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Audit or Advice? Small Accounting Firm Practitioners and Small Business Clients

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Joanie Mann
Title: Principal Consultant
Company: Cooper Mann Consulting
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(Principal Consultant at Cooper Mann Consulting) | 12-11-2014
  When a small business owner needs advice about running the business or strategizing on financial matters, one would think that the business owner would engage their accountant in the...
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How Do I Build a Cloud Accounting Firm?

Posted by
Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.) | 12-01-2014
  At Solutions14 this past month, I was interested to learn that our community has finally started to embrace cloud technology as a not-so controversial method of delivering services...
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Top Turkey Dashboard Design Mistakes

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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.) | 11-24-2014
  Nothing says Thanksgiving like the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Everyone grows up waking up and turning the TV on to watch the procession of beloved characters and entertainers on...
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Spend A Little Money Today, Save A Lot Of Money Tomorrow

Posted by
Denise Loter-Koch
Title: President/CEO
Company: ebs Associates
(President/CEO at ebs Associates) | 11-04-2014
Investment Tips for Businesses with Limited Budgets Every day, business owners are faced with challenging decisions about where to spend their money. Hiring additional employees, upgrading equipment...
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Charting QuickBooks Data

Posted by
Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.) | 11-04-2014
  You may be surprised to discover that QuickBooks offers over one dozen charts. Some of these are buried within the Reports menus, while others appear within the Company Snapshot feature. In...
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Top 3 Questions Before Taking On a Business Loan

Posted by
Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.) | 11-03-2014
  The decision to take on a business loan is not one that should be made in a day. With the ample business financing options available to small-business owners in today’s lending...
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Getting Paid Online vs Offline

Posted by
Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.) | 10-29-2014
  Choosing the right payment provider to process payments for your business is an important task. There are different factors to consider if you are getting paid online vs. getting paid offline...
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QuickBooks Online Update for October 2014

Posted by
Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.) | 10-28-2014
  Here’s a quick look at the updates that Intuit is releasing for their QuickBooks Online update for October 2014. Keep in mind that they roll these out to users in waves, so you might...
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QuickBooks Usage and Analytics Study

Posted by
Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.) | 10-17-2014
QuickBooks Usage and Analytics Study October 17, 2014 | By Charlie Russell | 3 Replies More Have you run QuickBooks 2015 yet? Using test data, or your “real” company data? The...
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Data-Driven Business Processes Essential for Optimization

Posted by
Robert Kugel
Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Ventana Research
(Senior Vice President at Ventana Research) | 10-16-2014
When applying information technology to drive better business performance, companies and the systems integrators that assist them often underestimate the importance of organizing data management...
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Leading vs. Lagging KPIs – What Successful Companies Measure

Posted by
Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.) | 10-13-2014
  One of the definitions we have provided in this series was the definition of a Key Performance Indicator (KPI). Per author David Parmenter in his book “Key Performance Indicators...
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What Is The Future for QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions?

Posted by
Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.) | 10-09-2014
  When Intuit talks about the future directions for their QuickBooks family of products they usually divide information into two groups, QuickBooks Online and  QuickBooks Desktop. However...
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