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Davina Ward

Davina Ward

Expert Analyst & Reviewer
A New York native, Davina earned her BA in English from SUNY Geneseo in 2018. After graduating, she began her career as a freelance writing generalist before finding a niche writing about SaaS. Davina unironically enjoys testing and reviewing software on her free time but otherwise can be found oscillating between hobbies every few weeks or so — most recently, longboarding.
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15 Xero Integrations To Help You Run Your Business

Xero boasts an app store with over 1,000 software integrations that allow businesses to use multiple pieces of software together. Unfortunately, that’s 1,000 software integrations too many when you’re trying to find the right software for your business. You’re in luck, though; this guide provides a great starting place for small businesses looking for software platforms that integrate with Xero.

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Oct 8, 2021 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing 0

How To Create A Business Invoice

The prospect of drafting your first business invoice can be daunting. After all, it’s the document that helps ensure that your business is paid the money it’s owed. Moreover, invoicing mistakes can cause payment delays and lots of headaches. Fortunately, mastering invoicing isn’t a herculean task. Sending out a complete professional invoice simply requires attention to detail and a solid template.

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Sep 23, 2021 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing 0
Roll by ADP

Roll By ADP Payroll Review

Roll by ADP payroll appeals to the texting and low-maintenance generation of small business owners who find even basic payroll software a little too cumbersome or unnecessary. AI-based software is undoubtedly the wave of the future, but this particular payroll option still has some wrinkles to iron out.

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Jun 9, 2022 Filed under: Payroll Services & Software Reviews 0

The 5 Cheapest Payroll Services For Businesses

Online payroll services make the typically time-consuming task of running payroll by yourself faster and more efficient. An intuitive payroll process is particularly important for small business owners who have no room for error when they need to pay their employees.

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Jul 25, 2022 Filed under: Payroll 5

The 7 Best ADP Alternatives

ADP is a great payroll solution, but it’s not right for every business. With so many payroll providers to choose from, we’ve narrowed it down to just the top ADP alternatives. We’ll consider features, business size, and other factors for each ADP competitor. Read on for our detailed review of the top ADP alternatives.

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Jul 21, 2022 Filed under: Payroll 0
PEO

What Is A PEO & Does Your Business Need One?

What is a PEO? In short, PEOs are human resource companies that contract with small and mid-size businesses to manage HR services, such as payroll, employee benefits, and tax administration. We’ll explore professional employer organization for payroll and how to know if it is a good fit for your small business in this post.

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Aug 1, 2022 Filed under: Payroll 0
ADP VS QuickBooks Payroll

ADP VS QuickBooks Payroll Comparison

Payroll and HR software can save precious time for small business owners, but searching through a laundry list of payroll products and features may be hard to squeeze into an already busy schedule. To help get you started, we’ll take an in-depth look at two premier payroll software apps: QuickBooks Online Payroll and ADP. We’ll break down key differences in features, pricing, customer support, as well as reviews from real small business clients for each.

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Jul 28, 2022 Filed under: Payroll 0
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Justworks Review

Justworks is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO). A PEO is a human resource company hired to take over control of some of your business’s functions. It can be a great alternative to growing businesses that need to tackle administrative services but prefers to outsource those responsibilities. If you’re looking for a PEO, Justworks should be in contention.

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Jun 9, 2022 Filed under: Payroll Services & Software Reviews 0

The Complete Guide To Gusto Pricing Plans

Gusto makes payroll processing easy for small businesses that need to focus on growing their base of customers. The payroll and time-tracking software offer multiple tiers of plans with different price tags and features, each of which is suitable for different small business needs. This article breaks down each plan’s pricing structure to help you figure out which one benefits your company the most.

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Jul 21, 2022 Filed under: Payroll 0

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