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  1. nearlyclean

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    After talking on another forum,I downloaded the free trail of George,its a round organizer and tracks your work,payments and debt.up till now I been using a spreadsheet in excel and up dating to an online diary in google.I m very impressed with George so far,in the process of inputing the data into it,very well laid out and simple use,plenty of options and spaces to write notes,well worth the £50 when the trail ends.
     
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  2. Gav

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    I use window cleaner pro well worth the money.
     
  3. I've been using george for 2 years its amazing i've tried others but george is the best bar none really easy to use as well, i use it along with a pda so there is no paper work to muck about with as well, well worth the money
     
  4. nearlyclean

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    It would be good if I could link my android phone to it but a pda would be fine
     
  5. Windowwhiz

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    I've been using excel for ages and always wondered if their is a good program to use.
    Could you please add a link to the George page and the link to the website of the program your using Cyberpedz. :shy::):)
     
  6. Gav

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    Their are links to them both in the services and usefully links area :)
     

  7. it doesnt work with android or blackberry but the new online version can be used with an iphone however you have to ask yourself if you are going to grow your business to the point that you are paying someone to do the work for you as you wouldn't want them using your personal mobile.

    I bought 2 second hand pda's from ebay for roughly a tenner each just make sure you buy ones which are back lit as you will need it for the dark ***hts when out collecting payments.

    Colin
     
  8. nearlyclean

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    Yeah I think the pda would be better but at the moment I print off a day sheet and write on as I do the work and cheques I update as I receive them,its reduced my paper work,with excel I was finding it tricky keeping track of payments and moving the work forward to when it was due and was become a headache,but with George it does all this for me once you have input your round information it's just a case of updating
     
  9. kars

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    Our round works between 6 to 8 weeks would george still be able to accommodate this?. sometimes longer in the winter?
     
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    I have used George for years, and a PDA.
    Saves loads of time, and like how it displays when I was there last an next time it is due.
    In answer to your question Kars, I operate on a 4 weekly basis with a few 8 weekly and it works it all out for you. There is also a diary screen that makes it easy to schedule the week.

    One problem I had was that my computer runs windows 7, which is not compatible with PDA for HotSync - but got around this by fitting a Bluetooth dongle so I can sync with Bluetooth. Had to download Palm desktop 6.2 but now it works a treat, and I can even sync if I am in the other room and my wife is on the computer - clever stuff.

    Dave
     
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