Instead of requiring full payment from your clients at the time of their photography orders, you can accept an order deposit instead. This will also be helpful if you prefer to invoice your clients but want to be sure that you are covered in the case of a last minute cancellation. You can choose to either charge a percentage of the order or a fixed dollar amount. Take a look below to see how to set up order deposits!
Requiring an order deposit
Click the steps below for a detailed walk-through:
Step 1:Click the Business tab
Step 2: Click the Default Settings tab
Step 3: Choose 'Must Pay Deposit with Order' for Default Client Billing Option
Step 4: Choose Deposit Type
Step 5: Enter Deposit Percentage or Amount
Step 6: Click paint roller icon to make change for existing clients
Step 7: Click "Save Changes"
Step 1: Click the Business tab at the top of the page.
Step 2: Click the Default Settings tab on the left-hand side of the page.
Step 3: In the New Client Defaults section, click the Default Client Billing Option drop-down menu and choose 'Must Pay Deposit with Order'.
Step 4: In the Deposit Type drop-down menu, choose whether you would like to charge a Percentage of Order Total or a Fixed Dollar Amount.
Step 5: Enter in your Deposit Percentage or Amount.
Step 6: If you would like to change this billing option for all existing clients, you can click the paint roller icon next to the Default Client Billing Option drop-down. This will automatically update all existing clients to being required to pay a deposit at the time of their order. Note: If you don't click the paint roller icon, you will be able to make this change on a per-client basis. Simply switch back to your preferred Default Client Billing Option and make this billing option change at the client level.
Step 7: Scroll to the bottom of the page and click 'Save Changes'. Your clients will now be required to pay a deposit at the time of their order.