Technology

Technology

Automating Excel Chart Titles

In this, his latest article in our Excel Tips series, expert David Ringstrom shows you how you can further automate your chart with a self-updating title.
Education & Careers

Optimize Your Marketing Efforts Using SEO

SEO techniques can be confusing at first, but once you understand how to implement them, you'll benefit from more potential clients finding you online.
Technology

Xero's New Cloud-Based WorkflowMax

Xero has recently added WorkflowMax - a complete practice management suite ‒ to its Cloud-based offerings.
Technology

Awards Honor Technologies That Help Tax and Accounting Pros

The ninth annual Tax and Accounting Technology Innovation Awards were presented by CPA Practice Advisor on Monday, June 4, during a reception at the California Accounting and Business Show and Conference.
Technology

Dumb Down Your Smartphone

Thanks to our smartphones (along with tablets, other handhelds, etc.) we no longer have to fret about having nothing to do.
Technology

Google Chrome Breaks into Top Spot for Web Browsers

A much-discussed development in the browser world is the recent breakout performance by Google Chrome, which averaged the highest traffic share for a full seven days for the first time.
Education & Careers

Sage Survey: How Small Businesses Deal With an Unpredictable Economy

Sage North America announced the results of its Reinvention of Small Business Study, a survey focused on how small businesses are changing the way they conduct business in an unpredictable economy.
AccountingWEB Life

Business vs. Personal: How to Selectively Share on Facebook

If you have a Facebook account, you’ve probably faced the dilemma of whether to accept a friend request from a business associate.
A&A

Farewell Peachtree Accounting, Hello Sage 50

After thirty-five years, the venerable software program known as Peachtree Accounting is adopting a new moniker - Sage 50 Accounting.
Technology

Money-Saving Web Portals = Secure and Efficient Document Exchange

If your clients are unfamiliar with web portals, you can explain how web portals save everyone time and make the exchange of files easier. For end clients, using a web portal means they never need to be concerned about an e-mail server being bogged down or rejecting the exchange of large QuickBooks files.
Practice

AICPA Survey: 17 Percent of Young Adults Check Bank Accounts Daily

There's little doubt most young adults are obsessed with their digital devices and the latest technology that helps them use those devices. In fact, three times as many young adults check their social media accounts daily as check their bank accounts, according to the results of a national telephone survey conducted for the AICPA.
A&A

AICPA's Online Calculator Estimates Yearly Taxes Paid to All Sources

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has launched the Total Tax Insights calculator, a comprehensive calculator that was developed as a tool to enable taxpayers to estimate the amount they pay each year for the most common federal, state, and local taxes.
Education & Careers

Job Hunting? Ten Tips for Nailing Skype Job Interviews

Skype is a software program that allows two people to speak and see one another via the Internet. Many employers are choosing Skype to conduct job interviews, especially when candidates don't live in their area.
Practice

Getting Social at SXSW

Though it's been over two months since South by Southwest (SXSW) was held, it's an event that keeps on giving. SXSW Interactive, one aspect of the event, is focused on emerging technology. For accounting firms, SXSW Interactive is a way to stay ahead of the curve.
Technology

Microsoft Excel: Thirteen Double-Click Tricks

The impact of single-clicking on a menu or object in Microsoft Excel is generally intuitive, but double-clicking sometimes reveals hidden shortcuts. In this article I'll discuss a baker's dozen of techniques where double-clicking can save you time and effort.
Technology

Excel Tip: Calculating Straight-Line Depreciation

Excel expert David Ringstrom is sharing his tips for optimizing the way you use Excel in our new Excel Tips series.
Practice

New Technology That Sharpens the Ability to Read Nonverbal Cues

A Herman Group Trend Alert reported that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab has developed special glasses that use a built-in camera linked to software to analyze the facial micro-expressions of a person who is talking directly to another person.
Technology

Excel Tip: Automatic Backup of Key Excel Workbooks

Excel expert David Ringstrom is sharing his tips for optimizing the way you use Excel in our new Excel Tips series.
Technology

AICPA Survey: Technology Has Made It Easier to Spend, Not Save

All those songs, games, apps, mobile connections, and movie downloads are taking a toll on Americans' wallets, with more than half of US adults saying technology has made it easier to spend money and only 3 percent saying it has made it easier to save, according to a survey conducted for the AICPA.
Practice Management

Cloud Computing Versus Software as a Service

As our world becomes more and more connected, the terms used to describe online services blur into abstraction. In this article, I'll clarify the terms "cloud computing" versus "software as a service," often referred to as SaaS.

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