Just curious what software you all use at the office. For me it’s…
Scheduling: Google calendars
Client info: Google sheets
Accounting: None. Still all hand written. It kind of annoys my tax guy, but it gets the job done. I haven’t really found the benefit of double entry on quickbooks or something of that nature, nor do I understand how to use it haha; just seems time consuming. And if I’m not mistaken, hooking up any software between your credit card/bank/accounting software has a monthly fee - ew.
So far I’m very happy with what we have, but plan on expanding to multiple crews soon, so perhaps some upgrades are in oder in the future.
Wix for building and maintaining my website (LOVE being able to independently manipulate the mobile version vs desktop version)
Just got into BrightLocal for managing seo ranking, reviews, citations among other things. Being able to compare these things vs competitors is great to improve things overall. Pretty cool tool honestly, I think it definitely is worth the $29 a month
Been using QB enterprise solutions for the last 13 years now, and still don’t know ALL of the that it can do. That being said, I think it might be time for a change. Honestly I don’t really need all of what it can do. Just need P and L’s, ability to customize documents and attach to client files and emails, a few other things too…I ain’t paying no subscriptions or annual fees or any of that nonsense. I’ll pay for the program or keep using this one till its outdated (what 6 months the way tech is zooming).
Like I said in my post, there’s no way I’m going to pay a monthly fee. I wasn’t trying to say you were a rep for them, in fact I had that program for a while and the guy who runs it is the kind of guy that will go as far as needed to help you and thats a fact. Very stand up dude.
Its just not for me, same reason I choose one beer over the next. Matter of preference. It’s a great product, and since I was using it I’m sure its a ton better now than it was.
Is the QuickBooks program you use cloud-based can you access it from any device on the Internet? The reason most software charge a monthly or yearly fee if they are cloud-based is because of the server fee they are paying also what type of scheduling software are you using? Do you just use a spreadsheet? I started out with 3 x 5 cards in a tin box that I carried with me every day and marked I have now moved up to all cloud-based software
I pay a yearly fee