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Best Software?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by ky-lawn-guy, Feb 22, 2006.

  1. ky-lawn-guy

    ky-lawn-guy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 73

    I was just wondering what the best software was for keeping track of your lawns. I mow about 60-70 lawn right now and just use excel in a crude way to print invoices. I need software that will allow me to keep track of my mowing as well as being able to print off monthly invoices to use in the window envelopes.
  2. Roger

    Roger LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,923

    There are many threads on this subject in the Business Section. Many use QuickBooks, others use industry specific software.

    I've been using various programs in the past, but have spent time this Winter getting my business running on QuickBooks Pro. My business is a bit smaller than yours, and I was confronted with the same issue. QB will easily print invoices for window envelopes and track expenses.
  3. NEPSJay

    NEPSJay LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 492

  4. jsf343

    jsf343 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,767

    Like Roger was saying there is a lot on this subject in fact 1 or 2 threads from yesterday. I use groundskeeper pro and it is very good and simple to use. Sounds like it might what you are looking for. I am switching to quickbooks pro this year as well because of growth,employeess,(payroll) and want something to track expences a little better. Groundskeeper has a free demo, check it out. Another good one is Gopher. Good luck with whatever you choose. If you have any other questions about Groundskeeper feel free to ask. Jeff
  5. jsf343

    jsf343 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,767

    By the way KY-lawnguy, how do like your exmarks? they good in wet grass?
    I know this is a little off subject for this thread, just curious though. I was looking at them, scag, and John Deere.
  6. Trinity Lawn Care  LLC

    Trinity Lawn Care LLC LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 946

    We are using Gopher with Quick Books.:)
  7. Trinity Lawn Care  LLC

    Trinity Lawn Care LLC LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 946

    Just want to let you know that I PM you regarding this question. Do not want to hijack thread, so that's all.
  8. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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