COMPARING JOBBER
VS JOIST

Jobber is a complete Joist app alternative that goes beyond estimates and invoices.
Impress your customers, organize your business, and grow all in one place with Jobber.
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GROWING CONTRACTING AND FIELD SERVICE BUSINESSES CHOOSE JOBBER

Jobber is your business’s command center. Our easy-to-use software powers your sales, operations, and customer service—all in one place.

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Both Jobber and Joist let you create and send professional quotes from a mobile app.

But only Jobber comes standard with automatic quote and invoice follow-ups to help you win more work.

Seamlessly send email or text reminders to prospects who haven’t approved a quote, or to clients who haven’t paid their invoices. Jobber lets you customize the message. Plus, your clients can approve or pay quotes and invoices in one click.

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Accepting payments online is a critical part of your business’s health and growth. Jobber and Joist customers both enjoy online payment options. The difference lies in processing fees. Joist users pay 2.9% + 30 cents for standard transactions. Jobber users pay as low as 2.7% + 30 cents on select plans. The more invoices you process, the less you pay on fees.

Jobber offers online credit card processing on a sustainable and fair transaction structure. Period.

See why Jobber customers love online payments

Use Jobber to convert quotes to jobs, view your team’s schedule, and assign crews to jobs through your desktop and mobile app.

If a new job comes up, it’s easy to see your entire team’s availability, dispatch crews, or change your schedule if need be. Your crews will get all of the information they need to complete the job, send client communications, and collect payment. They’ll also receive turn by turn directions sent straight to their phone.

Joist lets you convert quotes to jobs, but you can’t schedule teams, send appointment reminders, or access CRM details. Joist users still need to use pen, paper and multiple apps to manage their business.

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Joist is a great software for starting your business. But when you’re growing, you need a way to attract and book new customers.

Jobber’s online booking lets prospects and clients book new work through your website and Facebook page. You’ll get a notification as soon as it happens so you can respond and schedule the job.

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Take your growth even further with Jobber’s powerful Mailchimp integration.

Send professional marketing emails; create targeted social media ad campaigns on Facebook and Instagram; build landing pages; send postcards; and receive powerful reporting and analytical insights right through Jobber.

Just like Jobber, Mailchimp is designed to be easy-to-use, even if you’re just getting started with marketing.

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When your team starts a job, they can clock in by starting a timer. When they clock out, Jobber updates both the job and the employee’s timesheet to reflect the time spent working. Jobber also records their GPS location so you know their whereabouts.

Expense tracking is just as easy: simply snap and attach receipt photos from the field or office. Assign expenses to a team member for reimbursement, add expenses to jobs to calculate costs, or track business expenses for accounting purposes.

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We stand behind our award-winning customer service.

All Jobber customers enjoy 100% unlimited phone, in-app chat, and email support. Call us and expect to speak to someone within 36 seconds on average.

You won’t get that service or opportunity with Joist.

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Job Management

“Our business is the envy of our competitors. Thanks to Jobber we are able to accept work and schedule quicker and more efficiently than any of our local competitors. It makes us the natural go to for larger customers and professional companies.”
Anna Anderson, Pro Star Property Management Service, LTD

Time Tracking

“All of those efficiencies really add up to make Jobber easy to use for both our office staff and our tradespeople. Jobber is effective for our industry, and does what it does well.”
John Grimes, John the Plumber

Online Payments

“Jobber is so easy to use. The clients love it and their first question is ‘’how do we pay?’ I say ‘you don’t have to do anything. I’ll send you a link.’ I never get any other questions, they can pay just five minutes after I’ve sent it to them.”
Ramona Mullins, Mullins LAWN Enforcement LLC

Quoting Add-Ons

“Pictures in our bids easily lets customers identify which service we’re talking about and what to expect from us when we do it. It eases their concerns because it shows we’re being totally transparent and forthcoming in our bidding process and makes us stand out from the other bids they got.”
Cameron Carson, Worried Bird Window Washing
The bottom line
Jobber customers deliver more than $6 billion annually in services. Join them.

FEATURES OFFERED ON ALL JOBBER PLANS

Struggling with invoicing, scheduling, payments, and keeping track of really important info? Check out our basic features, or explore more options on our other pricing plans.

QUOTING & INVOICING

Customize Jobber quotes and invoices. Include your branding, discounts, required deposits, and contract terms, and collect all payments through Jobber.

The quoting process automatically begins once you schedule on-site assessments. Your clients can sign and approve quotes or request changes right in client hub. Finish up with a deposit collection after a quote is approved.

Jobber will remind you to create and send invoices and track payment progress along the way.

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Credit Card Payments

Accept credit cards right on the job-site, or give your clients the opportunity to pay online through your client hub when you send them an invoice.

You can securely save your client’s credit card information with Jobber’s online credit card payments and instantly charge them when work is done.

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Client Hub

Client hub is a self-serve online experience that allows your clients to view their records, pay outstanding invoices, and request new work—all in one place.

They don’t need to download an app to use it. They just have to click a link that you can send them.

Your clients get access to your client hub through a secure personalized link included with each of your emailed quotes and invoices. They don’t have to deal with pesky passwords.

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Scheduling & Dispatching

Schedule faster: create a job, choose a client, and assign it to your team based on their daily progress meters. Easily make adjustments on the fly.

Sort your calendar items and tasks by status (such as unscheduled, overdue, upcoming, or completed) and get a clear visual of multiple team members’ availability. You’ll never overbook, underbook, or doublebook again.

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Powerful CRM

Keep track of important client details whether you’re at the office or out in the field. Your team will never drop the ball again, and everyone will always be on the same page.

See full client billing and invoice history, search for client information, and attach PDFs and photos to accounts.

Jobber’s CRM is fully customizable. It works for your business, and makes you look bigger and more professional to your clients.

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Reporting

Jobber offers 20 built-in, customizable reports. You’ll always know exactly how your business is doing.

Get reports on finances, service, work, and clients so you can make smart business decisions that impact your bottom line and customer satisfaction.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Easy! You can start a live chat with our Success Team by clicking the speech bubble icons in the top right of your Jobber account screen. Otherwise, give us a call at 1-888-721-1115, ext. 2. We are available from Monday to Friday from 6:15 am MST- 5:00 pm MST.
Easily connect with your clients using Client Hub. No need to ask them to download an app to view invoices and ask for service requests. All you have to do is share your client hub link.
We offer various pricing plans to suit your business and team’s needs and goals. Get more information about Jobber’s pricing plans and our premium feature tiers here.
Yes. Jobber supports multi-user capability based on different pricing plans. Check out our pricing plans here.
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Jobber is a leading Joist app alternative with all the features you need, plus incredible customer service to back them up that can’t be beat. Follow thousands of growing field service businesses and make the switch.