Archive for September, 2009

QuickBooks Enterprise 10.0 – Not Ready for Prime Time?

| September 30, 2009 | 36 Comments

Just a quick note – I’m playing with the production release (R1P) of QuickBooks Enterprise 10.0 this morning, trying some of the new features relating to custom fields (more on this later), and there are problems. I can’t say how extensive this is, or how it might affect you, as I haven’t yet pinned down […]

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QuickBooks 2010 Document Management

| September 30, 2009 | 59 Comments

QuickBooks 2010 adds an integrated Document Management System to QuickBooks that is very simple to use. This article gives a brief overview of this new feature. A Document Management System (DMS) is a program that is used to store documents and/or images of paper documents. This can be a very valuable tool for your business. […]

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QuickBooks 2010 Rapid Data Entry

| September 29, 2009 | 18 Comments

Until now, if you wanted to quickly add a large number of records to a list in QuickBooks, you had to resort to using an Excel import or use a third party import tool. This often would be a tedious chore, requiring that you “map” your Excel spreadsheet to the fields in QuickBooks. In the […]

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QuickBooks 2010 Pricing

| September 28, 2009 | 12 Comments

You can order QuickBooks 2010 starting this week, so here is my annual “QuickBooks Pricing” article. Where is the best place to buy QuickBooks? I’ll let you decide – but do NOT pay full retail for your copy of QuickBooks!

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Warning – Phishing eMail about Intuit Products

| September 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

A quick note – there are a lot of phishing emails coming out lately that look like they come from Intuit. Some talk about a security tool that QuickBooks online users must download, some talk about a survey to fill out after your purchase of an Intuit product. Please be careful, these may be phishing […]

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Review: Intuit PaymentNetwork

| September 21, 2009 | 39 Comments

Intuit recently announced the Intuit PaymentNetwork, a low cost method of sending and receiving payments. As someone who collects and makes payments via online services every day, I was intrigued by the extremely low fees for this service. I’ve been playing with it lately, so here are some thoughts.

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QuickBooks 2010 Overview

| September 18, 2009 | 8 Comments

Hot on the heals of my “preview” article yesterday, here is additional information on QuickBooks 2010. This information has been released to ProAdvisors but it hasn’t yet hit the Intuit end-user oriented web sites. I’ll have more details in the coming weeks, with screen shots and more details, when Intuit releases the product. QuickBooks 2010 […]

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QuickBooks 2010 Preview

| September 17, 2009 | 14 Comments

Intuit is starting to announce the features that are available in QuickBooks 2010. The first two announced features are a Documentation Management program and Rapid List Entry/Edit.

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QuickBooks Support and Training Resources

| September 15, 2009 | 4 Comments

There are a lot of ways to get help with QuickBooks, and in today’s article I’m going to list a few resources for support and training that I’ve found to be helpful. Many of these are free, but some do have a cost involved. Updated 11/10/2009 This isn’t a comprehensive list of ALL resources that are available […]

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Review: SmartVault Documentation Management for QuickBooks

| September 7, 2009 | 6 Comments

I’ve talked about documentation management systems (DMS) and their value to a business in my article on PaperSave Plus. Today I’ll review another DMS system that works with QuickBooks:SmartVault. This product takes a different approach than PaperSave Plus – it stores your information in an online server rather than in a database on your local […]

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