It’s no secret that when it comes to companies with complex accounting needs, QuickBooks Online (see our review) doesn’t hold a candle to its locally installed forbearer. Forums, social media, and accounting sites are rife with the questions and complaints: “I just want the software I love accessible from anywhere! How hard can it be?” Harder […]
Every business needs a way to handle its finances, and in almost all cases, that involves both invoicing and bookkeeping. From dealing with estimated taxes to collecting payments from forgetful customers, there’s a lot that goes along with operating a business – and as the freelance economy grows, more and more independent contractors are finding […]
Of the many questions I’ve received from small business owners over the years, one of the most frequent runs along these lines: “My work involves a lot of projects for various clients. Is there any way to look at profit and loss on all these individual projects? And how do I figure out which software […]
We’ve already talked in depth about Xero and QuickBooks Online: how the two programs stack up, the pros and cons of each. But today, we’ll be focusing on a specific aspect of the two cloud-based accounting programs: what are they like for mobile users?
So. You’ve decided that Excel and Word just aren’t cutting it anymore. Maybe, like FreshBooks founder Mike McDerment, you accidentally saved over an old invoice in Word and lost important data. Maybe you have trouble keeping track of which clients haven’t paid yet and you want an easier way to do it. Or maybe you […]
Everything is better free, right? There’s a certain appeal to not having to pay for the basic tools you need to keep your business running, especially when you’re just starting out. This fact comes as no surprise to software developers, who have responded to the market demand with a variety of free invoicing programs. But […]
Choosing accounting software isn’t easy. There are a lot of options, and (despite what the advertisers may say), there is not a single program which is best for all businesses. Far from it. So how do you figure out which small business accounting software program is the best for you? If you’re serious about finding a […]