The Ultimate Faceoff: Accounting Software vs. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software

As a small or mid-sized business owner, you will eventually be faced with the decision to upgrade your accounting software or invest in an ERP solution.  When you come to that crossroad, consider what you need out of your business software and what you are getting with the next upgrade.  Although it may be cheaper[…]

Sleep Like a Baby by Following 5 Simple Steps

What keeps you awake at night??  Most business owners have concerns that keep them awake.  For me, it is ensuring that I have done everything possible to make my clients successful and of course closing that next big sales opportunity.  In my industry, I form partnerships that last for years so I must ensure the[…]

Taking Contract, Billing, and Collection Management to a Whole New Level

If you deal with creating contracts, sending invoices, and collecting payments for your business, you have a lot on your plate.  There are a lot of little details that can slip through the cracks.  Keep your projects on the right track and manage payables and receivables with an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. You[…]

The Two Most Important Features to Accounting Software

A common deciding factor for businesses evaluating accounting software is the tool’s ease of use. If the user interface is modern and easy to use, then users are drawn to it. However, the ease of use can get companies into a bind. For example, entry-level accounting software can be very easy to use, but if[…]

Moving the Noble Accountant Away from Their Native Environment…Spreadsheets!

Once upon a time, decades before we had television networks dedicated to animals that amuse our kids for eleven hours a day, we had a single program for learning about animals.  We would tune in weekly (usually with a pair of pliers and a set of rabbit ears; ask your parents or grandparents if you[…]