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Accounting Software, eCommerce Accounting, Inventory, Inventory Management
Jan 3, 2020

How to Keep Track of Your Online Inventory

For as long as businesses have been selling goods, they’ve needed to track their inventory. While inventory management is as important in 2020 as it was in 1820, keeping accurate, up-to-date records is more complex than ever before. Not too long ago, a small business likely only sold their products through a storefront. Even in […]
Accounting, Accounting Software, Client Write-Up Software, QuickBooks Alternative
Dec 17, 2019

End of Year Accounting Best Practices

Are Your Books Ready for 2019 Close? Everyone knows that hindsight is 20/20, but right now we need to be approaching the year (and decade!) 2020 with some serious foresight. Like the academic calendar, or the NFL calendar, the accounting year doesn’t really begin in January and end in December. That’s because of taxes, of […]
Accounting Software, Client Write-Up Software
Dec 10, 2019

EOY Client Write-up Do’s and Don’ts

The end of a year brings with it housekeeping both real and metaphorical. In the accounting profession, perhaps no housekeeping task is viewed with as much disdain as EOY client write-ups. Since time immemorial, accountants have spent the close of the year waiting as patiently as possible for clients to deliver reams of unorganized receipts, […]
Accounting, Accounting Software, Cloud Software
Nov 28, 2019

Avoid Being Charged for Accounting Software you Don’t use

Questions to Ask About Your Accounting Software An excellent recent report from Big Four accounting giant Deloitte’s Center for Consumer Insight analyzes the decision-making process of consumers in today’s marketplace. “In many ways the consumer of today is like the consumer of yesterday,” the report concludes, “they are a creature of the pressures they are […]
Accounting, Accounting Software, QuickBooks Alternative
Nov 19, 2019

Understanding Online Accounting Software Tiers

How Much Software Do I Need? Head to the pricing page for any popular business software, including our own online accounting software, and you’re likely to find a number of different options. While these offerings vary in price and feature set, they usually offer the same essential product. In other words, one user’s experience on […]
eCommerce, eCommerce Accounting, Omni-Channel, Retailers
Nov 12, 2019

5 E-commerce Terms Every Business Owner Should Know

Barring the rare exception, almost every business in the retail space is going to have an e-commerce presence. In fact, many of today’s most admired brands grew their initial customer base selling exclusively via a direct-to-consumer model online. A business needs to provide consumers with a frictionless digital experience if it hopes to prompt them […]
Inventory, Inventory Management, Omni-Channel
Oct 31, 2019

Why Inventory Management Matters More Than Ever

Inventory is the lifeblood of any products-based business. It’s the top capital expense, the vehicle for profits, and the very reason customers interact with a company in the first place. No inventory, no business. It’s just that simple. Yet despite the vital impact of inventory, far too many organizations rely on bare bones inventory management […]
Accounting, Accounting Software, Business Software
Oct 16, 2019

The Top 3 Reasons Why Small Business Owners Need Accounting Software

The amount of software solutions available to small business owners is enough to make anyone’s head spin. From all-encompassing services that purport to do a little of everything to niche options that perform the most specific of functions, there’s not a segment of the spectrum that isn’t covered. CRM, ERP, word processing, graphic design, marketing, […]
Accounting Software, Inventory Management, Omni-Channel
Sep 30, 2019

The Importance of Proactive Inventory Planning

The most basic function of inventory management is being able to accurately track goods on hand. In a multi-channel retailing environment, that task alone can be daunting. Understanding where an item is and how much of it in stock can be the difference between a satisfied customer and an upset one, proactive inventory planning also […]