Archive for September, 2012

Xero Discounts: Get Xero Free; 35% off Business Accounting Costs

Filed in Xero by on September 27, 2012 0 Comments
Xero Discounts: Get Xero Free; 35% off Business Accounting Costs

The best QuickBooks CPA now has the biggest Xero discounts. The Xero six month trial limits you to 50 monthly bank entries. We give you Xero free forever, with unlimited entries, if you use some of our very inexpensive international CPA and bookkeepers. Their charges are so low that we guaratee 35% off your business […]

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Why Not QuickBooks Online?

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks by on September 27, 2012 0 Comments
Why Not QuickBooks Online?

A LinkedIn group member recently said she found that my dislike of QuickBooks Online was surprising resistence, meaning I opposed change. Here is how I detailed why my resistence to QuickBooks Online was not related to resistence to online accounting..    

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It’s a Wonderful LIfe, Thank you very much

Filed in Mike Block CPA, Personal by on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
It’s a Wonderful LIfe, Thank you very much

There was a very special reason for my being unavailable yesterday. It's a wonderful life. I hired my first outsourced person, a Ukrainian programmer, 11 years ago. For several years, we suffered with his bad electric, phone and computer problems. Meanwhile, he kept not getting promised high-paying U.S. jobs, due to the dot com bust. […]

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Let an API link Xero bank rules to Excel, for big time savings

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Let an API link Xero bank rules to Excel, for big time savings

I recently posted a version of this to the Xero API request forum (Let an API link Xero bank rules to Excel, for big time savings). It got 23 votes in a day. The top API foum request got 239 votes in 17 MONTHS. An API is a program extension that lets other programs use […]

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Link Xero bank rules to Excel, for big time savings

Filed in Xero by on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Link Xero bank rules to Excel, for big time savings

I recently posted this to a Xero API (Application Program Interface) request. An API is a program extension that lets outside programmers create applications using the data in the original program.  If Xero would only let its industry standard API  us export, import, create and delete, it would quickly give big time savings, avoid many errors […]

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PC’s Disappearing Act

Filed in Computer, Integrate, Software, Xero by on September 20, 2012 0 Comments
PC’s Disappearing Act

The PC’s Disappearing Act (by Gary Turner) is an inspiring take on part of our inevitable future.   Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel whose silicon has been at the heart of the last forty plus years of computing, came up with Moore’s Law in an article in Electronics Magazine in April 1965.  Moore predicted, with what turned out […]

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Financial Revolution: Intuit Opens Data APIs, Mint – Yodlee War We All Win

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on September 14, 2012 0 Comments
Financial Revolution: Intuit Opens Data APIs, Mint – Yodlee War We All Win

One of the biggest Financial Revolution stories ever is terrific news for us all. Why should you care if Intuit Opens Data APIs? You should care very much because we all will win in the new Mint – Yodlee war. This is exactly what happened when Intuit offered an API for QuickBooks. APIs are Application […]

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What’s New in QuickBooks 2013?

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks by on September 10, 2012 0 Comments
What’s New in QuickBooks 2013?

Here is the official What’s New in QuickBooks 2013: (Very little for QuickBooks Pro)                               Features & Benefits QuickBooks Pro 2013 & QuickBooks Accountant 2013: Calendar View. Easily view invoices, billing & tasks coming due or past due Lead Center. Track & […]

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Top QuickBooks Expert Quits QuickBooks

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks by on September 9, 2012 0 Comments
Top QuickBooks Expert Quits QuickBooks

I have long been a top QuickBooks expert. I had to be good to have a very long-term close personal relationship with two Intuit (QuickBooks) CEOs and their top assistants. Here are some things they said about me: Intuit CEO Brad Smith:         You’re fantastic Mike. Absolutely fantastic! Former CEO Steve Bennett: (now CEO of much […]

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