Archive: Apr 2015

Technical Tips

QuickBooks Online V85 Update

Read on to find out what’s new for developers in the latest release of QuickBooks Online. Employee Entity Payroll Support If you use the Employee entity, you might have come across issues when a company has QuickBooks Payroll enabled. We have improved the integration with Payroll and you can now create and update employees via the V3 API even when Payroll is enabled.  Reports All reports are now available via API regardless of the company SKU. This lets… Read more

 April 30, 2015 | Tony Chang

News

The Developer Opportunity That Exists In The Small Business World

There’s a great article today in Forbes on the topic that we obviously hold near and dear to our heart — the developer opportunity in small business.  In the article, Forbes writer Ben Kepes challenges the conventional wisdom that “the easier win” and “more lucrative opportunity” for entrepreneur developers is in “creating enterprise products”. Kepes explains that “while SMBs may not pay the multi-hundred thousand dollar license fees that enterprises do, there are millions and millions of SMBs… Read more

 April 22, 2015 | Jo Peach

News / QuickBooks App Store

Publish on the QuickBooks Apps store by May 20 & Go ‘Big Easy’ with Intuit Developer in Small Business

Do you have an app that is ready to take off and be the next big thing on our QuickBooks Apps store, but just haven’t made the time to publish? If so, we’ve got a little extra incentive to help get you across the finish line and start promoting your app to the 600k+ visitors that come to the QuickBooks Apps store on a monthly basis. We hear a few of you asking, “What does ‘Big Easy’… Read more

 April 20, 2015 | admin

QuickBooks App Store

Upcoming Webinar: Going Global with Your App

Whether you have already published your QuickBooks app integration, or you are in the process of building one, or even if you are just thinking about it, please join our webinar on Tuesday, April 21, to learn more about the new global features we launched last month for the QuickBooks apps store.  In this live webinar you will see how the QuickBooks apps store (with in-product discovery as well as web discovery… Read more

 April 17, 2015 | Lisa Rathjens

Technical Tips

A 3-step guide to getting started with Intuit Developer

Do you have a great SaaS application or service that helps small businesses? Share your software solution with more than a million businesses worldwide by integrating your app with QuickBooks Online and publishing it in the QuickBooks Apps Store. It’s straightforward to get started – follow this 3-step guide and you’ll be on your way. 1. Sign up for a developer account. 2. Explore the tools and APIs When you… Read more

 April 16, 2015 | Jarred Keneally

Marketing Tips

The TSheets Story

Guest Post by Matt Rissell, CEO of TSheets This is the story of how TSheets won the numbers game.  By this, I mean: How we reached more than 1,000 five-star reviews on Intuit’s QuickBooks Apps.com. How we extended go-anywhere time tracking to more than 60 countries and thousands of companies. How we started as an Idaho-based underdog, far from the buzz of Silicon Valley, to become a leading tech company that employs 60 (and counting!) dynamite individuals. We… Read more

 April 14, 2015 | Jo Peach

Marketing Tips

Jobber: How we created a brand new app with QuickBooks

Guest Post by Ben Zittlau, Director of Engineering at Jobber At Jobber, our mission is to help service businesses get organized. Beyond our core product, we wanted to create an online app that hooked into QuickBooks Online to solve a major user pain-point: the lack of a trustworthy backup and restore option for user data and records. With that in mind and on a whim, we headed down to California from Edmonton, Canada, to attend QuickBooks Connect and its hackathon. Read more

 April 14, 2015 | Jo Peach

QuickBooks App Store

Why the Small Business Market is the Next Big Thing for Developers

This is a fascinating time in the evolution of small business technology. There’s now a critical mass of solutions that help entrepreneurs run their operations end-to-end in the cloud. Whether it’s finding new customers, accepting payments, or balancing the books, new cloud solutions are automating much of the drudge work that was once the bane of many a small business owner. A recent Intuit study showed that small businesses are at the tipping point of broad-based cloud adoption. Read more

 April 14, 2015 | Avi Golan

Marketing Tips

ServiceM8 and Intuit: Working together to help small businesses thrive

Guest Post by Kim Ford, CEO of ServiceM8 Social media, mobile technology and the cloud are fundamentally changing our lives. Their impact is also changing the way small business works, and the rise of apps and software ecosystems by Intuit and other companies is part of this new world. So as a leading job-management software solution and app developer, we saw a partnership with Intuit and their QuickBooks Online (QBO) product as a great way to further help our customers,… Read more

 April 14, 2015 | Jo Peach