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)

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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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Intuit and Xero Duel (LOL)

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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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

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

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

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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