For years, QuickBooks Online has been one of the top players in the Australian small business market. However, its hold has significantly weakened lately due to the number of cloud accounting apps that have crowded the online accounting software space. This strategy is apparently effective as more users are becoming reliant on mobile devices.
The most noteworthy among QuickBooks Online’s competitors is Xero, a mobile cloud accounting app that fancies itself as “the alternative to QuickBooks” and currently dominates the smartphone accounting category. Quickbooks quickly fired back by providing its own mobile version, which effectively migrated the features of its desktop version and prevails into the tablet category.
Let’s see how the two compare to each other:
Intuit and MYOB are considered household names in the world of small business accounting software in Australia, which makes it interesting to compare the two and weigh it according to one’s business needs now that both companies are offering cloud accounting software: QuickBooks Online for Intuit and Accountright for MYOB.
Business owners looking to upgrade their accounting system should be able to weigh the merits of the two cloud solutions in the context of their business needs. So without further ado, have a look at the key comparison between QuickBooks Online and Accountright: Continue reading
Bookkeeping is an essential part of a business’s operations. It allows business owners to track financial progress and have their documents organised to deal with the annual tax season without paying the rate of an accountant. These are the reasons why bookkeeping services are a big hit with small to medium enterprises in Australia.
When looking to acquire the services of a bookkeeper and the cost involved, it’s important that you know the services and performance standards you’re paying for. Here are some of the things you should expect when paying for bookkeeping services: Continue reading
Reckon Accounts Hosted definitely made a solid return with its faster, better Version 2 that currently utilizes the premier cloud computing provider, Amazon Web Services, breaking away from its initial infrastructure that plagued the service with usage setbacks and disruption.
Reckon Accounts Hosted Version 2 is in HTML5, making it entirely accessible on any browser you prefer. Coupled with Amazon Web Services, you can now generate complex reports and download it in seconds. Let’s take a closer look at the new and improved features of Reckon Accounts Hosted Version 2:
Tagged as the beautiful accounting software, Xero’s sleek interface and impressive set of features will make you agree that it is, in fact, a beautiful accounting software.
While accounting software aim to improve business operations in general, Xero’s taking it a step further: Xero offers small businesses the power of big business, and big business the nimble quality of small businesses, helping you navigate and use Xero to your advantage no matter what kind of business you’re in.
Let’s take a look at 7 of Xero’s features and see why Xero is featured by Macworld, Accounting Today, and Forbes, which the latter billed as the “World’s Most Innovative Growth Company” of 2014 and 2015: Continue reading