If youâ€™ve got small business customers who are reluctant to move their accounts to the cloud, nowâ€™s the time to convince them thatâ€™s itâ€™s not complicated, that itâ€™s in fact easier and ultimately more secure.
The cloud is thousands of computers, all linked together in a warehouse. So instead of using accounting software thatâ€™s installed on a computer, and then saving files onto the same machine, cloud computing means you can store all that software and data on a server that can be accessed anytime, and from anywhere.
Transferring your business banking into the cloud can make a huge difference in how business owners work, bank and communicate.
The major benefit of cloud accounting is being able to access data anytime, and from anywhere. Accounts can be managed while travelling, and theyâ€™re not at risk if a laptop gets stolen. Plus, it can be used on a variety of platforms.
If you have business owners still feeling sceptical about using cloud accounting, itâ€™s probably because theyâ€™re worried about one of the below possibilities:
In the world of small business â€“ and outside of it too â€“ cloud accounting is the way of the future, thanks to its manifold benefits and means of increasing business efficiency. Itâ€™ll continue to grow and as it does, itâ€™ll become even easier to use with more features and ways to enhance businesses.
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Glen is the founder and CEO of The Small Business Company, a New Zealand based agency that specialises in helping banks communicate with small businesses through content marketing. He has written a number of books on small business principles and is a sought after consultant and conference presenter.