How to choose the best Xero Apps for your business, and supercharge your productivity today!
In recent years, tradies in New South Wales have added a new essential gadget to their toolboxes: the mobile phone.
Let’s face it; the world has gone digital. Paperwork is slowly becoming out-dated and businesses are utilising technology more than ever, so much so that it seems that there’s an app available for everything. The good news for tradies is that Xero has an app for the issues they encounter on a daily basis.
LeVeon wants to show you some of the best Xero apps 2020 has to offer for tradies to help take some of the strain off running your business. Each of the tradie apps on our list offers outstanding features to increase communication, efficiency and profitability for you and your team.
What are tradie apps and how can they help your business?
Mobile apps for tradies are specially made to have features that can be used by construction and service professionals like electricians, plumbers or engineers. These apps can be used for daily reports, managing team timesheets, assigning tasks or for easy communication between workers.
So now you know what a tradie app – is let’s take a look at some of the best Xero apps for tradies in New South Wales in 2020.
WorkflowMax provides a cloud-based business solution for tradies and anyone else who bills by time.
The tradie app lets you track time against jobs, manage job milestones and keep track of who’s assigned to each job, while also breaking down jobs into smaller tasks. WorkflowMax even has custom reporting to see which jobs are pulling in the most money.
Top features of WorkflowMax
- Job costing
- Time tracking
Start using WorkflowMax
Check out WorkflowMax’s step-by-step tutorial to have the app integrated with Xero in a matter of minutes.
Deputy and Xero is a match made in heaven. By connecting the two you can effortlessly calculate overtime, penalty rates, leave loading and on-going salary costing, as well as saving hours in payroll processing time.
The app is also perfect for managing employees and connecting businesses through technology by simplifying rostering, jobs, timesheets and communication.
Top features of Deputy
- Easily collect and verify timesheets
- Calculate wages automatically
- Export timesheets to payroll
- See who’s on shift, on their break or running late
Start using Deputy
If you’re unsure if Deputy is the right fit for your business, you can simply sign up for a free trial on their website.
Tradify offers effective job management solutions that are specifically designed for tradies and service professionals.
The app is especially beneficial for managing workflow by monitoring your jobs and the team that has been assigned to work on each task. Tradify also allows you to send invoices and quotes to customers.
Top features of Tradify
- Time Tracking
- Billing management
- Activity tracking
- Project tracking
- Expense Tracking
- Invoice Processing
Start using Tradify
Setting up Tradify only takes a few minutes. Explore how to integrate Tradify with Xero here.
ServiceM8 is a field service management app that will transform how you manage jobs and simplify scheduling, all while making staff and customer communication easier. The software can be used by all employees in the company whether they are in working in the office or out on the job.
We guarantee that Service M8 will be one of the most user-friendly field management systems you’ve ever come across.
Top features of ServiceM8
- Managing schedules, staff and customers
- Accessing client and job information
- Saving job notes, photos and videos
- Syncing invoices to Xero
- Creating checklists and tasks
Start using Service M8
For help integrating your ServiceM8 account with Xero, you can follow their step-by-step guide here.
Chaser is one of the most popular credit-control applications for Xero. The software allows tradies to get invoices paid faster through automated email software that triggers when an invoice has not been paid.
The Chaser app is the perfect solution for tradies who are tired of having to spend hours chasing after late-paying customers.
Top features of Chaser
- Editable templates
- Advanced custom scheduling
- Centralised debtor information
- Escalate overdue invoices
Start using Chaser
Visit Chaser’s website to start automating your invoices and streamlining your credit control process.
simPRO is an end-to-end solution for everything from sales quotes and job cards to billing.
The workflow in simPRO offers a comprehensive and yet logical approach, giving you the ability to turn a lead into a quote, track the quote into a job, invoice the client when the job is complete and then collect the payment.
Top features of simPro
- Billing and invoicing
- Customer database
- Dispatch management
- Inventory control
- Job management
Start using simPRO
To start using simPRO for integrating your accounts and operations, you can request a demo on their website.
The team at LeVeon is excited about how far productivity, finance and bookkeeping technology has come and we want to share it with our tradie clients. By now, we’re all comfortably familiar with using apps on our phone, and no doubt there are many that we feel we couldn’t live without. These apps offer a way to track your time and record things on the go, reducing the amount of time you need to spend sitting in the office catching up on business administration. Get an easy solution to a previously complex problem and give these apps a go. For more advice on how to get your tradie business running like a dream and gain back some leisure time – contact the experienced team at LeVeon today to find out what we can do to help you.