The world of accounting is constantly evolving, so it’s essential for accountants and bookkeepers to be aware of the latest news and trends in the industry. With so many blogs offering worthwhile insights into all aspects of the accounting field, it can be hard to know which ones are worth your time. To help you decide on the best sites to spend a few minutes (or hours) reading each week, the Jetpack Workflow team has compiled a list of our 10 favourite accounting blogs. These blogs will give you practical advice on managing your accounting or bookkeeping business. Without further ado, let’s dive in!
Paypal Alternatives: How to Choose the Best Paypal Alternative |(Synder)
Living in times of seemingly inexorable advances in new technologies has its obvious benefits. E-commerce is no exception here. Whenever a company makes a new software product and launches it, there come competitors, trying to improve, cater to the needs of users and make the process of product innovation continuous. So a successful e-commerce company lives in a perpetual movement towards self-improvement. However, enjoying abundant alternatives comes with the burden of choice and responsibility for the outcome. Making the right choice depends on thorough research and getting some business insights. When it comes to searching for alternatives to some software solution, it pays off to find out more detailed information about what we’re comparing to.
Amid ongoing challenging economic conditions, inflation is top of mind for consumers as they try to stretch their paycheck across rising bills, housing costs and everyday essentials. This leaves less money to spend on local small businesses. According to the latest “Xero Small Business Insights” data (XSBI)—which uses aggregated and anonymized data from tens of thousands of small business customers from the US and Canada—small business sales growth experienced its smallest rise in June (+6.7% year-over-year) since February 2021. Read more about the latest data in this article.
What I Wish I’d Automated Earlier in My Career | (Zapier)
Ever feel like you can’t keep up with all your tasks, meetings, and emails? Insert raised hand here. Turns out automation was the not-so-secret tool I should have been using since day one of my first jobs. Now that I’ve discovered the secret, I’m able to keep my to-do list organized, my inbox at zero, and my calendar up-to-date. At Zapier, the team will use automation to make our day-to-day tasks easier so we can focus on our most important work. Here are some of our favourite productivity Zaps so you can feel like a boss—even if you’re still a rookie.
You need the right skills, resources, and approach to keep pace with the latest developments. And operating in isolation might soon render your systems too out-of-date to be efficient and profitable. Find the top accounting conferences firm owners like you will be attending in 2023 and get the answer to the question, “are accounting conferences worth attending?”.
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About Heather Smith
A technology and management accountant, Chartered Accountant Heather Smith has a deep understanding of how automated online business tools and accounting apps can be used successfully to streamline operations.
Heather provides practical advice to accountants and business owners on how cloud business tools and apps can be integrated to improve workflow and surface information that can be used to make data-informed decisions. She shares her experience, methodologies, business strategies and work-life balance practices extensively through the Accounting Apps newsletter, Accounting Apps podcast, and Accounting Apps Mastermind Community plus multiple Accounting books, blogs and social media platforms.
Heather is also an FCA, FCCA, FICB, commerce graduate, and accredited trainer.
USA Accounting Today listed Heather as one of 21 people helping shape (and reshape) the accounting industry .