If you’re just starting a new business or if you feel that your office isn’t quite up to par, you may be wondering what it takes to have a complete set of office tools. Although you won’t need as much as a brick and mortar business, you do need the software and equipment required to fulfill your business efforts. Here are the essentials for the entrepreneur and small businesses.
Over the last couple weeks I have helped a few companies upgrade their QuickBooks to QuickBooks Pro 2009. Both had been using it for the most basic of tasks (bank account reconciliation), but not for the many features available to them. I spent over half an hour going over some of the features available, and how they could really benefit their business.
This weekend I noticed that QuickBooks 2010 is now available (in Canada) and I went through the process of upgrading my 2009 copy to 2010. If you are currently using QuickBooks (any version) or if you are not using any business financial software, here are a few reasons that you should consider getting QuickBooks 2010.
A large percentage of businesses use invoices to bill the customer for services rendered. There are also many ways in which the invoices can be printed. Many businesses start off by using a Word Document as a template for invoicing, and gradually evolve into using expensive accounting software. You should at least use a basic accounting package and I will tell you why.