We think of “IT” as some mysterious and foreign world. Well it’s not. When we think of “IT” as a way to help a variety of specific parts of our small business lives work better, it begins to make more sense.
For example, think of IT and mobility. We can look at our phones and think of why we should have a smart phone instead of an older phone, so we can take advantage of the many mobile apps out there.
We can think of how we can use IT in marketing so we can acquire new customers and keep the ones we have – all use marketing best practices, including automation.
Accounting is no different and Inc Technology had a great post on this from Kirk Simpson of Wave Accounting about how to use tech in accounting, he writes:
Ever hear a story about a business owner who enjoys accounting and bookkeeping? I think it is an urban legend. Small business owners tend to dislike crunching numbers because it takes too much time, can be too confusing or it involves expensive, hard-to-use software.
Ever hear a story about a business owner who enjoys accounting and bookkeeping? Some say he lives in Tulsa, others claim it is a woman in Fresno. I think it is an urban legend.
Small business owners tend to dislike crunching numbers because it takes too much time, can be too confusing or it involves expensive, hard-to-use software. The result: 64 percent of businesses manage their money half-heartedly out of shoeboxes and spreadsheets, or generally lack a solid accounting system,according to SimCorp USA Inc. and the Financial Executives Consulting Group.
You can take control. Here are five ways that online technologies will save you accounting time.
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