by Caleb Newquist on Dec 31, 2013
What do accountants count on most to do their jobs well? Yes, coffee is a good answer. No, I'm not thinking of booze. If you eliminate any and all kinds of medicating, the smart money is on Microsoft Excel.
by Curtis C. Versc... on Dec 20, 2013
Spending time on social networks appears to be normal behavior at most workplaces. Employers need to deal with its risks and minimize its costs. Employees should consider the potential ramifications of every post they make.
by Jason Bramwell on Dec 17, 2013
New York-based Thomson Reuters sold its US tax preparation and court accounting outsourcing businesses to Ernst & Young LLP, the two companies announced on December 17.
by Jason Bramwell on Dec 13, 2013
Here are "Bramwell's Lunch Beat" menu items for December 13.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 13, 2013
Predominantly, when I meet with new firms and go over the Cloud accounting services opportunity, the first thing they want to do is start putting together a marketing plan. Most firms quickly find they're lost when they start this way.
by David Ringstrom on Dec 12, 2013
Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA, describes a couple of ways that you can streamline access to the strikethrough feature – and pretty much any feature – in both Word and Excel.
by Jason Bramwell on Dec 05, 2013
Here are "Bramwell's Lunch Beat" menu items for December 5.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 04, 2013
The IRS is piloting a program that would allow employees access to work e-mail and other services on their personal smartphones, but according TIGTA, the IRS program should be cost effective and a full cost-benefit analysis is needed.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 04, 2013
Taking steps to make your Facebook company page great will increase the exposure of your business, which could result in increased sales. Consider these top five tips from Michael Alter.
by David Ringstrom on Nov 23, 2013
Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA, describes how to use Excel's Conditional Formatting feature to handle just about every imaginable situation.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 19, 2013
Accounting firms have until the end of the month to participate in the First Annual Accounting Firm Operations and Technology Survey, which gauges what types of technology accounting professionals are using in their practices.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 19, 2013
What proactive steps can you take to target your advertising to people who are actively shopping online for accounting and tax services? Consider "behavioral retargeting."
by David Ringstrom on Nov 14, 2013
In Part 1 of his two-part series, Excel expert David Ringstrom describes how to add decimal places on demand by way of using a custom number format.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 13, 2013
The Thomson Reuters Users' Conference is in full swing in Miami Beach and 1,200+ attending accountants are hearing a new message this year.
by Anonymous (not verified) on Nov 12, 2013
Now is the time to examine how you've been interacting with your prospects and customers. It's important to determine what did and didn't work this year in order to put tools in place to enhance and better monetize those relationships.

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Jul 31
In this session Excel expert David Ringstrom helps beginners get up to speed in Microsoft Excel. However, even experienced Excel users will learn some new tricks, particularly when David discusses under-utilized aspects of Excel.
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