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Paying Bills in QuickBooks: The Basics

The time-consuming part’s over once you’ve entered bills in QuickBooks. Here’s how to pay them. Last month, we explained that the process of paying bills in QuickBooks requires two separate sets of actions. We went over what’s required to enter bills and to set up reminders so they don’t get overlooked. This month’s column will [...]

November 7th, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Getting Started with Accounts in QuickBooks Online, Part 1

QuickBooks Online was built to work with transactions downloaded from your online financial institutions. Here’s how to work with them. The ability to import transactions from financial institutions into QuickBooks Online is definitely one of the best things about the site. You may have even signed up for that very reason. By now, you’ve probably [...]

November 2nd, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks Online|

How to Enter Bills in QuickBooks

It’s not as much fun as creating invoices, but the bills must be paid. Here’s how QuickBooks helps. We’re in a bit of a transitional period with business bill-paying. Some paper bills still come via the U.S. Mail, however you may also be getting some through email. Others don’t come at all: You might get [...]

October 1st, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Customer Statements: When, Why, and How

If your business relies on invoices to get paid, there may be times when you need to create and send statements. You enter into an informal contract with a customer when you send an invoice. You expect that you will receive payment in a timely fashion for goods or services you’ve sold. That probably works [...]

October 1st, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks Online|

Not Using QuickBooks Online? What You’re Missing Out On

If you dread every minute of the time you spend on accounting, you should know how QuickBooks Online can change your outlook.  How long would it take you to determine: What your total expenses for this quarter are? Whether or not your business is profitable as of today? How much you’ve sold every month this [...]

September 1st, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks Online|

Extend QuickBooks’ Usefulness with Add-Ons

Maybe QuickBooks does everything you need. But if you outgrow parts of it, don’t worry, you’ll have options. What do you do when an application you’re using stops meeting your growing needs in a specific area? You can: a.) find a workaround, b.) switch to different software, or, c.) resign yourself to living without that [...]

September 1st, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

How QuickBooks Online Can Improve Your Company’s Financial Health

QuickBooks Online is more than just an online bookkeeper. It can help improve your cash flow, your customer relationships, your inventory readiness, and your future. If you’re already using QuickBooks Online, you know how much impact its bookkeeping abilities have had on your company’s accounting operations. You’re saving time, which in-turn saves money, and you’re [...]

August 1st, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks Online|

How to Use Memorized Transactions in QuickBooks

Tired of repetitive data entry? QuickBooks provides a way to save time and keystrokes when you create some transactions. We wrote last month about the benefits of having QuickBooks on your desktop. Among those we listed are three that have impact on every business that uses it. QuickBooks helps you: Save time. Save money. Minimize [...]

August 1st, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

5 QuickBooks Online Reports You Should Run Regularly

There are numerous QuickBooks Online reports that you should be consulting at regular intervals. But you need these five at least every week. QuickBooks Online’s Dashboard, the first screen you see when you log in, provides an effective overview of your company’s finances. It contains at-a-glance information about your recent expenses, your sales, and the [...]

July 7th, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks Online|

Why QuickBooks Should Be On Your Desktop

You know about QuickBooks but you’re still hesitating. Here’s why you should make the transition. Even if you’re a very small business, you’re at a competitive disadvantage if you’re still doing your accounting manually. You might be doing okay using Microsoft Word for invoices and records and Excel for reports. But many of your rivals [...]

July 7th, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Don’t Have a Budget? QuickBooks Online Can Help

The hardest part of creating a budget is getting started. QuickBooks Online provides tools that can jump-start the process. You know you should have a budget. You’re aware that it can help you stay on track with your company’s income and expenses throughout the year. Maybe you’ve even tried to make one before, but you [...]

June 1st, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks Online|

All About Sales Receipts in QuickBooks

Documenting every sale carefully helps ensure that your financial records and reports will be accurate. The sales receipt is the right tool for this in specific situations. You know how important it is to obtain receipts for the expenses you and your employees incur. You need to record them, analyze their impact on your cash [...]

June 1st, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Using Product and Service Records in QuickBooks Online

Last month, we created product and service records in QuickBooks Online. This month, we’ll explore how they’re used on the site. If you ever did your accounting manually, you probably remember how tired you got of writing or typing the same things over and over. You may have had your customers’ addresses practically memorized, and [...]

May 1st, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks Online|

Polish Your Image: Customize QuickBooks’ Forms

The invoices and other forms you send to customers and vendors should reflect your company’s attention to detail, accuracy, and consistency. Every opportunity you have to interact with your customers and vendors is critical. Whether it’s a phone call, an in-person connection, or an email, how you present yourself reveals a lot about you. Are [...]

May 1st, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Get Paid Faster Using QuickBooks

Are your customers slow about paying their invoices? QuickBooks can help accelerate your receivables. Your company’s cash flow depends largely on how quickly your customers pay the invoices you’ve sent. And if you’re like most small businesses, those checks tend to dribble in close to—and after—the due date. If you operate on a slim margin, [...]

April 1st, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|