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QuickBooks 2014 Announced-Biggest Improvement is COLOR!

QuickBooks 2014 was announced yesterday by Intuit to the ProAdvisor Community - which means after months of having to keep my mouth shut (because I've been under a non-disclosure agreement while beta testing) that I could finally talk about it. In QuickBooks 2014 the most noticeable improvement that you see as soon as you launch it is COLOR! When QuickBooks 2013 was released on of the most controversial topics of conversation when it came to the new version was COLOR - or rather the lack of it! Many people, myself included, really had a hard time working in QuickBooks 2013 all day long with that really dark (and yes ugly) charcoal grey/black background color of the left navigation pane.  For many of us, myself included, we couldn't work in QuickBooks 2013 for more than an hour without getting a raging headache. I think QuickBooks 2014 is going to be a HUGE improvement - here's why.
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How to Date/Work With a QuickBooks 3rd Party Developer

How to "date" a QuickBooks 3rd party developer may seem to be a silly topic for a blog post; but as I reflect on the last 12 years of being one of those "developers" the more I think that the title is appropriate - because in reality dating is a fair way to describe the relationships between Developers, ProAdvisors and QuickBooks users.

In reality, dating is a fair way to compare this relationship. Let's start with mutual respect. Respect for each other, respect for the client, respect for our various corners. The customer isn't "your" client, just as the customer isn't "their" client - the customer becomes "our" customer and each party has a responsibility to them.

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Nancy Smyth, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Nancy Smyth, Sunburst Software Solutions, Inc.
QuickBooks Construction & Payroll Expert


I've been using and supporting QuickBooks products since the early 1990's. I've worked with thousands of contractors, assisting them with QuickBooks setup, Certified Payroll Reporting requirements, AIA Billing and Weighted-Average Overtime.


QuickBooks is a powerful product, but learning how to use it in your construction business can be difficult. I hope you find resources available here to be helpful.

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