Product update

ZipBooks Update: Cash Reports & Easy Transfers

Hey ZipBookers, We want to let you know about some great new changes that we’ve made for you. Here we go! Cash vs. Accrual Basis Reporting When you complete a job for someone, and then send them an invoice, you’ve technically earned revenue for your business. But the question is: when do you count it…

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Late payment reminders

Late payment reminders

We use alarms to get up in the morning, to take out the dog, to remember a birthday, to take the casserole out of the oven—the reasons are endless. We have planners and calendars and watches, all to keep us on track. We all get busy. We all forget. Here at ZipBooks we understand that…

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Slack integration update

Slack integration update

You already knew that ZipBooks automates many of the more tedious aspects of handling your finances, but did you know that we’ve updated our Slack integration so that you can generate a quick income summary? Now you can grow your business without ever leaving Slack. Let’s get you started. First, click the Add to Slack…

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New variables for your email templates

New variables for your email templates

When we started getting requests to make our email templates smarter, we jumped at the chance. That’s why we’re adding over 40 more shortcuts to make your business emails more personalized. We hope that these additional email template variables help your business life run smoother than ever. Below is a list of variables you can…

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Your Business Health & Invoice Quality

Our goal has always been to help ZipBooks users make even smarter business decisions. Whether it’s effortlessly preparing your financial statements, delighting your customers, or getting you paid faster, we spend all day working hard to create truly intelligent software that anticipates your business needs. Here are two of the unique features in ZipBooks that…

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Which online accounting software is (still) the fastest?

Which online accounting software is (still) the fastest?

Let’s go back in time to a year ago. We had just upgraded our app to PHP 7 and we were feeling pretty confident that we had the fastest-loading online accounting software app out there. Turns out we were right, but one calendar year can be a whole lot more in software development years, so…

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ZipBooks 2.0 Reports

ZipBooks 2.0 Reports

Hey ZipBookers! We know you’re excited about ZipBooks 2.0, so we’re sending over a preview of the new reports section. Spolier alert: We’re adding Balance Sheet and Accounts Receivable reports. Balance Sheet preview We’re automating balance sheet reporting by category. In “accountant speak,” we’re creating your balance sheet by aggregating your journal entries based on…

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Product update: December

Product update: December

Hey ZipBookers! We’ve been busy building an accounting app that will keep pace with the needs of your growing business. As part of that evolution, we’re giving you a preview of what’s in the pipeline. Spolier alert: it’s accounting software that makes you even smarter. Doubling down on design We’ve designed an interface more intuitive…

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Native Android app preview

Native Android app preview

Android app update We’re getting closer to releasing the first version of our native Android app. Here’s a preview of what that will look like. Excited? I know we are! Interested in beta testing? If you like what you see and want to get early access to the Android app, log into the app, and…

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Google Apps for Work has a new “New & Noteable” app

Google Apps for Work has a new “New & Noteable” app

Spoiler alert: It’s ZipBooks. Here at ZipBooks we are all about providing our users with the best experience possible. One of the first integrations we completed was Google Apps for Work. Google Apps for Work has quickly become the go-to office productivity app for small businesses. We knew that we had to have a presence…

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ZipBooks invoices now integrate with PayPal

ZipBooks invoices now integrate with PayPal

At ZipBooks, we want to help you get paid faster. Our Stripe and WePay integrations have helped a lot of our users do just that, but we are always looking to make your lives even easier. We’ve been listening to you and heard that some of your clients use PayPal and don’t want to change…

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Product update: ZipBooks iPhone app is now live

Product update: ZipBooks iPhone app is now live

After many months of development and beta testing, we’re pleased to announce the availability of our iPhone app in the App Store. The features that you have come to love are now available to you when you are away from the office. We even built new features unique to the app, like saving receipts. We’ve…

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Duplicate an invoice or estimate

Duplicate an invoice or estimate

You asked, so we delivered. You can now duplicate your invoices and estimates in seconds. Simply go to the invoice or estimate of your choice, click on the extra option bar to the right, and click Duplicate. You will notice that the duplicated invoice or estimate will appear at the top of the list as a draft. You…

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Which online accounting software is the fastest?

Which online accounting software is the fastest?

Check out the updated numbers for 2017. ZipBooks is still the quickest around. Being named “ZipBooks” means owning the fact that we’re expected to be faster than any of our competitors. With our recent upgrade to PHP 7, we can now say without reservation that we are the fastest Cloud accounting solution around. We didn’t…

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Product update: New ZipBooks interface

Product update: New ZipBooks interface

We’ve been busy building new features for you and we are especially proud of our newly released app interface. Here’s the rundown: More zip, more books Each new feature made it more clear that our existing layout wasn’t quite working anymore. We made it easier to create new items and reworked the navigation to better…

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Integrate ZipBooks with Slack

Integrate ZipBooks with Slack

We are happy to announce that we have integrated ZipBooks into Slack. Let’s get you started. First, click the “Add to Slack” button below. You’ll need to log in or sign up for a new ZipBooks account. You’ll then be prompted by Slack to grant your ZipBooks account access to enough information to allow us to…

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Product update: Bank integration, accounting reports & Google Drive 2.0

Product update: Bank integration, accounting reports & Google Drive 2.0

Hey ZipBookers!   We’ve been busy building new features for you. Here’s the latest.   Bank integration for US and Canada We added a new feature that makes expense tracking easier than ever. Now you can connect your bank to ZipBooks and keep track of all your expenses in one place. Our integration works with…

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Product update: November newsletter

Product update: November newsletter

Hey ZipBookers! We’ve been busy building new features for you. Here is an update of what we did last month.   Credit card autobilling Since building recurring invoicing, we’ve been getting lots of requests to add credit card autobilling. Inside recurring profiles, you will see a new field called “Auto-Bill” that toggles off and on.…

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Product update: From approved estimate to project budget

Product update: From approved estimate to project budget

Hey ZipBookers! We have been getting requests from lots of users to further automate the workflow from client proposal to final client payment. While we still have a long way to go, we are excited to announce that you can now submit an estimate for approval. If your client approves an estimate, you can opt…

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Product update: Time tracker

Product update: Time tracker

We have been adding new features and we would love to get your feedback! With our new time tracking feature, you’ll be able to track time as you go, enter it manually, and link it to related clients and projects. This means that when you send an invoice, you can gather in all related information…

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