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Add Categories and Line Items on the Fly

You can make slight changes to your item catalog as needed without affecting your Settings Catalog.
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Flat Fee

If you want to display a flat fee of $1,000 for 6 photographers, you can simply leave the time field blank and enter the quantity and rate.
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Advanced Line Item Options

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If Production Receipts are Not Needed

If clients don’t need receipts you can skip production. Use it to manage budget, but transfer from the estimate for an accurate invoice.
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Line Item Notes

Each line item in your bid or invoice can contain a private note only seen within BlinkBid. It's completely masked from your client.
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Base Hours

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Choose Logo Between Users of Shared Job

On a shared job you have the ability to choose which logo you want to attach when printing bids or invoice documents.
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Create a category within a job

To create a category on-the-go, click on the hamburger, and choose “Create Category.” Enter the category name, and the first line item.
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Delete Line Item in Estimate or Invoice

To delete a line item, click on a line item, and an orange window should open. The delete button is on the bottom left border.
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Quantity/Time Fields

When filling out the Quantity or Time Fields, you can use both, or one or none at all. BlinkBid will display your choice correctly.
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What Is a Job?

Think of a job as a folder that contains all the elements of the job you’re producing.
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Add items and categories

When you initially create a personality, the software will prompt you to assign an item catalog specific to the type of work that you do.
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Sorting Categories and Line Items

You can easily sort the order of your line items and categories.
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Understanding Your Categories

Here are some tips to understanding your categories and the components within your categories for a job.
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Change a Job Name

Changing a job name is easily accomplished in the tab called “Info”.
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Delete a Job

To delete a job that you created by accident or a job that you know for certain you no longer need, go into the hamburger menu < Delete Job.
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Assign Job to another Personality

Under the hamburger menu there is an item that enables you to move the current job to a different personality.
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How To Upload And Add Your Logo And Signature Image

How to upload and add your Logo and Signature Image
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Add Discounts

To add a discount, enter a negative value into the rate field for a line item. You can create a “Discounts” category and add them there.
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Hamburger Menu

To access features like printing, job duplication, bid consultant, go to the hamburger drop-down menu located in every window.
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