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#178824 - 06/12/08 09:31 PM Super easy Invoice, estimates & billing program.  
Trick440  Offline
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Waterford, MI, USA
I'm looking for something very simple to use.
I just need to be able to write an estimate, change that to an invoice and mark it as billed or partial payment. Thats it.

Currently I am using quickbooks 2004 and its a pain.


Shake n Bake

Business, Office, Estimating, Legal:

#178848 - 06/13/08 01:44 PM Re: Super easy Invoice, estimates & billing program. [Re: Trick440]  
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You could do all that with Microsoft Excel pretty easy.


#178860 - 06/13/08 10:19 PM Re: Super easy Invoice, estimates & billing program. [Re: macmikeman]  
LK  Offline
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We have been using Aya nova software, quotes, dispatch orders scheduling anf invoices.

Take a look at what it does www.millelectric.com/epg.html

Last edited by LK; 06/13/08 10:21 PM.

#178861 - 06/13/08 10:41 PM Re: Super easy Invoice, estimates & billing program. [Re: LK]  
electure  Offline


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I, too, have been using Ayanova.
It's affordable, pretty user friendly once you get it set up, and the support is great.



#178876 - 06/14/08 09:53 AM Re: Super easy Invoice, estimates & billing program. [Re: macmikeman]  
Trick440  Offline
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Originally Posted by macmikeman
You could do all that with Microsoft Excel pretty easy.


Guess so, after complaing my issues to my wife she made something up in Excel. Seems great so far.

The Ayanova I'm going to look into I just skimmed that real quick.

Thank you.


Shake n Bake

#178877 - 06/14/08 10:21 AM Re: Super easy Invoice, estimates & billing program. [Re: Trick440]  
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The nice part about Aya Nova is the software is not a bad price, and you can either make your own data, or buy data from many vendors.


#178909 - 06/15/08 08:15 PM Re: Super easy Invoice, estimates & billing program. [Re: LK]  
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Sent you a PM Trick440


#178914 - 06/15/08 10:06 PM Re: Super easy Invoice, estimates & billing progra [Re: Trick440]  
u2slow  Offline
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I have Quickbooks 2006 and it works well for me. There is an extra invoice/form add-on to make your invoices look better.


#178916 - 06/15/08 10:17 PM Re: Super easy Invoice, estimates & billing program. [Re: Trick440]  
KJay  Offline
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I'm still using QuickBooks “Pro” 2000 for those functions. It’s basically just a stripped down version of QuickBooks for contractors. You could probably set up a separate “Company File” without all the banking and payroll functions. The inventory list was really the only thing that was a pain to set up and use with QuickBooks Pro. If you don’t itemize your estimates or prefer manual data entry for materials and pricing, then you can bypass the inventory function.


#179008 - 06/20/08 10:28 PM Re: Super easy Invoice, estimates & billing program. [Re: KJay]  
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LK
Did you find the flat rate pricing guide to be usefull from Mill electric?


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