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4 Ways to Get Your Estimates Entered Quickly In QuickBooks

For those who job or project cost, it all starts with the estimate.  When the estimate is simple, then it’s often easy to create in QuickBooks. But for many of you, you either have many of the same types of … Continue reading

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Estimating in QuickBooks

Are your estimates in QuickBooks?  If you do job or project costing, then I believe some form of your estimate belongs in QuickBooks. Even if you just give your customer a fixed price.  All your other numbers are there – … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Get Your Estimates Entered Quickly In QuickBooks

For those who job or project cost, it all starts with the estimate.  When the estimate is simple, then it’s often easy to create in QuickBooks. But for many of you, you either have many of the same types of … Continue reading

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Estimating in Quickbooks

If you do job or project costing, some form of your estimate belongs in QuickBooks – whether complex or if you just give your customer a fixed price. All your other numbers are there – invoicing, job costs, payroll….
The estimate is your budget for the job. Once entered in QuickBooks, you can easily run estimated vs actual and other job cost reports.
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4 Ways to Get Your Estimates Entered Quickly In QuickBooks

For those who job or project cost, it all starts with the estimate. When the estimate is simple, then it’s often easy to create in QuickBooks. But for many of you, you either many of the same types of estimates … Continue reading

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Estimating in QuickBooks

Are your estimates in QuickBooks? If you do job or project costing, then I believe some form of your estimate belongs in QuickBooks. Even if you just give your customer a fixed price. All your other numbers are there – … Continue reading

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Where’s Your Weakest Business Link?

You’ve already built a solid business that you have great pride in. Yet, if you’re like most entrepreneurs, you’re on a constant search for how to make your business better. One way to focus your search is to look for the weakest link in your business. Continue reading

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Estimating in QuickBooks

If you do job or project costing, then it’s important to use the Estimate feature in QuickBooks. But that feature is often underutilized for a few reasons. Could be lack of understanding how to work with the estimate template in QuickBooks. Could be that a spreadsheet or other software is used to actually determine the estimate, so why bother entering it in QuickBooks? Isn’t that an unnecessary step? No.
If your estimating is fairly simple, then usually the regular estimate form in QuickBooks works. You can enter your anticipated costs for the various items, mark it up and arrive at a number you want to charge your customer.
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