If you are looking for small
business accounting software, you should first consider using basic
spreadsheet applications such as Excel, included in MS
Office XP. You can replicate a manual book keeping system, quite
you have an established business, and are comfortable that your accounting
requirements are well understood, you can get reasonably priced packages
that can automate some of your business processes.
- the market leader, and part of a whole series of scalable solutions,
widely used and recommended by professional accountants
- a good competitor to Sage, with similar capabilities and functions.
If you plan for
an online shop within your web operations, then with some programming
effort, these accounting packages can be integrated with them. However
it may be wise to keep the applications separate at first, until you
have some experience of their use, the level of activity in the online
shop, and identify the information you need to access or transfer.