Increasing numbers of small businesses are choosing to use QuickBooks Online so accounting professionals should be familiar with it to support them. Join me for an intro and overview of QB Online and QBO Accountant. I’ll share some navigation tips and tools for accounting professionals too. You’ll see how easy it is to use QB Online and collaborate and support your clients with the data in the cloud. Read more
I wanted to share several special offers, free webinars and other new resources for CPAs, Accountants, Bookkeepers, QuickBooks ProAdvisors and QuickBooks users.
Special 50% off on QuickBooks Accountant 2013 until May 28
If you are an accountant, bookkeeper, tax professional or QuickBooks consultant, then you really should get QuickBooks Accountant and you can save 50% if you order before May 28. Details here: http://intuitaccountants.com/MichelleLong
QuickBooks Accountant 2013 has the following unique features and tools to help accounting professionals be more efficient and productive. Read more
Please Join Me at the Ultimate Accounting vCon — it will be a GREAT conference you won’t want to Miss!
It is exciting to see so many CPAs, accountants, bookkeepers, QuickBooks ProAdvisors, consultants and others who have already registered to attend the Ultimate Accounting vCon next week (May 16 and 17). Sandi Smith Leyva and I (Michelle Long) have been finalizing the presentations and materials and all I can say is WOW! We have soooooo much great information, resources and ideas to share with you that will help you grow your business and serve your clients better that it is amazing! It’s not too late to register to join us and you will be glad you did! All the sessions are recorded so you can listen to them later as needed. Hundreds of your peers have already registered — don’t get left behind! Read more
Time Sensitive – If you want to Grow Your Accounting or Bookkeeping Business, Do Not Miss This GREAT Opportunity!
We’re thrilled that many of you have already registered for our Second Annual Accounting vCon on May 16 & 17. You now have immediate access to some amazing case studies, a BONUS checklist, a BONUS “Dear John” sample letter for clients you need to fire (will be posted ASAP), hundreds of motivated and upbeat peers, and that’s all before the conference even starts!
It’s not too late! Read more
QQube™ 5.1 – the most complete data warehouse for QuickBooks – has been released.
According to founder Chuck Vigeant M.Ed., ‘this is the most efficient, most powerful release to date. We made over 60 improvements, additions, and fixes from version 5.0 including refresh algorithms that are up to 90% faster in certain cases. This was an ambitious agenda for the last two months, and we succeeded.’ ‘We were excited about the 5.0 release, but soon realized that we needed to make improvements to make it a better customer experience.’ Read more
Having your own business is hard work, but there is a smart way to serve clients well and make the income you want without putting in hundreds of hours per week. The skills and tools you need to move from one level of income in your practice are different from the ones it took to get where you are. Stop relying on peers who are at or behind your level of income and start relying on mentors like Michelle and Sandi who have already been where you want to go and are fully dedicated to serving the accounting profession. Read more
It’s super-easy to grow your business as big as you want and without struggle. All you need to know is the right set of skills. Unfortunately, they’re not accounting skills – they are practice management skills. And that’s one secret to growing a business that most entrepreneurs never learn.
There is a second secret: that it’s not that hard to learn these practice management skills. The problem is most people don’t know that that’s what will help them leapfrog their revenue and serve their clients better. Read more
Multiple monitors are GREAT! It can really help your productivity or allow you to keep up with social media posts on Twitter or Facebook. Regardless of how you use multiple monitors, when you travel or are away from the office, you really miss the additional monitor. I love being able to use my iPad as an additional monitor when I travel. Read more
Numerous people are reporting that they cannot see fields in QuickBooks 2013 particularly since the R6 update. For example, in the write checks window people indicate they can no longer see the column for class, customer:job, the billable box and that these fields are missing. Additionally, some people indicated that it may not affect all company files (i.e. things look ok in one file but not in another file). Keep this in mind if you or your clients have missing fields or display problems and refer to this post for details on how to fix it. Read more
Xero continues to impress and amaze me and many other accounting professionals. If you are not familiar with Xero yet, you can watch this webinar with Jamie Sutherland, Xero’s US President, for an introduction and demonstration of Xero. Read more