Proper inventory management is an essential part of running a business. Although it is important, it should not require a substantial amount of your time that would be better spent focusing on other areas of your business. Fishbowl Inventory Software allows you to streamline this process and free up your time for other important activities.
Fishbowl Inventory Software integrates with QuickBooks (or can be used as a standalone program) and provides countless features. Here are just five of them: Continue reading
The newest maintenance release of Fishbowl, version 2011.7 was released earlier this month. It has fixed approximately 130 open issues. The most notable feature improvements are below:
• The communication between Fishbowl and QuickBooks is faster and more efficient
• Uploaded Reports replaces files rather than creating additional files report (2), report (3),….
• Compatible with QuickBooks versions 2009 and newer as QuickBooks is discontinuing support of 2008 QB.
• Updated to iReport version 4.0.2.
• Added the PO global address search back into the purchase order module.
• Improved the speed of issuing / unissuing a sales order with MO’s attached.
To view more about the latest release please click here
The next maintenance release is scheduled for August 2011.
You have a website, and you have been going at it for some time now. Now may be the time to ask yourself, How is my website working out? Is it generating leads? Am I getting traffic? Is it adding revenue to my business?
You may need to completely review your site. Continue reading
When you open up QuickBooks for the first time, you are entering a completely new world, one that could be incredibly overwhelming without any help. Fortunately, the program comes with a Setup Wizard that will help walk you through some of the first steps necessary to use the program to keep track of your finances.
The Setup Wizard will ask quite a few questions. While this tool’s content varies in different versions, you will be providing information about how your company is structured by, for example, selecting a Chart of Accounts that suits your business. You’ll tell QuickBooks which features to turn on and off (like inventory and bill-pay), and you’ll save your company file. Continue reading
Just the thought of financial audits strikes fear in the heart of any business owner. Still, there are many reasons to have your accountant or CPA conduct a financial audit on some sort of periodic frequency.
It’s a fact of business life that accounting transactions, whether payables or receivables, can get missed or incorrectly entered in the routine of day-to-day bookkeeping. Small errors can have a huge financial (and potentially legal) impact on the company balance sheet. Continue reading
Deciding which accounting software to use isn’t always easy. Even after you have narrowed your decision down to QuickBooks, you still have to decide which version makes the most sense for your business. Getting a pre-sales consultation before you buy can help you avoid making a costly mistake.
Whether you use Pro, Premier or Enterprise Solutions, all QuickBooks versions have the following features: Continue reading
Just about every business owner would rather focus on making product or providing services than doing their bookkeeping. That’s the natural focus of any spirited entrepreneur. Fiscal accounting tasks, such as bill-paying and accounts receivable, are sometimes viewed by the small and mid-sized business owner as a necessary evil.
However, once you start truly appreciating that your company’s cash flow is the best gauge for measuring business success, your viewpoint of accounting functions starts to change. Continue reading
The implementation of best practices is a hot topic with company managers during these trying economic times. While some businesses employ best practices without calling them that, they’re simply generally accepted preferred ways to accomplish the tasks that a particular industry has to do. Human resources departments have them, as do specialties in the medical field, information technology and just about any profession you could name. Continue reading