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Xero For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Rod Drury, Heather Smith

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Chapter 1

Getting to Know Xero

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Looking at Xero and what the product and its different package options can do for you

check Exploring the Xero Dashboard

check Getting your Xero advisory team together

check Using Xero to create goals and strategies for your business

check Working out what support you need

check Establishing a live Xero training file

As a fresh-faced graduate, I arrived in Cheltenham, England, to start my first real job at an aerospace manufacturing business. Using a pencil, I worked with a team of account clerks, processing journals on huge A2-size (420 × 594) sheets of paper. Towards the end of the day, we all handed our paper to a tiny grey-haired lady. She gathered the paper and, using a huge noisy mechanical calculator, added up our journal entries and updated the trial balance. When all the work was entered and the debits equalled the credits, she rang her bell, signalling we ...

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