Small inventory-centric business at different stages of growth knows the value of well-aligned bookkeeping and inventory data. An integration of accounting software and an inventory control app is considered great as long as it streamlines operations, automates your workflows, eases the many pains of tax reporting and lets you run your business on the go. QuickBooks still being the choice of an overwhelming majority of small inventory-based businesses offers its hosted Desktop and Online versions to small companies with inventory management needs, but they do not address inventory-related problems to the same degree. From an inventory control standpoint, it sometimes becomes a real challenge for small companies to decide which version to go with, and if there is a need for a third-party app to augment QuickBooks’ inventory features. Let us bring more clarity into these questions.
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You have questions about running a small business, and our QB Community members have answers! Everyone here knows the importance of building meaningful member-to-member relationships, and there’s no better way to learn, discover and get inspired as an entrepreneur. Best of all? When members share what they know, everyone benefits. Check out this recent QB Community conversation, and you’ll see what we mean!
A schoolteacher turned actor, musician, two-time national poetry slam champion, entrepreneur, and award-winning poetic voice, any given day may findSekou Andrewskeynoting at a leadership conference, helping a Fortune 500 company with brand messaging, or even performing pieces for Barack Obama in Oprah’s backyard. Sekou is the creator of Poetic Voice, a new, cutting-edge speaking category that seamlessly fuses inspirational speaking with spoken word poetry to make messages more moving and memorable.
Here's Sekou inspiring the attendees at 2014 QB Connect to take their business to the Next Level!
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If you’ve spent any time in here in the QB Community, you’ll be familiar withLynda, one of our most active and engaged members. Chances are, if you’ve asked a QuickBooks-related question, Lynda, aQuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor,has answered it. Why is Lynda so generous with what she knows? It’s simple. She likes helping others, and she loves what she does.
We spoke with Lynda about keeping books for other people and running her own side business, too. Plus, she shareshot tipsfor dealing with Self-Employed Taxes.