Businesses today can’t survive without a computer – or top-notch software programs to keep their business activities in check. In this month’s product focus, you’ll find basic programs to keep track of your finances, as well as those that can help you schedule appointments, keep track of employees and more. Many companies also offer programs specifically for the lawn care and landscaping industry.

For information on any of these products or companies, fill out the reader service card, circle the appropriate numbers and toss it in the mail. In a few weeks you’ll have all the information you are looking for.

Adkad Technologies

GroundsKeeper Pro provides invoicing, scheduling, routing, business expense tracking and reporting, chemical tracking and reporting, service contracts and more.

www.adkad.com


QXpress Scheduling Software

QXpress adds scheduling, job costing and invoicing capabilities to QuickBooks, so users do not have to learn a whole new system.

www.qxpress.com


Sensible Software

CLIP software gives users the ability to route, schedule, estimate and optionally bill directly through QuickBooks. CLIP2Go is bilingual mobile software.

www.clip.comSoftware


Drafix Software

PRO Landscape design software includes photorealistic imaging, lighting, CAD, estimating and 3-D in one program that is easy to learn and use.

www.prolandscape.com


Include Software

Asset is an integrated business management tool that virtually eliminates the need for other software. Combine with CREWtek to further enhance efficiency.

www.include.com


Proposalware.com

Proposalware provides a cloud-based software sales tool that can be used from the field by modern wireless devices such as tablet PCs and Apple iPads.

www.proposalware.com


Structure Studios

VizTerra transforms standard 2-D designs into a 3-D virtual experience with the click of a button. Free training, free support and software updates.

www.structurestudios.com


Vertigraph

BidScreen XL measures items from any type of file directly in Microsoft Excel. It works with PDF, TIFF, Google Earth, DWG and many other file types.

www.vertigraph.com


Visual Impact Imaging

Earthscapes is a tool that communicates your landscape vision through digital photos. It includes a site plan designer, estimator and plant and hardscape libraries.

www.visualimpactimaging.com


The June issue of Turf will focus on Sprayers, Soil Amendments and Conditioners, and Insect and Pest Control Products.