Want some good DIY problem-solving for QuickBooks? Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information, and with their new interface there are several new ways to slice and dice the web’s information about QuickBooks.

Let’s say you are interested in exploring what options there are for check printing in QuickBooks:

The list on the left shows how you can subdivide your results.

Shopping for QuickBooks or related accessories? Click the Shopping link on the left.

Want some free video training tools? Click on Video and it will pull up YouTube and other content.

Want to know what’s being said real-time about QuickBooks? Search on QuickBooks and then click Updates and you’ll see the Twitter timeline. You don’t have to have a Twitter account to access it.

One not-so-new, but still valuable Google trick for finding DIY QuickBooks support is using the site: prefix in your search. Use site: at the beginning of your search to concentrate your search in an answer-rich environment. Searching within forums.quickbooksusers.com,  support.quickbooks.intuit.com and community.intuit.com works great.

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Anybody else have a tip for using Google to find what you need for QuickBooks?

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3 thoughts on “How to Use Google to Solve QuickBooks Problems

  1. Great tips Shannon. The only tip I can add is to use quotes to search for a phrase, such as “an error occurred when QuickBooks tried to access the company file.” I use quotes frequently when searching for a resolution to error codes and messages.

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  2. Go to Google.com, put in the username or phrase, and append “site:quickbooksusers.com” to the search.

    Under Search tools, you can filter by time or other parameters.

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