Month: November 2017

ChangeLog

Addon Advantage ChangeLog w/e 23rd November 2017

HAVE YOU READ – Karbon – The talent playbook [link]

HubDoc – Apply to Be a Hubdoc Top 50 Cloud Accountant of 2017 [link]

Feature Releases

  • Shopify – Shopify Mobile Updates: Discounts, Product Collections, Live View, and [link]
  • Karbon – Release notes — November 19, 2017[link]
  • DataDear – Product releases: November 2017 – DDv2 – DataDear Excel Add In for Xero [link]
  • Kounta – 23 Nov update [link]

Events

Webinars

Podcasts

  • From The Trenches – 36. The future of Bookkeeping w/ Lielette Calleja [link]
  • Future of Accounting – Why the university system is failing accounting students – Danetha Doe [link]
  • CommonSku – Episode 47: Creating Maximum Financial Value in Your Business with Jamie Watson (a skucamp Presentation) – commonsku blog [link]

Blog articles

  • TradiePad + Xero – Protect your construction business against invoice scams [link]
  • Karbon – My three big takeaways from QuickBooks Connect 2017 [link]
  • Hubdoc – The Importance of Client Appreciation (and 8 Ways to Say “Thank You”) [link]
  • Capital Pitch
    • Episode 1 Part 2 – Fixing the Disconnect between Investors and Founders Would Be a Boon for Society as a Whole [link]
    • Paid, Owned and Earned Content Marketing (in 3 minutes or less!) [link]
  • Receipt Bank
    • Receipt Bank Named UK’s 7th Fastest-Growing Tech Company in Deloitte Fast 50 [link]
    • If You Missed QuickBooks Connect San Jose, Here Are The Four Key Takeaways [link]
  • Vend – 5 Types of Sales Promotions in Retail (and How to Implement Them) [link]
  • Cin7
    • A Magento Integration to Master eCommerce [link]
    • Why eCommerce Needs Better Tools to Grow [link]
    • How the Right POS Brings Channels Together [link]
    • How Cin7 Was Built to Make Modern Retail Hum [link]
    • How Cin7 Covers All Your Wholesale Channels [link]
  • Fishbowl Inventory
    • Manual vs. Automatic Part Cost Calculations [link]
    • Every Fishbowl Blog Series [link]
    • A New Breed of Business Automation [link]
    • Boxstorm Brings Inventory Management to the Cloud [link]
  • Shopify
    • How to Improve Your Facebook Advertising Funnel with Sequential Retarg [link]
    • How to Use Gift Guides to Boost Your Holiday Sales [link]
    • How to DIY a Visual Brand For Every Platform, Without Using Photoshop [link]
    • 19 Growth & CRO Experts on Increasing Conversions and Revenue [link]
  • TradeGecko – 9 Key signs that it’s time to move to a robust inventory management system [link]
  • WorkflowMax – How To Keep Your Data Safe When Working Remotely [link]
  • Zapier
    • Growth Hacking Your Job Search: 5 Steps to Get Hired by the Company You Want [link]
    • The 25+ Best Gmail Add-ons, Labs, and Apps [link]
  • BigCommerce – Top 13 Explainer Video Examples to Drive Sales (Updated for 2017) [link]
  • Workato
    • Dreaming Big with Salesforce: 5 Ways to Extend the Power of Your CRM – The Connector by Workato [link]
    • The Connector powered by Workato [link]
  • Sharesight
    • Easily import your Yahoo Finance portfolio into Sharesight [link]
    • 7 essential tips for investing in IPOs [link]
    • How do you get started in the share market? Education! [link]
  • Veeqo – 7 Inventory Management Mistakes You’re Making (And How To Fix Them) [link]
  • CommonSku – 7 Steps to Helping Your Team Hit Their 2018 Sales Goals [link]

 

ChangeLog

Addon Advantage ChangeLog w/e 17th November 2017

JUST OUT – Karbon – The talent playbook [link]

Have you seen? What is FuseDocs? Productivity, turbocharged [link] [3 min video]

HubDoc – Apply to Be a Hubdoc Top 50 Cloud Accountant of 2017 [link]

Feature Releases

  • Cin7
    • Retail Smarter Using Cin7 with PC-EFTPOS [link]
    • Power Up Your POS with Cin7 and EVO Payments [link]
  • Shopify
    • ICYMI: Introducing Hatchful, New Amazon Categories, and a BFCM Update [link]
    • Live View: Watch Visitors Become Customers with Real-Time Reporting [link]
  • DataDear v2 – DDv2 – Launching Intuit Quickbooks – DataDear Excel Add In for Xero [link]
  • Sharesight – Introducing the Sharesight Partner Centre [link]
  • Spotlight Reporting – New features review [link]
  • Kounta – New releases [link]

New from Addon Advantage

  • FuseDocs joins the addon directory [link]

Events

Webinars

Case studies

  • Moula – Small Business Spotlight: Melbourne Paving [link]
  • BigCommerce – The Andie Swim Story: How to Start Your Own Successful Swimsuit Line [link]
  • Deputy – Kingdom Projects [link]
  • Spotlight Reporting – Partner Success: Startup Industry Specialisation with Standard Ledger on Vimeo [link]

Freebies – Guides, eBooks, Templates

  • Practice Ignition – A Guide to Client Onboarding: 7 Steps to Happier Clients and Less Churn [link]
  • Shopify – How to Buy a Business on Shopify Exchange: A Step-By-Step Guide [link]
  • TradeGecko – TradeGecko eBook – Inventory Management: Everything you need to know [link]
  • EzyCollect – Ebook – 6 Hacks for Wholesalers [link]

Podcasts

  • From The Trenches – 35. The banality of small firm Xmas parties [link]
  • Future of Accounting w Danetha Doe [link]
  • CommonSku – Episode 46: Strategies for Scaling with Catherine Graham (a skucamp Presentation) – commonsku blog [link]

Blog articles

  • Tanda
    • The Benefits of Time and Attendance Software (INFOGRAPHIC) [link]
    • Your Guide to Parental Leave Laws [link]
  • Spotlight Reporting – Meet Tony, our new Senior Account Manager in the UK Team [link]
  • TSheets
    • 10 Best Time Management Apps of 2017 [link]
    • Think It Smooth to Underpay Employees? The FWO Calls It ‘Criminal’ [link]
    • What Do Aussie Workers Really Think About GPS Monitoring? [link]
    • 7 Facts for International Accounting Day 2017 [link]
  • Hubdoc
    • Fixed Pricing: Everything You Need to Know [link]
  • Capital Pitch
    • The Real-Life Business Lessons Learned on the Way to CapitalPitch [link]
    • Three Pillars of a Successful Marketing Strategy [link]
  • Receipt Bank
    • Orange Select: Unlocking the Power of our Global Partner Community [link]
    • QBConnect 2017 Silicon Valley: There Must Be Something in the Water [link]
  • Vend – 6 Small Business Saturday Tips to Help You Drive Traffic and Sales on November 25 [link]
  • Moula – Six Do’s and Don’ts of Small Business Finance [link]
  • Cin7
    • Why Big Retailers Stock Less For Christmas [link]
    • Seeing Past the Amazon Australia Rumors [link]
    • 3 Reasons You Don’t Really Need ERP [link]
  • Fishbowl Inventory
    • Wholly By Bowl [link]
    • Manage Inventory Like the Big Boys [link]
  • Proposify
    • How to Create Business Proposals Faster [link]
    • How the Pitch Queen Pitched Her Way to a $1M Investment [link]
  • Shopify
    • Why Digital Brands Need Physical Retail [link]
    • 6 Persuasive Product Photography A/B Tests to Run [link]
  • TradeGecko
    • VIDEO: Inventory Management 1 – What is inventory management? [link]
    • End of Year Sales Survival Kit [link]
    • TradeGecko ranks in top 5 for inventory management on GetApp [link]
    • From retailers to Australia’s top cloud consultants: The SMB Consultants Story [link]
  • WorkflowMax – 10 Productivity Killers and How to Overcome Them When Working Remotely [link]
  • Zapier
    • The 7 Best Expense Tracking Apps for Smarter Business Travel [link]
    • The Best Webinar Software for Marketers in 2017 [link]
    • Remote Design: How Zapier Is Building a Distributed Design Culture [link]
  • BigCommerce – Increase Ecommerce Traffic: 30 Ways to Drive Traffic to an Online Store [link]
  • Sharesight – Fairfax (FXJ) and Domain (DHG) demerger details [link]
  • CustomD
    • Love your online form – 5. integration [link]
    • Love your online form – 6. tracking [link]
  • CommonSku – Dreaming the Possible: How to Set and Attain Your Personal Sales Goals for 2018 [link]
  • Grow
    • Metric of the Week: Customer Acquisition Cost [link]
    • Metric of the Week: Customer Lifetime Value [link]
    • How Marketers Should Be Reporting to Executives (But Mostly Aren’t) [link]
    • One Month in EMEA: How Are We Doing? [link]
    • Grow Links Up with HubSpot for Powerful Data Visualization [link]

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ChangeLog

Addon Advantage ChangeLog w/e 10th November 2017

Have you seen? What is FuseDocs? Productivity, turbocharged [link] [3 min video]

Small firm? Don’t miss ‘From the Trenches Small Firm Big Party’ Melb Nov 23; the Xmas party for small firms [link]

Feature Releases

  • Spotlight Reporting – MYOB AccountRight Desktop + Spotlight integration is live [link]
  • Cin7 – More Options with Cin7’s QuickBooks Integration [link]
  • Sharesight – New functionality for Consolidated Views [link]
  • DataDear v2 – currently being teased – no details yet!

New from Addon Advantage

  • FuseDocs joins the addon directory [link]

Events

Webinars

Case studies

  • Karbon – Our stack: apps Growthwise use to be more efficient [link]
  • Receipt Bank – Passport to Success: How HPC Simplified Bookkeeping for an $8 Million Business [link]
  • Shopify – Everything Under One Roof: Creating a Full-Stack Product Design Company [link]

Freebies – Guides, eBooks, Templates

  • Unleashed – Ebook – Cloud Manufacturing [link]

Podcasts

  • From the Trenches – Paradise Papers: Sexy, But Surprising? [link]
  • Branding for Accountants – Episode 11: The two skills you need to be a global player with Wayne Schmidt — Branding for Accountants [link]
  • CommonSku – Episode 45: Taking a Sabbatical From Work with Fairware [link]

Blog articles

  • TradiePad – 2017 Construction Technology Summit [link]
  • FUTRLI – Infographic: The 4 Pillars of Crisis Management in Business [link]
  • Tanda – Encourage Staff to Come on Time With Cool Rewards (INFOGRAPHIC) [link]
  • Karbon
    • 3 essential personality traits of a cloud accountant [link]
  • Hubdoc
    • 5 Tips to Get the Most Out of QuickBooks Connect San Jose 2017 [link]
    • How I Learned Cloud Bookkeeping [Chapter 1] [link]
  • Vend – 7 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Tips to Help You Boost Sales and Stand Out [link]
  • Cin7
    • How Far Does Your Supply Chain Visibility Go? [link]
    • 3 Ways to Prepare for a Sales Spike [link]
    • Why Online Brands Pivot to Omnichannel Retail [link]
    • 3 Reasons to Keep Online Inventory Lean [link]
  • Fishbowl Inventory
    • What Are the Most Dangerous Risks of the Distribution Process? [link]
    • How Fishbowl Helps Hardware Stores [link]
    • Manual vs. Automatic Reports [link]
  • Proposify – 10 Best Practices for Digital Marketing Pricing Models [link]
  • Shopify
    • 7 Must-Have Automation Tools to Master Black Friday Cyber Monday [link]
  • WorkflowMax – Architects: Don’t Advertise. Tell Your Story Instead. [link]
  • CustomD
    • Love your online form – 3. make it mobile [link]
    • Love your online form – 4. user experience [link]
  • CommonSku – Are You Prepared to Scale? How a Systems Change Can Ignite Sales Growth [link]
  • Freshdesk – How to deal with tricky customers this Halloween (and at other times too) [link]
  • Xpenditure
    • How Millennials are reshaping business travel [link]
    • How to Manage Corporate Travel for Growing Businesses [link]
    • Don’t skip these steps when assessing an expense management tool [link]
  • Zapier
    • 3 Ways to Deal with Difficult Customers [link]
    • The 6 Best Business Card Scanner Apps to Digitalize Contacts and Stay in Touch [link]
ChangeLog

Addon Advantage ChangeLog w/e 5th November 2017

Small firm? Don’t miss ‘From the Trenches Small Firm Big Party’ Melb Nov 23; the Xmas party for small firms [link]

FUTRLI – CPD accredited online training programme designed to take accountants and advisors through a complete advisory journey with rich, dynamic content. 26 modules cover everything from pricing advisory services, to introducing forecasting to clients and all of the functionality within FUTRLI. [Read more] [Webinar]

Feature Releases

  • Practice Ignition – Product Update for October 2017 [link]
  • Re-Leased – Re-Leased and Fixflo join forces with fully integrated collaboration [link]
  • Sharesight – Import your Questrade trades into Sharesight | Sharesight [link]
  • Shopify – ICYMI: Highlights from NYC and LA, New Sales Channel, a BFCM Update [link]
  • Zapier – Announcing Shared Folders: Turning Automation into a Team Sport [link]

Events

Webinars

Case studies

  • StarShipIT – Spotlight on Hi Smile – find out how two entrepreneurs built a $20m dollar business in just 18 months [link]
  • Re-Leased – CPP Client Story [link]

Freebies – Guides, eBooks, Templates

  • TradeGecko – Sales Forecast Template [link]
  • Workato – The Ultimate Guide To Optimizing Your NPS [link]
  • BigCommerce – Cross Border Ecommerce: The International Expansion Playbook [link]
  • HubDoc – Fall 2017 Guide to Accounting Conferences [link]
  • Spotlight Reporting – Fast Track Advisory Start-ups: Maisey Harris and Co on Vimeo [link]

Podcasts

  • From the Trenches – The Good & Bad of Conference Content [link]
  • Proposify – A Marketing Pro’s Secret to Long-term Business Success [link]
  • CommonSku – Episode 44: Brandon Mackay with Snugz – The Long Road and Rocket-Rise of a Top 40 Supplier [link]

Blog articles

  • FUTRLI
    • 6 Excel Spreadsheet Cash Flow Nightmares To Avoid [link]
    • Creating a 3 Way Forecast with FUTRLI & Xero or QBO [link]
    • 5 Reasons Why A Cloud-Based Inventory Management System Is Awesome When You Sell Online [link]
    • The Very Best Business Reporting Tools in 2017 [link]
  • Karbon – 10 must-attend breakout sessions at #QBConnect 2017 [link]
  • Hubdoc – Monsters that Haunt a Cloud Accountant’s Nightmares [link]
  • Capital Pitch – 5 Things Your New Online Business Must Do to Reach its Target Market [link]
  • Receipt Bank – How Your Firm Can Stand Out From The Rest [link]
  • Vend – 9 Action Steps That Helped This Retailer Grow 250% in Three Years [link]
  • Chaser
    • The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Invoices #6 (Part 2) [link]
    • The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Invoices #7 [link]
  • Cin7
    • Are You Geared Up for an Omnichannel Christmas? [link]
    • How Fashion’s Future is Fused with Technology [link]
    • 3 Ways to Improve eCommerce Fulfillment [link]
    • Amazon Key and the Acceleration of Change [link]
  • Fishbowl Inventory
    • The Grim Repair [link]
    • An Overview of Fishbowl Sales Orders [link]
    • Safety and Signage: How to Run Your Factory Without a Hitch [link]
  • Proposify
    • Scariest Advice From the Sales Crypt [link]
  • Shopify
    • Selling on Marketplaces With Shopify: How to Choose Where to List Your [link]
    • 8 Post-Sale Emails To Turn New Buyers Into Lifelong Fans [link]
    • The Beginner’s Guide to Analyzing Shopify Reports and Analytics [link]
    • Get Inspired: 8 Great Small Business Stories from Shopify Workroom [link]
    • Email Optimization: How to Send Emails That Convert [link]
  • TradeGecko
    • Growth hack your business with sales and inventory forecasting [link]
    • What happens when businesses fail to anticipate demand and forecast sales [link]
  • BigCommerce – Ecommerce Business Ideas: Finding Online Store Opportunities [2017] [link]
  • Sharesight
    • 2017 stock picking competition – October update [link]
    • 20 October trading snapshot | Sharesight [link]
  • CustomD
    • Online Forms – A business game changer? [link]
    • Love your online form – 2. affordance is everything [link]
  • Workato
    • Nonprofit Digital Transformation for Even the Leanest NPO [link]
    • How Salesforce Ohana Became One of the Strongest Case Studies for Effective Community Building [link]
  • StarShipIT
    • Use your shipping notification emails to upsell and increase sales over the busy season [link]
    • Top tips & tricks from Shopify Meetups to get you ready for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holiday season [link]
  • WorkflowMax – How To Implement Time Tracking At Your Construction Firm [link]
  • Zapier
    • The 17 Best Appointment Scheduling Apps [link]
    • How to Make Any Printer a Smart Wi-Fi Printer [link]
    • This Is What a Remote Office Looks Like: Home Office and Workspace Photos [link]