Tag: small business
What are product-based businesses looking for in a tech provider?
Against a backdrop of technological change and economic crunch, how do product-based SMBs choose and evaluate their digital tools? Our integration partner, Codat, has conducted some new research that shows how product-based needs and attitudes toward tech differ from service-based counterparts. Here are their findings. Product-based businesses are more reliant on financial systems Product-based businesses […]
New businesses have bold plans, according to a new survey
Intuit Developers: Here’s some good news for 2020: 72% of people looking to start a business within the next 12 months feel optimistic about their prospects. It’s not what you might expect during a time like this – in the midst of COVID-19 – but for many aspiring entrepreneurs, “a time like this” is just what they needed […]
6 steps to streamline any business workflow
It’s not uncommon to experience delays in a business, only to be slapped with the phrase, “That’s how we have always done it.” While some tasks need to follow a specific process, you will agree that other processes are complicated for no good reason. Streamlining business workflow is important in eliminating delays, lowering risks of […]
New App Categories
What is happening? As it often does at Intuit, it started with customer feedback. Our QuickBooks customers and our accountants were finding the app category list overwhelming and duplicative. They told us they felt like it would take too long and be too much work to find the right app for them. So we went […]
$100k Small Business App Showdown 2016 Recap and Winner!
Back in May when we announced the $100k Small Business App Showdown, we couldn’t anticipate all the details of what would come from this contest. But we were pretty sure we’d have an amazing variety of apps to choose among, and we weren’t disappointed! Of the more than 100 apps published on the QuickBooks App Store between Jan. 1 and Aug. 15, 2016, our judges had a challenging task to select 10 finalists who came to QuickBooks Connect and competed on Oct. 24 in front of our App Showdown judging panel.
Apps Quickly Becoming an Integral Part of Small Business DNA
When operating a small business, it’s easy to get absorbed into daily routines, and forget to take a step back and ask, “Is there a better way?” One of the biggest takeaways I can share from my startup experience is to encourage entrepreneurs to explore and discover new technologies that can improve how you operate your business.