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Accounting Software Built Exclusively for You, The Non-Accountant

Unlike Wave, FreshBooks is accounting software built for service-based small business owners, and includes features that small business owners love – like time tracking, and team timesheets. Try this Wave alternative for your business today.

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Free customer support

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Switch from Wave Software to FreshBooks Today

Make the switch to FreshBooks, a Wave alternative, today and see why freelancers and entrepreneurs love our modern business accounting software. Join over twenty four million users who rely on FreshBooks to improve their business. Say goodbye to headaches with Wave and hello to the alternative – ridiculously easy accounting.

Invoicing Expenses Time Tracking Projects Payments Reporting Mobile

Powerful Features Included in All Plans:

  • Customize invoices and look professional
  • Send estimates that help you win jobs
  • Create estimates that help you win jobs
  • Time tracking to never miss a billable hour
  • Automatically import expenses to track spending
  • Project budgets that keep your team on track
  • Dashboards that keep your finger on the pulse
  • Powerful reports with insights about your business

Why Other Small Business Owners Made the Switch

Simple and Efficient Software

Running my consulting company would be impossible without FreshBooks. Unlike Wave, it takes care of time tracking, and includes automated payments and P&L’s in the most simple and efficient way!

Nicole Parmar

Setup Takes Minutes

We recently chose FreshBooks over Wave for our invoicing. It took only minutes to setup, and we love how it provides transparency and accuracy to our client invoices. Check them out for your business!

Grant Conyers

Top Rated Product

I tried most of the cloud-based solutions, including Wave. FreshBooks had the best reviews, was easiest to use. Now, I’m even more convinced I made the right decision.

Brent Critchfield

Why Now’s The Time To Try FreshBooks

Award Winning Support

Award Winning Support

Help is free and you’ll always get a real, live human faster than you can say “Wow, that was crazy fast and super helpful.

Safe and Secure

Safe and Secure

FreshBooks protects your personal information with industry standard SSL and encryption so your business is always safe and secure.

30 Day Guarantee

30-Day Guarantee

Try FreshBooks today, risk-free. Cancel your account within 30 days and you’ll receive an automatic refund, down to the last penny.

Still Need a Hand Deciding?

Have more questions about whether FreshBooks is the right alternative to Xero for your business? The FreshBooks Support Team is here to answer any questions that you might have. Give them a shout at 1.866.303.6061 or support@freshbooks.com

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does FreshBooks automate my accounting tasks?

FreshBooks automates lots of your accounting so you can spend more time focusing on your work and your clients. You can have invoices automatically generate and send, expenses automatically tracked and even have your payments automatically recorded, all without you lifting a finger.

Can I use FreshBooks while away from my office?

You sure can. FreshBooks’ iOS and Android apps let you painlessly invoice your clients and track expenses wherever and whenever you need to.

Can I accept credit card payments through FreshBooks?

Absolutely. With FreshBooks Payments you can start accepting credit card payments online right away, with zero set up required.

Is my data safe in the cloud?

The safety of your private data is our top priority, that’s why it’s protected by 256-bit SSL encryption — the gold standard in Internet security. FreshBooks is cloud based and uses industry – leading secure servers.

Does Freshbooks allow for teams to collaborate?

Yup. With FreshBooks both you and your team can collaborate on and track time towards the same projects and clients. Your team members can also help you with your accounting by creating invoices and tracking their expenses.

Is FreshBooks compatible with a Mac?

Great news: FreshBooks is available on any device — desktop, mobile or tablet and plays nicely with both Mac and PC.

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