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 Desktop Error: -6129, 0: Database connection verification failure

By | 2017-08-17T13:38:31+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Errors, QuickBooks, Troubleshooting|

Error: -6129, 0: Database connection verification failure When creating or opening a QuickBooks company file, you are getting the error Database connection verification failure. Error code: -6129, 0 This error is usually caused by one or more of the following: Third party antivirus Damaged Network Data file (.nd) Upgrading a company file to a new [...]

QuickBooks POS: Compatible Hardware List

By | 2017-08-11T11:27:24+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Hardware, QuickBooks POS Desktop|

QuickBooks POS: Compatible Hardware QuickBooks POS hardware is sold by both Intuit and 3rd Party vendors. Hardware bought from a 3rd-party re-seller is often more affordable. To purchase hardware directly from BlackRock Business, you may call 1-888-282-8833. Hardware listed as a link is available for purchase from BlackRock Busines. Follow the link to make purchase. Cash [...]

QuickBooks POS and QuickBooks Desktop Reports

By | 2017-08-10T09:41:32+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Blog, Financial Exchange, QuickBooks, QuickBooks POS Desktop|

How come QuickBooks Desktop Sales Summary reports do not match with my POS sales reports? First of all, yes, if you are running the sales summary report in QuickBooks Desktop (QuickBooks Pro, Premier, Enterprise), the report may not match your QuickBooks POS sales report. The reason is that the Gift Certificate purchases and redemptions ARE [...]

QuickBooks POS: Email a Receipt From Point of Sale

By | 2017-08-09T00:53:36+00:00 August 9th, 2017|QuickBooks POS Desktop|

You can e-mail Point of Sale documents to your vendors and customers. All documents are e-mailed using the same basic procedure. When e-mailing documents, Point of Sale automatically launches your default Windows e-mail client, creates the e-mail, and attaches the document in PDF format. You must have entered e-mail addresses for the customer and/or vendor being e-mailed [...]

QuickBooks POS: Receive Inventory

By | 2017-08-08T09:26:41+00:00 August 8th, 2017|QuickBooks POS Desktop, Receiving|

How do you get your inventory into the QuickBooks Point of Sale system? Well that's easy! Use receiving vouchers. A receiving voucher in QuickBooks POS is a document signifying the reception of inbound goods for your retail store. Receiving Vouchers go hand in had with purchase orders. You can create a purchase order to order [...]

4 Tips to Help Small Retail Space Feel Big

By | 2017-08-07T15:56:35+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Business Advice, Franchise|

You found a storefront in the perfect location for the right price. Congratulations! The problem is, space is so tight that your customers can’t browse without bumping into furniture or one another — and you’d need to invest some serious coin to expand your footprint. Fortunately, you can more easily create the illusion of space. [...]

QuickBooks POS Error: You cannot make multiple successive calls to the open connection

By | 2017-08-07T09:21:37+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Blog, Errors, QuickBooks POS Desktop|

Error: You cannot make multiple successive calls to the open connection When attempting to perform a financial exchange between QuickBooks POS and QuickBooks Accounting, you see the following error: Error: You cannot make multiple successive calls to the open connection. Why this is happening Point of Sale and QuickBooks need to be updated. How to [...]

6 Top Pricing Strategies: Which Is Right for Your Business?

By | 2017-08-04T13:26:05+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Business Advice|

It’s no secret that small businesses play a vital role in the US economy. However, most non-employer small businesses average just $44,000 a year in annual revenue, with many of these companies earning $25,000 or less. While various factors can affect a business’ revenue potential, one of the most important is the pricing strategy utilized [...]

QuickBooks Accounting – Entering Barter Transactions

By | 2017-08-04T12:42:26+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Blog, QuickBooks, QuickBooks Basics|

The following guide will help you track bartering transactions in QuickBooks Accounting Software. A barter transaction is one in which you sell goods and services to the same person or company (Barteree) from whom buy other goods or services. Step-by-Step Instructions: The steps that you must do to enter barter transactions in QuickBooks Accounting are [...]