Category: Product Reviews

QuickBooks Reporting is Simple with QQube

| January 7, 2011 | 13 Comments

Getting useful reports from QuickBooks, in the format that you want, can be a real chore. Your options are to use the built-in QuickBooks reports, struggle with a complicated data access tool, or use a complicated add-on product that has limitations. This is all about to change with the release of a product that I’m […]

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QuickBooks Plus Subscriptions

| December 28, 2010 | 15 Comments

With all of the hoopla surrounding the release of QuickBooks 2011 many people have overlooked one of the significant marketing changes – QuickBooks Desktop subscriptions through the QuickBooks Plus program. Let’s take a look at what this is, and how it will affect both users and ProAdvisors.

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Intuit PaymentNetwork Updated in QuickBooks 2011

| October 5, 2010 | 6 Comments

Intuit introduced the Intuit PaymentNetwork in 2009, a low cost method of sending and receiving payments. A year has passed, and there have been a number of improvements Let’s look at this in relation to QuickBooks 2011, although most of the new features also apply to older versions.

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QuickBooks Hosting: An Overview

| August 19, 2010

QuickBooks is essentially a desktop program, designed to be installed on your local computer. That is fine if you always work out of your office, and if all of the people who need access to the data are connected to the same local area network, but what if you need “remote” access, via the Internet? […]

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Creating QuickBooks Reports with XpandedReports

| June 8, 2010 | 10 Comments

QuickBooks holds your company data, and you want to pull info out in a format that YOU want. Unfortunately, you don’t have a lot of control over many reports that QuickBooks can generate. Today I’ll talk about a useful tool that can help you get reports out of QuickBooks with the information you want, using […]

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QuickBooks Inventory Analysis with EZ Analytics

| May 25, 2010 | 3 Comments

Intuit has been promoting a new class of add-on applications that work with your QuickBooks desktop application, but are accessed via the web. In this article I’ll review one of these applications, EZ Analytics for Inventory, an excellent inventory planning and management tool that will work with your QuickBooks data.

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QuickBooks CRM with Legrand CRM Pro

| April 28, 2010

A CRM program is used to manage your relationship with your customers. There are many CRM programs available these days, with a wide variation in pricing and capabilities. As I’m interested in QuickBooks, I’ve been looking at CRM programs that integrate with QuickBooks. Today I’m taking a quick look at Legrand CRM Pro. I will […]

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Importing QuickBooks Transactions with Transaction Pro Importer

| January 14, 2010 | 33 Comments

QuickBooks has a “closed” database – they control access to the data very tightly. While you have some limited ability to import list data (items, customers), it is generally difficult to import transaction data (invoices, checks). Today I’m reviewing an excellent tool that you can use to import transactions into QuickBooks (and lists as well), […]

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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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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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