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Xero

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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:

Resource Guru is the fast, simple way to schedule people, equipment, and other resources online!

Get full team visibility on one clever calendar. Lightening fast drag and drop scheduling lets you add, edit, move & delete bookings in seconds. Leave management makes it simple to manage vacation, sick days, maternity leave or any other types of time off for your resources. Our advanced clash management system prevents over-bookings and helps you stay in control. Personal dashboards are an easy way for people to quickly log in and know exactly what they should be working on for the week. Powerful reports allow you to monitor utilization rates and plan capacity, and there is no software to install or training required you and your team can get started immediately.

Plans start from only $2.50 per person/month. Sign up now for a 30-day free trial.

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:

  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Forecasting
  • Vacation Calendar
  • Employee Database
  • Project Management
  • Multi-User
  • Scheduling
  • Calendar Management
  • Dashboard
  • External Integrations
  • API

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:

  • Fast Drag and Drop Resource Scheduling

  • Powerful Utilzation Reports

  • Absence & Leave Management

Pricing:

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

Grasshopper

$2.50
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited Projects
  • Unlimited Clients
  • Personalized Dashboards
  • Advanced Clash Management
  • Custom Fields and Filters
  • Time Zone Support
  • Flexible User Permissions
  • API with Webhooks
  • Automatic Updates
  • Custom Fields and Flters
  • Vacation Tracker
  • Absence Management
  • Calendar Sync

Blackbelt

$4.16
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • All Grasshopper features plus
  • Powerful Reports
  • Report Downloads

Master

$6.65
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • All Grasshopper and Blackbelt features plus
  • Data Import
  • Phone Support

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:

    Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, we offer email-based customer support to all customers, and also have a Help Center that provides training and answers to common questions.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes, all Resource Guru accounts can (and usually do) contain multiple users.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Resource Managers, Project Managers, Producers, Directors, Executives, and anyone else who needs to schedule resources for projects.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, all Resource Guru customers have access to a REST API and Webhooks.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Yes, Resource Guru has an integration with Podio and also integrates with Zapier, allowing you to connect to hundreds of popular apps.

Publisher:

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

Publisher:

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

Publisher:

Founded:
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Based in:
London
Employees:
2-10
Likes:
Followers:

Other:

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 Resource Guru
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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