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Can I See Open Sales Order Lists in QuickBooks?
June 7, 2024 at 10:59 am

Ask the Accountant: Question: Is there a way to see what a sales order is for in an open sales order list in QuickBooks? Answer: It can be frustrating to look at a list of open sales orders by Customer and not know which order is for which product. There is a workaround for that.…

Leveraging Digital Label Presses for Seasonal and Regional Marketing
June 5, 2024 at 10:31 am

If you sell into any type of food or beverage market, you know how important seasonal marketing can be. Whether it’s cookies with box labels themed around the holidays, craft brews with limited edition labels themed around popular sports events like the Super Bowl or March Madness, or limited editions of wine and spirits designed…

How to Avoid Security Risks With 1099 Tax Numbers
May 23, 2024 at 12:29 pm

Ask the Accountant… Question: How can you suggest not keeping 1099 tax id numbers in QuickBooks? If I have security risks with this information, don’t I have security risks with all of my company information in QuickBooks?? Answer: The security risks to your QuickBooks can come from external and internal sources. Of course, you must…

Unlocking New Printing Opportunities in the Health and Wellness Market
May 22, 2024 at 10:07 am

Are you ready to tap into the rapidly growing CBD health and wellness market? This industry, fueled by increasing consumer awareness and demand for natural health products, offers significant potential for distributors looking to explore the opportunities in a market that is already $7.6 billion and only getting started. Understanding the Market Cannabidiol, commonly known…

Drive With Your Eyes Closed
May 20, 2024 at 11:28 am

When we drive a car, we need to have our eyes wide open and react to everything we see. That process works for driving cars. It does not work for driving your life. The problem in life is that virtually all thoughts that we have come from the world we see. When we see the…

Leveraging Digital Label Presses for Seasonal and Regional Marketing
May 15, 2024 at 9:25 am

If you sell into any type of food or beverage market, you know how important seasonal marketing can be. Whether it’s cookies with box labels themed around the holidays, craft brews with limited edition labels themed around popular sports events like the Super Bowl or March Madness, or limited editions of wine and spirits designed…

Failure is the Key to Success
May 6, 2024 at 11:17 am

Most people I know, including me from time to time, do not like failure. There can be lots of financial and psychological costs to failure. However, most successes in business and life are preceded by failure. Most times, lots of failure. Additionally, sometimes winning ideas come from losing. Here’s a great example: In 1985, Proforma…

Maximizing Sales to Educational Institutions: Understanding the Purchasing Cycle
May 2, 2024 at 8:45 am

There are more than 100,000 education institutions in the United States. From elementary schools to graduate and specialty schools to everything in-between, all of them need printed forms and labels. But if you want to sell into this market, timing matters. Schools don’t operate on the traditional calendar year. They operate according to the school…

Automatic Downloads of Data: Is It Possible?
April 26, 2024 at 9:04 am

Ask the Accountant… Question: Is there anything I need to do if I have my bank and credit card data automatically downloaded into QuickBooks? Does all the information just get recorded? Answer: That sounds lovely, but it does not work that way, unfortunately. It is just a big dump of information into your QuickBooks, and…