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Do you use quickbooks or just make your own bid sheet?

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by trqjnky, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. trqjnky

    trqjnky Senior Member
    Messages: 620

    I have both options available to me, use quickbooks to make an estimate. or make my own bid sheet using word or whatever. what do you use?
     
  2. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,954

    quickbooks
     
  3. erkoehler

    erkoehler PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,265

    Excel now, but I'll be switching to quickbooks soon.
     
  4. Wayne Volz

    Wayne Volz Senior Member
    Messages: 694

    Bidding Help

    Snow & Ice Management Bidding Package
    Includes:
    #1 Snow & Ice Management Manual – this is a comprehensive manual covering all aspects of snow & ice management for both residential and commercial accounts. Also includes application rates for many different deicing materials.

    #2 Snow & Ice Management CD full of templates for contracts, route sheets, hours of operation sheets, Who’s first, proposal formats, don’t take the risk template for clients, sample invoices, sample marketing forms and much more. All these templates are in Microsoft Word format and are completely customizable to your business.

    #3 Snow & Ice Management Quick Estimator CD – calculates per push, per event, hourly or season contracts. Also calculates material application rates for both granular and liquid applications for any deicing material that you may be using. This CD also calculates time and material for application of material, and hand labor as well. This CD runs in Microsoft Excel and is not software. You simply fill in the blanks and you have your estimate.

    Go to www.profitsareus.com or call us at 800-845-0499 to order. Feel free to call us with any questions you might have as well. Being a full-service lawn & landscaping business myself since 1979, I know what a contractor is looking for; something simple, accurate and professional. This package is it.
     
  5. clydebusa

    clydebusa Member
    Messages: 85

    QB for bids and excel for contract.
     
  6. stan the man

    stan the man Senior Member
    from maine
    Messages: 296

    quickbooks
     
  7. asps4u

    asps4u Senior Member
    Messages: 543

    My contract is my bid
     
  8. TwoBrosLawn

    TwoBrosLawn Member
    from 53223
    Messages: 89

    i use quickbooks for my invoicing.....how do you use it for bids....i dont know much about the program.