Tag Archives: QuickBooks

Is It Time For a Change

Is it time to make a change with your bookkeeping and accounting products? As you get near the end of 2018, it’s a good time to evaluate whether or not you need to make some changes. Here are some questions to help you decide if you need to make some changes regarding the Intuit products: Continue reading

Posted in Business Finance, Credit Card Processing, Merchant Services, Payroll, QuickBooks, Year End | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Optimize Your Revenue Mix for More Profitability in 2019

Many small business owners focus on generating more revenue every year, and that’s a great objective. But not all income is created equally. If you have more than one type of division/service and/or service/product, then it’s worthwhile taking a closer look at the profitability of each. Continue reading

Posted in Business Finance, QuickBooks, Year End | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Year-End Review and Planning

While you still have 2 more months to generate income (and expenses), you probably have a somewhat good idea of your year-end numbers. As you look back over your year, take the time to list what worked – and what didn’t. Here are a few recommendations to help you review 2017 so you can plan for 2018 Continue reading

Posted in Business Finance, QuickBooks, Reports, Year End | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Determining Your Most Profitable Sales

It’s time to review your sales to see where you were most profitable in 2018 and see what changes, if any, you’ll make for 2019. When looking at profitability, there are a few different factors you can review using QuickBooks. So here are 5 areas to consider. Continue reading

Posted in Business Finance, QuickBooks | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What’s In Your Top 20?

You’re probably familiar with the Pareto Principle, which states that 80% of your results come from 20% of your work. Have you ever stopped to look at the Top 20 in your business? You can identify the top 20% of your customers, types of customers, products/services, sales reps, expenses, etc. in QuickBooks. While it won’t always be an 80/20, you can still see what floats to the top and bottom. Take a look! Continue reading

Posted in Business Finance, Reports | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Using QuickBooks to Find Your Niche

Did you know that QuickBooks can help you refine your niche? You’ll be surprised at just how much. Here are some ideas to get you started. Continue reading

Posted in Business Finance, Features, Job Costing, Power Tips, QuickBooks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Are There Riches In Niches

In the beginning, we all take whatever business we can get. But after a while, you can start to identify who you like working with, the types of work you do, where you’re more profitable, your ideal customer, ideal division, ideal service… Many worry that if they niche, they will lose out on business because they won’t reach as many people. But actually it’s often just the opposite. When you take the time to niche, you’ll find that it simplifies your business and increases your profitability. Here’s why: Continue reading

Posted in Business Finance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Enterprise Adds More Mobile Capabilities To Sales Order Fulfillment

Intuit added a couple new for Enterprise 2019 customers only with a big push on mobile warehouse (storage) functionality. See which features will be useful for you. Continue reading

Posted in Features, Productivity Tips, QuickBooks, Security | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

QuickBooks Desktop vs. QuickBooks Online

If you’re in a desktop version of QuickBooks (Pro/Premier/Enterprise) you may be wondering if it’s time to move to QuickBooks Online (QBO) so you have remote access and because some 3rd party products are saying Desktop QuickBooks (QBDT) is going away or work only with QBO. With the new products rolling out soon, I thought this would be good to discuss pros/cons – and my opinion ;-) Continue reading

Posted in Job Costing, QuickBooks, Remote Access | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Protecting Your Business From Fraud

How safe is your business from fraud? While many worry about someone hacking into their systems, you’re more likely to experience embezzlement by a trusted employee. About 28% of small businesses have this unfortunate experience. So here are some checks and balances you can put into place both in procedures and in QuickBooks to limit opportunity for theft or discourage most employees from even trying. Continue reading

Posted in Business Finance, Cash Flow, QuickBooks | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment