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Master Training Video

The TurboBid Master Video will teach you how to complete an estimate from the first step of entering your customer information to the last step of generating your customers bid package.



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Additional Labor Tab

 

 

 


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Assembly Database


 

 

Add New Folders
 

 

 

Add a New Assembly
 

 

 

Assembly Maintenance Screen
 

 

 

Copy and Paste
 

 

 

Drag and Drop
 

 

 

Edit or Delete Folders
 

 

 

Mass Item Substitution
 

 

 

Single Item Assemblies
 

 

 

Tree View
 

 

 


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Bid Package Documents


 

 

Estimate Total Bid Price by Phase
 

 

 

Flat Rate Price Quote with Quantities
 

 

 

Formal Proposal
 

 

 

Options Price List
 

 

 

Quantity Take-Off by Category
 

 

 

Quantity Take-Off by Column
 

 

 

Quantity Take-Off - Tab 2 - Add/Delete
 

 

 


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Bid Price Tab


 

 

Bid Price Detail
 

 

 

Combined Bid Price
 

 

 

Direct Cost Detail
 

 

 

Misc. Adjustments
 

 

 

Overhead
 

 

 

Overhead Calculator
 

 

 

Profit
 

 

 

Select Vendor and Sales Tax
 

 

 


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Billable Rate Per Hour Calculator

 

 

 


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Checklist

 

 

 


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Code Tab

 

 

 


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Customer Info Tab

 

 

 


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Database

Backup or Transfer
 
Select Database
 

 

 


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Direct Labor Tab

Employee Skill Level
 

 

 


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Estimate Info Tab

 

 

 


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Flat Rate Pricing


 

 

Flat Rate Price Estimate
 

 

 

Flat Rate Pricing Report
 

 

 

Flat Rate Price Book
 

 

 

Flat Rate Assemblies
 

 

 

Using TurboBid on an iPad
 

 

 


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Formatting Reports


 

 

Format Bid Price Report
 

 

 

Format Formal Proposal
 

 

 

Format Option Pricing
 

 

 


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Management Reports


 

 

Bid Price Detail
 

 

 

Code
 

 

 

Material List: All Phases
 

 

 

Material List: Per Phase
 

 

 

Project Detail
 

 

 

Take-Off Detail
 

 

 


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Manpower Classification

 

 

 


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Material (Item) Database


 

 

Copy/Paste
 

 

 

Add a New Item
 

 

 

Delete
 

 

 

Description
 

 

 

Description with Mfg and Catalog #
 

 

 

Drag and Drop
 

 

 

Folders: Edit
 

 

 

Folders: New
 

 

 

Job Phase
 

 

 

Job Phase: Multi Phase
 

 

 

Labor Units
 

 

 

Manufacturer
 

 

 

Material Pricing
 

 

 

Picture and Catalog Page
 

 

 

Single Item Assemblies
 

 

 

Tree View
 

 

 


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Misc. Direct Job Expense Tab

 

 

 


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New Project

 

 

 


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Project Info Tab

 

 

 


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Project List

 

 

 


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Project Status Tab

 

 

 


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Quote Tab

 

 

 


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Take-Off Tab


 

 

C & Q Columns - Export to Excel
 

 

 

Entering a Take-Off
 

 

 

Option Tabs
 

 

 

On-Screen Take-Off
 

 

 

Select Assemblies
 

 

 

Select Columns
 

 

 

Take-Off Tab
 

 

 

Take-Off Tabs 1 & 2
 

 

 

View Item Picture & Catalog
 

 

 


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Tools Tab

 

 

 


Customer Reviews

What our clients are saying

  • ADAM NEWPORT:
    Clear Creek Electric, LLC

    "I began using the new Flat Rate feature the moment it was uploaded. I have made our first Flat Rate book to distribute to the residental service crew. I just plugged in our rates and it was ready."

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  • DAVE OLSEN:
    Clear Creek Electric, LLC

    "With money being so tight starting an electrical business, I reviewed many bid software programs. Yours is the very best bid software I have ever seen."

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  • BARRY KOEHN:
    from Oklahoma

    "I know you feel like it's your obligation to help, but it's also your selling point and a big one for someone like me, who is somewhat computer illiterate."

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  • MICHAEL HOLT:
    Premier Power Inc.

    "The Estimating Software Turbobid is a user friendly program. Very little work on my end. Everything is setup, all you have to do is compute the information."

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