What were QuickBooks users reading about in 2011? Here are the articles on our website that had the most reads during the year. Maybe what you learn in one of them will make your New Year just a little better.

1. 13 Steps to Implementing Job Costing in QuickBooks for Contractors

Job costing is an important function for every business that has employees, sells goods, or provides services to customers. Job costing is especially important for contractors, because you need to know if you are making money on the jobs that you have been awarded…

2. How to Open QuickBooks When It Won’t Open

Occasionally, QuickBooks users find themselves in a Catch-22: They need to restore a backup in QuickBooks, but they can’t get QuickBooks itself to open.

This can happen if your company file got damaged during your last session in the program. Perhaps the power went off and your computer turned off without closing out QuickBooks first, or there was a network hiccup, or some other kind of hardware problem…

3. How to Transfer QuickBooks from One Computer to Another

Did you get yourself a shiny new computer on Black Friday or Cyber Monday? Or maybe you just need to get some year-end bookkeeping done on your laptop over the holidays?

If you need to get QuickBooks from one computer to another, it’s not a big deal. Here’s what you do…

4. My QuickBooks File Is HUGE! What Can I Do?

I’ve talked to a lot of QuickBooks users who have told me their QuickBooks file is too big.

According to several Pro and Premier end users, Intuit support told them that you should upgrade to QuickBooks Enterprise Edition if your company file size exceeds 100MB.

Whoa, hold on pardner…

5. What to Do When QuickBooks Is (Not Responding)

Has this happened to you? I’m guessing you’ve seen it before: You’re trying to update your company, or make a backup, or verify your company, or run a big report.

QuickBooks gets off to a good start, but then seems to stall. You make a couple of clicks and Windows pipes up: “(Not Responding)”. Oh, great…


Well, that’s the best from 2011. Here’s hoping that 2012 is a great year for you and that QuickBooks is your stalwart helper in the back office.

4 thoughts on “Our Most Popular QuickBooks Articles of 2011

    • Ours occurs when logngig in and the entire item list is gone both in current docs being created and past docs. It seems a reboot of QuickBooks solves this but doesn\’t fix it


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