Finding your company file and other file tips

Over the lifespan of QuickBooks for Mac, a lot of users have asked a lot of questions about working with their company file. "Help!? I can't find where I saved my company file!" or "Where should I back up my file?" Here's our best advice: If you … [Read more...]

Getting Going with QuickBooks for Mac: One Real User’s Journey

A freelance writer, I’m a new user to QuickBooks for Mac. Until now, I’ve been managing my business with an ultra-professional jumble of Excel spreadsheets and notes scrawled on a motley heap of notebooks. Oddly enough, this system hasn’t produced … [Read more...]

Tips for getting off to a smooth start with QuickBooks

QuickBooks is designed to capture and reflect what happens in real life. It takes care of accounting so you can focus on what happens in your day-to-day business. The tips in this article will help you get the most out of QuickBooks with the fewest … [Read more...]

Video: Introduction to online banking

Ever wonder what online banking in QuickBooks for Mac can do for you? Using the QuickBooks features for online banking can make your life so much easier. By downloading your transactions directly from your financial institution into QuickBooks, … [Read more...]

QuickBooks Defined: Transactions

In the QuickBooks world, we talk about transactions a lot. In the simplest of terms, any time money changes hands, invoice a customer so they will pay you, write a check to pay a vendor or deposit money into your bank account, it’s a … [Read more...]

Video: Setting up multiuser

Will Lynes, Product Manager for QuickBooks for Mac, describes how to set up a multiuser environment in QuickBooks 2011 for Mac. Using QuickBooks in multiuser mode, more than one user can work in your company file at the same … [Read more...]

Video: Paying Vendors

Ben Hess (small business owner and video producer) talks about how he pays his vendors by either writing a check or entering bills in QuickBooks for Mac. This is one of a series of videos, produced by QuickBooks for Mac and Bay Area Pictures, to help … [Read more...]

QuickBooks Defined: Items

When the QuickBooks term “items” comes up, many users immediately think “inventory”—that is, things that retail businesses sell. Service business owners may wonder why they need to fool around with items, since they sell services rather than physical … [Read more...]

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