Blesta creates gorgeous, professional looking PDF invoices, and sends them to your clients automatically. Invoices can be sent via email, fax, postal mail, or queued up for print and delivery by your staff.
Blesta has automation down so that you can focus on what matters most; growing your business. Through automation and a simple intuitive interface, you’re able to spend less time using Blesta and more time getting stuff done.
Blesta supports all the most popular payment gateways, and we’re continually adding more.
Blesta can send payment reminders prior to an invoice due date, and late reminders after an invoice becomes late. The email message, the number of days before or after the invoice is due, and the time of day the message is sent is all configurable.
Accept money in any currency you like. Gateways, once installed, allow you to specify which currencies to accept from the ones it supports.
In Blesta, client management happens on each client’s “Client Profile” page. This page contains all information pertaining to the client, and all actions that can be performed on their account.
Every action that can be performed for a client can be performed from their client profile page.
Basic actions can be performed, including creating new invoices, making payment, adding services, even logging in as the client, and more.
On a client profile page, and throughout the system, widgets make use of badges. Badges are indicators that appear when a widget window is minimized and display the number of items within.
Client groups are powerful in that they can override default company settings. Bill certain client groups x days in advance, and others y days in advance. Send out late notices at different times, auto-debit credit cards at different times, allow only certain invoice methods, and more!
The Support System features a clean and intuitive, ajax powered ticket system.
Clients can open tickets in their client area, or by email through piping, POP or IMAP.
As with many things in Blesta, the support system is a plugin. If you’re already using a third-party support system, you can uninstall Blesta’s support system quickly and easily.
Make it your own. Customize your dashboard, add or remove widgets, drag and drop them into new positions. Minimize them, maximize them, and configure them to your liking.
Install new plugins, modules, and gateways that extend Blesta in powerful ways, unlocking new native-like features. There is Blesta core, and there are extensions.
New with v3, full multi-company support lets you run all your companies from a single installation, each at their own domain name. Staff can be assigned to one or multiple companies, with different roles and permissions for each, and easily switch between them. Companies can be themed differently from one another, and there is full separation between each company’s client base, invoicing, email templates, payments, and more.
Additional companies are licensed separately, purchase as many addon companies as you need.
Blesta is well written, source documented, object oriented code that is more than 99.1% open. Less than 0.9% and only 3 files are encoded, just enough to protect licensing.
Developers need documentation, great documentation. We can tell pretty quickly when building our own modules with third party API tie-ins which are going to be a dream and which are going to be a nightmare.
We like to think of Blesta as consisting of a “core”, and everything else as an “extension”. All the basic billing functionality is built into the core, and virtually everything else is an extension which can be installed or uninstalled at anytime. Blesta is a powerful integration platform.