Send your first Quote – Getting started

Create a new Quote

  1. From the Dashboard, hit ‘New Quote’ (top right). 
  2. Choose who you wish to send the Quote to, either:
    • search for an existing Contact by Name or Email Address (this could also be their Company Name)
    • create a new Contact by hitting the 'tab' key or the 'New Contact' result, then enter their First Name, Last Name and Email.
  3. Give your Quote a descriptive Title.
  4. Search for (lookup) …or… create some Price Items. 
  5. Search for …or… create some Text Items, for things like terms and conditions.
  6. Hit ‘Save, Next...’.
    If you're not ready to send your Quote straight away you can save it and it will remain in draft, where you can come back to it later.
  7. Have a look over the Quote, then hit ‘Send...’. 
  8. Preview the email message, make any changes then hit 'Send Now'.
  9. The Quote has now been sent and is awaiting acceptance!

Things you can do while editing a Quote:

  • From: Change the Quote Author.
  • Valid Until: Change the Quote expiry date/time.
  • Currency: Change the Currency.
  • Tax: Set how amounts (for Price Items) are entered and what's displayed in the Quote Total.
  • Discount: Apply an overall Quote Discount.
  • Item Visibility: Hide/show pricing details from your customer.

Start a new Quote from a Template

  1. From the Dashboard, hit ‘New Quote’ and select one of your Templates from the drop-down.
  2. Everything will be all laid out... Price Items and Text Items.
  3. Choose who you wish to send the Quote to, populate any Smart Tags and continue to send the Quote as you normally would – it's that simple!

Learn more about Templates.

Next Article: Layout, Style and Company Information →