended by a few friends. Their whole solution is well integrated with payments and contracts and I think it’s free for freelancers (couldn’t find any information on it though).
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    Free financial software for your small business

    Wave is a fabulous free alternative that will take care of your bookkeeping as well as invoicing. The link above is from 3 years ago - it's come a long way since then.... You can connect paypal and stripe (no extra charges, beyond the fees you pay to stripe/paypal), and stripe securely stores the c/c info, so your customers can quickly pay their invoice. I don't work for them, or anything....just highly recommend it as an option, if you want to take care of more than just invoicing.
    Amy Ahrens
    Amy AhrensOwner, Copy by Amy · Written
    By far, the easiest invoicing and expensive tracking software and it's free until you add payroll. Accepts credit card payments (they do take a fee but its minimal). They recently added recurring monthly invoicing. Not buggy at all especially compared to Quickbooks.
    Asghar C
    Asghar CCTO, Hexwhale · Written
    The Best.
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    A forecasting app for freelancers, get better insights

    Jonno Riekwel
    Jonno RiekwelUI designer of the first Product Hunt · Written
    Great product. Does a lot and has a lot of active development going on. They also connect really well with their users and community.
    Sam Rye
    Sam RyePractitioner of Social & Enviro Regen · Written
    I've recently returned to Cushion having left a role, and feel it's coming on leaps and bounds. Branding customisation, multi currency, time tracking, forecasting and more - it's the complete package!
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    Time Off Calendar

    Accurate and simple PTO calendar

    I'd like to add TMetric, it's not just the invoicing tool, it's a time tracker with a super useful feature - creating reports for billable time. Usually, I send these reports to my clients for billing purposes.
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    Simple, beautiful accounting that gets you paid instantly.

    Ciocanel Razvan
    Ciocanel RazvanCo-Founder of EpicCoders · Written
    It has to be zipbooks. It's amazing and it's free. They make their money by having a comission on the payment methods they provide but if you don't use that then you pay nada. <3 it
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    Simple Invoices

    Send beautiful invoices with built-in payment in seconds

    Laurent Perrier
    Laurent PerrierEntrepreneur - Developer · Written
    Laurent Perrier made this product
    I'm probably biased but I've yet to come across an easier product for invoicing clients. Payments are built-in with Stripe and invoices get paid in 24 hours on average. Not free, but hopefully $10 a month should be affordable to most!
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    Simple Online Time Tracking Software

    Chris Porter
    Chris PorterMy passion is design, music & photos. · Written
    I've been using this for the past three years, and I have branding and customization on my invoices. Also I can set up Paypal and Stripe buttons in the automated email that goes out with the invoice.
    Excellent product, includes a large set of features in the free version
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    The New Freshbooks

    Ridiculously easy to use invoicing and accounting

    Stefan Theofilos
    Stefan TheofilosProduct Designer, Entrepreneur · Written
    Freshbooks makes invoicing very simple and organized
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    Social enterprise platform

    Bitrix24 is free and the best thing it's quotes, invoices, tasks and client management in one. Has time tracking for easy billing as well. See
  11. 1
    This is like the best app to open up even if I am not making a profit :) The world just looks clearer. Useful features, a good interface, and a good mix between automation and getting out of my way.
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    Beautifully simple invoicing for freelancers

    AmrithHooman to Sando · Written
    I don't know why this hasn't been recommended in here :O It's just really beautiful, simple, clean and most of all, free!
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    Nora Conrad
    Nora ConradOwner of · Written
    If you need more options than just invoicing (contracts, lead forms, tasks, workflows, etc) this is a great option.
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    cvlogin Online Resume (CV) Builder

    Create professional resumes online for free CV Maker

    Berk Aykol
    Berk AykolContent Manager, · Written
    Free online CV builder, simple interface, you can create CV, share and save a PDF for free