Does a piece of software like this exist for OS X?

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  1. jonnysods macrumors 601

    jonnysods

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    Hey all, I've been lookin online for a few weeks now but haven't had much success - so I'm asking the MR small business owners out there what they use to run their business.

    I don't know if there is a software piece out there, but I want to do the following:

    - keep a record of customers
    - track income/expenses
    - create invoices
    - track billable hours
    - track mileage

    Right now I'm using a combo of Pages/Numbers to do all this, but with a growing customer base I'd like a more all in one solution that doesn't cost the earth.

    I'm starting to get files all over the place, and tryingto remember which invoice number I used last so I can type it into a new invoice is getting annoying!

    Any suggestions out there guys? Open source, paid apps, I'd love to hear from you!
     
  2. Brendon Bauer macrumors 6502

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  3. theLimit macrumors 6502a

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    Sounds like you're looking for QuickBooks.

    Note that this is not an endorsement, as I have never used QuickBooks. It's just the first thing that popped into my head and a quick glance at the website looked like it might warrant further research for you.
     
  4. gjw4u macrumors 6502

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    Or you could create your own DB-Application using FileMaker Pro.
     
  5. jonnysods thread starter macrumors 601

    jonnysods

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    Is that difficult to do?

    I saw one program called Billings 3. Only it doesn't track expenses. But I guess I could do that on a spreadsheet still.

    Quickbooks is just so darned expensive! I like the all in one application though...
     
  6. darkcurse macrumors 6502a

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    Maybe take a look at MYOB? Not sure if it suits your needs or not but hey, no harm checking right :)
     
  7. jonnysods thread starter macrumors 601

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    I checked out MYOB but it doesn't have time tracking in it.

    I think I might get Billings 3 and track my expenses on a separate spreadsheet...
     

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