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Gocardless for Freelancers

Best For

All businesses taking regular or recurring payments.

Product Details

Get paid on time, every time. GoCardless is bringing Direct Debit into the digital age, building the best system for taking recurring payments. We enable organisations to take recurring payments however and whenever they want to. We process 3 billion worth of transactions a year for more than 50,000 organisations: from accountancy firms to tech start-ups and global subscription businesses.

Contact Details

GoCardless

http://www.gocardless.com

Founded in 2011

Located in United Kingdom

GoCardless Pricing Overview

GoCardless pricing starts at $0.01 as a one-time payment, per user. They do not have a free version. GoCardless offers a free trial. See additional pricing details below.

Starting Price

  • $0.01/one-time/user
  • 1% + £0.20 per transaction.

Free Trial

  • Yes

Deployment

  • Installed – Mac
  • Installed – Windows
  • Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • iPhone / iPad
  • Android

Training

  • In Person
  • Live Online
  • Webinars
  • Documentation

Support

  • 24/7 (Live Rep)
  • Online

GoCardless Features

Payment Processing

ACH Payment Processing

Billing & Invoicing

Cryptocurrency Processing

Data Security

Debit/Credit Card Processing

Electronic Signature

In-Person Payments

Mobile Payments

Multiple Payment Gateways

Online payment processing

PCI Compliance

POS Integration

Payment Fraud Prevention

Payment Processing

Payment Processing Services Integration

Recurring Billing

Reporting/Analytics

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Geeky Designs Graphic Design

Graphic design by diy, please just don’t

Why shouldn’t you undertake some graphic design DIY, it’s cheaper surely? Well yes, it is cheaper but don’t call me Shirley.  The thing is, unless you know what you are doing, you shouldn’t apply DIY to anything; you can just make things worse.

It’s like deciding that you are going to fit a gas fire yourself when you aren’t qualified. Just because you can, that doesn’t mean that you should. You’ll hire a professional, because that’s what they do. Why DIY your branding when you run the risk of damaging it? Hire a professional.

Your brand is your proverbial shop window and if it isn’t done correctly then people are just going to walk on by. The overall look and feel of your brand is what people are going to base their initial opinions on, so don’t even consider going the graphic design DIY route. Ever. Please.

Some things require a professional touch, your graphic design is one of them.

Avoid the graphic design DIY temptation

We can all get a little too close to our own brands sometimes, and we don’t always see it the way that a professional designer would. At Geeky Designs we consider the target audience, the design, marketing strategy, colours, the broader picture and we do so as outsiders with a more critical eye than the business owner themselves.

This type of approach can make all the difference. This is true for all kinds of businesses, take novelist for instance. It’s not often that a novelist will even edit their own book, let alone design the cover. The novelist is good at the writing and leave the design to the professionals, otherwise they aren’t going to sell a single copy regardless of how good the actual writing may be.

There is also the very good chance that you don’t have the right tools for the job. Professional graphic designers use professional software suites on hand.

The cost effectiveness of hiring a professional

As already stated, graphic design DIY is cheaper… but only for the short term. Thinking of the longer view, it is going to be much more expensive. Shoddy or off target branding design is going to cost you business, there’s no two ways about it.

The better your graphic design, the better your branding, the better your chances of landing sale after sale. It’s not rocket science, but you’d be surprised at just how many people just seem to realise how important and cost effective professional graphic design can be.

That being said, there’s no need for these services to be costly either. You only need to take a look at our pricing plans for proof of that. Graphic design DIY? It just isn’t worth losing business and revenue over, is it?