GetApp Finance & Accounting Blog

  • Published 23 June 2016 by James Thornton
    Still wrestling with filing cabinets, Excel sheets, and calculators when doing your company accounts? It could be time to move on. There are plenty of simpler ways to manage your small business’ books these days thanks to cloud accounting software. But how do you know if you’re ready for the change? Would you even know what to … Continue Reading
    What to Look for in Accounting Software: A Handy Checklist
  • Published 16 June 2016 by James Thornton
    The accounting application, Xero, might just be the best thing to ever come out of New Zealand. It’s a bold statement, granted. But could a sheep really reconcile your bank transaction? Would a kiwi be able to sort out your invoicing? Would an All Black know how to seamlessly manage payroll? I doubt it. But … Continue Reading
    Xero Integrations Guide: Software Plug-Ins You Can Count On
  • Published 1 June 2016 by Matt Mullarkey-Toner
    NetSuite is a powerful piece of software that wears many different hats: accounting, ERP, inventory, and ecommerce software. The company, then called NetLedger, was founded in 1998 by Evan Goldberg. As this was pre-cloud computing, there weren’t many business solutions hosted online (the vast majority were on premise), and this drew the attention of investors. … Continue Reading
    A Beginner’s Guide to NetSuite and Its Integrations
  • Published 1 April 2016 by Stephanie Miles
    Small business owners are being pulled in all different directions. In an effort to cut down on the time they spend managing billing, project management, help desk, and business operations tasks, many have turned to single-purpose applications. According to a survey by AT&T, 94 percent of small business owners are now using smartphones to conduct … Continue Reading
    Benefits of All-in-One Business Management Software for Savvy Entrepreneurs
  • Published 24 March 2016 by James Thornton
    Quicken is an accounting software solution that’s been around almost as long as the abacus. Well maybe not that long – but it was first released in 1983 when it ran on DOS, so it’s truly one of the granddaddies of the accounting software world. Recently, its developer Intuit announced plans to sell the company, … Continue Reading
    Best Quicken Alternatives for Small Business Accounting
  • Published 8 March 2016 by Alan Gleeson
    Managing expenses is not a priority for the majority of small businesses. Too much to do – too little time. For most, the extent of their expense management system is simply stuffing business receipts in an envelope, saving them for a rainy day (or more likely for someone to process them on their behalf). Processing … Continue Reading
    5 Essential Tips for Implementing an Expense Management System
  • Published 10 September 2015 by Karen McCandless
    Making a sale is generally considered the difficult part, but if you haven’t got your bills and invoices in order then that sale can only get you so far. An oft-neglected operational area, you can quickly get into a tangled web of complexity and soon find that not only can you not get your invoices … Continue Reading
    10 Best Apps to Bill Your Customers on Time
  • Published 27 August 2015 by Karen McCandless
    What do Netflix, Spotify, Adobe, and Apple all have in common? Amongst other things, they’ve all recognized the value of the subscription business model. With growth in the subscription economy and the importance of offering different payment plans to your customers, a strong subscription billing app is the lifeblood of any business. But picking the … Continue Reading
    How to Choose the Right Subscription Billing App for Your Small Business
  • Published 6 August 2015 by Karen McCandless
    Compared to other industries, retail can be pretty fast paced as it tries to keep up with consumer demand and the ever-changing world of technology. If you’ve spotted a gap in the market and are just starting up, it’s easy to get in a mess with your accounts as you concentrate on getting your business … Continue Reading
    Sort Your Finances Out: 10 Best Accounting Apps for Retail
  • Published 22 May 2015 by James Thornton
    Update (06/21/17): This post has been updated to include new screenshots and pricing information. For a rare breed of person, accounting is a business process that represents a joyful challenge. For the rest of us, just the thought of managing accounts leaves us reaching for an aspirin. But does accounting have to be that troubling? … Continue Reading
    The Ten Best Accounting Apps for Small Business Owners Who HATE Bookkeeping