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How I Use SmartVault to Save Time and Protect My Clients

By Gabrielle Fontaine, PB, ASBC  SmartVault is THE most important app (besides QuickBooks) for over 7 years now in my freelance virtual bookkeeping practice. Why? Because it both saves me time by helping me streamline my bookkeeping workflow, as well as giving me top-notch protection for my clients. Since I also teach other freelance bookkeepers …

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How to Help Clients Clear the Four Key Hurdles of Technology Adoption

Client portals, cloud-based document management and collaborative workflow solutions are important tools that increase your firm’s efficiency—but what if your clients are reticent to use them?  It’s likely that both your firm’s productivity and the quality of your overall client experience will suffer. Tax season can be a painful reminder of this, especially if your …

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SmartVault Launches e-Signature Solution for Professionals

HOUSTON, TX – December 21, 2016 – SmartVault, a leading provider of online document management and secure client portal solutions today announced the launch of its secure, easy-to-use e-signature solution for professionals. SmartVault’s e-signature solution is powered by RightSignature and gives SmartVault customers a convenient and efficient way to request signatures on documents directly from …

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Top 5 Things Accountants are Thankful For in 2016

With the first-ever AccountEx USA conference under our belt, and Thanksgiving right around the corner, we asked thought leaders across the accounting industry – what are you thankful for in 2016? After listening to keynote speakers, and talking to customers and conference attendees at AccountEx, here’s what we learned:   Being yourself has never been …

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Building the Ideal Tech Stack for Better Bookkeeping Workflow

In our last blog post “Whose Tail is Wagging Your Dog? Five Strategies You Can Adopt Now to Make Your Business More Efficient,” we talked about five key strategies that your firm can implement to create the efficient workflow necessary for scalability and growth. In this post, we’re going to drill down on the “super …

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Whose Tail is Wagging Your Dog? Five Strategies You Can Adopt Now to Make Your Business More Efficient.

Def. tail wagging the dog: a situation where a small part is controlling the whole of something. Recently, experts from GrowthForce, a provider of cloud-based bookkeeping, management accounting and controller services and SmartVault, an online document management and client portal platform designed for accounting professionals, teamed up to discuss tips for speeding up and simplifying …

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Still Not in the Cloud? Santa and The Easter Bunny Beat You to It!

Last December was my son’s first Christmas, and as the holiday approached, I did a Google search for the best mall Santa options in my area – not expecting to find much. But to my surprise, not only did Santa have a web presence, I was able to reserve an appointment time to see Kris …

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NEW SmartVault for Accountants Hits the Market

SmartVault releases major updates to simplify workflow, enhance client serviceability, and make work life easier for today’s accounting professionals HOUSTON, TX – September 29, 2015 – SmartVault, a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) online document management and secure client portal solutions, today announced the release of the new SmartVault for Accountants. This …

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New Features in SmartVault for Lacerte & ProSeries Tax

We recently released a ton of exciting new features aimed at improving your workflow and giving you a better SmartVault experience overall. Click here to learn more about what’s new, and what’s in the works for 2015…

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Celebrating the Day. Getting Ready for Tomorrow.

Reflecting on the end of a successful tax season we have a lot to celebrate (and we did!). This was the first full tax season that SmartVault delivered integrated document management and a secure file sharing portal to Intuit® Lacerte® and ProSeries® customers, after launching the integration in the summer of 2014. Through our partnership …

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