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What quoting and invoicing software to use

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by rockhard123, Dec 16, 2005.

  1. rockhard123

    rockhard123 Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    I have looked at two demo model software but was not pleased with either Blizzard Buster or a no name software. Has anyone tried the DMC snowremoval quoting software? What do you recommend? I would like to do quoting, invoice and routing.


    Not enough snow in my area yet, one snow to date.:cry:
    "01" F-250 diesel 7.5' Western Pro & commander control
  2. xeonpro

    xeonpro Member
    Messages: 59

    Fisher Distributs "Clip" Demo CD's to their retail stores.. havnt used it yet though..anyone try that yet?
  3. rockhard123

    rockhard123 Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    I searched for Fisher snow software clip and found a link to clip software. Looks like both Western and Fisher have the demo cd. You can also get the demo online at http://www.clip.com/demos.asp. I have downloaded the demo and will spend time looking it over.
    Thanks, anybody else want to suggest a software program?
  4. Caseyheck

    Caseyheck Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    You can always make your own in excel. It's not software but you can make it very efficient. There is a thread here somewhere with some examples. Since I cant find it I will attach a screen shot of the one I'm working on. It is just the Bill part of it. The entire bill is filled on its from other forms. When I get more done or if there is any interest I will zip part of it up.

  5. mrplowdude

    mrplowdude Senior Member
    Messages: 315

    I have groundskeeper pro and love it. Its a better verision of blizzard buster.
  6. bigjeeping

    bigjeeping Senior Member
    Messages: 675

    Quick Books Pro........... wah this program does wonders.. for EVERYTHING!
  7. hawks13

    hawks13 Junior Member
    from Chicago
    Messages: 8


    Caseyheck, the excel form looks great. I am new to the business and would like to get the zip file you offered. Thanks.
  8. qualitylawncare

    qualitylawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 502

    2005 Quickbooks Pro Contractor Edition
  9. plowinginma

    plowinginma Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 326

    quick books pro here too...
  10. Caseyheck

    Caseyheck Junior Member
    Messages: 5

  11. dirtwork

    dirtwork Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 39

    I just tell my customers to meet me at the lot with a fistful of money.

    Just kidding, I also use quick books pro along with excel
  12. mrfreeze

    mrfreeze Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    Quickbooks Pro.
    I also created my own Excel spreadsheet for bids. I'ts nice to double check your proposals. With Excel you can break everything down to the minute, penny or whatever.

  13. Big Dog D

    Big Dog D PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,134

    FWIW QB- Pro here too!!!!:D