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Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Kennedy Landscaping, Apr 8, 2008.
Does anyone know any good and free invoicing software to use.
I haven't used it yet, but you can get Microsoft Office Accounting 2008 free from the Office site. I suspect it will serve you well, and the price is right!
Thanks alot for the recomedation, I am going to check it out right now.
good and free should not be used in the same sentence.
The question has been posed here many times, "... invoicing software." My first question is: What are you using to maintain the financial side of your business?
Any software worth its salt for running the finances will have invoicing as part of the package. Managing the bank account, recording sales and accounts receivable, tracking and sorting expenses, tracking taxes, etc. are all very important part of operating a business. Software that enables you to do these necessary tasks will undoubtedly include a feature to create invoices, invoices that are ready to have a payment applied to them to satisfy the balance created.
Many early failures in any business can be traced to the lack of good financial management. Asking the question about invoices leads one to wonder if the tools for good financial management are missing.
Many folks here on LS use packages such as QuickBooks. Others are available as well. These programs will manage all the financial aspects of the business, AND create invoices.
Is Quick Books free after the thirty days? I tried the Microsoft Accounting and it seems to operate very slowly.
I cant imagine it would be free anymore after the 30 days..I think the quickbooks pro was either 199 or $299 and then like $100 less for the regular version. That was a little while ago though so prices may have changed some.
The QB Pro has been on sale around here through Office Depot, OfficeMax, or one of those. It was like 200 bucks, and had a $50 rebate. Maybe check their websites if you like, and see. I wish I could remember who it was exactly for you.
The free QB linked in this thread is free with no expiration. The 30 days is the length of time for free tech support.
The quickbooks simple start free edition is GREAT. We have been using it for about 6 months now and love it. I honestly havent found a reason yet to upgrade to the paid pro version.