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More and Less Important Xero Upgrades

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on September 11, 2014 0 Comments
More and Less Important Xero Upgrades

I was the first Xero user to vote for and comment on an Invoice Docx Preview Feature Request. I said Definitely! I also, however, very much appreciate that Xero is working hard on many things. It has major problems in trying to decide what to do next, though it devotes a far larger share of revenue […]

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Bloody Brad fiddled while 785 Quickbooks employees burned

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on August 31, 2014 0 Comments

Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Intuit CEO, Bloody Brad Smith, actually fiddled right after he burned (fired) 785 QuickBooks employees. Here is Bloody Brad (on the right), as he fiddles (parties with Devil music?), right after 785 fired QuickBooks employees began to burn. Note the flames and Brad flashing a Devil horn. Bard had no […]

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Xero Bailing Out Intuit, QuickBooks Online

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 17, 2014 0 Comments
Xero Bailing Out Intuit, QuickBooks Online

We quickly got many clear confirmations on our Bloody Brad hits QuickBooks Online post. They included this from a former Intuit employee: I was part of the 2013 Denver group let go. It came as a complete surprise to us. Heard from a few of my former coworkers in the other 2 offices affected yesterday. They had no idea […]

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Bloody Brad hits QuickBooks Online, again

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 16, 2014 0 Comments
Bloody Brad hits QuickBooks Online, again

Yesterday Bloody Brad Smith, Intuit CEO, fired 785 long-time QuickBooks Online phone support employees.This was 90% of U.S. phone support in Tucson and Fredericksburg, so it may include many QuickBooks ProAdvisor staff. The cuts made many users give up, after holding for more than two hours. Of course, so-called QuickBooks ProAdvisor support is a non-issue, […]

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Supercomputer phones, the best is yet to come

Filed in Computer, Integrate, Software by on March 22, 2014 0 Comments
Supercomputer phones, the best is yet to come

Many millions now routinely use supercomputer phones. To put it in perspective: Computers became a million times faster in thirty years. For example, the Cry-1 supercomputer (once among the fastest) had 4MB of main memory, an 80MHz CPU clock and cost $5 million. However, mobile phones like today’s Android G1 have 192MB of memory, a 528MHz CPU […]

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Should you help Intuit violate antitrust laws to fight Xero?

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on March 20, 2014 0 Comments
Should you help Intuit violate antitrust laws to fight Xero?

You have a vital interest in strong competition, even if not using Intuit QuickBooks or Xero. QB did not get important changes in 2005, when insiders like me wanted. It got these in 2013, due to Xero competition: A faster and more complete QB Online. Automatic QBO bank/credit card downloads (QB desktop – one click) […]

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Xero is and will be far better than QuickBooks

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on March 15, 2014 0 Comments
Xero is and will be far better than QuickBooks

I was almost exclusively Intuit for 35 years. Many years had hundreds of fast email exchanges with Intuit CEOs and top aides (BestQuickBooksCPA.com). These CEOS wrote (and let me publicize): You’re fantastic Mike! Absolutely fantastic! Keep raising hell when Intuit does something wrong. However, here is why I know know that Xero is and will […]

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Original http://1234567890.typepad.com/quickbooks/ blog dies

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on February 15, 2014 0 Comments
Original http://1234567890.typepad.com/quickbooks/ blog dies

We moved my very old and extensive http://1234567890.typepad.com/quickbooks/ Typepad Xero QuickBooks blog to WordPress many months ago. Typepad gave the blog exclusive use of the QuickBooks folder, so it was likely their first QuickBooks blog. I left Typepad due to very surprising problems, after many years of trying to get changes: Typepad cannot maintain Facebook links for […]

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Government: people food good; animal food bad

Filed in Politics by on February 8, 2014
Government: people food good; animal food bad

The Food Stamp Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, announced that it is proud to be distributing this year the greatest amount of free Meals and Food Stamps ever, to 47 million people as of the most recent figures available. Meanwhile, the National Park Service, administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, […]

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Per Employee Xero Pricing Updates

Filed in Xero by on February 6, 2014
Per Employee Xero Pricing Updates

I recently wrote, “We badly need per employee Xero pricing” as a Xero Feature Request at https://community.xero.com/business/discussion/3686491/ Other payrolls base charges on employees or transactions. The Xero price schedule is  a STOPPED CLOCK: RIGHT TWICE A DAY. The $30 one employee plan (including Xero) is inexpensive, but does not include direct deposit, e-file and e-pay. This is […]

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