Obtaining a business license plays a significant role in the life of an entrepreneur. Those numbers following your business name provides not only security for your business but for those that use your services. Being a licensed business owner should be something to take pride in and there’s no reason to hide your license number on any printed material. Unless of course, you have something to hide!
Licensed contractors are required by the State of Texas to provide specific information on all printed materials. These specifications can change on a regular basis and it is up to the contractor to stay informed. Back in 2012, we posted a publication to help Electricians and HVAC contractors find information about form requirements for the State of Texas but since then some of the information has become outdated. Today, we will be covering some of the changes we’ve discovered concerning invoice requirements in the State of Texas.
All contractors still need to have the following printed on all proposals, invoices and written contracts:
- Contractor’s Name
- Phone Number
- License Number
Full color business forms refers to one or more ink colors being printed on a single form. The cost for full color is significantly higher than one-color but there are some extra benefits. Company colors can be represented throughout the form, colorful headers divide the form into sections, and important information can stand out.
Before spending money on full color forms, it’s best to determine if the extra cost will be beneficial to your company.
Designing a business card with PowerPoint might not be the most conventional method but some people may find it easier than Microsoft Word. While Word handles typed documents and letters, PowerPoint is a design program used most often for graphs and presentations. So why not apply the same concepts to designing your own business card?
Creating your own marketing products can be very rewarding and give you a sense of control over your company brand. By following this simple guide, you will be on your way to using PowerPoint for your very own business card.
Today I will be creating a Fiat Business Card using PowerPoint 2013.
Designing a custom cash receipt gives you the freedom to add elements that are specific to your daily work flow. Proper planning will aid you in creating forms that will reduce accounting errors and boost productivity. You can easily create a cash receipt in Microsoft Word, Excel or any other publishing program.
Today I will be setting up a small cash receipt using Microsoft Word.
This tutorial shows you step by step how to create a unique design for a 9×12 envelope. These envelopes are typically printed with just the customer’s logo and address on the top left corner. However, these large envelopes have a ton of space that can be utilized to create a stunning first impression.
Today I will be using Microsoft Excel 2013 to design a lawn care services work order. The purpose of this tutorial is to help landscapers create a custom form based solely on their business needs. I will be using our lawn care services work order form as a base to work off of but will be transforming it into a layout that can be recreated in Excel or other spreadsheet programs.
Printing professional pictures on business cards is beneficial for services where a friendly face can make an impact and aide in gaining the trust of potential clients. Adding your picture to your business card will allow your customers to get to know you before they take the next step in acquiring your services. Connecting a face with a company makes the business more approachable and memorable.
Converting your full color logos to grayscale allows you to have more control over how your image will look once printed. The process is rather simple and in most programs you can do it with a click of a button. However, there are times when the automatic conversion produces unsatisfactory results. Below are some simple tips on what you can do to achieve what you’re looking for in a grayscale logo.
For companies looking to create their own business forms, Microsoft Office is an invaluable resource. The Microsoft library offers a variety of pre-made forms that can be used as a base to create invoices that fit your business. These tweaks are easy to do and this tutorial will offer tips on how to quickly make edits to Microsoft’s Purchase Order Invoices.