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Increase Your Business Productivity with QuickBooks

Productivity is the soul of your business. If there is no productivity, there is no work being done. You do have ways to guarantee daily productivity for your business. It can be your employees, your business, or yourself. There are ways to go about each of those, but for your business, QuickBooks has many tools and option you can use to increase productivity. Fourlane can help aid if you do not know what QuickBooks offers.

Strengthen your Weaknesses with QuickBooks Tools

Start with finding out where your average productivity is daily. Doing this will show where the strength and weaknesses are. QuickBooks has an enormous range of tools that can replace almost any kind of work. Once you have found your weaknesses find the tools that best help with each task. After you find each tool, setting it up is the hardest part but it is smooth sailing from then on.

Go Paperless

Take advantage of the wonderful software that you have purchased. Start with getting all your data backed up. Change your banking to online and use the inter-company reconciliation tool. Using the reconciliation tools permits you to merge inter-company balance sheet accounts. Save time by saying goodbye to sending out invoices individually and use email invoicing. Emailing your invoices gives you the option to send multiple invoices at one time.

Turn on Autopilot

Putting accounts on automatic payment will save you time every week to do something else productive. QuickBooks has quite a few tools that can aid you in changing items to automatic. The payroll system tool can automatically pay all your W-2 employees and 1099 contractors. Using the PayPal button will allow payments to be more easily accessible. Taking advantage of reoccurring invoices by scheduling payments will also save you time.

Take Advantage of QuickBooks Software

Using QuickBooks software will allow you more time and less stress. QuickBooks Advance Pricing will provide popular forms needed. It gives you the opportunity to schedule promotions and discounts in the future weeks. QuickBooks Advanced Inventory has many tools that will allow the process to move more quickly. There are tools such as real-time inventory to allow you to see everything on your desktops. The mobile inventory barcode scanning tool will aid you to find and simply scan your products rather than, writing it down and having to add it to your forms later. QuickBooks can collect your tax data throughout the year making weekly reports, end-of-the-year reports, and tax time easier for you as a business owner

Solutions that can Improve Productivity

As mentioned earlier, get your data backed up in case of any computer issues or disasters. This will help avoid any pauses in moving forward as a successful business. Having your data and documents backed up or using cloud storage will allow you to continue your work from anywhere instead of starting a new file and having to add it later. Creating an emergency procedure for your entire staff is also a great idea. By using your QuickBooks tools your staff will be able to continue working and productivity of your business remains online.

Shortcuts are Always the Quickest Way to Productivity

QuickBooks has a list of 20 or more different keyboard shortcuts available. If you want a quick view of the list, you can go check out this list. The list is updated every year and often has the same shortcuts. Using these keyboard shortcuts will make the process quicker. An example of a keyboard shortcut is if you press control and delete, it will delete a selected line from a list of items or expenses. This will save you a small amount of time, but that time will add up causing improvement in your productivity.

Let Them Know You are Watching with QuickBooks Tools

Employees can break or make daily productivity because they are the working bees to the business. Without your employees, it would only be you handling everything. Even your best employee can have times where they get a bit lazy. Employee productivity can be improved by simply letting them know you can see what they are working on. QuickBooks has a tool that allows you to track an individual employee work and time sheets. Being the business owner of a small to a mid-size company usually means you are also the direct boss or have a very limited amount of management between your staff and you. Striving for great workers may mean being strict on procedures and working hours.

QuickBooks is by far one of the best software ever invented for businesses small to large. The amount of aid is endless, and the benefits of this purchase are worth more than the price itself. QuickBooks can help with about anything including increased productivity. Fourlane is the best Intuit QuickBooks reseller partner for almost 10 years and can help you get started on increasing your businesses productivity today. Call us today at 1-800-931-2120.

 

 

About Marjorie Adams

Our head QuickBooks trainer and guru, Marjorie Adams, is Founder and CEO of Fourlane, Inc., an award-winning consulting firm and Intuit’s #1 QuickBooks Reseller Partner. Fourlane’s team of experts offers several QuickBooks oriented services including consulting, training, programming, integration, and more. Over the years, Fourlane has helped over 10,000 customers across many different industries with their QuickBooks accounting software. Marjorie Adams is considered one of the top QuickBooks trainers in the country. She was listed on CPA Practice Advisor’s 40 Under 40 in 2014 & 2015, and has been recognized as Intuitive Accountant’s 2015 QuickBooks Desktop ProAdvisor of the Year. Marjorie sits on Intuit’s VIP Program, is a frequent contributor to Inuit Accountants News Central, and has developed Intuit’s QuickBooks Enterprise Certification training. She has also been published in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, BusinessWeek, American Express Open, the Huffington Post, and Inc. Magazine.

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