QuickBooks: The Heart of Your Business
In This Chapter
Why you need a tool like QuickBooks
What QuickBooks actually does
Why QuickBooks is a good choice
What you need to do (in general) to get started
How to succeed in setting up and using QuickBooks
We’ll start this conversation by quickly covering some basic questions concerning QuickBooks, such as “Why even use QuickBooks?”, “Where and how do I start?” and, most importantly, “What should I not do?”
This little orientation shouldn’t take more than a few minutes. Really. And the orientation lets you understand the really big picture concerning QuickBooks.
Okay, we know you know that you need an accounting system. Somebody, maybe your accountant, friend, or spouse, has convinced you of this. And you, the team player that you are, have just accepted this conventional viewpoint as the truth.
But just between us, why do you really need QuickBooks? What does QuickBooks do that you really, truly need done? And ...