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Lawn Service Schedule Program

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Suders, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. Suders

    Suders LawnSite Member
    from Tampa
    Messages: 4

    Hello I am new to this forum and was hoping to get some feed back. We all have tried many different ways to stream line the office work by using 5-10ish different programs - Ex: Quickbooks, word, excel, dropbox, google calendars, gmail, and or what ever else you are using to get your invoices and scheduling out to employee and customers.
    Here is my problem - I can not find a solid program the does not depend on someone else - Quickbook for instance is the norm but how many of you use quickbooks online and with this new update they did in July'14 I am still spending hours on the phone with them to fix their issues - deleting reoccurring transactions, downloaded transactions come up as my business name and no way to match it to customers, and the list goes on.
    Even if I am stock with quickbooks - is there a program that can schedule weekly service through it and not fall apart everytime a 5 week month comes up.
    What do you guys use and what are their down falls so I find the lesser of the evils. I have seen another area in here but it has not been read or commented on in 2 years.

    Signed - Tech is slowing me down
  2. ptjackson

    ptjackson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 211

    I know the getjobber guys are sponsors here and have talked to them in the past, I thought they are good guys.

    There's a free software options I saw the other day, I might just be a little worried about support and if it's full featured enough for you. http://lawnstarter.com/lawn-care-software/
  3. Suders

    Suders LawnSite Member
    from Tampa
    Messages: 4

    Thank you for the reply. I will check that out tonight
  4. TX Easymoney

    TX Easymoney LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,082

    I've used clip for 10 or 12 years with QuickBooks. I'd stay away from QB online and get the stand alone version.
    You can also try a free version on clip called clipitc.
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  5. Kawizx62003

    Kawizx62003 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,458

    Try yardbook. Free. Works well
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