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Hello!
I'd like your opinions on the best free program for quotes and invoicing!

I would also like it to quite flexible with the template design. Custom designs would be even better! I've heard there are some good online programs too.

What do you recommend?

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Hello!
I'd like your opinions on the best free program for quotes and invoicing!

I would also like it to quite flexible with the template design. Custom designs would be even better! I've heard there are some good online programs too.

What do you recommend?
I recently moved over to http://www.waveaccounting.com/
It doesn't do quotes how ever but can do minimal customisation for invoices based on 4 layouts

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Try Invoicera (http://www.invoicera.com/.

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have you considered openoffice calc ?
Ive seen loads of invoices made through spreadsheet software

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I was using Wave Accounting last year, but I didn't like that "income" was counted as what had been invoiced, not what had been received. As far as I'm concerned, it's not income until the money is in the bank!

I also looked at Freshbooks a while ago, but at the time it was $29.95p/month ($19.95 if you were in the US) and I wasn't prepared to pay 50% extra for the same service just because I was in a different country. Perhaps they've since changed this.

I'm also not a fan of ongoing monthly fees.

This financial year I've started using Cashbook Complete which has a free version, a Lite version for a one-off payment of $60, or a full version for a one-off payment $120. I tried the free version for a short period and thought it was worth upgrading to the full version.

The templates are moderately customisable, but I like that I can also do bank reconciliations, BAS & GST (which it pre-fills for you) and offers quite a few customisable reports. For the price, I think it's a great option.

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This financial year I've started using #@! which has a free version
Seriously, I took you more for the Xero type...

Me too....this financial year I've started using a new copywriter which has a free version... LOL

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Thanks everyone! I'm going to look into all these programs

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We've just launched Salestastic which may well suit you pretty well. There's a free for life sign up option too. Try it out: www.salestastic.com

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We've just launched Salestastic which may well suit you pretty well. There's a free for life sign up option too. Try it out: www.salestastic.com
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Freshbooks is a great online invoicing solution.

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