Which Sage Product is best for my business?

In Business Management Software by Benjamin Swash

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Here it is, the age-old question of finance teams across the country, across the globe even!

“What is the Best Sage Software?” and I’m here to give you the definitive answer, to bring clarity through the fog, the light at the end of the tunnel. The answer is…… none of them!

Now please, stay with me and go with me on a journey to a satisfactory conclusion. I’ll give you some things to think about and a couple of jokes along the way but the stone-cold truth is, there is no answer to the question “What is The Best Sage Software” because that isn’t the right question to ask, what we should be asking is “Which Sage Product is right for my business?” and that’s where things start to get interesting.

Are you asking the right questions?

First of all, let’s talk about why Sage software is such a great choice for businesses. Sage is a leading provider of accounting, payroll, and HR software solutions. With over 30 years of experience, Sage has developed a wide range of software options that can meet the needs of businesses of all sizes and industries. Whether you’re a small startup or a large enterprise, there is a Sage Product that can help you manage your finances and people more efficiently.

Now, when it comes to choosing the right Sage software for your business, there are a few things to consider. Here are some questions to ask yourself:

  1. What are your business’s specific needs? Are you looking for software that can help you manage your finances, your stock, your people, or any combination of the above?
  2. What are your financial needs? Do you manage multiple entities, foreign entities, contracts, or deferred revenue?
  3. How large is your business? Do you need software that can handle a small team, or do you need something that can scale up to meet the needs of a large enterprise?
  4. What is your budget? Sage offers a wide range of software options, and the price can vary depending on the features you need. But budget shouldn’t be the limiting factor in selection.

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What Sage Products are out there?

Once you have a better idea of what you’re looking for, you can start exploring the different Sage software options. Here are a few of the most popular ones:

  • Sage 50 is a great option for small businesses that need accounting and payroll software. It’s easy to use and has all the features you need to manage your finances.
  • Sage 200 Standardis a great system for many customers who have outgrown Sage 50 or those who want to step into cloud finances. Its simple intuitive look and speed of processing will make a great cloud finance system for all types of industries.
  • Sage 200 Professional is a powerful business management solution that’s designed for medium-sized businesses. It offers a range of features, including accounting, enhanced stock control, and customer relationship management. Sage 200 Professional is a flexible solution that can be customized to meet your business’s specific needs, and it’s designed to help you make smarter, faster decisions.
  • Sage Intacct is a cloud-based financial management solution that’s designed for businesses of all sizes. It’s a highly customisable solution that can be tailored to meet your specific industry and business needs. Sage Intacct offers advanced features such as multi-entity consolidation, revenue recognition, and project accounting, which makes it a great choice for businesses with relatively simple to rather complex financial requirements.

Of course, these are just a few of the many Sage software options available. And I hope that reading this makes you realise that when trying to find out the answer to “Which Sage Product is right for my business?” you probably have to ask as many if not more, questions about yourself and your business as you do the software yourself!

A satisfying conclusion

But realistically, who wants to spend hours, days or even weeks doing all that research themselves? Here at itas, we have a team of product-qualified Solution Consultants whose job is to use their product knowledge and inquisitive nature to understand the needs and requirements of our customers and recommend the right product for their needs.

And if you want an even easier look into which sage software would be the best fit for you, you could always take 2 minutes out of your day and take our quiz! It’s a fun and easy way to get a better idea of which Sage software solution is right for you. Try our Which Sage Product is right for you quiz! 

The fun part…

Now, let’s get to the fun part – the jokes! We all know that choosing software isn’t the most exciting thing in the world, but we’re here to make it a little more fun. Here are a few itas-approved jokes to lighten the mood:

  • Why did the accountant cross the road? To get to the other spreadsheet.
  • Why did the HR manager bring a ladder to work? To reach the high turnover rate.
  • What do you call an accountant with an opinion? A financial advisor.

We hope these jokes made you smile! And, we hope this blog post and our quiz help you figure out which Sage software is best for your business. If you still have questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re here to help!

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