|How Does Account
The Account Wizard service is composed of two
components, the Data Agent and the Master Server. When you first subscribe with Account
Wizard, you create a company account on the Master Server. While creating this account you
will select an account name that will be used by your customers for accessing your site
(domain users will use their new/existing domain name). In addition, you will establish
configuration settings that will determine the appearance of your site. Once your account
is established, you can update your account as often and as many
times as you like, free of charge.
You update your account using a web browser, such as
Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator, and logging into your custom website. You
then have the ability to change your configuration, change the data displayed on your
website, etc. All configuration is done through the Internet, so
you can update your website from any where in the world. Figures 1A and 1B
illustrate the process of subscribing to Account Wizard.
Once you have created your account with the Master Server, you
will configure the Data Agent program. The Data Agent is a small program that you download
to your local computer/network. The Data Agent is compatible with many of the major
accounting systems available. On the days and times you select, the Data Agent will gather
selected information from your accounting system, connect to the Internet, and update the
master server. It's all automatic and fully secure!
At this point, Account Wizard will automatically assign unique
usernames and passwords for all your customers. By assigning unique usernames and
passwords for each customer, your website will be able to present information that is
specific for each client. For example, if you have multi-tier pricing configured in
your accounting system, Account Wizard will present the appropriate price for each
customer. Account Wizard supports the pricing methods of your
Next, you are ready to notify your customers! Let
your customers know about this new service you are providing. For ideas on how to
notify your customers please read 5 Ways To Promote Your Website.
If you would like more information about Account Wizard
please read About Account
Wizard and What
Makes Account Wizard Different?.