Approachable Accounting: FreshBook’s New Take on Small Business Accounting

FreshBooks , has traditionally offered a very SIMPLISTIC cash flow process to small businesses. It’s evolving and is now introducing a full-blown “industry-standard, double-entry accounting” via the FreshBook’s platform, with a TWIST. Double-entry Accounting (Just in case you are wondering what it is!) Double-entry accounting is a standard industry practice that balances cash transactions across […]

Financial Tips & Advice from Russ Fujioka of Xero

If you are a business owner, then you know how challenging it can be to keep your finances and accounting in order. And the larger your company grows, the more you need a system in place to help streamline this important task. One such company that is trying to help businesses with this very endeavor […]

New Features from Xero Makes Accounting That Much Easier for Small Business

Most companies want to “work smarter, not harder” and as most business owners know, the best way to do this is through the use of technology. Take Xero for example, an easy-to-use online accounting software for small businesses. They know how important good technology is for small businesses and continue to add features to their software that […]

11 SaaS Products All Entrepreneurs Should Start Using

What is the number one SaaS product you think every entrepreneur should start using and why? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Basecamp The […]

Tax Season Is In 3 Months. Is Your Accounting Firm Using Technology for Better Client Service

Tax season is in 3 months. Accounting firms who are leveraging technology to the fullest will find that their overall communication with clients is smoother. I’d dare say that better communication will also be an ASSET and selling point for your company. Being able to have clients digitally sign documents, collaborate remotely and synchronize files […]

Executive Spotlight: Jamie Sutherland of Xero Reminds Small Businesses to Never Stop Fighting

Jamie Sutherland, US President of Operations for the accounting software Xero, isn’t afraid to take on a challenge, even though he realizes that they “are David in the David vs. Goliath battle.” I recently had the opportunity to speak to Sutherland about Xero, a cloud-based accounting solution created with small businesses in mind. Xero accounting software […]