Accounting & Billing

Metrics that matter: financial reporting for your service business

By Nicki Violetti, 13 February 2015

How much money does your business bring in each month? Considering that revenue is a metric that most business owners follow closely, chances are that you can answer this question within a few hundred dollars of the actual amount. (more…)

Five reasons to ditch the spreadsheet in favor of an accounting app

By Todd Spear, 29 January 2015

If the term “accounting software” doesn’t immediately excite you, it’s perfectly understandable. Luckily, cloud-based accounting apps are breathing new life into doing business in the digital space. (more…)

GetCast 8: Intuit QuickBooks, Accounting Software for Small Business

By Jimmy Flores, 8 January 2015

David Leary, QuickBooks developer evangelist and the apps they use to grow. QuickBooks has been around since they sold software in a box. Now they have moved to the cloud and opened an app marketplace to expand the functionality of their product. Learn about all the timesaving things that you can do with QuickBooks and the growing number of apps that work with it. (more…)

Three Apps to Automate Billing and Invoicing this Holiday Season

By Todd Spear, 17 December 2014

This holiday season your small business will replace the traditional jingle bell sound with the ring of your cash register. At least, that's what we're all hoping for, right? To make sure that every transaction gets accounted for, you need the right invoicing and accounting tools. And spreadsheet users this may mean its time to replace the tedious and manual with up-to-date cloud-based apps. (more…)

Join GetApp at Solutions14: Accounting Solutions Conference

By James Clifton, 30 October 2014

GetApp is pleased to support the upcoming Sleeter Group Solutions14 Conference taking place November 9-12, 2014 in Las Vegas. Solutions14 is billed as the can’t-miss conference of the year for accounting professionals. (more…)

Top Ten Apps for Social Media Managers

By Diana Berryman, 30 October 2014

                  Social media managers are required to have skills that any circus juggler would be proud of. There are so many aspects of the job, you need to be super-organized to manage social media marketing for SMBs let alone global enterprises. Hats off to all you social media managers out there, anyone who thinks it’s an easy job should have a go themselves. (more…)

The New FreshBooks and ShareFile Integration Is Good News for Accountants

By Todd Spear, 29 October 2014

Listen up, accounting professionals. There's a new partnership in the cloud space that you've gotta know about. The new integration between FreshBooks and ShareFile is here to make your life easier. Together, these tools help you treat your clients' data with the respect it deserves - especially in this age of cyber threats from hackers. You surely want to keep financial data secure, as well as up-to-date, and the new integration between FreshBooks and ShareFile makes protecting and backing up data a real snap! (more…)

App Guinea Pig: Three Small Business Accounting Apps for Dummies (Myself Included!)

By Todd Spear, 28 October 2014

As I get ever close to launching my own eCommerce website, my attention increasingly turns to the bottom line: profit & loss (hopefully, mostly "profit"). For me, though, I'm terribly bored by crunching numbers. Don't get me wrong: I love making money and counting it. But my background is not in accounting. So the challenge for me is to keep my accounting in order, my tax information in check, and my sanity in tact! In this installment of App Guinea Pig, I'll be testing out three small business accounting apps for "dummies"... like me! (more…)

When I Work Now Integrates with Quickbooks

By James Clifton, 21 October 2014

Two things employers hate, employee scheduling and payroll, are about to get a whole lot easier. How so? Because, this really is great news for small business owners, employee scheduling app When I Work has just announced a new partnership with Quickbooks Online. In fact it is more than just a partnership it is full integration with Quickbooks Online.  (more…)

Six Best Small Business Integrations in the Xero Add-On Marketplace

By Todd Spear, 21 October 2014

Xero is gaining popularity in the cloud-based small business accounting software space, as you may have heard by now. The app is in use at more than 334,000 businesses at present.  If you're one of its many fans, you may have heard about the new Xero Add-On Marketplace. Recently launched, the Xero Add-On Marketplace brings you more than 350 small business integrations that help you customize your accounting system, all within Xero's interface. (more…)