QuickBooks Self-Employed: Built for the Business of One  

June 23rd, 2016

According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), over 40% of all U.S. workers are now contingent, which includes the self-employed as well as temp workers, contractors, on-call workers and part-time employees. That number is up 10% from the previous … Continue reading

BizSlate: Weaving QuickBooks Into ERP for Small Businesses

November 12th, 2015

“We focus on helping small businesses improve how they manage everything–customers, orders, vendors, inventory, logistics of the supply chain–and give them the tools that they need to succeed this very intense omni-channel market.” Continue reading

Intuit: Finding New Footing In the Small Business Cloud

November 9th, 2015

Intuit’s tack to build new, data-driven services for small businesses–such as its new lending service–provides the company with an exciting opportunities to disrupt the status quo and create new revenue streams. Continue reading

Intuit’s Strategy to Bring Game Changing Technologies to SMBs

October 29th, 2014

This is the second post in a two-part blog series discussing Intuit’s strategy to help SMBs better capitalize on technology. The first, Intuit QuickBooks Connect: Where Small Business Is Big Business provides perspectives from Intuit’s 2014 QuickBooks Connect event. This second post, … Continue reading

Intuit QuickBooks Connect: Where Small Business Is Big Business

October 29th, 2014

This is part one of a two-part blog series discussing Intuit’s strategy to help SMBs better capitalize on technology. This first post provides perspectives from Intuit’s 2014 QuickBooks Connect event. The second post, Intuit’s Strategy to Bring Game Changing Technologies to … Continue reading

Social Media 101: A Guide for Small Businesses

October 8th, 2013

Originally published on October 1, 2013 on QBSBDC.com as the second of four blog posts in a series designed to help small businesses, and those that serve them, be successful. Nearly 80% of active U.S. internet users visit social networks … Continue reading

The Impact of HP’s New Direction—An SMB Market Perspective

August 25th, 2011

–by Sanjeev Aggarwal and Laurie McCabe, SMB Group After HP’s announcement that it would ditch it’s new Touchpad and put WebOS in mothballs, rumors leaked about it’s intentions to spin-off or sell it’s Personal Systems Group (PSG) PC business and … Continue reading

Intuit and Salesforce Partner Up: Who’s the Big Winner?

April 4th, 2011

Last week, Intuit and Salesforce.com announced that they would partner to integrate Intuit QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online small business accounting software with Salesforce’s small business CRM editions (Contact Manager, Group and Professional). Under the terms of the deal, Intuit will … Continue reading

What Are Integrated Payment Solutions and Why Should You Care?

February 8th, 2011

(Originally published January 30, 2011 in Small Business Computing) What are Integrated Payments Solutions? Integrated payment solutions are tools that your business can use to integrate accounting, customer relationship management (CRM) and other business applications with payments processing. By integrating … Continue reading

What is Mobile Commerce, and Why Should You Care?

September 20th, 2010

(Originally published September 13, 2010 in Small Business Computing) What is Mobile Commerce? Mobile commerce (also known as mobile ecommerce, m-commerce and other variations) consists of two primary components. The first is the ability to use a wireless phone or … Continue reading