Category Archives: SAAS

A Review of QuickBooks Hosted

So far in my blog posts, I’ve only mentioned QuickBooks Hosted in passing. But this week, after my not-so-illustrious adventures with CashBook Online, I thought I’d give QuickBooks Hosted a run for its money. And I’m glad to say, I’m … Continue reading

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MYOB Heads for the Clouds

Finally back from a couple of months overseas. Hiking in the Scottish highlands, festival going in Edinburgh, family feasting in Wales and cycling through Helsinki under the midnight sun. Followed by that disconnected experience of arriving back home after time … Continue reading

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Just How Interesting are Your Accounts?

I was chatting to someone at a business networking meeting last night who said he’d thought about shifting his books to the cloud, but had decided against it. He felt that the cloud wasn’t secure enough, and he was worried … Continue reading

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Counting the Costs of Cloud Accounting for a Micro Business

One of the things I haven’t talked about yet is the cost of cloud accounting. In today’s blog, I’m going to focus on what this cost equation means for a micro business (in other words, a small business with no … Continue reading

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Resolving Teething Problems in LiveAccounts

Just  a quick update to my last post, in which I had a few teething problems with LiveAccounts. After a couple of helpful emails for tech support, I can offer you the following pearls of wisdom: Creating allocation rules Apparently … Continue reading

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Reviewing MYOB LiveAccounts — The Next Gripping Instalment

It’s a weird day up here in the Blue Mountains. Sun then rain then mist then sun. The snails continue their crusade against my strawberry patch, whatever the weather. Anyway, it was a perfect afternoon for getting some more work done in LiveAccounts. Last time … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Xero

So today I signed up and got my business going with Xero. The process was similar to MYOB LiveAccounts but the biggest difference was that I was able to import my chart of accounts and opening balances from MYOB AccountRight. … Continue reading

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