2016-08-23 00:00:00What's New in QBOEnglishThis QuickBooks apps update includes Fathom, Businest, SimpleCRM, NOWAccount, and more!https://quickbooks.intuit.com/blog/us_blog/uploads/2017/02/whats-up-in-quickbooks-apps.pnghttps://quickbooks.intuit.com/blog/whats-new/whats-up-in-quickbooks-apps-august-2016/What’s up in QuickBooks apps: August 2016

What’s up in QuickBooks apps: August 2016

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See how QuickBooks apps can automate work tasks and save you time running your business!

Here’s what’s new in U.S. QuickBooks Online apps.

Featured app: Fathom measures the metrics that matter

fathomFathom converts your QuickBooks data into useful business intelligence so you can see exactly how well your business is performing and take action when needed. When you connect Fathom to your QuickBooks account, you can evaluate your company’s profitability, cash flow, growth, and other key performance indicators (KPIs) to help your business be more profitable.

Measure performance with KPIs

One of the most popular ways to assess business performance is by using Key Performance Indicators (KPI). A KPI is value that measures how effectively a company is achieving a key business objective. When choosing financial and non-financial KPIs for your business, it’s important to make sure they’re meaningful, measurable, and actionable.

Financial KPIs help you assess the performance and financial health of your business. These KPIs are often grouped into categories such as profitability, activity, efficiency, cash flow and growth. The data for these KPIs can be sourced from your QuickBooks account. Fathom has over 50 default KPIs you can choose from.

Non-financial KPIs are typically used to measure common business functions like sales and marketing, customer service, production, operations, and staff information.

Fathom’s KPI Explorer helps you understand at a glance which KPIs needs improvement, prompting you to take proactive steps to get them back on track.


You should set targets you want to achieve for your KPIs, and some of these targets might even be driven by the budget you have loaded into QuickBooks. Fathom gives you the option of setting alerts so you will know when your KPIs are falling behind your targets.


Measure the impact of your actions with Goalseek

With Fathom’s Goalseek tool, you can visualize the changes you need to make to reach your business goals. Select a KPI in the tool and then set a goal. By adjusting your KPI inputs, you can see how small changes can make a big impact on achieving your goals.


Start measuring the metrics that matter for your business so you can set goals that will see you thrive! Get Fathom today.

New QuickBooks apps

Here’s the newest batch of apps that integrate with QuickBooks Online.

businest Businest
Get step by step business coaching and expert tips to help you make more money doing what you love.

now-account NOWAccount
Turn your receivables into cash with a B2B payment solution that pays now when your customers pay later.

simple-crm SimpleCRM
Make and share notes on the go, manage your contacts, track your deals, and get complete pipeline visibility instantly.

mailform Mailform
Easily print and mail your QuickBooks invoices.

Browse apps right from QuickBooks Online

You can explore apps without leaving QuickBooks Online. Just click Apps in the left navbar.

All apps include a free trial period so you can try before you buy.


See the complete list of QuickBooks apps at Apps.com!

One more thing: vote for your favorite small business app!

intuit-app-showdownWhat are your favorite new small business apps of 2016? Show them some love by voting for them in the $100,000 Small Business App Showdown.

The top ten finalists get to be featured at QuickBooks Connect and compete for a grand prize of $100,000!

Support your favorite apps by voting daily (August 16 through 31), and remember to check out Apps.com to learn more about the more than 400 apps that work with QuickBooks Online.

Vote for your favorite apps now

Lastly, QuickBooks Online has apps, too

If you’re looking for app versions of QuickBooks Online, we’ve got those, too.

QuickBooks Online appsRun QuickBooks Online on all major devices. Free with your paid subscription!
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Information may be abridged and therefore incomplete. This document/information does not constitute, and should not be considered a substitute for, legal or financial advice. Each financial situation is different, the advice provided is intended to be general. Please contact your financial or legal advisors for information specific to your situation.
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