homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.167.179.48
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Pubcon Platinum Sponsor 2014
Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Professional Webmaster Business Issues
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: LifeinAsia & httpwebwitch

Professional Webmaster Business Issues Forum

    
Invoicing and Invoice Software
liquidstar

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 771 posted 7:42 pm on Apr 15, 2003 (gmt 0)

I'm sorry if this has been posted, but after a site search, I came up with nothing so here I am begging for help :)

I do a fair bit of freelance work outside of my "real" job. I've always just used an MS template and Excel to send and track invoices. Unfortunately, that's quickly becoming more of a problem than a solution.

What kind of software do you use to create/track invoices? Any advise or suggestions would be a great benefit. Thanks,

Greg

 

martinibuster

WebmasterWorld Administrator martinibuster us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month



 
Msg#: 771 posted 7:45 pm on Apr 15, 2003 (gmt 0)

Quickbooks seems to be widely used.

PCWorld (or PCmagazine?) recently did an article about accounting software, and another less costly software was very well received (can't remember the name, sorry).

lorax

WebmasterWorld Administrator lorax us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 771 posted 8:01 pm on Apr 15, 2003 (gmt 0)

Quickbooks here. Best deal for the money for me. I know some folks use PeachTree as well but 6 to one...
It really comes down to what you're most comfortable with.

txbakers

WebmasterWorld Senior Member txbakers us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 771 posted 9:46 pm on Apr 16, 2003 (gmt 0)

I use quickbooks as well. I wasn't crazy about it, but I got used to it.

Years ago I used Peachtree and thought it was fabulous. I recently downloaded the latest version and was appalled. It's a clone of Quickbooks.

So, I'm still looking for something better as well, but for now Quickbooks does the job.

jmbishop

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 771 posted 5:28 am on Apr 18, 2003 (gmt 0)

I initially used QuickBooks but found it to be to big for what I needed. I now use Quicken Home & Business...

This gives you the ability to do invoices, proposal, etc. Also if you are just freelancing you probably only need to file a Schedule C each year so it will integrate with your other finances making tax time easier...

bonanza



 
Msg#: 771 posted 4:30 am on Apr 27, 2003 (gmt 0)

I also use Quicken Home & Business. It has pretty good invoicing and with the click of a button will send an invoice as an email (HTML attachment).

It's pretty lightweight, and minimal investment if you're not sure what you need.

itrainu

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 771 posted 9:41 pm on Apr 27, 2003 (gmt 0)

I have been using Simply Accounting for years. I have a new bookkeeper who uses QuickBooks, and that is fine. I do all of my invoicing in SA, and send her a copy of the client invoice so that she can enter it into QB. I only see her once a month and need to invoice more regularly - plus I like to see how much I am on track to make this year.

It is double entry, but I don't "validate" my SA - only her QB has to agree with my banking records...

itrainu

DaveN

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 771 posted 3:39 pm on Apr 30, 2003 (gmt 0)

I use sage / peachtree

[edited by: Travoli at 4:36 pm (utc) on April 30, 2003]

jennij

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 771 posted 6:40 pm on Jun 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

We use Sage BusinessWorks for main company - but that's much too big for home.

I keep up with web invoicing using PeachTree - LOVE It. It's not as wonderful as BusinessWorks, but it's better than the other small biz accounting packages i've seen.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Professional Webmaster Business Issues
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved