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By Graham Crothers

Some love it, others loathe it, but however you feel about change, it’s the only constant in this life. In order for your small business to stay competitive, it’s crucial you stay tuned to changes in industry and general working practices. How well you respond to this change will ultimately…

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By Graham Crothers

When in business, your top priority is growth and success. But how do you go about achieving this? Staff play a crucial part, but so do the platforms and tools that your business chooses to use. Businesses need the right technology and solutions that can help the organisation meet business…

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By Graham Crothers

One of the great features of online accounting software is the extra speed and efficiency that automated invoicing and payments sent via email brings to your business. Often being able to provide this same efficient emailing service to all users means that by default all users send emails through a shared…

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By Vinay Jalla

Are you struggling with buggy applications to take care of CRM, time management and payment processing? In the sphere of accounting-related technology, it’s crucial that so-called third-party applications integrate with core platforms and software. But many users do not know what true integration is supposed to look like and are…

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You may have heard that the media have reported a security flaw “Heartbleed Bug” in a widely used software library called OpenSSL. KashFlow has taken every precaution to ensure your data remains safe. More information about this the security flaw is available on the OpenSSL page which includes a Security Advisory. Why is the…

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By Ray Field

As a company develops, technology is examined as a way of saving money, making more money, saving time and/or enabling people to do more with less. In evaluating technology for your company, the cost of purchase and deployment carries a certain amount of risk and mitigating that risk, while reaping…

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By Daniel Grant

The web browser is the unsung hero of the digital realm; every day it connects us to the rest of the world and provides us with information that stops our lives from being thrown into disorder, all the while (as if it’s no hassle at all) acting as the platform for the…

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By Dominique Gillespie

TL;DR? We’re offering free training in July. The links to book a place are here: London Manchester Birmingham From the Spice Girls (who ‘need somebody with a human touch’) to Bruce Springsteen (who’s after ‘someone to talk to, and a little of that human touch’), plenty of people out there…

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By Duane Jackson

If you’re running a small business you have a lot of email to process. Possibly more so if its a tech business. Some days I feel like I’ve done nothing but deal with emails. We all know that checking our email every 2 minutes destroys our productivity, we’ve read the…

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By Duane Jackson

After years of claiming it was a  passing fad and that there is no customer demand for SaaS, BigCos have now come round to accepting that SaaS is the future. SaaS isn’t the future. SaaS is the current – the now. Just as “The New Economy” became just “the economy”…

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By Stu Bradley

Watch out, ‘the cloud’, your days as a media darling may be numbered – FinTech is the new buzzword. But what is FinTech exactly? Sadly, nothing to do with robot sharks, FinTech actually refers to the current wave of innovation in the sphere of financial technology. Last night a few…

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By Duane Jackson

We’ve been madly beavering away on a huge upgrade to KashFlow to support multiple mobile platforms and multi-users over the last few months It looks like we’re not the only ones that have been busy coding. KashFlow customer Pale Purple have been working hard too. They’ve taken the initiative to build their own Android app for KashFlow…

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Warning: This post may contain some technical jargon, so if you’re unsure about any of the terms be sure to ask in the comments! For some more thoughts on all this stuff, do check out Duane’s post about the future of software development and delivery. Single page web apps Because they…

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By Duane Jackson

If you’re a huge organisation like the NHS or Tesco, with suppliers in the thousands, then dealing with your incoming purchase invoices has got be be a real PITA. You’re receiving invoices in lots of different formats and have multiple communication channels with your suppliers. Tradeshift solves this problem. A big…

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By Stu Bradley

Ok, you probably already know that. But you might be surprised at how many people don’t – in a recent study in the USA, 51% of those surveyed claimed that stormy weather can interfere with cloud computing. So, while we’re probably preaching to the converted, we thought it might be worth…

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By Duane Jackson

Back when I launched KashFlow, my online accounting software business, the phrase “software as a service” hadn’t been coined yet. The recently popular catchall phrase ‘cloud computing’, now frantically highlighted in every marketeer’s notebook, was practically unheard of. iPhones didn’t even exist yet. Seven years later, SaaS is widely accepted…

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Google+ Local launched yesterday, and if you haven’t already started using Google+ then now’s the time – especially if you’re a business owner! Google+ Local To use Google+ Local you’ll need to have a G+ account, and these are free to set up. (Just follow the directions on that link –…

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Yesterday Facebook released a new app called Camera and, just like that, the fog lifted. The reason Zuck and his crew shelled out $1 billion (insert Dr Evil joke here) for Instagram suddenly became a little more clear. An application that allows you to add filters and effects to photos…

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By Stu Bradley

Please note: The opinions voiced in this article are those of Stuart Bradley (me) or those of the companies alluded to within the article, not those of KashFlow Software Ltd. i.e. plz don’t sue. The validity of the Tech City Investment Organisation is probably one of the biggest issues currently under scrutiny…

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By Duane Jackson

A couple of months ago I wrote that we were reducing our free trial period for our online accounting software. To summarise: we have always offered a 60 day trial, one of the longest in our industry. I decided to drop it to 14 days – one of the shortest. The…

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By Stu Bradley

There is currently a divide in the world of digital money. This divide was exemplified by a panel at Monday’s London Web Summit, with two of the panelists (at least to some extent) working alongside credit card companies and two fighting against them. Ben Milne, of real-time virtual money exchange…

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If you rely on hard copy invoicing, then you’ll want to know about ViaPost integration. ViaPost lets you snail mail your invoices, reminder letters, or anything else from anywhere in the world without having to make a trip to the post office – or own a printer. And it costs…

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By Duane Jackson

We’ve just changed the standard trial period for our SaaS Accounting Software product from 60 days to 14 days for any new trials as from right now. This is a big change for us as it’s been 60 days ever since we started. Why? We analysed our trial data and found…

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