by Terri Eyden on Oct 16, 2013
New Zealand-based online accounting software provider Xero said on October 13 it has raised $150 million to fund a major expansion in the United States.
by Terri Eyden on Oct 15, 2013
On October 15, Teresa Mackintosh, CPA, CITP, was named president and CEO of CCH Tax & Accounting US by parent company Wolters Kluwer, effective immediately.
San Francisco–based online accounting software provider Xero launched a free conversion platform on October 8 that will enable small businesses to migrate their Intuit QuickBooks data into Xero's Cloud accounting service.
The overwhelming majority of small business owners recently surveyed by the National Small Business Association (NSBA) are worried about the security of their IT and online properties.
In Part 2 of Michael Alter's social media series, you will learn how to create a company page on Facebook and LinkedIn as well as how to post and build followership.
A recent survey of more than 100 senior-level executives found that while social media use by companies continues to grow, almost three-quarters of respondents are concerned about the potential risks.
Workflow, a sequence of connected steps or tasks, impacts the efficiency of a firm. In this article we will explore workflow, the fourth and final pillar of this document management article series.
Since interest in social media as a key marketing strategy shows no signs of waning, I thought I'd share responses I prepared when I served as a panelist during the New York Women in Communications Social Media Week event, "Bridging the Generation Gap: Reaching Baby Boomers, GenX, and Millennials."
by Terri Eyden on Oct 02, 2013
Participating in social media is rapidly becoming a necessity for businesses. In 2013, we're seeing discussions among business owners shifting away from why to participate to where and how to get involved.
by Terri Eyden on Sep 27, 2013
The ITA, an independent professional association comprised of most of the nation's top thirty accounting firms, premier technology consultants, and leading technology vendors serving the accounting marketplace, announced on September 27 a new board of directors.
by Terri Eyden on Sep 26, 2013
It's pretty much impossible to use Excel and not notice the Name Box. Most users know this as the space in Excel where you can determine the address of the currently selected cell. A smaller subset of users relies on the Name Box as a navigation aid.
by Terri Eyden on Sep 25, 2013
Happy Social Media Week 2013 everyone! To celebrate, we've provided links to twenty articles on our website that can help accounting and tax practitioners use social media to benefit their firms.
by Terri Eyden on Sep 25, 2013
What are organizations looking for in a Cloud solution? What concerns do they have about using a Cloud-based service? These were among the questions PC Connection asked more than 500 organizations.
by Terri Eyden on Sep 24, 2013
Most firms invest in tracking ROI to evaluate their efforts and ensure effectiveness. So when it comes to your website and related inbound marketing efforts, the approach should be similar.
by Terri Eyden on Sep 20, 2013
The economics of storage, a critical factor with document management, is the third of four pillars we will explore in this document management article series.
Upcoming CPE Webinars
In this jam-packed presentation Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA will give you a crash-course in creating spreadsheet-based dashboards. A dashboard condenses large amounts of data into a compact space, yet enables the end user to easily drill down into details when warranted.
This webcast will include discussions of important issues in SSARS No. 19 and the current status of proposed changes by the Accounting and Review Services Committee in these statements.
Kristen Rampe will share how to speak and write more effectively by understanding your own and your audience's communication style.
Amber Setter will show the value of leadership assessments as tools for individual and organizational leadership development initiatives.