The service program Alternative

COMPARING JOBBER
VS the service program

Jobber is a powerful yet simple The Service Program alternative with all the features you need
to organize your field service business, at a straightforward price. Here’s why you should try Jobber.
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Jobber is your business’s command center. Our easy-to-use app powers your sales, operations, and customer service—all in one place.

Find out why Jobber is the #1 The Service Program Alternative

The Service Program and Jobber provide service businesses with on-the-job scheduling and dispatching to keep your business moving.

Only Jobber provides team push notifications to keep your employees in the loop of changing schedules.

Learn more about scheduling and dispatching with Jobber

Jobber and The Service Program both integrate with QuickBooks Online, to help you eliminate the dreaded double entry so you keep all data up to date.

With Jobber, your QuickBooks Online inventory updates every time a product is used, helping you better manage your inventory, in real time.

Learn more about Jobber’s QuickBooks Online Sync

Both Jobber and The Service Program offer a 24/7 client portal where clients can request work, approve quotes, and make payments through a secure portal.

While The Service Program charges extra for their online client portal, Jobber’s client hub is free on every plan.

Learn more about Jobber’s client hub

Improve customer communication with automated appointment reminders and text messages.

Jobber helps you always put your customers first, even on your busiest days.

The Service Program doesn’t offer the same level of customer communication management.

Learn about automated emails and text messages with Jobber

See when and where jobs are being completed with Jobber’s GPS waypoint tracking.

GPS waypoint tracking helps you keep track of your team, while they’re out in the field.

Learn about GPS Waypoint tracking on Connect and Grow plans

No matter what plan you’re on or how long you’ve been a customer, you can expect award winning customer service with Jobber.

Access customer support in seconds straight from the app, by phone, through chat, or by email.

Learn more about Jobber’s award-winning customer service

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Scheduling and Dispatching

“The Jobber calendar is super user-friendly. It makes scheduling and keeping track of work so much easier.’”
Jared Crouse, Lawnscape LLC

QuickBooks Online

“I love how easily Jobber syncs with QuickBooks Online. With the simple click of a button, I instantly have accurate information and that gives me the ultimate peace of mind.”
Michael Bedell, Bedell Property Management

Client Hub

“Our clients love being able to access everything through client hub. They can manage their own invoices and track their records all through their email.”
Kyle Moon, Alabama Aquarium and Pond

Automated Emails and Text Messages

“Jobber has helped us tremendously during COVID-19. We send out automated emails before the job starts alerting the clients of our revised procedures to keep them and their family safe.”
David Moerman, Revive Washing

Customer Service

“Jobber’s support is excellent. Their chat is live all day and waiting in the queue is rare. They know what they’re doing and most of the time they’re ready to think outside the box for a solution.”
Adam Sylvester, Charlottesville Lawn Care
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.

Quote management software

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.

drag and drop dispatch software

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

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.
Yes. Jobber supports multi-user capability based on different pricing plans. Check out our pricing plans here.
Yes! Jobber syncs with QuickBooks Online to keep you connected on the go. Access job details, track time, invoice, and more. Plus, eliminate double entry when you sync Jobber with QuickBooks Online. Learn more about Jobber’s QuickBooks integration here.
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.
No! There are no activation fees when you sign up with Jobber. All you need to pay for is your subscription fee. Everything in your plan is included in the price (including unlimited customer and technical support).
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 (8:15 am EST) – 5:00 pm MST (7:00 pm EST).
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Jobber is a leading The Service Program alternative with all the home service business features you need to grow your business, plus award-winning customer service that can’t be beat.