A Review of Sage 50cloud Accounting

Sage 50cloud is an accounting software for growing businesses to manage their books with ease. Even though it is made with small businesses in mind, it is scalable to handle the accountings of big businesses. This makes it a good choice for small businesses who plan on scaling up to have a single software which suits their needs, in the present as well as the future.

You can easily manage your small business with Sage 50cloud accounting software from either your desktop or through the cloud. The software is installed on your desktop to enhance the performance but provides remote connectivity through the cloud for you to work on growing your business wherever and whenever you want. Like they say, “However you work, Sage 50cloud works with you.”

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The Sage 50cloud accounting software includes all the standard accounting features you can need and much more, such as:

  • Cash flow management/monitoring
  • Automated Bank Reconciliation
  • Vendor management center
  • Customer management center
  • Inventory and services management center
  • Fixed assets management
  • Job/Project management
  • Invoice through mail or email
  • Credit card processing

All these features make Sage 50cloud more than just an accounting software. The essential business operations that it provides make it easier for businesses to manage their day-to-day transactions and processes. It is user-friendly enough for even non-accountants to be able to use it easily, yet the functions aren’t compromised.

It has a customizable dashboard that allows you quick access to any important data that you are looking for, you can even unlock mobile functionality with Office 365 integration* for hands-on monitoring whenever you want.

It has automatic accounting checks, automatic backups, and module-level security that will help you protect your data. The software can be used by up to 40 employees, so it makes screening access to information all the more important. Sage 50cloud provides bank-level online security. User-level access helps you set privileges for each user, so employees can only access the information they truly need. 

Sage 50cloud account software supports many different integrations, such as:

  • Excel, Word, Outlook, Outlook Sync, Exchange
  • Macromedia Flash Player
  • Adobe Reader
  • Crystal Report 2008 SP1
  • Printers supported by Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7/8

All these integrations, in addition to the software compatibility with other Sage products, make it easier to manage your business even when you scale to a much larger level.

Figuring out if Sage 50cloud is for you are not is just a click away. Take their free trial to see if it ticks all your boxes. You will be sent a link that will remain active for 30 days, you can go back and use the software as many times as you want, it will help you determine if it is the right fit for your business needs before making the purchase.

There are 3 types of account subscriptions you can get with added discounts being offered:

  • Pro Accounting – $299.95 / year (40% discount, the original price being $503.23 / year)
  • Premium Accounting – $388.95 / year (50% discount, the original price being $778.63 / year)
  • Quantum Accounting – You can get a custom quote along with a 25 % discount.

With each account, you can add the Microsoft Office 365 Integration for $150/year.

Final Thoughts

While there are a lot of accounting software out in the market, picking one that suits your needs can be a bit tricky. Look for software that not only meets most of your current needs but also something that you can easily fit into your vision for years down the road. Investing in a good software is really important to streamline your workflow and Sage 50cloud is one such software for all your accounting needs.

*Integration requires a license to Microsoft Office 365 Business Premium. It can be purchased with your Sage 50cloud subscription or integrated with your Sage 50cloud account if you already own a Microsoft Office 365 Business Premium license.

About Mohit Tater

Mohit is the co-founder and editor of Entrepreneurship Life, a place where entrepreneurs, start-ups, and business owners can find wide ranging information, advice, resources, and tools for starting, running, and growing their businesses.

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