Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Gopher Software Support > Gopher Software Support Archived Question & Answers - Read Only

Gopher Software Support Archived Question & Answers - Read Only The support posts are read-only. To ask your Gopher tech support question please email us at support@gophersoftware.com

Gopher software vs Quickbooks


Gopher Software Support Archived Question & Answers - Read Only

The support posts are read-only. To ask your Gopher tech support question please email us at support@gophersoftware.com
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 01-24-2010, 10:13 AM
bulldogg bulldogg is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 22
Rep Power: 8
bulldogg is on a distinguished road
Default Gopher software vs Quickbooks

If anyone has used either or both of these programs, I would like to know the benefits of one over the other. I am going to buy one of these but I want to make sure to get the best one for my business.
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 01-24-2010, 11:44 AM
justin_time justin_time is offline
Justin
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: French River, ON, Canada
Age: 30
Posts: 1,801
Rep Power: 0
justin_time is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Quote:
Originally Posted by bulldogg View Post
If anyone has used either or both of these programs, I would like to know the benefits of one over the other. I am going to buy one of these but I want to make sure to get the best one for my business.
You can actually sync both programs together

You use Gopher to take care of all your routes/invoices/payments and the rest that is related to lawn care/landscaping

You use Quickbooks and Gopher, sync them together and then you use Quickbooks to do all your taxes and whatever else you need to send to your bookkeeper for tax purposes

I hope i've answered your question
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-24-2010, 02:36 PM
bulldogg bulldogg is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 22
Rep Power: 8
bulldogg is on a distinguished road
Default

Well that is good to know that you can sync both together, but to start out the year, I only want to buy one or the other.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-24-2010, 04:32 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,009
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Gopher will handle your customer scheduling and billing while Quickbooks will handle your accounting. They each do different things.
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-15-2010, 08:18 AM
ProCut TM
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Steve**- tell me more about how the scheduling and billing works with gopher.

I would like to have my billing done automatically every month. quickbooks can do this, but it cannot e-mail or print the automatically. I'm looking for more automation to free up my in office time for marketing.

also for my scheduling I have just been using iCal on my MAC which works well, how could gopher help make this even better.

edit: BTW I'm running quickbooks pro for MAC 2007

Last edited by ProCut TM; 02-15-2010 at 08:20 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02-15-2010, 09:16 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,009
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

I'd suggest downloading and trying it out. That way you can play around with it and see if it fits your needs.
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02-18-2010, 12:39 PM
Yard Elements Yard Elements is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 175
Rep Power: 7
Yard Elements is on a distinguished road
Default

The gopher software is pretty huge in the green industry every time I read a book about running a lawncare/landscaping company they suggest gopher I plan to get it when I can spend the $$$. i downloaded the free version to try and it would really save me some time but right now I have more time than money LOL
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
help with gopher export to quickbooks 2007 greenman Gopher Software Support Archived Question & Answers - Read Only 1 02-08-2007 07:57 PM
Gopher/Quickbooks on 2 computers JMM0254 Gopher Software Support Archived Question & Answers - Read Only 1 07-13-2006 01:39 AM
Importing from quickbooks pro 2006 to gopher pro Pro-Trim Gopher Software Support Archived Question & Answers - Read Only 4 07-03-2006 09:20 PM
Gopher and QuickBooks pro Soupy Gopher Software Support Archived Question & Answers - Read Only 4 01-07-2005 01:03 PM
Quickbooks and Gopher Soupy Gopher Software Support Archived Question & Answers - Read Only 3 08-31-2003 02:07 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Hi everyone!
greenwavemedia
Yesterday 03:22 PM
Today 11:21 AM
by Lawnline
2 39
Hi! I'm Tony from Tampa
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:47 PM
Today 11:12 AM
by Lawnline
6 642
Needing a website built
burtle
06-17-2015 09:02 AM
Today 10:30 AM
by Lawnline
16 18,394
Z246 Deck change question
JohnsLawnCare
Yesterday 01:47 PM
Yesterday 06:38 PM
by Steve
1 34
DIY Sprayer
acrajchel
Yesterday 09:13 AM
Yesterday 06:36 PM
by Steve
1 34
Hello Everyone
JohnsLawnCare
06-22-2016 11:14 AM
Yesterday 06:20 PM
by Steve
15 559
How much to charge for...
jymie
03-31-2013 05:59 PM
Yesterday 06:18 PM
by Steve
23 5,962
Hi from Long Island NY
Lori22
07-18-2016 02:01 PM
Yesterday 06:11 PM
by Steve
10 214
New Site Hows it look
Infinitelawn
03-16-2015 10:32 AM
Yesterday 03:06 PM
by greenwavemedia
5 10,496
Looking for new host
Just for Cuts
11-26-2015 06:58 AM
Yesterday 02:49 PM
by greenwavemedia
9 1,474
New Business Owner
danesdanglas87
07-20-2016 12:31 PM
07-21-2016 05:04 PM
by Steve
2 108
Question about...
Bradcook21
07-18-2016 05:22 PM
07-19-2016 04:38 PM
by Steve
2 129
Hello from Watertown New...
lawnmanrick81
07-19-2016 03:57 PM
07-19-2016 04:11 PM
by Steve
1 74
Gutter Cleaning Tool
DanielThomas
07-18-2016 08:23 AM
07-18-2016 04:36 PM
by Steve
1 103
Starting on a lawn care...
Coco3465
07-16-2016 11:26 AM
07-17-2016 09:20 AM
by Steve
1 131
Aspiring Company Owner
TJ136
07-12-2016 05:12 AM
07-15-2016 02:52 PM
by SC93
6 232
Hi Everyone
JavelinaLawn
07-10-2016 07:29 PM
07-13-2016 02:01 PM
by Chilehead
5 767
Review of our lawn care...
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
by Lawnline
0 403
Custom Canopies
JohnsLawnCare
07-12-2016 08:38 AM
07-12-2016 04:14 PM
by Steve
1 277
Spot checked by...
Just for Cuts
06-28-2016 02:34 PM
07-11-2016 03:53 PM
by Steve
4 294
John Deere JS40 issues
Mr. Mow
07-06-2016 01:28 PM
07-11-2016 03:52 PM
by Steve
3 222
Start My Own Business?
mowandblow1980
01-12-2016 07:43 PM
07-11-2016 11:18 AM
by DanielThomas
15 1,775
Rubber mulch...
avetslawncare
06-24-2015 09:28 PM
07-11-2016 09:11 AM
by Chilehead
9 3,307
Firefighter gone Lawn...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
03-10-2016 04:50 PM
07-07-2016 05:07 PM
by Steve
11 10,554
I need some business...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
07-06-2016 05:42 AM
07-07-2016 05:00 PM
by Steve
4 264
Business Overload
Chilehead
05-06-2016 09:27 PM
07-07-2016 04:53 PM
by Steve
24 1,273
Chemical Applications
acrajchel
06-24-2016 06:44 PM
07-05-2016 12:38 PM
by Chilehead
6 379
Is it too late?
Cpadgett
05-28-2016 09:10 AM
07-05-2016 11:54 AM
by Steve
14 881
3 Applications or 5...
stansg1fresh
02-18-2013 12:02 PM
07-04-2016 09:19 AM
by LawnPerfection
9 1,710
Best Push Mower You Have...
markty
05-14-2016 03:46 PM
07-02-2016 03:41 AM
by markty
27 1,948
Great Arborist Ladder
SGL1
06-04-2016 09:56 AM
06-28-2016 08:04 PM
by mowandblow1980
11 699
Newbie
Jhoell
06-25-2016 03:28 AM
06-28-2016 02:11 PM
by Chilehead
2 274
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
06-28-2016 11:02 AM
by Brownieboy
1,253 440,348
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:58 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:58 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy