QuickBooks 2015 for the desktop has arrived! This newest Intuit series release includes a number of new features and improvements. Join Cloud9’s President/CEO, Robert J. Chandler as he takes an in depth look at QB 2015 in a cloud-hosted environment. Glance at some of the new features that QB 2015 has to offer, and how you can best take advantage of it. This webinar will be followed by a brief Q&A.
Register for Webinar Friday 10/3 @ 11AM-12PM PDT
– QuickBooks 2015 is Here! What To Expect on Cloud9
QuickBooks 2015 changes -
- Income Tracker has been improved in QuickBooks 2015 to add Time & Expenses transactions to the money bar.
- Insights is a new QuickBooks 2015 dashboard that is added to the Home Page. This is a more up to date, cleaner and interactive feature than the older Company Snapshot
- Pinned Notes: Now you can “pin” a note for a customer or vendor so that it always shows in the Center for that list, as well as being the default note included in reports.
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Thank you to everyone who participated and attended Cloud Summit 2014. We had an overwhelmingly positive response to the conference, and would personally like to thank you for being in attendance and making this a successful show. We have already started planning Cloud Summit 2015 based on the feedback received and are looking forward to seeing everyone next year for a bigger and better conference.
To hold you over here is a download link to the presentations that were given at Cloud Summit 2014. Additionally, you can view Doug Sleeter’s presentation below.
The Bill & Pay online solution provides its clients the ability to automatically send invoices to and receive payments from its customers. Invoices and history are presented to the customer via a securely branded customer portal. Payment processing includes Automated Clearing House (ACH) or credit card payments. Recurring payments and payment plans can be set up and approved by the business or customer. These options are chosen by each Bill & Pay client. The robust feature set, including QuickBooks integration, makes Bill & Pay a unique and highly marketable online payment solution for small- and medium-sized businesses.
Bill & Pay Online Solution Challenges
For several years Cloud9 Real Time has been using an invoicing and payment online solution that has met most of its needs. But as the company has grown its needs have shifted, requiring more sophisticated functionality:
— Enhanced & customizable reporting
— Streamlined approach to ACH payments
— Custom recurring payments w/ different payment methods
— More professional presentation to customers
— Additional Security
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*See also -> SEO Blogging for Accountants – Part 1 and Part 2
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