QuickBooks 2013 – What’s New

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on September 19, 2012

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September 2012

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Message From Doug

 

 

Lots going on this week! QuickBooks 2013 was released last week and we're releasing new information every day on what's new and what you need to know. See the next session for details.

Why should you attend the 2012 Accounting Solutions Conference? Well, have you tried to google "Accounting Software for Small Business" lately? There are over 60 Million results!

At the Sleeter Group, we're your filter on the solutions in the marketplace. We continually research the marketplace to identify the best products and best practices for small business management. We personally meet with and reviewed hundreds of developers and applications to find the companies and products we believe solve the accounting technology problems that you and your small business clients face every day.

The Sleeter Group's Annual Conference is your opportunity to attend, in person, a yearly "state of the market" for QuickBooks, online accounting, mobile and connected technologies that will help you and your small business clients work smarter, faster and more efficiently.

We bring you great speakers and top experts who will present over 60 sessions of in-depth demonstrations and give you expert advice. There is also a trade show where you can visit more than 60 exhibitors and ask them how their solutions will work for your clients. At the Conference, you get to do a deep dive into the best of those solutions in three information-packed days – a highly efficient use of your time and a solid investment in your future.

Last year, we introduced you to Xero, a very exciting company from New Zealand that is now up and running in the US. They have a compelling online accounting product they refer to as "Beautiful Accounting Software." Xero is the best example we've seen of the Zero-entry trend that reduces human data entry and improves accuracy of data in our systems. You'll also learn how Bill.com completely redesigns the processes of AR, AP and cash flow management. Sage will also be there with their new SageOne product that provides incredible team collaboration capabilities. CPA2Biz will have a major presence with their Trusted Business Advisor solutions including Intacct, XCM, Bill.com, and Confirmation.com.

Don't forget to cast your vote for your favorite Awesome Application. Voting is underway and you can vote everyday through September 28. I will be announcing the 2013 winners at the Conference.

I look forward to seeing you October 22-24, 2012 in Anaheim!

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What's New in QuickBooks 2013

 

 

Have you seen QuickBooks 2013 yet? This year, there are SIGNIFICANT change to the look and feel of QuickBooks, plus some new "features" that you'll really want to learn about.

We have several ways to help you come up to speed on QuickBooks 2013:

 

A Taste of the Conference Webinar – Moving to the Cloud

 

 

So You Want to Adopt "The Cloud"
But You Have Questions? We've Got the Answers!

Join Doug Sleeter and Seth David (Nerd Enterprises) for a 2 hour drill-down webinar on how to get into the cloud, why you should, and some of the tools that will get you there.

Date: Friday, September 21
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (Pacific)
Where: Webinar
Price: $47.00 (includes access to a recorded version you can share with your firm's colleagues)

What You Will Learn:

  • What you can put in the cloud
  • How you can get your business there
  • How you can manage your information in The Cloud once it is there
  • Specific examples of tools you can use
  • A demonstration how to use some of them
  • How to manage files and information
  • How to manage contacts
  • How to manage your accounting solution(s)
  • Task Management and assignment

Sign up now for this 2 hour webinar where we will answer your questions and demonstrate so you can see specific examples of how you can start getting yours and your clients' businesses in The Cloud today!

 

2012 Accounting Solutions Conference News

 

 

Join us at The Sleeter Group's Ninth Annual Accounting Solutions Conference – October 22-24, at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA.

 

Complete Agenda and Session Descriptions are Now Available

Our annual event is the only Conference produced by an independent expert community focused on the SMB accounting software and consulting market.

Keynote Session and Speakers

  • Leading Your Clients Out of the Dark Ages – Leslie Shiner
  • 2012 Technology Futures – Dana "Rick" Richardson
  • Technology Update 2012 – Randy Johnston
  • Cloud Accounting Solutions – Doug Sleeter
  • Intuit Executive Session – Dan Wernikoff
  • Executive Panel: Predictions and 5-Year Vision: Intuit, Sage, CPA2Biz, Xero

Concurrent Sessions & Speakers - Small Selection of the 60+ Sessions:

  • QuickBooks Deep Dive – Charlie Russell
  • Accounting Solutions – Cloud vs. On-Premise – Randy Johnston
  • Inspector Gadget – David Cieslak
  • Intuit Products Update – Jacint Tumacder and Kevin Kirn
  • Cloud Efficiency to the Rescue – Manage AP and AR in Half the Time – Rene Lacerte
  • Using Seminars and Speaking to Grow Your Practice – Michelle Long
  • Online Banking Revi$ited – The Beginning of Zero Entry – Karen Siewert
  • From Financials to Dashboards – Jennifer Katrulya
  • Going Mobile with QuickBooks – Helping Clients Integrate Mobile Technologies – Michelle Long
  • Becoming an eCommerce Guru – Jim Savage
  • How QQube Helps QuickBooks Consultants – Chuck Vigeant
  • What Differentiates one Inventory Solution from Another? Your Client! – Tim Grant
  • Selling Clients on the New Services of Chunkification, Zero Entry, and Collaboration – Sandi Smith Levya
  • Security Update 2012 – David Cieslak
  • and much more

Solutions Expo Hall – Visit with more than 60 Technology Providers

We'll have over 60 Exhibitors this year, many with new or updated solutions for you and your clients. Click here to view the current list of Sponsors and Exhibitors.

Visit www.sleeterconference.com or call us at 888-484-5484 and we will be happy to answer your questions.

 

Super Sleeter Deal

 

 

Over 30% off QuickBooks Seminar System Books

"There really isn't a better set of materials for workshops or seminars on QuickBooks." – Pat Hartley, Menifee, CA

Establish your expertise – Teach QuickBooks. Offering seminars is one of the fastest ways to reach potential clients and grow your practice. The QuickBooks Step-by-Step Seminar System is designed to help you start teaching QuickBooks seminars now. The QuickBooks Seminar System includes all the materials for teaching two unique QuickBooks seminars.

Purchase the QuickBooks Seminar System now through September 30, 2012 and you will be able to purchase the Seminar I and Seminar II books for $20 each, a discount of over 30% off the regular price, with potential savings of up to $360.

After purchase of the QuickBooks Seminar System, you will receive promo codes good for the Seminar I and Seminar II books. Each code will be good for up to 20 copies of each book. The promo code for each book can only be used a single time. Purchase of the Seminar System books must be completed by March 31, 2013.

Order you QuickBooks Seminar System today!

"The best part of Sleeter's QuickBooks Seminar System is that you can basically open the box, set a date, and teach the seminars." – Shelley Crivello, Stockton, California

 

Google Apps – More Than You Thought

 

 

In the past, the vast majority of small and large companies have looked to Microsoft Exchange and Outlook to provide email and calendaring for the organization, but more recently, Google has attempted to revolutionize this space with Google Apps.

Selwyn van Rooyen, a long time Sleeter Group member recently blogged about how Google Apps has become a serious alternative for enterprise-class email, calendaring, document sharing and more.

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Vote for Your Favorite Awesome App

 

 

The Awesome Application Awards voting is off to a great start with over 10,000 votes cast so far. You can cast a vote for each of your favorite Awesome Apps and you can do so once per day. Click here to view short videos from the nominated developers – then click on the "thumbs up" icon to vote for your favorites. Voting ends on September 28, 2012. Winners will be announced at the Accounting Solutions Conference in October.

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