MiniBooks for FreshBooksVendor: Groovy Squared Cost: iOS - $14.99
Many businesses use FreshBooks as their primary accounting and invoicing software, but getting it on the go is a bit of a challenge. With MiniBooks, you can connect to your FreshBooks data from your iPhone and send invoices, run timers, and record payments. The tool fully integrates with your FreshBooks account, so you can always access your data from wherever you are.
From the tool, you can (among other things):
- Manage clients
- Manage estimates and invoices
- Convert estimates to invoices
- Manage payments
- Track expenses
- Track time - you can also create timers, and they stay running even when you quit the app, unless you stop them
Here's a look at a client's record.The next screenshot (see Figure I) shows timers in action Figure I
Create, start and stop timers from the appWith MiniBooks for FreshBooks, you can also create invoices (see Figure J). Figure J
Manage invoices while you're on the road.
These are just three apps that can keep the road warrior from going insane, but there are many more. Have you discovered a particular app for the traveling consultant that you find useful? Share you experience in the discussion thread below.
Since 1994, Scott Lowe has been providing technology solutions to a variety of organizations. After spending 10 years in multiple CIO roles, Scott is now an independent consultant, blogger, author, owner of The 1610 Group, and a Senior IT Executive with CampusWorks, Inc. Scott is available for consulting, writing, and speaking engagements and can be reached at email@example.com.