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Technology

New Spam Attack Attempts to Disable Security Software

A virulent new e-mail threat is causing significant problems for large businesses and individuals. The infected e-mail messages contain a link that, if clicked on, allows a worm to simultaneously exploit an infected user’s e-mail address book and attempt to disable the user's antivirus software.
A&A

QuickBooks billing tips, tricks, workarounds

There are various tips, tricks and workarounds for handling professional billing using QuickBooks. Following are processes that work best for The Woodard Consulting Group and its clients.
Technology

Intuit innovation shines in gallery tour

Last week, Intuit hosted a unique event: a tour of several of the products it has in the development pipeline. Clearly, Intuit is by no means resting on the laurels of its flagship products, but is continuously working to move ahead and stay on top of innovation and new products for our changing society.
AccountingWEB Life

Tips for engaging clients with Twitter

Twitter has been the social media success story of recent years, helped by the enthusiastic endorsement of journalists and celebrities. Now businesses are beginning to learn how to harness the site's power to grow their companies.
Practice Development

Search engine optimization and pay-per-click

Why is it necessary to spend all this time and money on organic search engine optimization (SEO)? Why can't you just buy the search phrases on Google? Well, they are two very different practices and yield very different results.
Practice

Google Places: A social media 'how to' for CPA firms

Want to be found? Of course the answer is yes. One of the best ways to be found in your local area as it relates to Google searches is to ensure your business is set up with Google Places.
A&A

It's not easy being green

Earning a Green Business League certification is an involved process – this is intentional so that only those companies committed to the process walk away with a certification. Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond, Ltd., a professional CPA firm, is the first accounting firm to earn the Silver Certification.
Practice Development

The importance of keywords to search engine optimization

For search engine optimization (SEO), keywords are the connector, the relationship between you and your prospects, established and indexed by the search engine.
Practice Development

Using SEO to increase quality, volume of Web site traffic

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the active practice of improving the quality and volume of traffic to a Web site from search engines. It involves optimizing a Web site to improve the visibility of the site and making its content and structure more relevant to key search terms.
Practice

Internet etiquette at work

It’s important to know what your organization’s policy is about personal Internet use. Saying you don’t know about the company’s rules is not an excuse.
Practice

Simple Web site tools to eliminate redundant phone calls

You have your Web site up, and you have outlined a description of your services, or staff biographies, and the name of the firm and your contact information. Equally as important, though, is the content you can provide that might be able to save you time.
Practice

Incorporating social media into training objectives

With the increasing uptake of social media and engagement, trainers have the opportunity to reach employees through entirely new mediums.
Practice Development

Inexpensive social media marketing in a slow economy

With money tight in a sluggish economy, firms must fine-tune their Web sites using search engine optimization (SEO) principles to take full marketing advantage of a business world where free social media is becoming increasingly popular.
Technology

BNA Tax & Accounting launches quick tax reference application for BlackBerry

BNA Tax & Accounting has launched its first application for the BlackBerry with the creation of BNA Quick Tax Reference – an electronic version of its Quick Tax Reference Guide, which is made available annually in print to tax practitioners.
Practice Development

Promoting your business using Facebook

Many businesses use Facebook purely as an opportunity to post link upon link. But to work as an effective business tool, online activity needs to take place as part of a dialogue, not a one-way broadcast.
A&A

Creating financial statements in less time

Intuit Statement Writer in 2010 is equipped with improved features enabling users to present financial statements in compliance with GAAP. By using the Intuit Statement Writer you also will be able to create financial and management reports not possible within the QuickBooks Financial Software.
A&A

Quick list of QuickBooks tips and tricks

There is a plethora of QuickBooks information on the Internet for the curious reader. AccountingWEB has compiled a sampling of tips and tricks designed to make your life a bit easier.
AccountingWEB Life

QuickBooks Tip: Use credit memos, bill credits – not discounts

Customer Discounts (applied on the Receive Payments window) and Vendor Discounts (applied on the Pay Bills window) are effective and efficient ways to discount what your customers owe you and what you owe to your vendors.
Tax

Accounting errors, fraud are common problems for small businesses

Experts say the difference between errors and fraud is a question of intent. When it’s your money, does it really matter?
A&A

Intuit hosts Path to Productivity Virtual Conference July 21-22

Intuit is hosting Path to Productivity, a two-day virtual conference designed to increase accounting and tax professionals’ productivity when using Intuit’s professional line of products.

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