Award Honors Superior Ease-of-Use, Design and Integration

Pleasanton, CA (Nov. 10, 2009) – NetfiraConnect has been honored by The Sleeter Group as one of its 2010 “Awesome Add-ons for QuickBooks.” The award recognizes NetfiraConnect as one of the most productive and effective technologies that enhances QuickBooks, the world’s most popular business management software. NetfiraConnect is a breakthrough, peer-to-peer supply chain solution that facilitates real-time inventory information for buyers and sellers.

As the largest network of QuickBooks consultants, The Sleeter Group has members throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. The awards were formally announced at the Next Generation Accounting Solutions Conference in Orlando, Florida, an annual event that showcases business management tools and technologies to consultants and accounting professionals who serve business clients.

“NetfiraConnect is ‘awesome’ because it fills a niche that many QuickBooks users in the B2B supply chain need,” said Doug Sleeter, the founder of The Sleeter Group. “QuickBooks users are constantly seeking out features that will save them time and help their businesses be more cost-effective. NetfiraConnect has provided a solution that simplifies transactions between buyers and sellers.” Add-on products are essential to many small and mid-sized businesses, providing them with the individual tools and functions that they require.

Of the hundreds of technologies that are designed to enhance QuickBooks, NetfiraConnect was one of only nine selected as an Awesome Add-on for 2010. “Its superior integration with QuickBooks, overall design, outstanding features and conformance with appropriate accounting standards make it an effective solution for many businesses.”

“It is an honor to be selected for this award. We believe NetfiraConnect is a revolutionary extension for QuickBooks users who buy and sell within their supply chain because it simplifies the process of checking prices and inventory levels and automatically generates all the necessary accounting transactions.”
—George Ruul, CEO and Director of Netfira”

Before awarding the ‘awesome’ label, The Sleeter Group’s staff considers several factors that consultants and business owners need answers to,” Sleeter added. Products selected for the honor must meet the following criteria:

  • Show superior design, implementation and features.
  • Integrate with QuickBooks using best practices of the QuickBooks SDK programming guidelines;
  • Use appropriate transaction types and field population for recording data into QuickBooks so as to preserve and/or enhance the standard reporting features in QuickBooks; and
  • Conform to good accounting principles and operating standards.

About NetfiraConnect
NetfiraConnect is a breakthrough solution for streamlining the buying and selling process. This innovative peer-to-peer solution allows buyers and sellers to connect directly utilizing a rich, multi-user application that works with QuickBooks. NetfiraConnect offers a two-way, real-time, e-commerce supply chain solution that provides point-and-click ordering capabilities, 24/7, without a website. You can eliminate hours of unnecessary data entry and maintenance with a secure, direct link to seller inventory systems.

About The Sleeter Group
The Sleeter Group is s a nationwide community of technology experts who provide consulting services to small and mid-sized business owners. Since 1993, it has trained more than 30,000 business and accounting professionals through seminars and conferences. The group also publishes QuickBooks reference materials and textbooks used by more than 100 colleges in the United States. More information:

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