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Software Description:

Zoho Books allows you to create, manage and edit sales and purchase transactions like invoices, estimates, PO, SO, credit notes, bills and expenses and more. You can connect your bank and credit card account in Zoho Books and categorize transactions instantly. The dashboard and reports section give you the insight to make smart decisions instantly.
Zoho Books streamlines business processes and you can create custom workflows to automate these processes. You can invite your customers to the client portal, so they can make online payments and view all transactions as well.

You can also invite more users and your financial advisor to Zoho Books. Create a custom role and invite these users with restriction to specific modules if you desire.

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.

Features:

  • Analytics
  • API
  • Chat
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Marketing Automation
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Notifications
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Timesheets
  • File Transfer
  • Data Import

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

Summary:

  • Invoicing: create, manage and send customer invoices and accept online payments.

  • Bills: manage vendors and keep track of the bills to be paid.

  • Expenses: upload expense receipts and track business expenses

  • Banking: connect online bank and credit card feeds.

  • Workflows: trigger email notification and field updates in Zoho Books with custom workflows

  • Reports: access more than 40+ reports in Zoho Books including Balance Sheet, P&L

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.

Pricing:

  • Starting from: $9.00/month
  • Credit card required: No
  • Basic: $9/month
    Standard: $19/month
    Professional: $29/month

Pricing:

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

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

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.

Publisher:

Founded:
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Based in:
Pleasanton
Employees:
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Likes:
168k
Followers:
41.5k

Publisher:

Founded:
2007
Based in:
Edinburgh
Employees:
51-200
Likes:
13.2k
Followers:
12.4k

Publisher:

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

Other:

Who uses Zoho Books
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • WinPhone
Languages:
Chinese, Swedish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, English, Japanese, Dutch
Regional Restrictions:
Exclusive edition of Zoho Books is available in US, UK, Canada. We also have a global edition for rest of the world.

Other:

Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

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