Apps for the Solopreneur

Invoice2go ($9.99)

Using a slew of templates (more than 20 styles to be specific), you can easily create and send invoices to your clients and estimates for prospective new ones. Plus, you can track and chart your sales. This app gives you the flexibility you need to start invoicing, estimating, billing collecting and reporting today.  There’s a desktop version, too, that lets you further customize the templates to even better fit your needs.

HoursTracker Pro ($6.99)

Why buy expensive software to keep up with billing hours when this simple solution does everything you need and allows you to export entries as a text summary or in spreadsheet-ready format? Once you start clocking in and out with this app, you can sit back and watch it automatically calculate your earnings—tracking your time spent on projects or assignments made easy.

InstaLogo ($6.99)

When just starting out, you need to look legitimate, but enlisting the help of professional graphic designers can be expensive. With a large library of logos and fonts, hundreds of background and logo colors, the combinations are endless (well, with 8,000, almost endless). This popular iOS logo creator has everything you need to make and export a sharp insignia.


Josh Ellis is the former editor in chief for SUCCESS magazine. Before joining SUCCESS in 2012, he was an accomplished digital and print sportswriter, working for the Dallas Cowboys Star magazine, the team’s gameday program, and Originally from Longview, Texas, he began writing for his hometown newspaper at 16.

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