While conservation agreements help us plan our time and energy, they can sometimes remain unrealized and never get used to their full potential. A graphic designer with 30 hours a month in his retainer contract can suddenly end up on the 28th day of the month with only 20 hours completed. Whether you haven`t completed the work assigned to you – or the client has never done enough work to fill those storage hours – you now need to figure out how to give the customer the value they paid you for the supply. What should you do to do it right? Click on the « Payments » link in the left column of the project profile and enter the amount of payment received by the customer. It is also useful to register the cheque number and all the specific indications for this payment. The addition of the payment sets the project balance on the value of the payment and calculates the amount of dollars that remains in the shelf, while the time charged for the operations during the project is tracked. At this point, it is important to mention that customers who have become accustomed to working with you within the limits of a retainer may try to crush larger requests under the retainer`s veil. If these situations occur, you should distribute increasingly important projects outside of your long-term agreement to avoid additional revenue opportunities. This software development agreement (the « agreement » or « software development agreement ») indicates the terms and conditions that govern the contractual agreement between [Developer.Company] and its principal establishment [Developer.Address] with [Developer.Address] and [Client.Company] with its main place of activity [Client.Address] (the « customer ») that agrees to be bound to this agreement. It`s also useful to update the task with notes at each break point – a description of the work done so far, a to-do list, which should be done next, or a brief client update. Once the task is complete, set the « Closed » status. This allows you to relegate the task to the background so that you can continue to focus on current tasks.