August 2013

TOP Outsourcing Services

Need a part-time employee? Have some one going on vacation? Have an employee leave and you don't want to worry about training a new staff person? Mindware now offers services to help with TOP related functions. Below is a list of services we can provide:

  • Check Reconciliation
  • Journal Entries
  • Sales Tax Processing
  • Monthly Closing
  • Data Entry

Web Hosting Services

Mindware now offers a complete line of hosting services:

  • Domain Name Registration
  • Web Hosting
  • Email
  • Secure SSL Certificates
  • Web Marketing

Our hosting services product line is available on our website under Products.

Have A Request For A New TOP Feature?

Please note, so far we have only received a request from Mike at Becker Supply Company!

If you have a new feature you would like added to the next version of TOP, or would like to see what has been requested so far, click on the link below.

TOP Feature Request


Who You Gonna Call?

For those of you who don't recognize the line above, it's from the original GhostBusters movie and for  those of you that don't know the correct contact info at Mindware that is below.

  • Toll Free: 800.950.0401
  • Phone: 480.839.5343
  • Fax Joanne: 480.718.7416
  • Fax Archie or Connie: 480.907.2200
  • Support Email:
  • Accounting Email:
  • Email Joanne:
  • Email Connie:
  • Email Archie:

If you have a support question, please email If you use, Joanne, Connie and Archie will receive the email. We have also redesigned our website to make it easy to find support information and we continue to add additional information.

Interesting News

Lying About Its Lion, Chinese Zoo Closed

A zoo in central China has been closed after visitors were outraged to discover its lion was really a bushy and barking Tibetan mastiff.

IRS Cracking Down On Small Businesses (From CNNMoney)

The Internal Revenue Service has sent out letters to 20,000 small businesses since fall 2012, notifying them of "possible income under-reporting."

The IRS says it is trying to identify businesses that get "an unusually high portion" of their reported sales through credit card transactions. The thinking is that a lot of cash transactions might be going unreported.

To decide who gets letters, the IRS compares a business's credit card and cash receipts with industry averages.

Tip Of The Month

Are you using Chrome from Google as your browser? If not, you should give it a try. If you are using it, a cool option is the ability to move a tab. For example, you have multiple tabs open to different web pages, but you would like to be able to see two of the pages at the same time, just click and drag the tab down past the address bar. This also works with Internet Explorer.

For more info click on the link:

Newest Support Posts



Below are the latest support posts added to the website. Click here to visit our website to view posts. Most recent posts are listed in the main side bar on the right-hand side of the website.

Newest TOP Features 

 Version TOP2012e




Replace Contract Price Item Description

The Tech Line, by Joanne Simmons


We have numerous contract prices for most of our customers. We sometimes edit the item description in the contract pricing file. There are times when we enter an order or invoice that we would like to ...

Read online.

TOP Bug Fix List



 Please note, we automatically upgrade your TOP system with any bug fixes if you are on the current version of TOP.

  • Invalid UnForm customer label print using formats 2, 3, 4 & 8
  • Customer contract pricing item description was not being automatically inserted





There is no adequate defense, except stupidity, against the impact of a new idea.
Percy Williams Bridgman, American scientist (1882-1961)

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
Eleanor Roosevelt 

A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice.
Bill Cosby

Humor Break




The most positive aspect of teamwork is that you can shift the blame.

Family Reunions: The time when you realize that the family tree is in need of serious pruning.

Event Calendar



Click on this link to access the Mindware Event Calendar

Images From Arizona

Burrowing owl standing on a fence post west of Phoenix.