Alternative to Wave Accounting

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Bullet V’s Wave
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Hi there.

Looking at online accounting products for your small business? Looking for alternatives to Wave Accounting or other competitors?

We want to make the decision as easy as possible, so we’ve put together some info that’ll help you decide which option is best for you.

Below, you’ll find information to help you compare Bullet and Wave Accounting, including value features, Wave customer experiences, and a simple English FAQ.

We hope it helps 🙂

Wave, a value high level comparison

Top 4 main reasons not to go with Wave.
High Level – Issues with Wave
No mileage and subsistence so you can’t reduce your tax automatically. angry-emoj
Bullet is 2 times faster than Wave, for every 1 wave invoice you’ll have 2 completed in Bullet. emoj
Wave is over-designed, which is probably why it takes 8 seconds to open each page. emoj
No workflows, Wave doesn’t have the accounting logic built into its workflows leaving a risk for errors. emoj

Bullet fast, simple workflows

Bullet is as free as Wave, but streets ahead in UI and UX.

# Create 2 Bullet invoices in the time it takes you to create 1 Wave invoice.

# Get paid in 2 days, that’s the average time for online payments.

# Sleep better, have everything backed-up safe and secure.

Screen grab of Bullets online invoices read receipts
Screen grab of free chat support with Bullet

Don't pay Wave to speak to you

Starting a business is an anxious time don’t let Wave capitalise on that. Where’s the community love.

# Get an answer to any question with in under 8 minutes.

# Stop searching Google for an answer you’re not sure is even right.

# Why pay Wave so they can talk to their customers, when you can get it free with Bullet.

Things you can do in Bullet but not in Wave

Here is a concise list of all the valuable  daily tasks you need to be able to completely run your company that Wave Accounting doesn’t offer and Bullet Accounting does.
High Level – Issues with Wave Accounting  bullet small business accounting logo Wave Accounting Logo - Alternative
Wave is incredibly slow, each page takes 8 seconds to load. happy emoji emoj
Wave doesn’t have an open API so you can’t connect other apps to your accounts. happy emoji emoj
Wave doesn’t offer a mobile chatbot so you can’t access your information on the go easily. happy emoji emoj
Wave isn’t workflow based so you need to understand accounts. happy emoji emoj
No mileage and subsistence so you can’t reduce your tax automatically. happy emoji emoj
You can’t connect Dropbox or Google Drive to upload your files. happy emoji emoj
No expense statements free for employees. happy emoji emoj
Make a mistake with invoicing, you can’t create credit notes in Wave. happy emoji emoj

Timmy O'Mahony - Software Developer

“I keep discovering great features
like clients account statements”

All your questions about Bullet vs Wave

Don’t forget you can talk to us about anything with our instant chat

Is Wave that slow

Currently Wave is 2 times slower than Bullet. 1hr in Bullet = 2hrs in Wave.

I want Ad free access

Bullet is 100% ads-free, as they slow down and make your experience bad.

Are you secure

Same as a bank, 256 bit SSL certs keeping you safe.

Is Bullet as free as Wave

Yep, we’re freer you get more features and free chat support.

How do you make money

We charge for add on applications, like payroll.

Do you do bank feeds

Yep, live bank feeds to main banks and you can import the rest.

I'm worried about growth

We can scale with any business sub 50 staff.

Proper accounting product

Full double entry, with multi currency to the bank account. Xero but better.

I'm useless at accounts

We’ve built workflows with the accounting logic built in, free chat support for the rest.

See what Wave Accounting customers have to say

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Alternative to Wave customer Dan gives out in a tweet

See how much other accounting software costs

Here is a list of all the accounting software you’re probably going to review. We’ve put together a table of costs to help you make that decision.
The Real Costs of Others Yearly Cost
Alternative to Wave accounting v1 Sells your data, very slow due to banner adverts, not real accounting product Personal Data & Time
Alternative to Excel accounting v1 No backup, no accounting rules built in, high risk of error $140
Alternative to Xero accounting Complex, designed for accountants, $40 pm plus additional accountant fees $480
Alternative to Freshbooks accounting v1 $50 per month for a bloated invoicing app, raised some money, under pressure $600
Alternative to Quickbooks accounting v1 $60 per month for an old clunky accounting product $720
Alternative Bullet accounting v1 Free, Fast, Modern, full accounting and invoicing with easy error checking workflows and instant human support $Free 100%
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