FreshBooks: The Brachiosaurus of Accounting Solutions


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Is FreshBooks the right accounting solution for you? This series, sponsored by, is dedicated to reviewing five different small business accounting solutions so that you can determine which one is right for you and your business. And to spice things up a little, we’ve put a prehistoric twist on it!

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FreshBooks: The Brachiosaurus of Accounting Solutions

  1. 1. TM“The Brachiosaurus ofAccounting Solutions”
  2. 2. TM Toll Free: 1 (888) 369-4269FreshBooks at a glance:• the “big guy” in online billing and invoicing• currently migrating into a more completecloud-based accounting solution• known for great customer service and broad-spectrum industry application• 4.5 million users
  3. 3. TM Toll Free: 1 (888) 369-4269FreshBooks strengths:• easy to use• simple project and document management• numerous integrated services• cloud-based• very affordable• straightforward external collaboration
  4. 4. TM Toll Free: 1 (888) 369-4269FreshBooks weaknesses:• not designed for every kind of business• not an in-depth/all-in-one accounting solution• pricey if multiple employees need access• a weak/incomplete PayPal integration
  5. 5. TM Toll Free: 1 (888) 369-4269FreshBooks is ideal for:• those in the service industry (lawyers,therapists, plumbers, real estate agents, etc.)• anyone swamped with managing receivables• companies who contract or outsource workto freelancers or part-time workers• freelancers
  6. 6. TM Toll Free: 1 (888) 369-4269Like FreshBooks, a Brachiosaurus:• didn’t have any direct predators (it was thelargest species to ever roam the earth!)• was always on the move with its head high in“the cloud”• often migrated to new places to sustain itsenormous appetite and growth
  7. 7. TM Toll Free: 1 (888) 369-4269More information availableFor a complete FreskBooks product review, includingmore information on why FreshBooks is theBrachiosaurus of accounting solutions, please visit theShoeboxed Blog:
  8. 8. TM Toll Free: 1 (888) 369-4269About ShoeboxedSince 2007 Shoeboxed has been the industry leader in online receipt scanning andorganization, serving over 500,000 small business owners worldwide. The pioneers ofcloud-based receipt scanning, Shoeboxed saves users time, money and hassle by turningreceipts into a categorized, IRS-accepted archive of secure online data.Shoeboxed offers a fully functional free plan, as well as premium plans that include aprepaid mail-in service for physical receipts. Shoeboxed also accepts receipts via theirfree smartphone apps, with their free desktop uploader, or at is based in Durham, North Carolina, and has growing offices in both SanFrancisco, California, and Sydney, Australia.