Dustin Wheeler

Dustin Wheeler
Dustin is a technology-driven CPA in Orem, Utah.

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How I Created my own Twitter App with Visual Basic

Over the past few weeks, I have spent countless hours programming (and testing and reprogramming and testing and reprogramming, etc.) a Twitter app I created in Visual Basic.  It was the most fun project I could think of for a Visual Basic class I’m taking at UNLV.  In the end, the programming wasn’t so difficult.  It just took me a long time to find something that worked.  After many Google searches, I couldn’t find a straight-forward walkthrough, so hopefully this blog …

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Tweets on the Big Screen at the Growth and Profitability Summit

A few months ago in a blog post, I tried to answer the question, “why would a CPA want to use Twitter?”

After attending Accounting Today’s Growth & Profitability Summit, I have another reason for a CPA to use Twitter.  Twitter is awesome at conferences!

By adding the hashtag #GroPro (short for Growth & Profitability) to my tweets, I shared useful quotes with others at the conference.  I also added a column to my Tweetdeck Droid app using a search for #GroPro and was able to …

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Highlights from the Zappos Office Tour

Throughout my life, I’ve had opportunities to tour the headquarters of several large companies, but what I experienced today at Zappos was very unique.

First, I have to thank Jody Padar and Jason Blumer, two awesome CPAs, for setting up the tour for me and 30-or-so other CPAs and accountants interested in learning about the Zappos culture.

Zappos has established ten core values from which it develops its culture.  The third core value, create fun and a little wierdness, revealed itself immediately as we …

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