Many manufacturing firms focus exclusively on the internal process of manufacturing and shipping products , but don’t engage their customers with helpful information and advice on solving their problems.  Since industries and products can be complicated and are often changing, people in your target audience want information your employees possess.  Sharing expertise as well as […]

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Acumatica received a PC Magazine’s Editor’s choice award in the Enterprise Accounting and Inventory Management categories, and an “Excellent” rating as an ERP system. (See July 11th edition).  The editors liked the easy to follow web-browser navigation, extensive reporting and excellent manufacturing, distribution, service management, product management and CRM (Customer Relationship Management) features.  Since Acumatica […]

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Acumatica delivers a complete set of Cloud ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) based business software applications with dashboards, reporting tools, integrated document management, centralized security, and powerful customization tools. As a leading provider of Cloud ERP and Accounting software, Acumatica empowers small and medium sized businesses to drive growth. Acumatica is available as a true multi-tenant […]

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xTuple University has over 100 free on-line product training videos, ranging  from product overview videos, to demonstrations of specific features in the software such as dealing with costing, purchasing, customer service, etc.  These 1-5 minute videos and articles can be help you learn the tools that xTuple ERP provides to solve various business problems.   You […]

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The bad news: Ransomware has become big business. CryptoLocker, Locky, and other variants are netting criminals so much money that there are some who provide it “as a service” to non-techie criminals for a split of the ransom money collected. The good news: You can protect yourself. The most important thing is training: your employees […]

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A bill making its way through Congress—the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013—would allow states to require out-of-state businesses to collect sales tax. On May 6, 2013, the Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA). If this legislation passes the House, it will require Internet-based businesses to collect state sales tax based on the shipping address […]

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If you’ve ever had to spend time on any of the following: Guessing at a customer’s sales tax rate based on zip code Having a customer reject an invoice because you guessed wrong Had a tax audit find you charged the wrong tax (even if you based it on what jurisdiction the customer said they […]

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Are you one of the many who suffer from Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)?  Don’t let eye fatigue slow you down- try to incorporate the 20-20-20 rule in your daily work routine. Step I:  After every 20 minutes of looking into the computer screen, turn your head and try to look at any object placed at least […]

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