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Accounting Software, eCommerce
May 1, 2018

Bridging the Gap Between eCommerce and Accounting

Today, with online shopping projected to account for 17% of all sales by 2022, new eCommerce outfits are popping up like weeds. It’s easier than ever for an average Joe to think up a business idea and make it a reality online.
Accounting Software
Apr 23, 2018

Does Cloud Accounting Eliminate Spreadsheets?

A year ago, P.F. Chang’s finance chief Jim Bell and his team were wasting time. As Bell told the Wall Street Journal, they regularly spent hours sending out their sheafs of spreadsheets to team leaders at their 415 U.S. restaurants. The process was clunky, but, Bell and his team thought, a necessary evil.
Accounting Software
Apr 17, 2018

Rise of the Technoccountants

With self-serve accounting solutions on the rise, and the market more competitive than ever, savvy accountants need to be on the lookout for any opportunity to add value to the client experience. And in the midst of a shifting technological landscape, it’s clear that there is one avenue that will keep accountants relevant long-term: technology consulting.
Accounting Software
Apr 3, 2018

What the Facebook Data Scandal Means for Accountants Like You

In the past few weeks, Facebook has come under unprecedented fire for giving up the personal information of more than 50 million of its users. In 2014, political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica used a researchers’ app to access the Facebook data of 270,000 consenting individuals — and to plunder info from millions upon millions of their unsuspecting friends.
Accounting Software, Checkout Abandonment, eCommerce Accounting
Mar 26, 2018

3 Ways a Better Payment Process Can Help Curb Checkout Abandonment

According to a 2016 benchmarking report by Compass, a management report solution for online businesses, the checkout abandonment rate in e-commerce sits at 25 percent. Think about it: That’s a quarter of your customers! The report further breaks down the numbers by product.
Accounting Software
Mar 19, 2018

Zero Entry Accounting is Here!

AccountingSuite™ is proud to launch the Boxer version which brings zero entry accounting to your favorite business solution! Our latest product enhancement is aptly called Boxer, after one of the most loyal and honest dogs in the canine family.
Accounting Software
Mar 13, 2018

AccountingSuite™ Startup VS QuickBooks Self-Employed

Working as a freelancer or as a self-employed individual can be rewarding. However, accounting and taxes are still necessary for even the simplest of businesses. So if you’re self-employed, a startup, or an accountant that services freelancers, you understand that having a solution that can support growth through the different stages is a critical component.
Accounting Software
Feb 16, 2018

Embracing the Year of the Dog, Happy Chinese New Year from AccountingSuite

In the Chinese Zodiac, the year of the dog begins today, February 16 2018. According to the Chinese calendar, the year of the dog is the eleventh year of a 12-year cycle. Each year is represented by a different animal, and each animal has associated beautiful myths, legends, and traditions and idiosyncrasies.
Accounting Software
Feb 12, 2018

Becoming an Accountepreneur: What to Know Before Setting Off on Your Own

Today’s top accountants aren’t merely paper-pushers, covering the mathematical busy work and balancing the books for the higher-ups. The most talented and driven accountants become what we call an Accountepreneur, fostering the growth of the businesses they serve at a fundamental level, often moving into powerful executive roles or taking the lead in their own ventures to start a firm of their own.
Accounting Software
Feb 1, 2018

3 Ways to Create More Value for Your Clients, What Businesses Really Want from Advisors

Becoming a trusted advisor in the truest sense of the word is not an easy feat to accomplish. The business owner-accountant relationship is one of the most important connections in the business world, but the nature of the work itself can easily put a strain on both parties.