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Old 02-22-2005, 11:07 AM
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Software for groundskeepers

I need to know what is the best groundskeeper/mowing software on the market and how much it cost? Thanks all!!!!!
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Old 02-22-2005, 12:14 PM
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I have noticed no replies to your thread so I thought I would ask what want this software to do? For bookkeeping only or for scheduling also. I use qbooks for accounting.
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Old 02-22-2005, 12:24 PM
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I have two employees and what I really want it for is adding charges, invoices, estimates. Keeping track of my costs, my employees hours etc.
I see there is software called Groundskeeper Pro but it is 379.00. Thanks for your response. Steve
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Old 02-22-2005, 04:02 PM
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I use Gopher and there about to implement the start stop time with the Palm Pilot where I can track my cost for each job so I'll be happy. I haven't tried anyone else other than Gopher but I'm extremely happy with it so far and I use it for everything you listed.

hope this helps, littlenic
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Old 02-22-2005, 04:44 PM
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I like gopher but I think most of them offer a free trial.
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Old 02-22-2005, 07:32 PM
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I use Groundskeeper Pro and for the most part I like it.
I like the fact that it is MS Access database and this allows me to use other technology tools to customize my own reports and do different types of productivity analysis.

I wish however, that Groundskeeper allowed me to enter start and stop times on my scheduled routes so I can quickly access this data.

Also, I'm familiar with accounting (graduated with accounting degree) so I do my accounting and other tax info in Excel.

So if you are handy with other applications, I would suggest Groundskeeper Pro. It has an attractive price, with good features.
Hope this helps
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Old 02-22-2005, 10:13 PM
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I use Gopher, When you call them they are very helpful and I think it is easier to use then Groundskeeper. I tried out the free trial on both of them. I know the price is a little scary but once you start using it you will decide it is a good investment.
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Old 02-23-2005, 12:01 AM
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I need to know what is the best groundskeeper/mowing software on the market and how much it cost? Thanks all!!!!!

I tried about 3 or 4. Gopher by far is the best.
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