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Press Release: October 27, 2009

QuickBooks 2010: The Missing Manual--New from O'Reilly: Find Answers to Your Questions About QuickBooks for Windows

Sebastopol, CA—As your company's accountant-in-chief, the last thing you need is guidance that gets in your way. Other books offer mind-numbing feature tours that are about as clear as tax form instructions. Only QuickBooks 2010: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly Media, $29.99 USD) helps you master QuickBooks and dishes out sound financial advice along the way.

QuickBooks 2010 has impressive features, like financial and tax reporting, invoicing, payroll, time and mileage tracking, and online banking. So how do you avoid spending more time learning the software than using it? This Missing Manual takes you beyond QuickBooks' help resources: you not only learn how this popular program works, but why and when to use specific features.

"Whether small business owners keep books themselves or hire an accountant or bookkeeper, understanding business accounting is a crucial skill. QuickBooks 2010: The Missing Manual helps small business owners understand small business accounting and how to record business transactions using QuickBooks," says author Bonnie Biafore (@bbiafore).

Biafore continues, "With business slow, small business owners are watching every penny. By learning how to use QuickBooks to the fullest, business owners can analyze their financial performance to eke more profit out of sales or cut unnecessary expenses. Businesses can also save money by performing bookkeeping in-house, entering financial transactions correctly, and making fewer calls to their accountants."

QuickBooks can handle many of the financial tasks small companies face, and QuickBooks 2010: The Missing Manual helps you handle QuickBooks with easy step-by-step instructions by showing you the important things you need to know:

  • Set up your QuickBooks files and preferences to fit your company
  • Track inventory, control spending, run a payroll, and manage income
  • Follow the money all the way from customer invoices to year-end tasks
  • Export key snapshots in the convenient new Report Center
  • Streamline your workflow with the new Online Banking Center
  • Build and monitor budgets to keep your company financially fit
  • Share information with your accountant quickly and easily

For a review copy or more information please email Please include your delivery address and contact information.

Bonnie Biafore writes about project management, personal finance, and investing. She's the author of Project 2007: The Missing Manual, as well as Online Investing Hacks, QuickBooks 2008: The Missing Manual, and Quicken 2008: The Missing Manual.

Additional Resources:
For more information about the book, including table of contents, index, author bios, and cover graphic, see:

QuickBooks 2010: The Missing Manual
Bonnie Biafore
ISBN: 9780596804022, 700 pages,
Book Price: $29.99 USD, £22.99 GBP
Ebook Price: $23.99 USD

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