Invoicing the Right Way

Invoicing can be a tedious task, but with an example invoice as your guide, the task becomes much easier. With the free Example Invoice Template, you have the template you need to send detailed, professional invoices in minutes.

Free Invoice Example Templates for Download

Choosing the right template format is half the battle in creating an invoice. Different formats have different strengths when it comes to customization and features. Explore different invoice formats and templates before downloading the perfect fit for your invoicing needs.

If you want a document that’s easy to customize with your branding, the Microsoft Word example invoice is the way to go.


If you are billing for a long list of services, consider using the Microsoft Excel example invoice template. It’s free, simple and fast.


Google Sheets has some awesome features to help you communicate charges to your clients. Download the example invoice below.

Google Sheets

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Don’t let the task of invoicing intimidate you. Get an example of a simple invoice to help walk you through the process.

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We know that your profession is unique. Gardeners, plumbers, artists and HVAC specialists all provide very different services, so it makes sense that they’d send different invoices. Let us help you find the invoice template that best suits your industry.

Looking for an invoice format that allows plenty of room for design? Consider using a Microsoft Word invoice template.

Microsoft Word, PDF

With our carpentry invoice template, you can carve out a bill that works just right for you and your clients. Download an example template to get started.

Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets

Whether you bill per word, per hour or per project, you don’t have to struggle through the invoicing process. The freelance writing example template is here to help.

PDF, Google Docs

Looking for a professional and customizable photography invoice template? You’ve got it. Download now for free.

Microsoft Word, Google Docs

Download an example of an invoice template for house cleaning services to streamline your invoicing. Then, simply customize it and send it to your clients.

Google Sheets, Microsoft Excel

Lawn care is hard work. Take a load off with an example invoice template that makes billing your clients as simple as ever.

PDF, Microsoft Word

There is only so much you can DIY as a business owner. Creating your own invoices can save you a few bucks now, but have you thought about the time you’d save by automating your invoicing? You could dedicate that extra time to more important tasks in your business.

It’s time to move beyond the manual invoice templates. Using professional accounting software helps you create, customize and send invoices faster than ever before. You can even free up your schedule and manage your books all within a single platform.

You probably create and send invoices just to get paid for your services. After all, you work hard so you want to make sure you’re compensated on time, every time. But did you know that a well-written invoice can serve as much more than a simple bill?

Explore the added benefits of using an example invoice template:

✔ Impress your clients with your sleek, professional invoices
✔ Organize the information that’s essential to filing taxes
✔ Customize any template to make it your own
✔ Download templates for free in Word, Excel, Google Docs and more
✔ Organize your clients’ contact information
✔ Stay on top of late or missed payments

The Best Example of an Invoice

We understand that your invoices represent your brand. That’s why we offer our users a library of hundreds of example invoice templates so they can invoice the right way. Browse your options today.

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Your grandma’s cookies are amazing when made from scratch, but invoices are not. Following an invoice example is the best way to ensure that you’re including all of the essential details on your invoice.

To create the perfect invoice, start by downloading the best template for your industry. Customize it with your branding and business contact information. Save this version of the file to use for future bills.

Go ahead and add your client’s contact information with a descriptive list of the services you’ve provided. Make sure to calculate the total and plug it in at the top of your invoice. Include clear payment instructions, along with any terms and conditions.

Once you’ve filled out all of the sections on your invoice template, send it on its way via email or snail mail. You’ll be on the fast track to getting paid.

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“It’s beautiful and really well designed. The invoicing, accepting online payments and keeping track of expenses couldn’t be simpler.”


Roman Mars
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