I’m thrilled to say that I was a winner in the Intuit Innovator’s contest last fall and I finally won an iPad! I submitted a quick (2 minutes) video of how I helped a national fraternity implement QuickBooks Online for their chapters. In the video, I discuss the needs of the fraternity, the challenges they faced and how QuickBooks Online met their needs. Check it out:
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Unfortunately Intuit “executed a planned maintenance over the weekend and ran into some issues.” Monday the servers were experiencing outages or delays in processing and users are reporting problems this morning (Tuesday) too. Affected services appear to include Merchant Services (processing credit cards), QuickBooks Online (slow or offline), emailing invoices,estimates. etc. from QuickBooks and possibly other online services. Check Intuit’s Facebook page for updates. Read more
What’s the difference between QuickBooks Pro, Premier and Enterprise? What’s the difference between QuickBooks Pro for Windows vs. Mac? What are the differences between QuickBooks Pro vs. QuickBooks Online? There are many questions about the different QuickBooks products and the features available in each. It can be confusing to decide, ‘which QuickBooks is right for me’? Wouldn’t it be great to have a comparison chart to see the differences quickly and conveniently? Now, there is a Comprehensive QuickBooks Product Comparison to answer these questions. Read more
UPDATE: There was another outage on Friday, March 24 for a few hours. Another response from Intuit on 3/25/11 is posted below.
Intuit has issued the following in response to the recent service outage affecting QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Merchant Services, QuickBooks Online Payroll and other Intuit services which were down on March 21 and 22, 2011. Read more
Friday, March 25 and everything seems to be down again this morning. Here’s the QuickBooks Online Blog with service status updates and subscribe to get email notifications.
Unbelievable – yesterday several Intuit services (QuickBooks Online, Intuit Merchant Services and Intuit Payroll) were down for a few hours and unavailable. QuickBooks Online is down again this morning (and possibly other services). Like many others, I am frustrated and disappointed with Intuit. I want to know why they still do not seem to have effective, redundant backup systems in place to kick in when there is an outage. Read more
Updated 3/22/11 — It appears that some Intuit servers are down which is affecting QuickBooks Online and other online services. Hopefully service will be restored soon, but here are some alternatives in the meantime: Read more
I was thrilled to be invited to attend the Intuit ProLine Productivity Expo and Accountant 2020 Think Tank. Intuit shared with us some products and services that are in the concept stage, beta testing or commercially available already for QuickBooks Accounting, Payroll, Payments, Tax, Practice Management and Practice Growth. Read more