About Peter

BlackRock Business is a progressive company centered on helping small and medium businesses alike. Peter Eastvold comes from a background in Network Engineering and Computer Science. Bringing along his tool-set from numerous IT and Computing jobs, he enjoys being informative and helpful, pointing out useful workflows and time saving utilities that can supercharge business efficiency. BlackRock Business has worked diligently to bring others the instruments and training needed to keep their book-systems running smoothly. With the advances of modern technology and the work-anywhere ability of the internet, BlackRock has made a name for itself, helping retailers, manufacturers, firms, and businesses of every kind across the nation.

QuickBooks POS: Export Report to Excel

By | 2017-10-03T23:23:39+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

QuickBooks Point of Sale: How to export a report to Excel You can export report data from QuickBooks POS to Microsoft Excel, allowing you to further manipulate the data in that program. Note: For this option to be available, a full licensed version of Excel must be installed on the workstation running the report. To [...]

QuickBooks Desktop: Error Code 80029c4a

By | 2017-09-28T14:45:21+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Errors, QuickBooks|

Fix Error Code 80029c4a Close out of  QuickBooks. On your keyboard, press Windows button and the letter E to open the Computer window. Note: in Windows 8, click the Computer tab. Click Uninstall or change program. Once QuickBooks is selected, click Uninstall/Change. In the QuickBooks installation window, click Next, select the Repair radio button, click the Repair button at the bottom. Click Finish. Your installation of QuickBooks [...]

QuickBooks Desktop: Fix common installation errors using the QBInstall tool

By | 2017-09-27T19:11:15+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Errors, QuickBooks|

Fix common installation errors using the QBInstall tool The errors listed below can occur if your Operating System is damaged or one of the core Microsoft components that QuickBooks Desktop uses is unstable or not functioning correctly. Download and run the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool to fix a wide variety of errors that you may [...]

QuickBooks Desktop: How to record unpaid invoice as a BAD DEBT?

By | 2017-09-22T13:38:55+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Money In, QuickBooks, Uncategorized|

How to write off bad debt using QuickBooks For Versions: QuickBooks Pro / QuickBooks Premier / QuickBooks Enterprise To do this task Before writing off bad debt, make sure your A/R Aging Detail report is clean If necessary, create an account for Bad Debt in your Chart of Accounts. Go to the Company menu and click Chart of [...]

QuickBooks Merchant Service Backup Voice Authorization Procedure

By | 2017-09-12T09:33:55+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Payment Processing|

If a credit card transaction cannot be authorized electronically (for example, the transaction amount exceeds your sales cap, or the cardholder's account was put on hold), you can authorize the transaction by phone. (Please note, there are transaction fees for voice authorizations). Getting a voice authorization is not the same as processing the transaction. A [...]

QuickBooks Desktop: Fix The QuickBooks Error -6138, -1005

By | 2017-09-06T14:42:27+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Errors, QuickBooks|

QuickBooks provides an excellent solution to people who want to manage their business accounts easily. It is also very good software for tracking all business activities and to store information of their business. It is used for the small sized and large sized businesses and it provides highly advanced features to the users. Apart from [...]

Don’t Use Excel For Accounting! Here’s Why

By | 2017-08-28T21:22:57+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Franchise|

2012 was a tough year for spreadsheets. First, the London Olympics accidentally sold 20,000 tickets to a swimming event that could only accommodate 10,000. According to The Telegraph, “a member of staff made a single keystroke mistake and entered ‘20,000’ into a spreadsheet rather than the correct figure of 10,000 remaining tickets.” That same year, J.P. [...]

QuickBooks Desktop: Setting Up Sales Tax

By | 2017-08-24T10:14:32+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Getting Started, QuickBooks|

QuickBooks Desktop: Setting Up Sales Tax Some Concepts If you are going to charge sales tax on an invoice, several things must be set up in QuickBooks: The QuickBooks sales tax preference must be enabled. You need one or more sales tax items and possibly some sales tax groups in your Item List. When you create an invoice, you must have [...]

5 Mistakes People Make When Buying a Franchise, Oh No!

By | 2017-09-06T11:34:12+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Franchise|

Investing in a franchise is a major decision. While on the one hand you’re buying into a proven model, you have no evidence it will work in your town or in the location you choose. We spoke with Joel Libava, The Franchise King, who wrote Become A Franchise Owner! and provides advisory services to people considering franchise ownership. [...]

How to Franchise Your Business

By | 2017-08-23T00:54:45+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Business Advice, Franchise|

How to Franchise Your Business Are you interested in growing your business while minimizing risk and responsibility? Franchising your business may be the solution. Referring to an arrangement in which a business affords one or more parties the right to operate using its brand and name, franchises allow the original organization to grow without expending [...]


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