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Blizzard Buster

BILLING AND ROUTING SOFTWARE FOR THE
SNOW PLOWING AND ICE MANAGEMENT BUSINESS

If Snow Plowing, Snow Removal or Ice Control is your only business and you need software to manage your customers, do your billing, and create routes, then Blizzard Buster is the perfect software for you.

However, if you also do summer or all season services, then GroundsKeeper Pro is a better business software solution. GroundsKeeper Pro has all the great features of Blizzard Buster plus so many more. Take a minute to compare the features of both business software solutions.

SOFTWARE FEATURE

Easy to Use Interface

Our billing and routing software's main screen is setup to be task oriented and simple to understand. Running your Snow Plowing company has never been so easy!

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Billing

Commercial and residential billing is fast and easy with our business software for Snow Plowing professionals.

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Your Company Logo on Billing

Our Snowplowing billing software prints your logo on top of the invoices. But, if you don't have a winter logo you can create a logo from one of the pre-designed logos available here on our website.

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Ability to Print Bills as a Statement Type Invoice OR a Standard Invoice

Blizzard Buster prints a statement type invoice only. In GroundsKeeper Pro there is an option to print invoices both ways.

 

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Email Bills

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Customize Billing Colors

Our Snow Plow business software has the ability for you to pick your own invoice colors.

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Option to Print Billing on Pre-Printed Paper

You have the option to use plain paper or use our invoice forms to print your bills. Using our preprinted forms will save you money on ink/toner and help your company portray a more professional image. Learn about all the benefits.

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Billing Uses Double-Window Envelopes

Our bills are designed to easily fold and fit into standard double window envelopes so no address labels are required; saving you time and effort. Look even more professional by providing an optional check return envelope so your customers have a pre addressed envelope to quickly and easily return their payments to you. Save Money - Purchase the Shipping & Check Return Envelopes from us.

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Print Mailing Labels

Our Snow Plowing, Snow Removal & Ice Control billing software has the ability to print mailing labels.

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View and Print Duplicates of Past Bills

Use our Snow Plow software to view previously printed invoices with the option to reprint a duplicate copy.

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Determine Late Paying Customers, Apply Late Fees & Print Late Statements

Running a Snow Plow business is no game so use our software's utility to find customers who didn't pay in a timely manner. Once identified, you may apply a late fee that is either a flat rate or percentage of their overdue balance, or both. If desired, our billing software can then print Late Statements for the tagged customers.

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Summary of Last Billing Sent for All Customers

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Scheduling

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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View and Print Daily Service Schedules

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Month View of Daily Assigned Man Hours

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Drop-off Courtesy Note

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Assign Scheduled Services to Routes

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Routing

Put jobsite locations into routes and call them whatever you wish such as 'Snow Plowing 1-3 Inches', 'Snowplowing - Crew 2', 'Snow Blow Walks', 'Jim's Route', etc. With 1 click, use our Routing Template to quickly organize the locations into the best order with the least distance between jobs.

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Wizard to Automatically Apply Charges to Customers in a Specific Route

Use Blizzard Buster to charge for all the winter services performed in a route all at once. Simply choose the route and our software's Wizard will do all the work. A great time-saving feature to have in Billing & Routing software! If you have spring, summer or fall services too then our GroundsKeeper Pro business software has a Wizard that will charge for all customers in a schedule too.

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Print Billing for Customers in a Specific Route

If you prefer to save on postage and drop-off your customer's bills while you're at the jobsite, you can use the option to print the invoices for just the customers in a specific route. In addition to billing for routes, GroundsKeeper Pro can also print the bills for customers in a schedule.

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Export Jobsite Locations from Routes and Schedules into a CSV-File for GPS

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Create Routes from Custom Customer Lists

Query your entire customer base by zip, city, and/or service name to create a custom subset of customers. Then quickly and easily turn that customer list into a route.

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Estimating

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Service and Estimate Contracts

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Customer/Client Management

Whether you call the people you perform services for customers or clients, our Snow Plowing software will maintain 10,000 customers /clients with the ability to designate whether the customer is active or inactive. Create reports, print labels, and views based on active and inactive customers. Our business management software also has the ability to search for a customer by name or jobsite location address.

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Customer Addresses, Jobsites & Services Information Maintenance

In Blizzard Buster a customer's billing address can be different from the jobsite location address. Plus each customer can have multiple jobsite location addresses associated with it. In addition, in our Snow Plow software application, each customer's jobsite locations can have their own unique services and prices.

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Charge for Regular Services

Assign up to 100 unique regular services for each customer's jobsite location. These services can then be selected for posting to a customer's account. As an added benefit, each regular service can have up to a 1,000 character description associated with it - that's almost an entire page of detailed service information! The long description can be made public to customers on bills or kept private and just for your own personal use or for employee information and instructions printed on routes.

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Charge for Special Services

Use our Billing software computer program to charge customer's for special services. This feature is simply a quick and easy way to post a single non-repetitive charge to a customer's account. Usually this will be a one-time or very infrequently performed service.

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Charge Hourly Rates

Need to charge for machinery, a service, or anything based on an hourly rate? Do it quick and easy with our Blizzard Buster software application.

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Charge for Items in Time & Materials Categories

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Charge a Fuel Surcharge Fee

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Globally Increase Service Prices

Run a procedure to increase the prices for services for all your customers all at once by either a percentage or a flat rate. Our Snow business software will raise only the prices for the services you select.

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Customer Accounting - Charges & Payments History

View and print customer account activity. Analyze the charges and payments that make up a customer's account balance.

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Current Balances

Use our Snow Plowing & Ice Service software to quickly view all your customer's current balances in one easy-to-understand screen.

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Income Statistics

Calculate and print details on your business income for any date range including a single day, week, month, or quarter. Note: Only the GroundsKeeper Pro software also has the ability to password protect the income statistics screen.

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Income Statistics by Service

Determine which services are the most or least profitable. View income statistics summarized by service for any date range. Note: Only the GroundsKeeper Pro software has the ability to password protect this screen.

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Track Business Expenses

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Sales Tax Collected Report

Our Snow Plower Billing software will calculate taxes collected based on a date range and summarize it by county.

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Payroll

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Apply Customer Payments

It's easy to post cash or check payments received to customer accounts with our Snow & Ice Management billing software.

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Process Credit and Debit Cards

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Custom Customer Lists

Use the Blizzard Buster Snow Plowing Service software to search your entire customer base by jobsite location city, zip, county, lot size & bed size. Further separate customers by service, service charge, whether or not a service is taxable and/or by how many man hours it takes to perform a service. Drill down even more by delineating lists between active and inactive customers. Then view, print or create routes from the generated list of customers.

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Record Customer Notes, Comments & Conversations

Manage private notes, comments, conversations and important information about customers.

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Chemical Application Tracking & Reporting

This feature is not available in the Blizzard Buster Snow Plow software.

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Backup & Restore Data

Create backups of your data through our database management utility. Make backups to a removable USB/Flash drive and never worry about a virus or crash. Simply reinstall Blizzard Buster and use the Restore utility to import the data back in. The backup & restore features also means your data is portable between multiple computers and laptops.

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Cleanup Data & Start a New Year

Before starting a new year you can use our Billing software's Cleanup function to archive last season's data and start the new season off fresh. The Cleanup function is optional since Blizzard Buster can hold many, many year's worth of data without a problem.

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Password Protect Program

If desired, require a password to open the Blizzard Buster business management software.

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Ink Jet or Laser Printer

Monitor/Screen Resolution Greater than 800x600

Microsoft® Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 & Windows 8

Run our software application on any computer or laptop running the Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, Win 7 & Win 8 operating system. Any computer with the ability to run these operating systems has all the memory resources necessary to run our software program.

Windows XP Compatible Windows Vista Compatible Windows 7 Compatible Windows 8 Compatible


Will this software run on a Mac?


International Users: (outside USA)

Computer date format must be mm/dd/yyyy.
Dollar sign ($) used for currency on some reports.

Software FAQs

Install on Multiple Computers

The Blizzard Buster software can be installed on an unlimited number of computers with 1 purchase.

Software License Agreement

Networking

Our software was not designed to be networked; however, it can be setup to network on up to 10 local workgroup computers. We do not support setting up or maintaining your network but we have a Knowledgebase article on how to install and run our software in a network situation. This software is not currently internet based software; meaning, it cannot be run via a web server, however, it could be accessed through the internet with remote desktop software.

How to install & run this software on a Network

Mobile Phone Apps

Currently, there are no mobile phone apps for the Blizzard Buster software.

No Monthly Fees for Software

Our software is a one-time charge. The only other fees are for updates that come out approximately every 1 1/2 to 2 years. Update fees are between $0 and $100 depending on what new features are added. Updates are optional but we always recommend running the latest release.


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This software has been great! I run my business alone and this software makes billing a breeze, making better use of my time. My customers love the billing options that Groundskeeper affords me to offer them. Sales tax tracking is soooooo easy!
Jessie Taylor - Taylor's Lawn
I purchased Blizzard Buster last winter and it was the best investment I've made for my business. Thank you for making my business much more enjoyable.
John Rollert
Hello, first time I have done this so bear with me. I am very satisfied with the Groundskeeper Pro software. It is reliable, easy to use and does everything it is supposed to do. Keeping track of customers has never been easier for me. At the end of my day I simply input who we serviced and who paid and how much. It is amazing how easy it is for me to keep track of where I am going everyday. I have had customers say the billing looks very professional. Easy to use, has never crashed and does what I need and more. Thanks so much. I appreciate all your hard work on this program, I called today for a minor thing. Adkad was very helpful and got me fixed up in no time. Thank you for a job well done.
Terry Slaton - T's Mowing
I've had some bad experiences with software, but your program has been a pleasure to work with. I found it to be simple, straight forward and easy to understand. Thank you so much!
Gateway Landscaping and Nursery
The software is amazing. It has saved me so much time and money. I am very happy I got it.
Chris Judy - Pro-Care Lawn Service