Blog Entries by Patrick Sheegog

How to properly use google adwords: the cat in a bucket campaign

Posted on September 3, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

So, we're not marketing experts at PennyPipe. We're two techy people trying to solve accounting problems and save folks time. That being the case, we're always exploring new ideas that may or may not have the greatest ret...

August Product Update

Posted on August 19, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

It's been a busy month with new invoice and bank features along with new services!

New Services

- Pin Payments is now out of beta...

The Bull City's startup resurgence

Posted on July 16, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

What's happening in our hometown's startup ecosystem

A month ago, I sat in Durham’s Carolina Theatre for the Rise of the Rest Tour with Steve Case, former AOL co-founder. The historic theater ...

Summer Hours

Posted on July 6, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

Summer hours: We're launching a new website but we're still here!

During the next two weeks of July 6 - July 20 you may send an emai...

Product update 6/27 - 7/3

Posted on July 3, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

Invoice payment clean up, UI improvement, new site otw!


-We just launched our feature that allows you to apply payments to existing invoices and now those invoices can be auto ...

Product update 6/10 - 6/26

Posted on June 26, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

UI improvements a new invoice feature and currency optimizing


-You can now apply payments to specific invoices in QBO and Xero via the invoice number that's pulled over from the payment gateway. For this to work you'll need to...

Product Update 5/30 - 6/9

Posted on June 9, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

Stripe connect plays nice and we can create invoices from charges


-We now fully integrate with Stripe Connect. The application fee will be an expense, and the ...

Weekly Update 5/23 - 5/29

Posted on May 29, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

We've been refining our Paypal integration and started work on Infusionsoft

As usual we've been keeping busy making friends with new users and refining our services. Also, Infusionsoft is on the horizon.&nb...

Weekly Update 5/16 - 5/22

Posted on May 21, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

Another week down - Paypal is live with FreeAgent in beta


-Our FreeAgent integration is now in open beta. We welcome your feedback if you're trying it...

Customer Story - Ben the Startup Accounting Superstar

Posted on May 19, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

This is the first in a new series of customer stories that we'll be doing from time to time. Every accountant and business owner has a unique way of managing their books and so each of our customers has their own way of organizing their accounting data that we import. We hope t...

(Bi)Weekly Update 5/1 - 5/15

Posted on May 15, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

We've been so busy around here that we pushed our weekly update to a bi-weekly update!


- Xero now has the ability to split fees fees off of the charge. We will create two separate transactions: 1) the gross funds received&nb...

Connect Stripe and Xero video

Posted on May 12, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

We've got our first video up showing you how to connect Stripe and Xero. It takes less than a minute, so watch how easy it is to move your data between Stripe and Xero. We did all the hard work so that you can connect these two wonderful services together with one hand behind your b...

Weekly update 4/13 - 4/24

Posted on April 27, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

It's been a busy week! Check out what we've been up to:


- Added a refresh button for your accounts in Xero (if you added a new account since connecting Xero initially you'll need to click this button for us to p...

Connect your Stripe data to RJ Metrics

Posted on April 22, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

If you want to connect your Stripe data to RJ Metrics you've come to the right place.

connect stripe and rj metrics with pennypipe

Sometimes we get a little ex...

Weekly update 4/5 - 4/12

Posted on April 12, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

Some quick updates this week for PennyPipe. 

We added some new features:

- You can now select "cost of goods sold"  from available expense accounts.

- Meta data can be used from Stripe to populate the "customer...

Why PennyPipe might be right for you

Posted on April 9, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

Learn how PennyPipe compares to Snapy

Choosing how to integrate your payment gateway and accounting software is tough. We've noticed a number of our customers have g...

Why Xero?

Posted on March 31, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

Find out why we added Xero to our service

So we're pushing out Xero live today for beta users, and I thought it would be a good idea to explain why we're adding it to our roster with QuickBooks Online. Our...

Stripe integration with Xero is coming

Posted on March 24, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog


Our lead developer, Andy, has ...

Dealing with duplicate customer and vendor names in Quickbooks Online

Posted on March 13, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

As you may have seen in our State of the cloud address, we can be limited by our partner companys' API  when we want to do some cool (or even normal) functions. Today our programmer,

How to track the transactions we move

Posted on March 9, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

So, you move a bunch of data with PennyPipe, how do you track down one transaction?

Edit: Note that this older post has screenshots with our previous branding, but is still very relevant and accurate!

The answer is our reporting...

Exciting update for refunds

Posted on March 2, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

We started PennyPipe with the intention of sending every penny of your Stripe transactions to your accounting software, including the very challenging refund data. Over the past couple of weeks made some important updates to refunds based on custom...

How to handle taxes (API edition)

Posted on February 2, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

Happy tax season! 

Speaking of taxes, we were polishing up some code over the weekend so that PennyPipe handles taxes even better. We're learning boat-loads regarding what our users care...

A change of name

Posted on January 15, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

We proudly present our new logo!

Just kidding. As you may have seen, earlier this week we renamed our application Penny Pipe!



We thought it was a cat...

StripePipe is now PennyPipe!

Posted on January 10, 2015 by Patrick Sheegog

On Friday we rebranded our site from StripePipe to PennyPipe! We're excited about the change and reason why we did it. We can't quite say yet, but stay posted and ...

The importance of Stripe fees

Posted on December 29, 2014 by Patrick Sheegog

"How can I separate my Stripe Fees in Quickbooks Online?"

This is what inspired the development of Stripe Pipe. A good amount of accountants and entrepreneurs came to us asking this question after failing to find a satisfactory solution through other third party providers. Whi...

New Pricing Plan

Posted on November 24, 2014 by Patrick Sheegog

We've updated our pricing plans this week to make things easier for our subscribers. 

Starting now, Stripe Pipe's Unlimited Account will be $39 per month. This account will move an uncapped amount of transaction data from one Stripe user account to one Q...

Stripe Pipe (now PennyPipe) has launched!

Posted on November 11, 2014 by Patrick Sheegog

Our mission is to perfect an already familiar idea - save Quickbooks users time and money by automatically moving Stripe data to their accounts 

We’re making it our explicit purpose to integ...