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How to get a QuickBooks Badge with Badged For Success

The accounting industry moves fast. Every business, big or small, is always striving for improvement, and here at QuickBooks, we recognize and celebrate this spirit. Beyond offering robust accounting software, we want to be proactive champions for accounting firms of all sizes. What if there was a way to show off your proficiency in QuickBooks to attract more clients and employers?


Getting a QuickBooks badge is one way for accountants to stay ahead of the curve, show off their accounting software skills, and increase customer trust. We’re happy to introduce QuickBooks Badged for Success, a way to celebrate QuickBooks Online accountants across the world.


In this article, we will explore:

What is Badged for Success?

The Badged for Success program echoes our commitment to recognizing the invaluable contribution of QuickBooks Online accountants. As bookkeepers who play a valuable role in driving the success of small businesses, you deserve to celebrate your achievements.


This program is about recognizing those who work tirelessly for their clients, communities, and their future. Our goal is to create a global community of recognized ProAdvisors who share our passion for excellence and commitment to success.

Badge Categories


Badged for Success has four distinct badge categories, each tailored to acknowledge the growth and engagement of accounting firms on QuickBooks Online over the previous calendar year. Badges are awarded based on a combination of a firm's QuickBooks Online base clients, plus new clients added throughout the year.


  • Elite: Top quarter of ProAdvisors in the region
  • Master: Upper middle quartile of ProAdvisors in the region
  • Champion: Upper lower quartile of ProAdvisors in the region
  • Ambassador: First quartile of ProAdvisors in the region


These categories serve as QuickBooks certification and testament to the diverse achievements of QuickBooks accountants and offer an inspiring roadmap for those looking to take their accounting firms to new heights.


This is the second year of the program, with the release of QuickBooks Online Accountant in the global markets, we are now expanding the program to include all regions. Keep your eyes peeled for notifications via QuickBooks Online Accountant.

Sign up to QuickBooks Online Accountant for free and see why over 600,000 accountants love QuickBooks

Benefits of the Badged for Success program

At QuickBooks, we understand the desire to stay ahead of the curve, which is why we offer a range of certification programs designed to empower accountants to be the best in their field. Obtaining an Elite, Master, Champion, or Ambassador badge is key to a world of opportunities, highlighting your level of QuickBooks service and expertise to potential clients and new employers. 


When you hold a QuickBooks Badge, you’re not just another accountant; you’re a trusted financial advisor equipped with the tools and knowledge to do your job well. It shows that you’re an active and dedicated member of the accounting community, enhancing your reputation. You can also share your badge on professional networks like LinkedIn.

How do I join the Badged for Success program?

Joining the Badged for Success program is both seamless and rewarding. You need to sign up for QuickBooks Online Accountant, and have at least one active wholesale subscription) to be eligible for the Badged for Success Program. To be considered for the Champion Tier and above you must also be certified.


You don’t need to go through an application process or meet other prerequisites. We understand your time is best spent doing what you do best - serving your clients.


You’ve already shown your commitment and knowledge by becoming a ProAdvisor. Now it’s time to celebrate your achievements with a QuickBooks certification.

How often are the QuickBooks badges awarded?

The QuickBooks badges are awarded annually. They are designed to reflect your engagement in the QuickBooks Online community, activities, initiatives, and growth achieved by ProAdvisors over the previous calendar year.


This annual recognition not only celebrates your continuous commitment and dedication but also serves as a reminder of your professional journey. Celebrate every milestone and look back on your achievements, allowing you to set your sights even higher for the year ahead.

How do I download and share my QuickBooks badge?

Downloading and sharing your well-deserved badge is simple. Once you’ve earned your Badge for Success, you will receive it via email, delivered directly to your inbox.


You can use your badge in various ways, from marketing materials and social media profiles to your firm’s website and promotional activities. It’s an effective way to showcase your expertise and the trust you’ve earned as a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

How can I learn more about Badged for Success?

Want to stay informed about the Badged for Success program? We’ll keep you updated as this initiative expands into more countries and regions. 


We will provide regular updates via email and in-product notifications in QuickBooks Online Accountant (QBOA). These notifications will keep you in the loop about the program’s development, additional ways to enhance and grow your badge recognition, and any new features along the way.


By staying connected, you’ll be well-equipped to leverage the full potential of Badged for Success.

Get Badged for Success with QuickBooks

If you’re excited about the idea of becoming Badged for Success, all you need to start is sign up for QuickBooks Online Accountant for free


Through Badged for Success, ProAdvisors can become QuickBooks certified and celebrate their achievements and their impact on small businesses worldwide. As the program expands to new countries and regions, we aim to recognize and support our growing community of accounting champions.


Unlock your potential with QuickBooks Badged for Success.

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