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Xero WAS Badly Beating QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online. IT IS NOT NOW!

Xero WAS Badly Beating QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online. IT IS NOT NOW!

Xero WAS badly beating QuickBooks Online. IT IS NOT NOW. Intuit began by badly beating all its competitors. It then badly beat Microsoft three times. Despite this, it looked for a while like Xero might beat QuickBooks Online, but it is not now. QUICKBOOKS ADD-ONS Intuit founder Scott Cook had to fight with his team […]

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Good old days with Xero (My worst mistake), Returning to QuickBooks

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, Xero by on January 3, 2018 0 Comments
Good old days with Xero (My worst mistake), Returning to QuickBooks

After years as a QuickBooks insider, with many emails to and from two Intuit CEOs (see best QuickBooks CPA), I became unhappy with the few QuickBooks updates (after QuickBooks last beat Microsoft). I was soon #3 in U.S. Xero clients and spoke at two Xero Roadshows. Its CEO wrote about wanting a free exchange of ideas […]

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Brain-Dead Xero Machine Learning will persist, culture denies problems instead of fixing them. Part 2 of 5

Brain-Dead Xero Machine Learning will persist, culture denies problems instead of fixing them. Part 2 of 5

Brain-Dead Xero Machine Learning will persist,Xero culture denies problems, instead of fixing them. Xero answered thousands of very overdue user feature requests posts by saying its Xero responses were the Best User Response. Many feature requests also were for rather simple changes, requested in around 500 posts each, by almost all of those posting. Xero […]

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Brain-Dead Xero Machine Learning, programmers misdirected, slow, incompetent. Part 1 of 5

Brain-Dead Xero Machine Learning, programmers misdirected, slow, incompetent. Part 1 of 5

Machine Learning can quickly and easily save lots of accounting and bookkeeping time (while minimizing errors) IF YOU AVOID BRAIN DEAD XERO MACHINE LEARNING. I was once #3 in U.S. Xero clients, but the long-delayed Brain-Dead Xero Machine Learning was a small part of why I dropped Xero. Despite wildly misleading Xero Machine Learning publicity, […]

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Bye Bye Xero

Bye Bye Xero

My rather small business accounting and business tax practice was once #3 in U.S. Xero clients. Xero CEO Rod Drury linked to this QuickBooks-blog and Tweeted about me, with a great picture (my opinion). However, as many keep finding, Xero is all hype and outright lies. That is what say about a company that endlessly breaks promises on due […]

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Intuit (QuickBooks Online) vs Xero, Machine Learning

Intuit (QuickBooks Online) vs Xero, Machine Learning

Thank you Amit Chowdhry and Forbes for How Intuit’s Customers Have Benefited From Machine Learning (artificial intelligence). I have been talking about this type of automatic entry processing for many years. Software certainly can classify entries far faster, easier and more accurately than more than 40 million small business owners and employees. They have little […]

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Seven reasons not to do accounting, or to let us help save you time and money

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on January 29, 2015 0 Comments
Seven reasons not to do accounting, or to let us help save you time and money

Here is how to not do accounting or save time and money on it: 1. You have no time to learn accounting and no money for slow expensive accounting professionals. Our very inexpensive CPAs do accounting, 24/7, far faster and for far less than what you pay others or for the value of your time. […]

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You may not need QuickBooks, Xero or …

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on January 23, 2015 0 Comments
You may not need QuickBooks, Xero or …

Here is a partial response to someone asking why I said that You may not need QuickBooks, Xero, Excel, paper accounting or CPAs who rely on them. It involves payment add-ons. Bill.com: You scan bills and quickly get back a list. A few clicks (from one or more people if wanted) decides what they pay […]

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Seven Reasons Why You Need More Accounting

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on January 22, 2015 0 Comments
Seven Reasons Why You Need More Accounting

I wrote this to a new client. Thank you for having me discuss why you may need more accounting. Thank you also for helping me to write my next blog post, as this is critical to your success. CPA quotes are guesses, until we see you operations, personnel, accounting system and the type of service […]

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You may not need QuickBooks, Xero, Excel, paper accounting or CPAs who rely on them

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on January 16, 2015 0 Comments
You may not need QuickBooks, Xero, Excel, paper accounting or CPAs who rely on them

Intuit (QuickBooks) and Xero CEOs wrote this to me: 1. You’re fantastic Mike! Absolutely fantastic! 2. Keep raising hell when Intuit does something wrong. 3. Stoked to finally meet our angriest fan, who often sends me emails in caps. However, unless you need integrated billing or inventory, you may not need QuickBooks, Xero, Excel, paper […]

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