Archive for July, 2013

Xero Badly Beats QuickBooks – Multi-Currency

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 31, 2013 0 Comments
Xero Badly Beats QuickBooks – Multi-Currency

The new Sleeter Group and Beyond blog has a Cloud Accounting Comparison – Multi Currency.  It shows that Xero Badly Beats QuickBooks in Multi-Currency. Actually, there is no comparison. Xero received a top rating or 5. QuickBooks Online got the worst possible rating, a 0!. It did not have ANY of the eight multi-currency features […]

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Xero and Intuit Duel (LOL)

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
Xero and Intuit Duel (LOL)

Do you know about the latest Xero and Intuit (Quicken, QuickBooks) duel? It was hilarious to read about teh new Xero and Intuit Duel. It made me LOL because Intuit never had competition like Xero. Intuit began in 1983. It soon dominated the home and small business accounting program market, with up to 95% market shares. […]

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LOL: Intuit Buys Accounting Management Software 10 years late, Jill Ward

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
LOL: Intuit Buys Accounting Management Software 10 years late, Jill Ward

I am LOL (laughing out loud) over recent QuickBooks news: Intuit buys accounting practice management software. This is 10 years late. Jill Ward, (amazingly) still the senior vice president and general manager of Intuit accounting professionals, announced this ridiculously late effort. So far, it only affects Australian QuickBooks Online users, but she plans to integrate […]

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Fastest, Easiest, Free Xero 0CPAs App

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
Fastest, Easiest, Free Xero 0CPAs App

We should have one-month free trial copies of the fastest, easiest, free Xero 0CPAs app in a week. Even the first version works very quickly, while you watch or in the background. This is what 0CPAs app already does for Xero: Automatically logs into Xero Extracts Rule Data to Excel Ends all Excel files with an […]

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Intuit and Xero Duel (LOL)

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Intuit and Xero Duel (LOL)

Do you know about the newest Intuit and Xero duel? It was hilarious to read reports of this new Intuit and Xero Duel. I was LOL because Intuit never had competition like Xero. Intuit began in California in 1983, with Quicken. It designed Quicken intuitively, to look like a business check, check register and other […]

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New Post: Switching to Xero from QuickBooks, 0CPAs program

Filed in Books, Programs, Videos, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 20, 2013 0 Comments
New Post: Switching to Xero from QuickBooks, 0CPAs program

It is important that you read my new post, in my Xero Automatic Accounting blog: Switching to Xero from QuickBooks, 0CPAs program.  This post talks about a new Switching to Xero video series, which you can watch or to which you can listen. It also talks abut my exciting new 0CPAs program, which may soon be a big […]

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Switching to Xero from QuickBooks, 0CPAs App

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 20, 2013 0 Comments
Switching to Xero from QuickBooks, 0CPAs App

You can now get a terrific free series of videos, called the Switching to Xero video series. Even if you do not have time to watch them, you can listen to Switching to Xero videos while working on QuickBooks. You will soon realize that Xero automates much of your Quickbooks work. For example, Xero AUTOMATICALLY imports […]

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Xero Badly Beating QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online, Retweet by Xero CEO

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Xero Badly Beating QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online, Retweet by Xero CEO

Xero Badly Beating QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online is the title of my recent Xero Automatic Accounting Blog post. There is no longer any doubt about this. Here is a very brief summary. QuickBooks Online (QBO) seems to be growing quickly (80% a year). However, there are now four million Quickbooks (QB) desktop users, down from […]

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Xero Badly Beating QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 15, 2013 1 Comment
Xero Badly Beating QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online

Few seem to realize that Xero is badly beating QuickBooks (QB) and QuickBooks Online (QBO). We often hear that QBO is growing very quickly, at up to 80% a year. However, it is not growing fast enough to cover severe Intuit QB desktop losses. There once were 4.8 million QB desktop users. Intuit recently told […]

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Intuit Gives Up on Financial Services, Embrace Accountants (again?), Xero

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 3, 2013 0 Comments
Intuit Gives Up on Financial Services, Embrace Accountants (again?), Xero

In light of Intuit’s bad tax season (a 5% drop in TurboTax filings), it did not surprise me to see Intuit give up on financial services. Intuit bought Digital Insight in 2007 for $1.35 billion. I questioned this high price at the time and since then, as since the company only sold software small and […]

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