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Estimates is an iPhone App for freelancers who struggle to write accurate quotes, i.e. they ... More

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Published 9 Jul 2012

One of the most difficult things for the modern day freelancer is determining an accurate quote for the services they provide. On the one hand you don't want to quote too high because you might miss out on the contract but then, if you quote too low, you may end up underselling your services and working hours that you don't get recompensed for. Estimates is a well organized and handsome-looking time tracking and billing application for iOS that will help you put together concise and accurate quotes to ensure you are delivering a fair estimation of your worth as well as winning the contract.
 
Estimates is an iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch app for freelancers who struggle to write accurate quotes. Estimate too high and you don't get the deal - too low and you may end up having to put in a lot of unpaid hours. So, what tends to happen to try to avoid these problems is to quote a ballpark figure instead of a concise quote. If these problems sound familiar, Estimates can help you to improve your estimation skills as well as giving you feedback on the progress of your projects. So how does it work? Well, an easy way to get more reliable quotes is to estimate each task you will work on up front and then measure the time needed to complete it.  Estimates gives you a history of previous work completed and tells you how long each took you...