Blog Articles with tag thoughts

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...

We did not make $50,000 in our first week. We are bootstrapping slowly.

Posted on July 28, 2015 by Andy Jones

The marketing grind of PennyPipe as a bootstrapped startup

As the title says, PennyPipe did not earn $X (a large amount) in Y time (very short). However, we are slowly and successfully b...

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 ...

21 Ways a Great Bookkeeper Can Change Your World

Posted on July 2, 2015 by David Stewart

Bookkeepers are great for a number of reasons, here are a few of them

Guest post by David Steward at

David is the CEO and ...

Starting a SaaS business is hard. Overnight success is a myth. Do it because you enjoy it.

Posted on May 12, 2015 by Andy Jones

PennyPipe's story thus far, from our founder

Before I start, I do want to say, the main point of writing this is not for publicity [this was originally posted ...

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...

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 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...

PennyPipe's State of the Cloud Address

Posted on January 20, 2015 by L. H. Garber

The cloud as a frontier, who's at the helm, and where the market is going

Penny Pipe is the stuff of science fiction. Five years ago, initialisms and phrases like “Application Programming Interfaces” (AP...

The Data Silo Problem

Posted on December 8, 2014 by Andy Jones

Charges, fees, refunds, invoices, sales receipts - this is all your data for your business. We firmly believe that your data belongs to you.

Allow me to take two specific services as an example that we connect wit...