Levi wrote this about three years ago. I’m republishing it today because, much of it is as true today as it ever was. Sometimes people tell us they were going to build their own online billing solution until they came across FreshBooks and realized there was no point. Leveraging a proven solution makes a lot of sense – it’s one of the major benefits of Software as a Service (SAAS). Here’s why:
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This is first part in a three part series on using FreshBooks and an Accounting package. You also may want to read the blogpost “Do I really need an Accounting package?” The workflows can be found in Part 2: Workflow #1 – Using General Account Entries and Part 3: Workflow #2 – Entering in Each Transaction. We all know accounting and reporting can be a headache for any business owner, especially when you’d rather run your business than spend time bookkeeping. If you’re a sole proprietor or a (very) small business owner, you can probably use FreshBooks for all your accounting needs. But if your business requires a balance sheet or more financial reporting (e.g. if you’re incorporated), you might be using or are considering a double-ledger accounting program such as QuickBooks.