Feature

Menubar App Beta

Jan 08, 2018

Time-tracking in Cushion has been getting better and better with each improvement. So far, however, people have only been able to track time from within the browser. After months of beta testers knocking at our door, we’re finally ready to release the menubar app beta!

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Feature

Planning View

Nov 28, 2017

Planning is a big part of every freelancer’s workflow. Whether you’re estimating hours for a project or prioritizing tasks for the week, knowing what you need to work on and how long it will take you is essential for staying on track. Up until now, we’ve focused on the bird‘s eye view in Cushion, but for the past 2 months, we’ve been heads-down on a much more detailed look—the Planning View!

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Feature

Summary Stats

Aug 29, 2017

Cushion has always been great at visualizing an overview of your schedule and income, but the graphs only provide one angle—there’s so much more Cushion could reveal if we would dig deeper into the details. Instead of adding to the graphs, we decided to introduce a new element to the Track and Invoice sections—summary stats.

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Feature

Drag & Drop Lists

Aug 05, 2017

Cushion uses lists to categorize projects. By default, these lists represent the status of a project—“Active”, “Potential”, “Completed”, etc. Prior to today, moving projects between lists was cumbersome. You’d have to leave the current page and select the new list from a dropdown menu. Realizing that people often needed to move several projects at once, we decided to make this process more intuitive—with drag and drop lists.

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Feature

Invoices Due Today

Jun 22, 2017

As a freelancer, you’re constantly spinning plates. Whether it’s finding work, jumping between projects, or meeting crucial deadlines, freelancers always have a lot on their mind. Occasionally, you can get so caught up in the actual work that you forget about getting paid. With Cushion’s new Invoices Due Today email, you’ll never forget another invoice.

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Archive

  1. Menubar App Beta
    Feature
  2. Planning View
    Feature
  3. Summary Stats
    Feature
  4. Drag & Drop Lists
    Feature
  5. Invoices Due Today
    Feature
  6. Draft Invoices
    Feature
  7. Inline Forms
    Feature
  8. Time-Tracking Beta
    Feature
  9. Endless Scrolling & Zooming
    Feature
  10. Sending Invoices
    Feature
  11. Stripe Beta
    Announcement
  12. Invoice Logos
    Feature
  13. Streamlined Workflows
    Feature
  14. Monthly Income Goals
    Feature
  15. Moonlighter Plan
    Announcement
  16. October 2016 Roundup
    Roundup
  17. Auto-Incrementing Invoices
    Feature
  18. Invoicing
    Feature
  19. September 2016 Roundup
    Roundup
  20. August 2016 Roundup
    Roundup
  21. Automatic Currency Conversion
    Feature
  22. Projected Paydays
    Feature
  23. July 2016 Roundup
    Roundup
  24. Retainers
    Feature
  25. Inline Notes
    Feature
  26. Ask a Freelancer podcast
    Announcement
  27. Expenses
    Feature
  28. Availability Badge
    Feature
  29. Availability
    Feature
  30. Overbooking
    Feature
  31. Xero Integration
    Feature
  32. Vacations
    Feature
  33. Weekly Summaries
    Feature
  34. Monthly Income
    Feature
  35. Small Tweaks, Big Improvements
    Feature
  36. Client Ranking & Average Ranges
    Feature
  37. Stickers!
    Announcement

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