MyCake book-keeping update

For MyCake users here are a few recent updates to the book-keeping side that may be useful: email marketing You can now intergrate MailChimp into your book-keeping and send highly targetted emails to your customers. Take a look under settings/external services. There is no charge from this end and you can get a FREE MailChimp account Read the full article…

Have fun with images in MyCake book-keeping

The guys behind the book-keeping section of MyCake have been up to some cool stuff…  Gravatars When you view a customer or supplier record, book-keeping now checks to see if the email address provided is registered with gravatar.com. If they are registered then we retrieve the avatar image that they have uploaded. If you don’t Read the full article…

Attaching files to purchase receipts

You can attach a file to your MyCake receipt. Once you’ve created a receipt look for “Attached files” which will appear under payment details. This is useful if you create one MyCake receipt from multiple receipts or if you have to send original receipts to customers. Also useful for keeping a record of online transactions Read the full article…

Car Expenses & Buying hardware … how to represent these in your books

As there are a lot of folks doing their self-employment tax returns at the moment we’ve decided to do a few posts in answer to commonly raised questions (so if you have questions send them over We’re pleased to be collaborating with Kirsty Andrew of Frank Alice (as she’s a chartered accountant and we’re not!). Read the full article…

Setting up Suppliers in MyCake

We suggest that you set up two types of suppliers … the generic ones for things like ‘train’ and ‘accommodation’ where the actual supplier doesn’t really matter (is there a difference that matters between Virgin Trains and SW Trains?) and then the specific ones …e.g. freelancers you subcontract to, your landlord. You’ll end up with Read the full article…