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Software Description:

More than 40,000 small businesses and freelancers are discovering an easy way to manage their books and invoicing. Say hello to FreeAgent.

FreeAgent is an award-winning online accounting system specifically designed to meet the needs of small businesses and freelancers. FreeAgent puts you in control by taking the jargon out of accounting and giving you real-time visibility of how your business is performing.

FreeAgent lets you manage your expenses and invoices, automatically chase payments, import bank statements and explain transactions and submit estimates/proposals. Any changes you make automatically update your accounts, giving you complete visibility of your income and expenses and showing your real-time profit position.

Software Description:

Xero is an online accounting software suite that utilizes a modern cloud network to fully accommodate the complete range of accounting needs.
The app allows its users to coordinate and manage all financial processes within an easy to use platform, accessible from all internet-enabled devices.
This software is ideal for small business owners managing their accounts independently, as well as in collaboration with their accountants from dispersed locations.

Software Description:

Interactive content is huge these days - and Riddle makes it easy for anyone from freelancers to major companies to quickly build their own quizzes, lists, or polls. Riddle is ideal for driving engagement and viral traffic back to your site, Riddle has already gone global - used by the BBC, InStyle, and hundreds of other publishers and brands.

Make a Quiz and Gather Emails
Add a lead generation form to your quiz, list, or poll. Completion can be optional or required before users can view their results. The NBA's Chicago Bulls use quizzes for contests - with a 27% email opt-in rate

Send Sign Ups to Your Email Marketing Tool
Easily connect your quiz with any email automation software like AWeber, MailChimp, or ConvertKit. Send auto follow-up messages - based on how each user answered!

Engage Your Readers - Get Them Sharing
According to Adweek, quizzes are by far the most shared content on social media. Make quizzes that feature Facebook, Twitter, and other sharing options to drive all traffic back to your site.

Features:

  • Balance Sheet
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Dashboard
  • Expense Tracking
  • Forecasting
  • Multi-Currency
  • Payment Processor
  • Payroll
  • Project Management
  • Timesheets
  • Customer Management
  • History/Version Control
  • Notifications
  • Accounts Receivable
  • General Account Ledger
  • Tax Management

Features:

  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Dashboard
  • Multi-Currency
  • Payroll

Features:

Summary:

  • Create beautiful, customisable invoices straight from your FreeAgent account, add payment links and set up automated invoice reminders and thank you notes.

  • Automated bank feeds import your transactions daily and you can explain 'money in' and 'money out' in an intuitive interface. FreeAgent then builds up your real-time accounts for your company and gives you a live view of your business cash flow.

  • Effortless expense and time tracking

  • Send beautiful estimates and proposals

  • FreeAgent's Dashboard brings together your invoices, expenses, bank accounts and more, helping you keep your business on the right trajectory.

  • Clear project profitability so you can keep an eye on project income and expenses.

Summary:

  • Easy Invoicing: Improves cashflow and helps its users get paid quickly and easily.

  • Multi-Currency Accounting: Foreign exchange rates are updated hourly, so users instantly know exactly how gains and losses are affecting their cashflow.

  • File Storage: It is possible to attach files to almost anything – from invoices to bills and transactions.

  • Creation of customizable purchase orders: Fully customizable purchase orders, ready to email them to suppliers and then copy to a bill.

  • Expense claims creation from anywhere: Users can create claims at work, home or on the go.

  • Inventory Management: Tracks the value of a user's inventory and improves stock control.

Summary:

  • No I.T. or coding required: Get up and creating in just seconds

  • Attract more traffic: The more people share, the more new users all come back to visit YOUR site

  • Boost engagement: Through beautiful and highly viral quizzes, lists, polls, personality tests, and more

  • Get more leads: Add integrated forms - automatically send follow up emails based on user results from AWeber, MailChimp, or any other marketing software.

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: No
  • Starter: $20/month.
    Standard: $30/month.
    Premium: $40/month.
    30-day free trial.

Pricing:

  • Starting from: $25.00/month
  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Basic: unlimited creation, unlimited leads, includes Riddle brand
    Pro: (white label solution) unlimited creation, unlimited leads, using your own logos, CSV delivery of leads
    Enterprise: (white label solution) unlimited creation, unlimited leads, using your own logos, custom CSS and font support, multi-user teams

    Full pricing details at: http://blog.riddle.com/segmenting-users-based-on-quiz-data/.

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main user of this software are accountants and bookkeepers in small and medium-sized businesses across all industries.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Xero is used as a cloud-based accounting software for small and medium-sized businesses.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Web-based service with native mobile apps for iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is most commonly used in tandem with WorkflowMax, CustomerSure, and Veeqo.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Xero integrates with hundreds of add-on business applications, from inventory management, invoicing and time tracking. Some of them: Batchbook, Quotient, Stripe, PayPal, WorkflowMax, Receipt Bank, Expensify, Evernote, Payment Evolution, Nexonia Expenses, Xpenditure, Constant Contact, Highrise CRM, Exsalerate, OnePage CRM.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Xero has an API available for use.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support provided: Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Video Tutorials.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • We've seen everyone from newspaper publishers, teachers, brands, bands and bloggers use Riddle's interactive tools. Quizzes, polls, and other engagement tools are incredibly popular right now - across pretty much every vertical and use case.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Interactive content is ready made for boosting engagement - people love to contribute their opinions, and then share their results with their friends (and friends of friends). We've integrated lead generation closely with our tools - asking potential customers to sign up for more information as they interact with compelling content has proven to be highly effective for authors, newspapers, restaurants, bloggers, and more.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Mobile-optimised, Riddle works seamlessly across all desktop and mobile browsers.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Our lead generation platform sync with all major marketing platforms - so interested leads can instantly be added to sales lead funnels or newsletter lists for subsequent follow ups.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Absolutely - teams, different permissions and access rights, and more.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes - very intuitive to get started, and our customer service is proud of responding most often in less than 5 minutes to any questions.

Publisher:

Founded:
2007
Based in:
Edinburgh
Employees:
51-200
Likes:
13.2k
Followers:
12.6k

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Founded:
2006
Based in:
Wellington
Employees:
1001-5000
Likes:
170k
Followers:
67.5k

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Founded:
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Based in:
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Employees:
11-50
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Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Xero
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Riddle
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
Danish, German, English, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Chinese
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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