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A Candid Review of Reckon CashBook Online

When I was in my twenties, I used to write lots of accounting software reviews for magazines and newspapers. I found reviews to be a bit of a mug’s game, because really getting the dirt on a bit of a … Continue reading

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Remote hosting, remote platforms, cloud accounting and more technobabble

In my recent post, MYOB Heads for the Clouds, I talk about remote hosting versus remote platforms. A tedious distinction perhaps, but one that is of consequence. In the context of MYOB’s cloud solution, a remote platform means a network … 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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Cloud Accounting : What Happens if the Internet Goes Down?

From time to time, we have mice in the roof. Well maybe they’re mice. They could even be rats. I’d rather not think about it. Whenever the scuttling sounds reappear, John goes up there, hurls some poison in the roof … Continue reading

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A Month’s Bookkeeping in Less Than Five Minutes

So I got a call last week from someone who’d been following my blog and was keen to get advice about whether cloud accounting was going to work well for her business, or not. What surprised me about this conversation … Continue reading

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Xero Payroll: A winner or a dud?

One of the things that originally held me back from trying out Xero for my own business was the lack of payroll features. (Sure, there are add-on partners that provide payroll features and synchronise with Xero, but I was reluctant … Continue reading

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