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ProOnGo Expense iPhone Version Updated

Hello Everyone

We made some big changes to our iPhone expense tracker that just went live to the iTunes App Store yesterday. Among the changes were some visual sorting for users to get a better idea of exactly how much money they are spending per expense category, as well as major improvements to our Employee-Manager workflow.

Here are the details:

  • In the Graphs section, the Pie chart now shows spend by category; e.g., showing you what percentage of your expenses were for Meals vs. Entertainment vs. Travel (or whatever categories you have configured)
  • In the expense list, if you use the Workflow features, the workflow state of each expense will appear in parenthesis after the dollar amount (Submitted, Approved, Denied)
  • In the expense list, if you have a filter turned on, we now show at the bottom of the list a summary of how many expenses are shown vs hidden, due to the filter
  • In the New Expense screens, once the picture of the receipt has been taken, it goes straight into the upload path rather than going into the image editor.  This speeds up the process of filing receipts.  The image editor can be turned back on via settings, for those that prefer to use it.
  • Lots of performance and stability improvements.
  • In the Sort/Filter section, we now have a toggle for Show/Hide expenses in the “Archived” state.  This new state will come in handy shortly as a way for non-workflow users to keep, but hide, expenses that are from prior reporting periods.  Previously non-workflow users had to choose between keeping such expenses in the New state, or the Deleted state, and that was not enough flexibility to handle prior-period expenses.
  • In the expense list, we now show a network traffic indicator in the status bar, when the app is communicating with the server
  • We added “clear” buttons (subtle gray “x” button in the right-end of an edit box) in various places throughout the app, including the username/password window, and the merchant name editor
  • We now support creating very large expense reports via the Reports tab.  Previously, a user creating a report with 150+ expenses would likely see an error saying “URL too long”.  This error has been fixed.
  • The “Settings” list options now match the exact order of what our BlackBerry and Android users have
  • Fixed various bugs in Sort/Filter; we found a few specific cases where Filter and Sort settings were not being honored.

Check out the new version and see if you like the new additions. And as usual, send us an email if you have any questions or comments: Support@ProOnGo.com.

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New BlackBerry UI Launched

We just launched a new user interface for BlackBerry devices. As you can tell by the screenshot, we got a toolbar! This toolbar makes the navigating and creating expense reports easier than ever.

The new version should be available on BlackBerry App World in a couple days, or if you can’t wait, you can download this new version by navigating to www.ProOnGo.com on your BlackBerry browser.

As always, let us know how you like the new changes by sending an email to Support@ProOnGo.com or you can Tweet us (@ProOnGo).

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BlackBerry Version Updated

A new version of ProOnGo Expense just went live for BlackBerry devices.

Among the changes in this version:

  • Some general bug fixes
  • Re-order of Options menu – We made it easier to find your mileage reimbursement settings, time reimbursement settings and credit card sync settings
  • Yell At Support – This option’s at the bottom – you can send us an email or choose this option if you’re having problem with the app and it will send us a diagnostic email.

Stay tuned next week for a big chagne: the addition of a navigation toolbar for BlackBerry devices! This is going to look very similar to our Android and iPhone versions and will greatly increase the usability of the application.

Keep letting us know how we can improve your expense-tracking by sending an email to Support@ProOnGo.com or tweet us @ProOnGo.

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New iPhone Version Goes Live!

Hello Everyone!

It’s the beginning of December and we’re quickly approaching the one year anniversary of the release of the ProOnGo Expense for iPhone. We’ve come along way since then, and we don’t plan on stopping the development train just yet!

This new version for iPhone features a major upgrade for our expense filtering system; You can now filter your expenses by multiple metrics

What you can do:

  • Filter by client name and time period
  • Filter by expense type and client name
  • Filter expenses payment type and expense type
  • Filter expenses by their workflow status
  • Many, many other combinations

Keep in mind, when you create a report, the expenses included in the report will be the expenses shown on your Expense List home screen.

How we see you using this:

It’s the end of the week, you just finished up a project with a client and now it’s now time to send your expenses to your client.  Simply filter your expenses by client name and time period and then create your report, then your client is updated with your expenses.

Give us a shout about this feature (Support@ProOnGo.com) or any other feature you have an opinion on and as usual, and we’ll keep making ProOnGo Expense your favorite mobile expense-tracker.

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Samsung Releases Fixes for GPS for Android Users

If you’ve been having trouble getting your GPS to work properly on your Samsung Android device, Samsung has come out with a couple guides to get your GPS back on track. The guides walk users through how to update the phones with the appropriate software fix and how to use and install the GPS Restore Application.

Samsung Captivate GPS Fix Guide

Samsung Vibrant GPS Fix Guide

Thanks to MobileBurn for the tip.

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iPhone Release Updated

A new version of ProOnGo Expense went live on the iTunes App Store yesterday and we managed to fix some bugs as well as added anew feature; we now have a “Start From Here” item at the bottom of each mileage expense.

If you drive from 102 Main Street, Gary, IN to 300 Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, and your next sales call is in Milwaukee, you can open up the Chicago expense, tap on “Start From Here”, and it will create a new mileage expense that starts at exactly “300 Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL”.

So, someone who drives through multiple stops per day can stitch them together into a contiguous set of mileage expenses where they’re sure not to miss the opportunity to take credit for every mile driven.  Give us a shout about this feature (Support@ProOnGo.com) and as usual, keep telling us what you like and don’t like about ProOnGo Expense!

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Your Company’s Own Expense App: ProOnGo Expense White Label

Rebranding ProOnGo Expense to fit your company.

Coming in early December, we will be launching the ProOnGo Expense White Label package. This brand new package allows businesses to rebrand ProOnGo Expense with their company’s log and color scheme, and we will upload this new app to the iTunes App Store.

How it works:

If you’re interested in getting a custom application for your firm, it’s a relatively quick and easy process thanks to the ProOnGo Expense Custom App Wizard.  All you do is:

  1. Pick your splash screen color
  2. Insert your Company Splash Screen image
  3. Upload your app icon
  4. Choose your color scheme
  5. ProOnGo uploads the app to the iTunes App Store.

After you complete the wizard, you’ll be able to instruct your employees to the iTunes App Store market to download the company’s rebranded expense tracking application.  You can expect the White Label Wizard to go live in early December.

Are you a tech savvy CPA that would like to become a launch partner with ProOnGo’s White Label app? Contact us here!

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Mobile Expense Reporting for Businesses

A few weeks back we launched our ProOnGo Businesses Packages. These packages allow businesses us to easily distribute ProOnGo Expense throughtout their company without needing to worry about individual subscriptions.

I want to take a moment and go over our Premium Business Package’s features and explain how these features can help out your business with expense tracking.

Up to 100 Users
With the a Business Package subscription, businesses don’t have to worry about signing up every single one of their employees with ProOnGo. They simply point to the ProOnGo Expense app in the device’s marketplace, and as long as they sign up with the company’s email address, the user will enjoy full benefits of a ProOnGo subscription

80 GB Receipt Storage
It’s important for businesses to have a back up of their receipts in case of an audit. Luckily, ProOnGo has businesses covered. We offer 80 GB or receipt images. That’s over 80,000 receipt images per year. All of this information is instantly recalled as soon as a business needs it.

Custom Excel Spreadsheet Integration
Most businesses contain expense report templates and as our Pro Subscribers already know, we’re able to take that template and have it automatically filled out with your expenses. Businesses will receive the same special. They just send us their expense report template and it’ll be fully integrated into the app within two weeks.

Credit Card Integration
We currently support American Express cards, but within the next coming weeks, we are rolling out our support to over 90% of banks in the United States. So businesses with ProOnGo Expense can have their employees’ business credit cards instnatly sync with the app, so no manual entry is necessary.

24-Hour Support Guarantee
We guarantee a response to your support request within 24 hours of your request. Call by phone (312-878-4585) or email Support@ProOnGo.com

Accounting System Integration Consultation
Need to import your employees’ expenses directly into your accounting system? We’ll offer a free consultation session to figure out how to import the expenses into your system.

5 Hour per Year Receipt Audit Assistance
When the auditor calls, we’ll be at your side. With a subscription to a Premium or Pro Business Account, your business will receive 5 hours of audit assistance to gather the receipts you’ll need.

Annual Backup DVD
Receive a DVD backup of all of your receipt images once per year.

If you’re interested in one of our Business Packages, but have some questions you’d like answered first, just shoot me an email and I’ll do what I can to help you out: Max@ProOnGo.com

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ProOnGo Expense Credit Card Sync for Trial Users

Hello All

We just released our Credit Card Integration feature into ProOnGo Expense about two months ago, and it’s quickly becoming one of our more popular features.  The feature, which allows users to sync their credit card with ProOnGo Expense, imports the credit card’s transactions as expenses.

Well we’ve just granted access to the Credit Card Integration feature for our Trial and Lite Package users. The trial is only going to be around for a limited time, so sync up your card now and see how you like it.

Oh, and keep sending us your questions and comments to Support@ProOnGo.com!

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ProOnGo Expense iPhone Update

Hello All

On Friday of last week, Apple approved our latest build for the iPhone and iPad of ProOnGo Expense. So what’s new?

-New Restore From Server Image: We added a status bar when you upload your expenses from our server.

-New Icons: We added some higher-quality icons for one of our Expense Categories.

-New Merchant Page: We added “Favorite Merchants” as well as FourSquare integration for quickly labeling the merchants for your expenses.

-New Options Page: Shoring up the options page with the other versions of our app for BlackBerry and Android, we made a change to the format of our options page.

Like the changes? Don’t like the changes? Let us know either way! Send us an email Support@ProOnGo.com or you can Tweet us @ProOnGo

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