Windows Website: Microsoft Business Hub

Posted on 09. Jul, 2013 by in VirtualConnections Newsletter, Website Resource, Windows Resources/Tips

The Microsoft Business Hub is a website that Microsoft created as a resource for small and midsized businesses offering resources and tips for a variety of Microsoft products. One area to check out is their Insider Video’s page which includes video’s on Office Tips and Tricks, Windows 8 and videos on Services, Security and Support. […]

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Government Update: New I-9 Form

Posted on 20. Jun, 2013 by in VirtualConnections Newsletter, Windows Resources/Tips

As of May 8, 2013, employers are now required to use the updated I-9 form (Rev. 03/08/13). A printable PDF version of the new I-9 form can be found here: http://www.yourextrahand.com/about-us/tax-formsresources/ The updated form was available on March 8th of this year but the US Citizenship and Immigration Services gave employers a 2-month grace period. […]

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Google Tip: Jump to Date

Posted on 11. Jun, 2013 by in VirtualConnections Newsletter, Windows Resources/Tips

If you use Google Calendar there is a quick way to jump to a future date without having to continuously hit the scroll buttons. While in your Google Calendar, click on the Gear (located to the right) and then select Labs. Scroll down through the list of features, and click on Enable for Jump to […]

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App of the Month: Intuit PaperTrail

Posted on 06. Jun, 2013 by in VirtualConnections Newsletter, Windows Resources/Tips

Here is another option for you while on the road and looking for a way to keep track of those business receipts. Intuit PaperTrail’s easy to use design keeps your business organized and helps you calculate tax deduction effortlessly. Experience the peace of mind in case of an audit by storing digital copies of your […]

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iPhone Tip: Adding a Website to your Homescreen

Posted on 24. May, 2013 by in VirtualConnections Newsletter, Windows Resources/Tips

If you have a website that you check out on a daily basis, there is an easier way for you to access that site other than accessing it through Safari on your iPhone. When you are on the website (using Safari), simply tap the ‘+’ button in Safari and choose ‘Add to Homescreen’. You will […]

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App of the Month: Receipt Match by American Express Open

Posted on 09. May, 2013 by in VirtualConnections Newsletter, Windows Resources/Tips

Receipt Match is an app created by American Express Open for your business credit card account. All you do is snap a photo of your AMEX credit card receipt, add some notes if needed and then let Receipt Match do the rest. It will match the receipt with the corresponding transaction on your online statement. […]

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Google Tip of the Month: Find Related Pages

Posted on 07. May, 2013 by in VirtualConnections Newsletter, Windows Resources/Tips

If you type the word related: before a website address, you will find all similar websites. For example: related:yoururl.com. This will help if you are looking to compare other service related companies or if you are interested in what others in your field are doing.

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Word Tip: Horizontal Numbered List

Posted on 26. Apr, 2013 by in VirtualConnections Newsletter, Windows Resources/Tips

If you need to add a numbered list to column headings going horizontally in a Word table, click on the Home tab and then click the arrow button next to the ‘numbering’ option in the Paragraphs section. Select the type of numbered list you want from the list of options. If you hover your mouse […]

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Product Update: QuickBooks 2010 Users Technical Support Ends 5/31/2013

Posted on 04. Apr, 2013 by in VirtualConnections Newsletter, Windows Resources/Tips

Live technical support and add-on business services such as payroll, credit card processing, QuickBooks Email, and online banking will be discontinued for QuickBooks for Windows 2010, QuickBooks 2010 for Mac, and other 2010 QuickBook products as of May 31, 2013. Intuit supports QuickBooks products for 3 years before discontinuing support and services for those products whereby encouraging […]

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VirtualConnection: Beth Marshall, CPA, MBA of Financially Authentic

Posted on 12. Mar, 2013 by in VirtualConnections Newsletter, Windows Resources/Tips

Beth Marshall, CPA and MBA, is the founder and owner of Financially Authentic, and is inspired to serve others by helping them learn how to proactively manage their financial lives.  In Beth’s 15 years of professional experience, she has served as an auditor, an executive business advisor and consultant, an organizational change agent, and a […]

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