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August 1, 2017 | Lori Fraleigh

Keep Your QuickBooks App Card Shiny, Part 2

Last month, I shared several tips for keeping your app card up to date as well as some best practices for responding to reviews. This month, we’re going back to the basics: communicating what your app does and how it will improve the life of a small business... Read more

June 22, 2017 | Lori Fraleigh

Keep Your QuickBooks App Card Shiny

Congrats! Your app’s integration with QuickBooks Online finally launched on the QuickBooks App Store. While you should definitely take a moment to celebrate this accomplishment, there is still work to be done... Read more

November 17, 2016 | Lisa Rathjens

$100k Small Business App Showdown 2016 Recap and Winner!

Back in May when we announced the $100k Small Business App Showdown, we couldn't anticipate all the details of what would come from this contest. But we were pretty sure we'd have an amazing variety of apps to choose among, and we weren't disappointed! Of the more than 100 apps published on the QuickBooks App Store between Jan. 1 and Aug. 15, 2016, our judges had a challenging task to select 10 finalists who came to QuickBooks Connect and competed on Oct. 24 in front of our App Showdown judging panel... Read more

July 25, 2016 | Lisa Rathjens

Getting customers to write reviews for your app

You've built your QuickBooks integration and published your app on the QuickBooks app store at Apps.com. Your marketing campaigns have begun. Do you know some of your best marketers are the customers who love your app? The great reviews your customers write for your app are a big influencer in how other customers shop... Read more

March 22, 2016 | Lisa Rathjens

Understanding the Technical Review to get your App published on Apps.com

You've got your app built, tested, and vetted with customers. You know you've got a great solution that accountants and small business owners will love! But how do you get it in front of those customers so they can find it when they need it? Your next step is to publish your app on the QuickBooks App Store at Apps.com (which also puts your app in the Apps tab within QuickBooks Online itself)... Read more

December 22, 2015 | David Leary

2016 Guide to Building a Small Business App and Launching on QuickBooks Apps.com

Congratulations! If you are reading this post, you plan on using the QuickBooks Online REST API v3 to seamlessly connect your app to QuickBooks Online (QBO) data and publish it on Apps.com. (If you aren't, you may be missing out on the huge opportunity for developers in the small business market.) Think of this post as being your comprehensive guide to getting your small business solution in front of millions of QuickBooks users, and a network of over 100,000 QuickBooks ProAdvisors... Read more

December 15, 2015 | Tristan Sokol

Overview of Apps.com Review process

Building an app to help the lives of accountants and small businesses can be hard work, and it would be a shame for all that effort to not reach the people who could use it most. QuickBooks Apps.com is a repository that we manage for people who have built apps that integrate into QuickBooks Online. We do this primarily to make sure that our QuickBooks Online users can find the best apps to help run their business, but also to make sure that our developers get the help they need when distributing and marketing their app. In this post we will be covering the three reviews required to publish your app on QuickBooks Apps.com... Read more