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Old 02-11-2010, 12:54 AM
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Who's using an online bill pay?
Which one, how do you like it, and how much was it?
I have had a few customer ask me about this and I think it's time to check it out.
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Who's using an online bill pay?
Which one, how do you like it, and how much was it?
I have had a few customer ask me about this and I think it's time to check it out.
What was important to me is that when a customer made a payment online it updated my records without me having to manually type or record anything, I use Simply Accounting, it emails an invoice and the client can either make a payment online following the basic instructions or have a cheque ready for the staff for when they arrive.
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picframer **** I run quickbooks right now I will look into simplyaccounting Thanks

what's everyone else using?? keep it coming please

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picframer **** I run quickbooks right now I will look into simplyaccounting Thanks

what's everyone else using?? keep it coming please

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Quickbooks is excellent and I have used it in other companies, I forget why but there was a reason I went with simply accounting, forget now. In any event you can accept credit card payments using Quick Books also, it like simply accounting is an add on

http://quickbooks.intuit.com/product...essing_kit.jsp
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My customers typically pay using their banks bill pay system. I still get a paper check in the mail, but for them it's all online. It's nice too because they add you as a payee and can set it as recurring. For my all inclusive customers I know what day of the month their check will be in my hand and it's never late :-0)

For a few others I do offer to tkae payment via paypal. Most people have a paypal account (come on, who hasn't used ebay at one point or another). I charge the fee back to them ($2 or so). I email them a reqeust for money, they just click a few boxes to authorize the transfer.
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My customers typically pay using their banks bill pay system. I still get a paper check in the mail, but for them it's all online. It's nice too because they add you as a payee and can set it as recurring. For my all inclusive customers I know what day of the month their check will be in my hand and it's never late :-0)

For a few others I do offer to tkae payment via paypal. Most people have a paypal account (come on, who hasn't used ebay at one point or another). I charge the fee back to them ($2 or so). I email them a reqeust for money, they just click a few boxes to authorize the transfer.
I have a lot of customers using online bill pay via their banks and I am issued paper checks.

I want to have the money directly into my account.
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I want to have the money directly into my account.
You can always transfer money from paypal to your bank..
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You can always transfer money from paypal to your bank..
yeah most of the older people aren't interested in paypal. I was also hoping for a service that was cheaper than 3%

I will most likely stick with what works; PAPER!
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I have a online billing system, with a client Login they can view there invoice and pay me right on the site. Each client is notified v email when there invoice is ready. It will also send them there user name and password and tell me who has payed and who has not payed. how much money is due total.
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I have a online billing system, with a client Login they can view there invoice and pay me right on the site. Each client is notified v email when there invoice is ready. It will also send them there user name and password and tell me who has payed and who has not payed. how much money is due total.
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