I thought I would compile a list of helpful accounting and bookkeeping blogs. The blogs can be about taxes, Quickbooks, Xero, Wave Accounting, or general accounting. There are many accounting blogs. Some are maintained by CPA firms, Professional Organizations, Magazines or Consultants. There are also many, many, did I say, many dead blogs out there. Dead zombie blogs haven’t been updated in a year or more and maybe on a Top 50 blog list, but wow. It’s been years since the last post. I wanted an updated list for myself. 🙂
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Here are some helpful Accounting Blogs:
Accounting Coach: http://www.accountingcoach.com/ The Accounting Coach is run by an accounting professor. You might feel like you are reading an Accounting 101 book. Sometimes that is a good thing.
Accounting Today: http://www.accountingtoday.com/ Accounting Today is a popular webzine. While they do publish a wide variety of accounting topics, they seem to relish posting about Tax Preparer Fraud.
Accounting Web: http://www.accountingweb.com/ Online Newspaper that pulls together most available information for accounting and tax.
Deloitte Perspectives: http://globalblogs.deloitte.com/deloitteperspectives/ Great Thought Leadership from one of the big accounting firms.
Fast Easy Accounting: http://www.fasteasyaccounting.com/blog/ Fast Easy Accounting is a national construction bookkeeping firm. It’s run by Randal DeHart and his wife Sharie. Features colorful prose about construction accounting.
Going Concern: http://goingconcern.com/ Going Concern is flat out funny. But then I’m a CPA, so don’t take my word from it. Go check it out yourself.
Iconis Group: http://iconisgroup.com/blog/ The Iconis Group is Accounting/Bookkeeping firm that does outsourced bookkeeping. Cathy Iconis does the popular #QBOChat sessions on Twitter.
Kashoo Simple Cloud Accounting: http://kashoo.com/blog/ Kashoo is a Cloud Accounting Software. The blog has a ton of helpful advice that goes beyond cloud accounting. A recent post was on how to create a business plan. Look for straightforward advice here.
Long for Success: http://longforsuccess.com/blog/ Michelle Long is a national speaker for QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online. She also has a popular linked in group. Successful QuickBooks ProAdvisors. (The group name keeps changing, but you should be able to find it with that.)
Stacy K: http://stacyk.net/blog/ Stacy Kildal is a QuickBooks Online expert. You will often find her presenting at conferences. This is her somewhat personal blog. She also contributes to other blogs and hosts RadioFreeQB with Woody Adams and Dawn Brolin.
Radio Free QuickBooks: http://www.radiofreeqb.com/ This a blog plus a podcast on, well, QuickBooks. Hosted by Dawn Brolin, Stacy Kidal, and Woody Adams.
The Sleeter Group: http://www.sleeter.com/blog/ The Sleeter Group is a Membership group for QuickBooks Experts. It reviews accounting software, provides expert advice, and many attend it’s conferences.
Wave Accounting: https://www.waveapps.com/blog/ Wave Accounting is a cloud accounting system out of Canada. Did you know it had over 2 million users? Did you know it was free for the basic version? I think this one has big guys a tad concerned. Check it out.
Xero Accounting Blog: http://www.xero.com/blog/ Xero is an up and coming cloud accounting software solution. It’s rapidly evolving into worldwide accounting software solution. It’s recently added US Payroll and is trying to rapidly expand into Intuit’s backyard.
Do you have a suggestion or would like your own blog to be added? Comment below and I will check it out!