Introduction:

The complete business management solution for growing companies

Manage Your Entire Company with a Single Program

Big Business combines sales automation, inventory tracking, and full-featured accounting to run your entire company. While you concentrate on serving your customers and increasing sales, Big Business works behind the scenes to manage sales quotes, mailing lists, stock levels, shipments, payments, receivables, and more.

Designed especially for businesses that buy or sell products, Big Business has 90 company templates for retail, wholesale, distribution, and more. And, with its multi-user, client/server version, Big Business grows with your company to help you make it big!

Perform Accounting Painlessly

With Big Business, you don't need to know anything about accounting to manage your company’s finances! You just create invoices and enter payments, and Big Business does all the accounting for you in the background. At the click of a button, Big Business tells you how sales programs and inventory levels are affecting your bottom line. You know at a glance which customers are overdue, what bills you need to pay, how much cash you have on hand, and more.

Benefit From An Easy-to-Use Interface

The Big Business interface is so logical and simple that learning the software is fast and easy. This means less time spent getting up to speed and fewer mistakes. Big Business is organized into easy-to-use Tools, like Quote, Sales Order, and Invoice. Fill in the blanks and click OK, or Cancel if you made a mistake. Big Business automatically Prints, Emails, and updates your Inventory and Accounting. Or, click a button to Convert to Quote to Order or Order to Invoice(s) instantly. Big Business automatically allocates and updates Inventory, tracks backorders, and more.

Let Your Company Grow

Big Business can grow with your company, so you never outgrow your business management software. Start with the single-user version and move up to the multi-user, client/server version as your company grows.

Big Business puts all the tools you need to manage your business at your fingertips. With its integrated business management features, and client/server version, Big Business provides the tools for running your business, and making it big!

Introducing the First Integrated Small Business Management Software

Finally, the powerful tools used by big companies are available in a single, do-it-yourself program that grows with your business. With its intuitive interface and integrated features, Big Business can help your company be more productive, competitive, and successful.

Increase Sales

Big Business helps increase sales and overall performance. You can generate professional sales quotes easily and turn them into orders with a few keystrokes. Just type the first few letters of an entry, and Big Business automatically fills in the information for you. Follow-up reminders help convert the quotes into orders, while complete order processing gets products and invoices out the door. You can even see the profitability of every transaction at any time. Big Business tracks credit limits and terms, so you know who can place orders, whose payments are due, and when. Easy payment processing improves cash flow and profits on every sale.

Start a Successful Marketing Program that Sells

Using Big Business, you can focus your marketing efforts on the customers that count. An integrated marketing database gives you current data on when and what your customers buy, so it's easy to track results and drive your marketing message home. And to get that marketing out the door, Big Business prints labels and envelopes for any group of customers you select.

Control Inventory Easily

Big Business lets you maximize turns and minimize backorders on all your inventory items. Because Big Business can automatically reorder items, you spend more time selling and less time purchasing. The real-time item histories help you manage inventory levels and identify problem products before they cost you money. You can set five price levels for each item, create builds and bundles, and charge international tax rates for foreign sales.

Perform Accounting Painlessly

Big Business works in the background to manage your company's cash and keep your books straight. You simply use familiar forms like checks, deposit slips, and invoices on-screen and all your accounting needs, including a general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and purchasing, are managed for you. You can retrieve invoices immediately and take advantage of vendor discounts and payment terms automatically. And it's easy to create financial reports and statements just choose one of Big Business' pre-made, analytical reports or create your own.

Grow Your Company

Big Business is based on a client/server architecture that grows with your company. Start with a single-user version of Big Business and, as your company grows, add more users to the system to increase productivity and workflow even more. You have complete control over a multi-level password system to protect important company data.

With easy-to-use screens, a customizable toolbar, and on-line help, Big Business gives you the tools to build a better business now.

Award-Winning Features

SALES

  • Stores complete customer information and transaction histories
  • Stores Attachments, Notes, Tags, and twelve custom fields
  • Handles multiple ship-to and bill-to addresses
  • Prints custom sales reports
  • Tracks commissions and royalties
  • Memorizes common transactions
  • Calculates profitability and lets you change profit margins on the fly
  • Creates and places sales orders, automatically converts quotes to sales orders
  • Creates invoices rapidly, automatically convers sales orders to invoices
  • Invoices customers with complete payment and accounting histories
  • Tracks backorders and shipments
  • Lets you set reminders and keep a calendar
  • Manages complex sales taxes
  • Drills down multiple levels

MARKETING

  • Offers full-featured contact manager
  • Imports and exports data at any time
  • Improves company communication through built-in e-mail
  • Offers complete printing options, including labels, envelopes, mail lists, etc.
  • Targets customers by allowing you to add identifying tags to customer records
  • Converts contacts to customers or vendors at the click of a button

PURCHASING

  • Stores comprehensive vendor information and transaction histories
  • Stores Attachments, Notes, Tags, and twelve custom fields
  • Provides vendor purchase orders with backorder tracking and receiving histories
  • Completes purchase orders automatically using needed or order at least quantities
  • Offers drag-and-drop or automatic scheduling of payments
  • Automates check runs
  • Tracks discounts and discount periods
  • 1099 and Tax ID# tracking
  • Maintains a secure audit trail and prevents overpayments
  • Uses vendor ETA Days to calculate sales ETAs

INVENTORY

  • Tracks backorders
  • Tracks item weight
  • Provides flexibility by letting you customize vendor and inventory fields
  • Lets you define up to five item price levels
  • Stores inventory purchasing data and transaction histories
  • Adjusts inventory items
  • Calculates inventory turns
  • Lists and manages items in product builds
  • Creates bundled inventory items
  • Generates purchase reports
  • Allows long item descriptions of up to 32K

ACCOUNTING

  • Maintains a general journal
  • Reconciles accounts
  • Complies with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Has over 90 industry-specific chart of accounts
  • Prints financial reports that you can customize
  • Tracks bank account information with reconciliation histories
  • Transfers funds
  • Restricts transaction modifications by calendar periods
  • Generates deposit slips
  • Processes and prints checks
  • Connects to professional payroll programs
  • Tracks vendor invoices
  • Schedules vendor payments with easy rescheduling capability
  • Provides complete category and account information with budgeting capability
  • Lets you choose international currencies
  • Provides a complete posting view of transactions
  • Drills down from posting line item to transaction record
  • Notifies you of credit holds
  • Tracks accounts receivable/payable

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

  • Single and client/server versions available to grow with your company
  • Lets you create custom reports and forms
  • Provides a user-customizable toolbar
  • Stores employee information
  • Offers comprehensive password security down to the field level
  • Gives complete control over data entry
  • Offers calendar view of appointments/tasks
  • Appends notes to any transaction, vendor, customer, or item
  • Imports tab-delimited text from any program
  • Includes comprehensive on-line help
  • Based on a relational data model that integrates all company data
  • Provides over 190 standard reports, queries, and graphs
  • Offers plain English question and answer queries