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Accounting Software Built Exclusively for You, The Non-Accountant

Unlike Wave, FreshBooks is built for service-based small business owners, and includes features that small business owners love – like time tracking, and team timesheets.

97% of small business owners recommend FreshBooks
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FreshBooks vs. Wave

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Invoice, expenses, and reports

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Web and mobile access

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Free customer support

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Time-tracking features

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Project tracking features

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Team timesheets

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Industry-leading customer happiness score

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Award-Winning Product

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All Plans Include:

  • Customize and send unlimited invoices
  • Easily accept online credit card payments
  • Work on any device - computer, tablet or mobile
  • Invoice status tracking and updates
  • Easily add and categorize expenses
  • Automatic late payment reminders and fees
  • Track your time by project and clients
  • Data that’s 100% secured and automatically backed up
  • Clear and simple reports and dashboards

Did You Know…

By switching to FreshBooks the average person saves 192 hours every year?

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Simple and Efficient

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 Small Business Owners Choose FreshBooks

Loved by Millions

There’s a reason Forbes called FreshBooks “incredibly user-friendly.” Plus, 97.3% of customers would recommend FreshBooks.

Award-Winning Support

FreshBooks award-winning support is always free and friendly. They’re here to answer any questions you might have, from estimates to expenses and everything in between.

Popular Integrations

FreshBooks integrates with your favorite apps to help your business run more efficiently. Choose from Google’s G Suite, Gusto, Shopify, Stripe and more.

Your Data is Safe

Rest easy knowing that your important business info is secure. All information travelling between your browser and FreshBooks is protected with 256-bit SSL encryption.

Still Need a Hand Deciding?

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

How does the 30 day free trial work?

Try it, it’s on us. You can have unlimited access to FreshBooks for 30 days, with no contracts and no credit card required. You even get free phone and email support in case you have questions about setting up your account.

What happens after my free trial?

With the free trial, you can use FreshBooks at no charge for 30 days (no credit card required). After your trial is up, you can choose from one of several paid plans. If you’re not ready to subscribe, no problem. Your invoices, expenses, and other data will be securely stored in case you decide to upgrade later on.

Do I need to install any software?

FreshBooks is 100% web based, meaning you can access it anywhere and there’s no software to install on your computer. You can even use FreshBooks on your mobile device.

Is my data safe?

FreshBooks protects your personal information. For security of transactions we use the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, which encrypts any information such as credit card number and billing information that you send us electronically. The encryption process protects your information by scrambling it before it is sent to us from your computer. In addition, your data is backed up automatically and is accessible from any device, so you can always stay connected and up-to-date.

How long will FreshBooks be around?

We are not going anywhere. Since 2003, over 10 million people have used FreshBooks to send, receive and pay invoices. Today FreshBooks has paying customers in over 120 countries and is the #1 cloud accounting solution designed for small business owners. We help everyone from the most fragile of businesses (many of them one person, first time owners) to the most vibrant service-based small businesses.

What if I need help getting started?

If you need help setting up your account, or have any questions about using FreshBooks, an award-winning Support Rockstar is ready to spring into action. FreshBooks support is also free forever — so don’t be shy, give ’em a ring at 1.866.303.6061 between 8am and 8pm EST.

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