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Where Can I find Free Bookkeeping Software?

February 27th, 2014 by doug@cheqbook.com

If you’re running your own small business or are just starting out, you might not necessarily be able to afford a bookkeeping or accounting software package that costs hundreds or even thousands of dollars to purchase. While you definitely need some type of software to help keep track of the day-to-day operation of your business, […]

How Many CPE Credits Do I Need?

February 24th, 2014 by doug@cheqbook.com

The acronym CPE stands for “continuing professional education.” It is a standard that is in use by people who are either training to become certified public accountants for the first time, as well as for those who already hold the CPA position and are renewing that certification after a specified period of time. CPE credits […]

What makes Cheqbook the best accounting software?

February 13th, 2014 by doug@cheqbook.com

In order for any accounting software to be considered “the best accounting software” by small business owners, it will need to have a few key characteristics. For starters, there is no sense in using accounting software of any type if it doesn’t legitimately make it easier to keep track of all of your business’ financial […]

Accounting Software for Mac

February 5th, 2014 by doug@cheqbook.com

If you are a small business owner with a computer running the Mac OS (operating system) it is more than worth your time and money to invest in some accounting software for Mac to help keep track of all your important finances. In years past, individuals could get away with keeping filing cabinet after filing […]

Why Should Small Businesses Utilize Accounting Software?

January 30th, 2014 by doug@cheqbook.com

If you’re a small business owner, the utilization of accounting software has the potential to positively benefit your life in a wide variety of different ways. Small business accounting software is often very easy to manage, even for someone who might not necessarily have years of experience behind the keyboard of a computer. These types […]

Online accounting software in general has a wide variety of different benefits that can’t be ignored. Instead of storing all of the important financial information for your business on a single hard disk drive, you’re storing it on the Internet. If you ever need to quickly make adjustments, print out an invoice, check some numbers […]

How to Use Cheqbook Accounting Software for Invoicing

January 17th, 2014 by doug@cheqbook.com

Cheqbook is a specially designed type of accounting software that uses cloud accounting techniques, also referred to as “software as a service.” It is specifically designed with small and medium-sized businesses in mind. The benefit of a cloud-based system is that you can access it from nearly any computer in the world with an active […]

What are the advantages of online cloud-based accounting?

December 10th, 2013 by doug@cheqbook.com

There’s a new kid in town with a lot of major advantages: online cloud-based accounting. It’s doing very well for itself because it fixes exactly what we all hate about desktop accounting software – the drudgery of manual entry and the inability to work collaboratively. Why it solves those problems can be summed up with […]

Why is small business accounting software unique?

November 29th, 2013 by doug@cheqbook.com

I think this question about why is small business accounting software unique gets asked because of the phrase small business that is embedded in the question. Accounting software has to handle a variety of different businesses; some large, some small, some manufacturing, some services, but small business accounting software needs to be designed to fit […]

Surprisingly, the question “what is the difference between accounting and bookkeeping software?” comes up quite often.  As an accountant I was initially confused each time I heard this one. Bookkeepers and accountants do pretty much the same work – just at a different level or over a varying range of services – but their software […]