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Score 6.8 out of 100

QuickBooks Online

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Score 8.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

GoDaddy Bookkeeping

Perfect for US market but not transferable to UK market, needs some upgrades for this. Even when set up with a UK address it won't allow changes in tax year end, presuming that tax year starts Jan - Dec. Also shows dollars instead of pounds even though figures were correct with solution.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Online

Quickbooks Online is super well suited for small business owners who are on the go and need access to their bookkeeping across multiple devices. You can leave the desktop and carry your books in your pocket for billing, invoicing, expensing, payroll any time, anywhere. I know there are time tracking plugins as well as other integrations that allow for your staff to submit reports directly to the software which is a brilliant addition.
Joel McAfee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

GoDaddy Bookkeeping
3.0
QuickBooks Online
7.8
Pay calculation
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
3.0
QuickBooks Online
8.0
Benefit plan administration
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
7.4
Direct deposit files
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
7.9
Salary revision and increment management
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
7.5
Reimbursement management
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
8.2

Security

GoDaddy Bookkeeping
5.5
QuickBooks Online
8.5
Single sign-on capability
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
6.0
QuickBooks Online
8.7
Role-based user permissions
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
5.0
QuickBooks Online
8.4

Reporting & Analytics

GoDaddy Bookkeeping
6.3
QuickBooks Online
8.2
Dashboards
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
6.0
QuickBooks Online
8.2
Standard reports
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
7.0
QuickBooks Online
8.4
Custom reports
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
6.0
QuickBooks Online
8.0

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

GoDaddy Bookkeeping
5.7
QuickBooks Online
7.9
Accounts payable
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
6.0
QuickBooks Online
8.2
Accounts receivable
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
6.0
QuickBooks Online
8.4
Cash management
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
7.0
QuickBooks Online
7.9
Bank reconciliation
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
3.0
QuickBooks Online
8.3
Expense management
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
8.0
QuickBooks Online
8.0
Time tracking
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
5.0
QuickBooks Online
6.2
Fixed asset management
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
5.0
QuickBooks Online
6.9
Regulations compliance
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
5.0
QuickBooks Online
7.1
Electronic tax filing
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
8.0
QuickBooks Online
8.8
Self-service portal
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
5.0
QuickBooks Online
8.7
Global Financial Support
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
5.0
QuickBooks Online
8.9
Multi-currency support
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
5.7
Multi-division support
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
8.0
Primary and Secondary Ledgers
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
7.8
Intercompany Accounting
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
8.4
Localizations
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
8.1
Journals and Reconciliations
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
8.3
Enterprise Accounting
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
8.4
Configurable Accounting
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
8.1
Centralized Rules Framework
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
8.1
Standardized Processes
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
8.0

Inventory Management

GoDaddy Bookkeeping
5.0
QuickBooks Online
7.0
Automatic reordering
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
5.0
QuickBooks Online
8.3
Inventory tracking
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
7.1
Location management
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
7.5
Manufacturing module
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
5.1

Order Management

GoDaddy Bookkeeping
5.0
QuickBooks Online
8.4
Order entry
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
3.0
QuickBooks Online
8.2
Credit card processing
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
7.0
QuickBooks Online
8.1
Cost of goods sold
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
5.0
QuickBooks Online
8.0
Pricing
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
7.8
Order Orchestration
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
8.9
End-to-end order visibility
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
8.7
Order exception Resolution
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
8.8

Customization

GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
7.7
API for custom integration
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
8.2
Plug-ins
GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
7.2

Pros

GoDaddy Bookkeeping

  • Invoicing and linking payments to them.
  • Creating estimates for my clients.
  • Making tax time easier with easy P and L statements and categorization of expenses.
Jake Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Online

  • The user interface is clean and things are easy to find. This saves us time from having to look for things we need. If we can't find something, the Help and Search features are easy to use.
  • There is a bar graph at the top of my Customers page that shows a breakdown of overdue invoices, open invoices, and those that have been paid in the last 30 days. This is nice because I can see all this information quickly when I need it.
  • We can customize invoices as much as we need to and it is very user-friendly. We can email individual invoices or in bulk to save time. We can send invoice reminders and statements in a flash as well. All of these things help us get paid on time.
Jennifer Walschap | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

GoDaddy Bookkeeping

  • More complex tax prep features
  • Better filters for tax purposes
  • More tools for tax returns
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Online

  • Collaboration. I would like multiple members of our team to be able to collaborate better. I have difficulty sometimes tracking what was done by whom at a user level.
  • Making user permissions easier to manage. Setting security options between users. The features may be there but it is not as intuitive to set certain access permissions and differentiate between users as I would like.
  • Integration into Outlook calendars would be a nice add-on for payment reminders. These are setup and scheduled for payment automatically through the app, but a reminder on my personal calendar would be a nice add on. It may even be available but I am not aware of it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

GoDaddy Bookkeeping

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online 8.1
Based on 20 answers
It like the product 'right out of the box' and I trust Intuit will continually improve it over the years based on my experience with their desktop products. The large providers of Apps makes customizing the entire package relatively easy and seamless for a wide variety of business types.
John H. Adair CPA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

GoDaddy Bookkeeping

GoDaddy Bookkeeping 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Loses marks on the tax year only being Jan - Dec and inability to change that to a UK format and choose your year end date.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online 8.4
Based on 12 answers
It's Easy enough to learn the basic for a new user; though if you are required to go more in depth in recording assets or liability accounts it could get somewhat confusing for the every day user who doesn't know double-entry accounting. It's great for a business that just wants profit and loss information available at their fingertips.
Lindsay Foucht | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

GoDaddy Bookkeeping

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online 5.6
Based on 3 answers
While there is an app, which makes it accessible, all the features are not available.
Tya Bolton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

GoDaddy Bookkeeping

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online 7.9
Based on 2 answers
There are tab issues. When I tab the field doesn't highlight and I have to backspace or delete what is in the field. Happens on the memo field and sometimes other fields. Very time consuming.
Colleen Walker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

GoDaddy Bookkeeping

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online 4.1
Based on 5 answers
Not that overally impressed with the support when having issues with the app or desktop version. I lost my patience and at times just gave up and tried another process outside of QuickBooks. This is definitely something QuickBooks needs to work on improving as this could lose them customers in the long run. The benefits at the moment outweigh any of the frustrations I face.
Ayo Bamgbose, Assoc CIPD, MSc | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

GoDaddy Bookkeeping

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online 5.2
Based on 3 answers
I'm frustrated. Wound up with two companies, have to keep switching back and forth. This is unsatisfactory!
Robin M. Robboy, CPA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

GoDaddy Bookkeeping

I already use GoDaddy for a lot of my website clients so tried the bookkeeping out and really liked it! I tried a few others but nothing worth the price difference. I have tried a few other time trackers as I wish I could live track my time vs entering a little a time.
Jake Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online was much easier to use across a non-profit where we needed people in multiple locations working on different servers to access the financial data at once, it also allowed us to connect our bank accounts to the software which was a huge benefit of the program, these were main differentiators between the online product and the desktop version that we trialed. We have also used Wave in the past for accounting and still use it for it's invoicing features because of the nice invoices it creates for our organization at no cost. Microsoft Excel is what we used before Online version so QuickBooks is much more advanced than that.
Dylan DeClerck | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

GoDaddy Bookkeeping

  • Low monthly cost compared to other accounting software
  • Easy to use and learn with
  • Gives me the basic numbers I need for book keeping and taxes for a small business
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Online

  • QuickBooks Online ("QBO") has allowed us to increase our efficiency by at least 20% on clients where we handle their actual activity entry. The use of bank feeds has been the largest contributor to this because we can memorize transactions and what categorization needs to happen to them - virtually eliminating the need to key in information for those clients.
  • We are able to service more clients who are coming to us that want to use or already use a cloud based solution. Probably 2 of every 5 new clients already are using a cloud solution or want to use a cloud solution.
  • We are able to have access to the clients books immediately via the easy granting of a free "Accountant's Login." Clients love that they don't have to pay for this easy to use feature and that we can immediately start collaborating on new work without having to jump through hoops to gain access.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

GoDaddy Bookkeeping

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

QuickBooks Online

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

GoDaddy Bookkeeping
7.0
QuickBooks Online
8.2

Likelihood to Renew

GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
8.1

Usability

GoDaddy Bookkeeping
7.0
QuickBooks Online
8.4

Reliability and Availability

GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
5.6

Performance

GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
7.9

Support Rating

GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
4.1

Implementation Rating

GoDaddy Bookkeeping
QuickBooks Online
5.2

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