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Video: Keyboard shortcuts for entering names and numbers

Keyboard shortcuts are a great way to enter names and numbers quickly and efficiently. With most software programs, I tend to look for keyboard shortcuts to speed things up, and Quickbooks is no exception. If you’re not currently using keyboard … [Read more...]

Video: Searching your data in QuickBooks 2012

Search in Quickbooks 2012 for Mac is a great feature you can use to find anything in your company file. In this video, I'm going to show you how it works. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfM4Qd_OTSc Video script: Hi, my name is Ro, and I'm on the … [Read more...]

Two-minute tips: Finding stuff

Facebook users asked for tips, so we're starting a series of videos called "Two-minute tips." Here's the first one where I show you some tips on how to find preferences, reports, names, and data in QuickBooks. Video script: Hi, I’m Shelly with … [Read more...]

Importing PayPal transactions into QuickBooks for Mac

PayPal is everywhere. Over eight million businesses use PayPal to process their credit card transactions and the numbers keep growing. Manually recording PayPal transactions in QuickBooks for Mac can be time-consuming and tricky, especially for … [Read more...]

Ask Addy: Favorite tips and tricks

Editor’s note: Dear Addy is an advice column on using QuickBooks for Mac. This is a place to answer your direct questions about QuickBooks and share them with other users. If you have a question for Addy, click We want to hear from you in the top … [Read more...]

QuickBooks checklist: Periodic tasks that make your life easier

You know how if you don't keep up with the housework, things getting out of control and pretty soon you're spending all weekend doing 500 loads of laundry? You may be thinking, "If I'd just taken a few minutes to do the little things, I wouldn't be … [Read more...]

Tips for avoiding some newbie mistakes

Editor's note: Our friends over at QuickBooks for Windows wrote this piece for Windows users. Seeing a great idea, we ripped it off and Mac-ified it for you. Here's a shout out to the awesome Jonathan Brubaker who created the original article for … [Read more...]

Video: Bookkeeping 101

This one is an oldie, but a goodie. We've had this video in past versions of QuickBooks for Mac. It's a little dated in the look and feel, but still has some great information. If you're brand new to running your business with QuickBooks, it's a good … [Read more...]

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...]

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