With this move small businesses may use Quicken.com to hold conferences
with their customers, vendors and staff. Clients can view documents,
browse, watch presentations, review drawings and run software programs with
integrated teleconferencing and video.
Intuit Inc. (INTU) said the goal of the deal is to help clients save time and money through the
elimination of commuting time and reducing travel expenses.
“We are working to provide Quicken.com’s small business users with more
tools, services and content to help them run their businesses more
effectively,” said Victor Esclamado, director of the small business channel
on Quicken.com. “We believe that the ability to conduct interactive
Web-based meetings will help small business people make the most of their
most precious resources — time and money.”
In the new deal, users of Quicken.com can list their offices in one of
several categories including business, financial, insurance and consulting.