What software do u use?

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by jarabe1, Aug 26, 2010.

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What software do you use?

Poll closed Oct 25, 2010.
  1. quickbooks or quickbooks/qxpress

    53.3%
  2. Gopher

    11.1%
  3. Obex data

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. service autopilot

    8.9%
  5. Other

    26.7%
  1. jarabe1

    jarabe1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 69

    Poll: what software do you use?
     
  2. jarabe1

    jarabe1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 69

    Any one posting on the poll?
     
  3. jbell36

    jbell36 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from KANSAS
    Posts: 1,295

    i switched to gopher this year from quickbooks and can't be happier...also tried lawnpro but it was terrible, didn't even get it fully set up before i just went ahead and bought gopher...we have over 90 accounts and this program makes it easy, but then again, we used to do every thing the old school way
     
  4. Graveslawncare

    Graveslawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 472

    Quickbooks Pro w/ enhanced payroll. Haven't had any problems with it.
     
  5. seabee24

    seabee24 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 619

    service auto pilot - hands down the best the smartness that is built into the program isnt matched by any other company
     
  6. PROCUT1

    PROCUT1 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from TN
    Posts: 4,909

    I tried a lot of them years ago.

    I use quickbooks for the accounting end, and used qxpress for the scheduling and routing and found that to be a great combination.

    If you want to continue to use quickbooks, the only one I recommend that interfaces perfectly is qxpress.

    I tried gopher. While I see it would be a pretty good standalone software, when I tried integrating it with quickbooks it was a nightmare.
     
  7. passalacqua

    passalacqua LawnSite Member
    Posts: 28

    Service Autopilot is amazing
     
  8. mudwisr2

    mudwisr2 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 252

    landscapebilling.com has been great for me
     
  9. ajslands

    ajslands LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,238

    Why isn't lawnpro on their?
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  10. Stephen M.

    Stephen M. LawnSite Member
    Posts: 192

    I bought into Real Green last year, but found it too complicated to use the way I need, so I switched to Quick Books Simple Start. I will most likely move up to QKBKs pro next year.

    The Real Green will most likely do my estimates and be a database for my bids. I was assurred that I could do manual billing with the program and I can't. The programmer couldn't understand why I wanted to do manual entry on most of my bills, but I don't do everything by the 1000sf or in a cookie cutter fashion.

    Quickbooks allows me to be more flexible.
     

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