Telltale Signs You’ve Outgrown QuickBooks – Growing Pain No. 6

Thoughtware Article Published: May 03, 2016
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Occasionally, we’re all called upon to wear different hats and be responsible for things outside our traditional job tasks. There’s nothing wrong with learning something new and taking on additional responsibility—unless you’re juggling more than you can handle. There’s a big difference between balancing your checkbook and creating detailed corporate financial reports or implementing business application software. Some things, including managing business technology, are better left to experienced professionals.

Growing Pain No. 6:  Needing a Trusted Advisor to Take Your Business to the Next Level

Few of us are experts at everything, especially when it comes to software implementation, technical support and performing the occasional software upgrade. You need a solution that will take care of your technology and software needs and allow you to focus on your business. While Intuit® offers software support for QuickBooks, it provides only limited business expertise and industry-specific insight.

Microsoft’s global partner network provides users with the local support they need at the level of service they expect. Certified Microsoft partners can do more than just sell and install your business management software. These specialists can help you decide which software suits your business, create or package solutions to serve your specific industry needs and help you be productive right from the start. Microsoft partners offer flexible licensing that reduces the need for capital expenditures and provides ongoing technical support that doesn’t end after deployment. You can get the business software you need at a price you can afford. By leveraging Microsoft’s partner network, you’ll have access to experienced professionals who can answer simple questions, provide follow-up services and teach you how to use your software to a competitive advantage.

According to Microsoft Sure Step Customer Benefits, the top three benefits customers receive from partner engagement are operational improvements to drive greater business performance, reduced training costs and increased productivity through improved user adoption.

With Microsoft business solutions, you don’t need to be a jack-of-all-trades—just a master of your own business. Let Microsoft software specialists provide you with the technology to help drive growth and reduce risk. Be sure to join us next time as we explore Growing Pain No. 7:  Not Enough Flexible Deployment Choices.

This blog series addresses some of the common signs your business has outgrown QuickBooks and how Microsoft business solutions can help you keep growing. If you missed the previous posts, you can view them here:

Growing Pain No. 1:  Rubber Bands & Sticky Notes Are Keeping You Up at Night

Growing Pain No. 2:  Managing the Books & Cash Flow Isn’t As Easy As It Used to Be

Growing Pain No. 3:  Lack of Financial Controls & Audit Trails Is Putting You at Risk

Growing Pain No. 4:  You Can’t Move Forward When You Keep Looking Back

Growing Pain No. 5:  You’re Putting Off New Business Opportunities

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