March 23, 2018
Way back, circa 2014-2016, I was still very new to photography and no idea what else went into this career. At the time I was communicating with clients through email, on the phone, texting, my photography Facebook page, and my personal Facebook messenger. That was so way too many places to to try and keep everything organized. I didn’t start sending contract out until the end of 2014 and had no idea what was a necessity to have in it. I would send my clients the contract through email which was made on Jot Form.
In February of 2017 I saw an ad on Facebook for a client management software but he name of Dubsado. When I started the trial I did not have any sessions booked. I then decided to purchase the software to get to know it better and I started off paying $15 a month. After slow season (winter) was finally over, I started to book up and see how much Dubsado was about to change my business for the better! I built up so many different contracts since on Jot Form you can only have 5 contracts with the free version. And believe it or not, Jot Form at the time was more expensive than Dubsado which has way more features than just contracts.
Through Dubsado you can send emails, contracts, invoices, do book keeping, and much much more. It is so relieving to be able to do everything in one spot! One of the best parts about the company is that their customer service is absolutely amazing!! They respond in a very timely manner (just know that they are on the west coast). I also love that they will help you get up and going when you sign up and give you a tour of the system.
Now onto the benefit of the client…. Dubsado launched a feature last year that allows the client to see their contracts, invoices, and emails all in one portal!! I can not even begin to tell you how many of clients have responded with praise on how everything is delivered to them! Another plus about the portal is that the client can see everything from other jobs instead of a new portal link per job.
Within the trial you are able to set up 3 clients as a test to see if you like it! If you decide that you are ready to better your business and purchase Dubsado, here is my code for 20% off: jadenikkole or you can follow this link here: https://www.dubsado.com/?c=jadenikkole
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