MYOB is no doubt one of the world’s largest, most popular online and offline accounting systems in the business and accounting world, providing productivity, financial control and easier compliance for small businesses. 86% of small businesses are saying that MYOB software saves time and it is the preferred accounting software for Australian businesses. MYOB has recently released an updated version of its cloud based software, the interface is clean, and there are numerous new features about this software including establishing a chart of accounts, opening balances and add ons!
MYOB add ons solutions are third-party applications. The first bunch and top reviewed add ons include ‘Shoeboxed’, ‘ServiceM8’ and ‘Smartjobs’ that integrate with the AccountRight suite, which we will discuss further in the article. They help users with industry or business-specific tasks with the goal of making business life easier. These add on solutions go through an extensive internal review process to ensure they provide a great client experience and make MYOB bookkeeping Gold Coast a breeze.
The difference between using MYOB with and without add ons
- Easier to manage works loads
- More time to dedicate to other daily work tasks
- Can execute tasks more thoroughly and have better insights of data
- Modify invoices
- More costly
- Reporting can be limited
- Bank feeds can be slow to load
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Shoeboxed starts by scanning and organising your receipts, invoices, and all documents securely and accurately online. Shoeboxed is like an extra set of hands for data entry, reconciling, filing, organising and more. All you do is send in receipts and documents by post with MYOB, reply to paid Magic envelopes, mobile apps and email and just scan and upload to eliminate the headache of processing the dreaded ‘shoebox of receipts.
With convenient integrations with the major accounting platforms, it is easy to import existing charts of accounts, create custom rules for easy bulk categorisation and export transactions for easy reconciliation and source document affiliation. Shoeboxed provides you with an ATO registered and complaint archive that is completely searchable and secure.
Like every other add on or accounting software, you can get a free 30-day trial. Shoeboxed offers a 30 day free trial with a 50 document free trial. Their plans start from $16.95 a month depending on if you subscribe monthly or annually.
ServiceM8 is a job management tool in the cloud for your computer, iPhone or iPad. Stay in control from quoting through to job completion and invoicing. Work smarter real time information on jobs and staff locations.
ServiceM8 is used by everyone in the business world from field and office staff to management. It is simple and effective. And best of all it integrates seamlessly with MYOB.
There are no lock in contracts simply pay per job with the first 20 jobs every month free. Getting started is easy, with no software or hardware to purchase. You’ll book your first job in minutes, with immediate benefits.
ServiceM8 provides a 30 day free trial, the first 20 jobs per month are free. Once you reach 100 jobs or more prices commence from 0.50c onwards. Reaching from 300 plus jobs from 0.35c per job. There are no hidden fees and you can cancel at any time.
Take control of your entire invoicing process by going paperless with Smartjobs. Log time and materials on the job then convert to an invoice with a single click. You can prepare quotes, submit for approval, then convert to an invoice whichever way you choose to work. Smartjobs guarantees a more efficient and productive invoicing process.
You can get on top of job scheduling and clearly see what’s on each day, with our drag and drop appointment scheduler. Dispatch jobs to the right people by knowing where your workers are using GPS tracking. Keep your workers notified of job changes instantly with job notifications. No more scrambling to see who is available to execute the next job.
Some of their features include;
- job management
- quoting and estimating
- GPS tracking
- Modifying invoices
- Supplier price books
SmartJobs plans start from $20.00 per month, with no signup fees. You can also try it out for free and signup for a 30-day free trial!
How do add ons work with MYOB and what support do they offer?
Add ons work by extracting the data from your pages and emails, to then human verify the key fields required for your accounting and taxes. The two systems integrate effortlessly so you can produce flawless invoices.
In regards to support, every add on has a mode of support if you aren’t certain or have difficulty installing the application. The same as any other technical support for;
- online accounting or software
- add on software
You can access the website and enquire on whatever it is you’re concerned about, all you need to do is type the question or keyword in on the support search bar.
MYOB AccountRight has no limitations or restrictions, they offer flexible pricing models, so you only pay for what you need. You have a depth of available reports and solutions to address areas in your business and you can increase business value for customers.
While there are numerous pros to MYOB add ons, there are cons as well. Depending on the browser that you are using e.g. Chrome or Firefox, pages may take time to load. Bank feeds might not come through as fast and it may be more costly. But the advantages outweigh the disadvantages, and it gives you more time to get all the work you need to be done.
If you’re looking for more information on MYOB Add Ons please contact us at Darcy Bookkeeping and Business Services on 1300 728 875.