Mistakes small businesses make with their data backups

Everyone knows the importance of backing up their small business data, yet here at Cashflow Manager we still get many calls about lost financial information. Don’t wait until disaster strikes to find out that your backup system isn’t working. Here are three common data backup mistakes to look out for. Skipping Backups One of the more serious and common mistakes made by small business owners is skipping or missing backups. This could be because someone simply forgot to do it, or there [...]

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Upgrading to the Latest Version of Cashflow Manager-Frequently Asked Questions

By keeping your accounting software up to date, you are making sure that your business is compliant with current legislation as well as with modern computer technology. Here are some of your frequently asked questions about upgrading your Cashflow Manager programs. How do I upgrade to the latest version? The easiest and quickest way to upgrade to the latest version of the program, is to visit the Cashflow Manager Download Centre. Select the program you wish to install: Cashflow Manager or Cashflow Manager [...]

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7 Benefits of Using the New Cashflow Manager Invoicing Application for Small Business

In order to improve their cash flow, small businesses need quick, efficient invoicing process.  A simple invoicing application for small business such as Cashflow Manager, can allow small businesses to send out professional invoices, quickly and in just a few simple steps. Here are 7 benefits of using the Cashflow Manager invoicing app in your small business. Invoice quickly and simply Once set up you can choose your customer, fill in the details of your invoice and email it to them from [...]

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Cashflow Manager Cloud Accounting Software is Here!!

We are excited to announce the arrival of our brand new Cashflow Manager Cloud accounting software. Cashflow Manager Cloud is the latest addition to the Cashflow Manager stable of products and is an all new bookkeeping suite designed to enhance our range of offerings so that our valued clients have more choice as to how they do their bookkeeping. Whilst we are taking advantage of the flexibility that new technology offers, we have kept the same easy column methodology that [...]

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An Easy Free Method For Securing Your Backups

Backing up your Cashflow Manager files should be a routine activity, preferably every time you finish using the program. But where are you backing up to? You should be backing up to an external drive away from your computer. This could be a USB flash drive, or an external hard drive. If you are storing your backups on the same computer that your Cashflow Manager software is installed on, it is not very safe. If your computer hard-drive fails, you [...]

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How to Create Professional Invoices for Your Small Business

For many small businesses, all the hours and energy you put into completing a project results in creating an invoice at the end of the day. It’s important that your small business has professional invoices for a number of reasons. 1. You get paid via invoices. If your invoice is sent out on time and has the terms and conditions set out clearly, you will be more likely to get paid on time. 2. You need invoices to keep business records. [...]

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What is the Difference between Desktop and Cloud Accounting Software?

It seems that the term ‘cloud’ is everywhere these days with many people expounding the benefits of the cloud. So what is it and should you be considering it? The ‘cloud’ simply refers to software and services that you access using the internet with the data being stored on someone else’s computer rather than your own. This can offer a number of advantages such as: • the convenience of being able to access files from anywhere you have internet access, • not having [...]

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Cashflow Manager version 9

Introducing Cashflow Manager Version 9

Cashflow Manager v9 has many new features and enhancements that mainly result from suggestions from program users. The help files that are included with your version 9 software provide detailed instructions on how to operate the software, so please refer to the help files for detailed instructions. Version 9 has been tested to ensure it complies with Windows 10. The following is a summary of the other new features: Cashflow Manager Customise Columns:  In the previous version of Cashflow Manager, when you [...]

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Why Should I Keep My Small Business Software Up to Date?

These days business is moving pretty quickly and the compliance world is changing at a crazy pace too with new legislation, reporting requirements and ways to connect coming into play every year. The area of IT and the humble PC is also changing with the new Windows 10 and even Windows 8 and 8.1 which are significantly different from previous versions of Windows, the phasing out of Windows XP and the emergence of cloud-based computing. To stay on top [...]

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Creating a Cash Flow Budget for your Small Business

At the start of a new year it is always a good idea to put together a cash flow budget for your small business especially if you do not have one for the financial year. A cash flow budget helps you see what cash your business will have available to meet expenses by recording the cash you expect to receive and pay out over a chosen period of time. A cash flow budget is actually one of the most important [...]

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