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For Memorial Day, God Bless the U.S.A. by Lee Greenwood

Filed in Mike Block CPA, Personal by on May 27, 2018 0 Comments
For Memorial Day, God Bless the U.S.A. by Lee Greenwood

For Memorial Day, please respect each other & enjoy God Bless the U.S.A., even if you are not from this great Country!  Keith “Duke” Jones, a terrific CPA, sent this Lee Greenwood video to me, so I could send it to all my QuickBooks-Blog, LinkedIn, Facebook, Facebooks2 & Twitter friends.

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Xero Just CONFIRMED The End of Xero As We Knew It!

Filed in Accounting, Business by on May 25, 2018 0 Comments
Xero Just CONFIRMED The End of Xero As We Knew It!

Few realize it, but Xero just Confirmed the end of Xero as we knew it. Part 2 My first The end of Xero QuickBooks-blog post used the March 2017 Xero Annual Report. The 2018 Xero Report just confirmed the end of Xero as we knew it. My first End of Xero story got more than 3,000 […]

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App Links Tax Programs, Client Manager / Links, No Login, Fast, MORE

App Links Tax Programs, Client Manager / Links, No Login, Fast, MORE

FREE App links tax programs, client manager / links, no login, fast, MORE! Intuit Link features: Automate reminders; custom brand; custom secure email templates; invite clients; questionnaires; document requests Start from desktop link: No login to it; no login to link QuickBooks Online files or QuickBooks Self Employed files Runs QBO / QBSE faster & […]

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LinkedIn posts: QuickBooks Online vs QuickBooks Desktop, 5 for $5

LinkedIn posts: QuickBooks Online vs QuickBooks Desktop, 5 for $5

Here are some recent LinkedIn posts on QuickBooks Online vs QuickBooks Desktop, 5 for $5. They are from my prior LinkedIn post More bad news keeps coming for QuickBooks Desktop. More great news for QuickBooks Online on May 22. It already has an incredible 2,683 views on LinkedIn alone (Mike Block CPA). Alexander Zazi, ★ […]

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QuickBooks Desktop vs. QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Desktop May Not Survive

QuickBooks Desktop vs. QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Desktop May Not Survive

QuickBooks Desktop vs. QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Desktop may not survive? I wrote QuickBooks Desktop vs. QuickBooks Online, Users and Revenue in January. Intuit keeps supplies and advisor revenue in QuickBooks Desktop (QBD). Without this, QBD July 2017 year revenue was $1,390 million vs QuickBooks Online $853 million. Three-year average changes have REVENUE almost even ($48 million) […]

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Your thoughts on apps that integrate with QuickBooks Online?

Your thoughts on apps that integrate with QuickBooks Online?

Your thoughts on apps that integrate with QuickBooks Online? (edited from LinkedIn: Successful QuickBooks Consultants) Matthew Watzka: I have a working knowledge of how to add and integrate apps into QuickBooks Online, but find it hard to offer “expert knowledge” to clients simply because there are so many options. . KC Truby: TALK Accounting app moves staff […]

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Make it 89% more likely your small business will be a success

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks by on May 18, 2018 0 Comments
Make it 89% more likely your small business will be a success

Make it 89% more likely your small business will be a success. A recent Brad Smith (QuickBooks – Intuit CEO) 2018 keynote said, “You know, if a small business works with an accountant, their odds of success go up 89 percent.” Brad also said this in 2016, “studies show that if a small business uses […]

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More very bad news for QuickBooks Desktop

More very bad news for QuickBooks Desktop

This post below is definitely more very bad news QuickBooks Desktop. This is from Accounting Today, a very popular accounting news site. Next Stop: The Cloud It’s inevitable that all businesses will eventually be cloud businesses. The question is how to manage the transition. This report will look at current and future trends in the […]

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Every day is a great day, especially when you learn something new

Every day is a great day, especially when you learn something new

My favorite (possibly self-created) saying is, “Every day is a great day, especially when you learn something new.” Today was a very special day for me, thanks to Scott Kay. As Scott is from Australia, we never meet before he sent a LinkedIn message: Hi Mike, thanks for adding me. I’ve definitely seen you on Xero/QBO […]

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The end of Xero, Brain Dead Xero Machine Learning

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, Xero by on May 8, 2018 0 Comments
The end of Xero, Brain Dead Xero Machine Learning

The end of Xero is not far off. I was once #3 in Xero U.S. Xero sales, a speaker at two Xero events & a very early adopter of Xero’s WorkflowMax, a near useless version the new Xero HQ. The now retiring Xero CEO linked to my blog & exchanged many emails with me. The […]

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