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Likelihood to Recommend

Hiveage

For a very small business or a freelancer this is an excellent billing/invoicing system. Easy to get set up and configured quickly so you can get paid online quickly. It works very well for what it is intended. But for a growing small business it doesn't have the more complex accounting/bookkeeping features you might need. There is some limitation to customization as well.
Jen Garfinkel-Canseco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Invoice

Zoho Invoice is well suited for any business, regardless of size, that needs to have a way to create invoices with hourly or flat rates. It's easy to create and archive projects. It also integrates into their other tools, including Zoho Projects. Zoho is great for businesses who want to accept online payments.You can use PayPal, Stripe, and a few others. Clients can also pay via ACH. It lets you know when a payment is processing AND when it clears. I believe that it would not be well suited in instances where a company creates lots of credit notes (because from the invoice screen the credit will appear to grow, but when you check active credit notes, it is the right amount) or estimates (I can't figure out how to use this feature)
Robin Bull | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Hiveage

  • Setting up to receive online payments from a number of payment processors was quick and easy, and the range of processors was excellent.
  • Invoicing and recurring invoicing were easy and straightforward to use, and clients liked it as well.
  • The entire system is user-friendly and very easy to use for anyone. It has all the basics you need for billing/invoicing for a small business and is especially ideal for freelancers.
Jen Garfinkel-Canseco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Invoice

  • Time tracking. Zoho invoice makes it super easy to track time and hours against specific clients and specific tasks.
  • Unbilled / billed time reporting. Zoho Invoice gives a dashboard view of hours yet to be billed, which helps keep on top of invoicing so nothing is missed.
  • Reporting. Zoho Invoice offers a robust reporting module for the price point. Canned reports can be customized easily.
  • Invoice sending and tracking. Zoho Invoice makes it easy to create and send invoices. Invoices are easy to clone, which makes creating regular, repeatable invoices a snap.
Tom Wondra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Hiveage

  • Mobile app still needed some work, but they were going in the right direction.
  • Would like to see them add more accounting/bookkeeping functions.
  • Preferred the old pricing structure vs the current one.
Jen Garfinkel-Canseco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Invoice

  • Zoho Invoice can be complicated if you want to create a more advanced custom invoice or custom recurring invoice.
  • Zoho Invoice does not provide all of its functionalities on the mobile version of its platform.
  • Zoho Invoice is expensive for some small business owners especially if they don't plan on using it often.
.Kim Murphy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Hiveage

Hiveage and FreshBooks are actually pretty comparable. I tested both before choosing Hiveage. At the time that I chose Hiveage, the reason for choosing it was that the pricing was cheaper with their old pricing structure (you could select what features you did and didn't need as "modules" and just pay for what you used). The pricing is now comparable and both offer the same features, and similar ease-of-use.
Jen Garfinkel-Canseco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Invoice

Google Drive stored my invoices in one accessible location but required more time and maintenance. I didn't want to invest the time into building out sheet functions to carry over figures across sheets, so I researched invoicing options. I am already a fan of Zoho services, so it was an easy decision to try out their Invoicing site. Same login, the same level of support, free trial. No risk! I was pleased to find the solution on my first try.
Leigh Anne Pearson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Hiveage

  • Hiveage was perfect for my small business when I was smaller, and it worked well to get invoices paid online from clients quickly and easily.
  • The invoices were professional-looking, and the ease of use to make payments made clients happy.
  • Keeping track of time for billing to specific projects was advantageous as well.
Jen Garfinkel-Canseco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Invoice

  • Zoho invoice allowed our company to seem very large even when we were just getting our start in a basement of a house...for free might I add as we were using the free version at those times.
//Roland Matte | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Hiveage

General

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

Hiveage Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Zoho Invoice

General

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

Zoho Invoice Editions & Modules

Edition
Free$01
Basic$91
Standard$191
Professional$291
  1. Per Organisation, Per Month
Additional Pricing Details
BASIC - $ 90 Per Organization/Year STANDARD - $ 190 Per Organization/Year PROFESSIONAL - $ 290 Per Organization/Year

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