how to make a bill

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Kolonja, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. Kolonja

    Kolonja LawnSite Member
    Posts: 2

    i just started and i wanted to know how u guys make your bill to your customers. thank you i will apperciate it
     
  2. Big C

    Big C LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,642

    I use Quick Books to do it.
     
  3. gorknoids

    gorknoids LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 316

    You can make up a professional letterhead using most Office programs and type out a bill for each of your accounts on it. Save it in "My Documents", and each month just call them up, change the months and charges, and use "Save As" to title it for the particular account/month.
    Quickbooks is pretty expensive (About $200.00) but you should get it when you can. I recently contacted them about upgrading to 2008, and they offered to send it to me..... for $200.00.
    They don't do upgrades, and they don't offer support for older versions.
     
  4. MowHouston

    MowHouston LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,012

    www.landscapemanagementsystem.com

    $4.29 a month

    You can enter the information and have professional invoices that you can mail to you customers for payment.

    OR

    You can give your customers a login and have them log in at the end of each billing period, view their invoices online, and pay them through PayPal.

    Lots of other neat stuff in it also. Demo it and check it out.
     
  5. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
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  6. Frue

    Frue LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,472

    lawnpro for me. I started with my invoices deluxe
     
  7. KevinACrider

    KevinACrider LawnSite Member
    Posts: 237

    GroundsKeeper Pro -> Click Print Bill -> Done!
     
  8. Big C

    Big C LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,642

    My QB came free with my Dell computer
     
  9. Kolonja

    Kolonja LawnSite Member
    Posts: 2

    thank you guys for the advice and tips
    i really appreciate it
     
  10. striper26

    striper26 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 6

    Don't use bills, just walk up to the door knock lightly and when they answer, open up your hand and say "pay up sucka!"
     

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