The Cloud Stories podcast is long-form intelligent interviews with the humans who love accounting technology. The stories behind the people who build or use Accounting and Business Apps; founders, developers, accountants, bookkeepers and business owners who embrace modernisation and automation in their business, and want to help others do the same.
Celebrating over 100 000 downloads, the Cloud Stories podcast shares stories from the Accounting Technology world, the stories behind the people who build or use Accounting and Business Apps. It explores:
How to implement and integrate Business Apps with online accounting software to automate processes, improve productivity, and profitability;
How to build a business developing Business Apps;
How to adopt Accounting Apps, build your own preferred tech stack, and introduce Accounting Apps to your client base.
Founded in 2014, the Cloud Stories podcast is one of the rare accounting podcasts hosted by a female.
“Cloud Stories is the world’s coolest accounting podcast”
Hmm…so what is a Cloud App, Business App, or Accounting App?
Cloud refers to the Internet and App refers to Application. A Cloud App is internet based software solutions. You can access Cloud Apps centered around the accounting eco-system here: Xero App Marketplace, intuit quickbooks Apps center, MYOB Add Ons, if you click through to make sure you select the correct country location.
By sharing Cloud Stories from the community listeners gain insights into how small businesses and advisory services can thrive in a brave new world of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robots. Over the years, Heather Smith has interviewed Accountants • Bookkeepers • Business Consultants • Cloud Advisors • Cloud Integrators • Developers • Small Business Owners • and Solution Providers • who have generously shared their own Cloud Story on the popular podcast. Listen in now!
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About Heather Smith
USA Accounting Today listed Heather as one of 21 people helping shape (and reshape) the accounting industry in 2020.
A technology and lifestyle accountant with a deep understanding of automated integrated cloud business tools and how business apps can be implemented and utilised effectively to improve workflow and surface information useful for data-informed decisions. She extensively shares her methodologies, business strategies and work-life balance practices through the ‘Cloud Stories’ podcast, multiple Cloud Accounting books, the Accounting Apps newsletter, blogs and social media platforms.
A FCA, FCCA, FICB, commerce graduate, and accredited trainer.