October 2013


TOP Contacts

My Two Cents, by Archie Tucker



Are you getting the most out of your contact information? Each customer and vendor can have up to 99 contacts. Besides the obvious uses this information can be used for emailing, sending UPS tracking information, and updating contacts on other systems. Updating contacts ...

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Accounts Receivable Credit Codes


The Tech Line, by Joanne Simmons


Several of our customers are having credit issues on paying their invoices. Some of them are past due by many months, some are making partial payments, others on a payment plan, etc.  How can we designate which ones have these different issues?

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Why You Should Have A Company Blog

Below is a link to an informative article on the benefits of having a company blog. Mindware can now help you setup a company blog using WordPress.


Interesting News

BYOD or bust: How bad tech is costing companies (From CNBC)

More and more employees are ditching their company issued computers and smartphones in favor of their own. Why? Their company's tech is not as good as their own. According to Gartner research, over 60 percent of employees worldwide report having used a personal device for work.

This can lead to companies exposing their network to malware and security issues. Another issue is losing talented employees if companies are not willing to give them better technology.

Tip Of The Month

Easily customize your Sticky Notes - Windows 7

Now you can make the Sticky Notes you keep on your desktop even handier. You can format the text and change its color, as well as resize, collapse, and flip through several Sticky Notes. If you have a Tablet PC or touchscreen, you can use multiple input (pen and touch) methods within a single note. Learn how.

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



  • Added option to export A/R Contacts to a vCard file
  • Added option to export A/P Contacts to a vCard file

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.

  • Print invoice format 3 from history




There’s one way to find out if a man is honest — ask him. If he says ‘yes,’ you know he is crooked.”
Groucho Marx (born this date in 1890, died in 1977)

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

Humor Break




Computers are like air conditioners. 
They work fine until you start opening windows. 

Event Calendar



Click on this link to access the Mindware Event Calendar

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

Images From Arizona

Fall color in Oak Creek Canyon with Midgley Bridge. Midgley Bridge was dedicated in 1939 and is just north of Sedona on highway 89A.