What Is Indy?

Indy is a workflow platform for talented independent professionals who are free to work how they want. Indy's mission is to create a reliable set of business admin tools so that any freelancer can instantly find the resources they need to be successful. We’ve built a place where freelancers can create proposals, draft contracts, send invoices, and get paid - all in a single app to make independent life even better.

Who Uses Indy?

Indy helps freelancers grow their business through better admin and a smoother workflow. Indy is best for independent contractors who want to level up their productivity to grow their business.

Where can Indy be deployed?

Cloud-based
On-premise

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Indy pricing

Starting Price:

US$5.99/month
  • Yes, has free trial
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Indy has a free version and offers a free trial. Indy paid version starts at US$5.99/month.

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Indy Software - The all-in-one freelancing platform for independent workers who want to own their work, time, relationships, and everything between.
Indy Software - Invoices: easily generate and send invoices – get paid faster than ever.
Indy Software - Contracts: send lawyer-vetted contracts to your clients in minutes.
Indy Software - Proposals: secure clients and begin projects faster with engaging, easy-to-create proposals and estimates.
Indy Software - Files: store, revise, and get feedback and approval on your work files.
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Indy Software - The all-in-one freelancing platform for independent workers who want to own their work, time, relationships, and everything between.
Indy Software - Invoices: easily generate and send invoices – get paid faster than ever.
Indy Software - Contracts: send lawyer-vetted contracts to your clients in minutes.
Indy Software - Proposals: secure clients and begin projects faster with engaging, easy-to-create proposals and estimates.
Indy Software - Files: store, revise, and get feedback and approval on your work files.

Features of Indy

  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Billable & Non-Billable Hours
  • Calendar Management
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Completion Tracking
  • Contact Management Software
  • Contract Drafting
  • Document Management Software
  • Drag & Drop
  • File Storage
  • Forms Creation & Design
  • Invoice Creation
  • Invoice History
  • Online Invoicing
  • Online Time Tracking Software
  • Pre-built Templates
  • Project Tracking Software
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Search/Filter
  • Status Tracking
  • Task Editing/Updating
  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Task Tagging
  • Templates

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Reviews of Indy

Average score

Overall
4.7
Ease of Use
4.7
Customer Service
4.9
Features
4.4
Value for Money
4.8

Reviews by company size (employees)

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  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
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Evan
Makeup Artist in US
Cosmetics, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Affordable and User-Friendly, Constantly Improving with User Feedback

4.0 5 months ago

Comments: Overall, I have not had issues with Indy and will continue to use it. I find it extremely helpful for me as a small business owner to find an all in one experience for my business needs without breaking the bank.

Pros:

I love how easy it is to create contracts and invoices on the fly. The customer service is pretty responsive in terms of timeliness and active listening.

Cons:

I would like to see the ability to link contracts and invoices together for the same client so they can have all of the information at once. I also would like to see the ability for automatic payments for remaining balances after deposits are paid.

Alternatives Considered: HoneyBook, PayPal and Wave Accounting

Reasons for Choosing Indy: Wave was similar but lacked contracts at the time. Honeybook was a little too robust for me. The learning curve was huge. I wish Indy would improve their features to compete with these platforms while retaining that low annual price. These other platforms are very expensive and that was another reason I switched.

Switched From: HoneyBook and Wave Accounting

Reasons for Switching to Indy: Ease-of-use pricing

Indy Response

4 months ago

Hi Evan, we're happy to hear that Indy has helped streamline contract and invoice creation for your business. Also, thanks for the valuable feedback! We're always looking for ways to improve the ability to bundle documents (sending contracts with invoices attached) (bundled documents) and auto-payments are considerations. Be sure to keep an eye on our changelog to stay up to date on releases. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our support team if you have any questions or more amazing feedback.

Emma
Principal Residential Designer in US
Design, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source

A really great software for contracted small business owners

4.0 last year

Comments: Overall, Indy has made billing, invoicing, and receiving payments much easier than how I was keeping track of things before. The whole platform has reduced my time spent filing and organizing as well, and it is nice to be able to do lots of things in once place. I was introduced to Indy through User Testing and realized it was a tool I could use for my own business, and since using the Pro version for the past few months the product has only improved. The pricing is wonderful, especially for single small business owners where expenses are a huge concern, and it is definitely worth the price. I would like to see more integration with other products (like Google Drive) so the two main platforms I use can be seamlessly integrated and updated all the time no matter which platform I am in. It is an extremely helpful software and platform that I am very happy I was introduced to, and I am looking forward to future improvements and updates as time goes on.

Pros:

Invoicing and Billing is the most important part of the so that I use, and the current set-up is very easy to use and saves me lots of time compared to how I kept track of my billable hours before Indy. Different features are easily integrated together, like making existing project tasks and times into tracked time sessions with billing rates. Being able to connect my existing Google calendar (which is what I mainly use to keep track of time slots for tasks) and then being able to further edit and assign tasks later on in Indy is very easy and helpful so I can quickly add tasks on the go or in the field and organize later. Having multiple and interchangeable options for payment has made accepting payments much easier and faster for my clients. Keeping projects, clients, tasks, etc. all organized and grouped together is relatively easy and is easy to do in multiple locations. The app is also great in times that I need to access info on the go or whenever I am not in front of my computer. Overall, I think everything is pretty helpful so far and is always improving.

Cons:

It is sometimes unclear if assigning emails and "types" to people are going to alert them or send them emails when they are added, so having alerts or ways to confirm what is being sent and emailed (or evening having the option to not send anything without approval first) would be very helpful to make sure my clients aren't getting confused with several emails and making them use things that are not needed. When I sent out my first invoice using Indy, it was really difficult to see in preview what the final invoice and how the payment options would be displayed or how my clients would interact with it (I sent a test invoice to myself to understand so I could explain it to my clients if there were questions, but now have an archived invoice in my list that I can't get rid of now). Also, only being able to assign one client to be able to pay invoices is a little frustrating at times (I tend to work with lots of couples), so it would be helpful to have the options to assign multiple clients to be able to pay or view only. I also do not use Indy for my current contract and form templates (but I would really like to) because there is not enough editability or customizable features currently to make the forms/contracts look the way I want. Instead I use Google Suite (docs) to create these and Adobe Sign for client signatures, so it would be great to only have to use one platform to do all of this.

Alternatives Considered: Stripe and CoConstruct

Reasons for Switching to Indy: Pricing of other products was very high, there were features included in other products that I would not use, or there were not enough features to be able to use the product for my specific type of work. Indy seemed to be the most user friendly platform for me and my industry and was at an affordable price per month without having to make year-long, up-front commitments before using the product to make sure it was a good fit.

Indy Response

last year

Emma, we are so incredibly grateful for this review. It's awesome to hear how Indy has helped keep your business organized. It's even better to know where we can improve. I've forwarded all this amazing feedback over to my team for review. We'd love to speak with you further on a few points to get more information. If you're interested, please reach out to support so we can set up some time to review. Regarding sending invoices to multiple recipients with the ability to view/pay, that is something you can do but might not be so clear. When you create an invoice, it makes you select a main recipient. In the setting block to the right of the invoice editor, you can add additional recipients. When you send the invoice, each recipient has the ability to pay the invoice. I'll work with the team to improve this flow. Last, if you ever need anything at all, don't hesitate to send us a message via the in-app chat button.

Caroline
Founder + CEO in US
Marketing & Advertising, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Best platform for small businesses!

5.0 last year

Comments: My overall experience with Indy has been incredible. I worked with them when they were still known as Tispr, and even through their entire rebranding, they were super communicative and helpful. I think they're providing freelancers and small business owners with all of the tools they need to be successful. As a user, it's easy to see that the team genuinely cares about helping their customers succeed rather than just collect a subscription fee every month. Using Indy has made it easy to stay on top of the side of business that nobody enjoys (invoicing, contracts, proposals, etc.)

Pros:

This website really has everything you need in order to run your small business. From invoicing, to contracts, to project management — it's truly an all-in-one tool! Plus, the price is unbeatable. I still can't believe that they offer all these tools for such a low price. It's super easy to use on both the business and client's end. I've used it since I started my business in early 2020 and haven't had any clients encounter problems with paying invoices or signing contracts via Indy. I've recommended this tool to every small business owner I know because of it's affordability and ease of use.

Cons:

I would love to see more automation tools!

Alternatives Considered: HoneyBook, Quickbooks Online and Bonsai.io

Reasons for Switching to Indy: The pricing was unbeatable. Indy provided all of the tools and capabilities I was looking for in a product for a fraction of the cost.

Indy Response

last year

Caroline, thank you for you being a valued Indy member! We are so happy to hear that Indy allows you to manage your clients, contracts, and invoices with ease. Our team works hard to consistently meet and exceed our members' expectations. Thank you for the feedback on automation. I will be sure to share this with the team for feature consideration.

Lindsey
Food Photographer & Multimedia Designer in US
Photography, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

I’ll be an Indy user forever!

5.0 last year

Comments: I love it! I’ll be an Indy user forever!

Pros:

It’s so easy to use! Not only for me, but for my clients. It isn’t cluttered with random features I don’t need or excessive design elements that detract from functionality.

Cons:

Honestly, I really can’t think of anything! It meets all my needs, it’s reliable, and the customer service is incredible!

Alternatives Considered: HoneyBook and Trello

Reasons for Choosing Indy: I was looking for a platform that included everything I needed in one place. A lot of products are either geared specifically to photographers or specifically to designers. I needed something I could use for both my photography and design projects. Indy delivered!

Switched From: Dropbox Business, Wave Accounting and ShootProof

Reasons for Switching to Indy: I liked the simplicity as well as the functionality. It had everything I needed and it all works seamlessly! They never bring out features that they aren’t confident their users will love and utilize and I appreciate that so much.

Indy Response

last year

Lindsey! Thank you for being a valued Indy member. It's awesome to hear that we provide everything you need for both your photography and design projects. It makes us very happy to hear that you're able to run both your businesses on Indy with ease. Our team works hard to consistently meet and exceed your expectations. You've also been pivotal in helping us create a better product with all of your amazing feedback. We love you just as much as you love us!

Bruklin
Owner in US
Writing & Editing, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Love them

5.0 5 months ago

Pros:

I have been using Indy for a short period of time but in that time, I have accomplished a lot in my business. Indy has helped me stay on top of my tasks and get organized when I am feeling overwhelmed by my number of clients. I appreciate that things can be archived but very rarely can you completely delete something. I love the time tracking feature, it has prevented me from using multiple different software. Everything I need for my virtual assistance business is in one place

Cons:

Contracts should be a little more detailed in things we can edit. While many important things are provided in templates, there have been times where I have had to copy and paste my contracts into a word document so that I can add or redact certain things. This can be a bit of a grueling task. I also wish the app had more capabilities.

Alternatives Considered: Dubsado and Adobe Acrobat

Reasons for Switching to Indy: I chose Indy because it gives me everything I need without any confusion. Other programs were either missing aspects necessary for my business or they were not as functional as I needed them to be.

Indy Response

4 months ago

Hi Bruklin, it's truly amazing to hear how Indy helped streamline and organize your business operations. We really appreciate the feedback and love! You actually can edit our contract templates to remove or add text and clauses. The step-by-step wizard helps you fill out the basic contract information. On the last step (either step 3 or 8 depending on which contract you're using), there is a button that will let you fully customize the contract. It is a bit hidden in the process so we'll be sure to find ways to improve that. We'd love to hear more about the capabilities you'd like to see on Indy please don't hesitate to reach out to our support team to review further.