TOPS Blogs

    CAM Mash Up: This Week (Oct 14 - 20)

      October 14, 2018 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: Team building for boards, how to avoid lawsuits, budget season and disaster prep.

    Keeping an Eye on Michael

      October 8, 2018 - Natural Disasters

    Hurricane Michael Update

    Letters From the President - Moving Day!

      September 28, 2018 - TOPS, Letters from the President

    Moving to a new house can be rough, but at the end of the day, it's always worth the time you dedicate to it. Much like moving houses, moving to a new software requires the same level of patience and energy, and is just as rewarding!

    TOPS Training October 2018

      September 25, 2018 - TOPS Training

    Sign up for TOPS Training webinars this month. Free for all customers with your TOPS support plan.

    Avoid the Dreaded 'Selective Enforcement' Label

      September 20, 2018 - Governance Tools

    Does it take a ruler in the grass to provide consistent enforcement of deed restrictions and covenants? Learn how to set a consistent enforcement process.

    Going Cloud-Based as a Disaster Preparedness Plan

      September 14, 2018 - TOPS [ONE], Natural Disasters

    It's easy to ignore the inevitable destruction natural disasters can bring. Why worry about what might not happen? But when you fail to plan, you risk losing everything.

    The Business Side of Natural Disaster Preparedness

      September 11, 2018 - Natural Disasters

    Don't forget to add backing up your data to your hurricane preparedness list.

    TOPS [ONE] 4.2.3.2 Update

      September 10, 2018 - TOPS [ONE], Program Updates

    The TOPS [ONE] team has added two new enhancements: Vendor Default Distributions and updates to the Journal Entries and Reversing Journal Entries

    Human Error in Payments Processing

      September 7, 2018 - Accounting

    25% of all HOA assessments are made with ACH. But how do you prevent mistakes due to human error? (Or worse, deliberate fraud?!) And who is liable when the worst does happen?

    CAM Mash Up: This Week (August 12 - 18)

      August 12, 2018 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: Beating the burnout, one step on the road to success at a time!

    Getting Ahead of Community Association Manager Burnout

      August 10, 2018 - CAM Managers

    Burnout is a word a lot of management professionals tend to shrug off, but you can't ignore it forever! Here are three signs you're experiencing burnout, and tips to combat the effects.

    New Success Team at TOPS Software Focuses on Customers

      August 8, 2018 - TOPS, TOPS [ONE]

    After taking on our first round of funding in 32 years, we saw an opportunity to foster community engagement in a way previously unheard of in the community association management software industry. With this in mind, the Customer Success team has been created.

    Just in Time for Coupon Season...

      August 8, 2018 - Partners, TOPS [ONE]

    Coupon season this year is going to be easier and cheaper thanks to TOPS Mailroom, a new feature coming out this Fall from TOPS and SouthData.

    TOPS Software Announces TOPS Pay – A New Secure Online ACH Solution for Community Association Management Companies

      August 8, 2018 - Innovation, TOPS [ONE], Technology

    Introducing TOPS Pay for secure online ACH payments. Available now for TOPS [ONE] users!

    CAM Mash Up: This Week (August 5 - 11)

      August 5, 2018 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: Your HOA Board, and how you can make them the best they can be. From managing disputes to creating subcommittees.

    The Mystery of the Missing Documents

      August 2, 2018 - TOPS [ONE], Technology, Management Tools

    Does "managing your documents" mean "keeping all of your invoices in a shoe box at the back of your storage room" to you? If it does, you're making your job harder than it needs to be! Don't be the villain in your own sleuthing story when it comes to document management!

    Tips From TOPS Vol. 3

      July 31, 2018 - Customers

    These tips are TOPS! With this new series, we'll be bringing you helpful tips to make your TOPS software work best for your needs. Vol. 3 is letting you know about all of the new features to our programs, plus how to optimize the way you send your mail.

    CAM Mash Up: This Week (July 22 - 28)

      July 22, 2018 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: Automation, Drones, and clouds - oh my! We're bringing you all of the technology information you can utilize for your company.

    Building a Business Case for AP Automation

      July 19, 2018 - Technology, Guest Post, Partners

    Leaders are looking for ways to reduce spending while increasing profits. Luckily, automation does just that with a few other benefits board members and leaders can appreciate.

    TOPS [ONE] 4.2.0.3 Update

      July 16, 2018 - TOPS [ONE], Program Updates

    The TOPS [ONE] team has refactored the collections process. Updates to Send Message and the Owner Access process have been implemented. Additionally, Smart Banking is live for select banks. Contact our partner support department for more information.

    CAM Mash Up: This Week (July 15 - 21)

      July 15, 2018 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: what to do about neighbors in an argument and why you should be installing a pool in your community.

    Should Your Management Company Pricing be Public?

      July 13, 2018 - Management Companies

    Hidden pricing is one of the oldest tricks in the book, but is it doing you any favors? For TOPS, we realized it was time to break free of industry expectations and make our pricing public. Should you do the same?

    CAM Mash Up: This Week (July 8 - 14)

      July 8, 2018 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: what to do about neighbors in an argument and why you should be installing a pool in your community.

    CAM Mash Up: This Week (July 1 - 7)

      July 1, 2018 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: The kind of personalities that create success in an HOA board to the best ways to communicate with board members.

    When Your Boards Play Politics

      June 29, 2018 - Legal

    Politics are messy. And supporting politicians can be a dangerous game. Find out how a community or board member can show support or represent the industry, and how they can't.

    Unsung Heroes of TOPS: Ki Han

      June 28, 2018 - Featured

    We want to give you a peek behind the curtain to see all of the many helping hands who have helped build TOPS Software into the company we are today! Today we're shining a light on Ki Han, the powerhouse behind TOPS Professional!

    Tips From TOPS Vol. 2

      June 28, 2018 - Customers

    These tips are TOPS! With this new series, we'll be bringing you helpful tips to make your TOPS software work best for your needs. Vol. 2 is letting you know about all of the new features to our programs, plus how to make your transition to TOPS [ONE] easy as pie!

    CAM Mash Up: This Week (June 24 - 30)

      June 24, 2018 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup:. all of the tips that will have your Community Association running smoothly.

    Automation and You: Admitting When a Process Isn't Working

      June 21, 2018 - Management Tools, Technology, Featured

    Every activity you perform in business has a process. Aligning these processes into a workflow is one of the most crucial steps in automating your business. What is also important is knowing exactly how a workflow really helps your business.

    TOPS Software Partners with Significant Digits, Inc. to Provide Utility Billing Options for Community Associations

      June 1, 2018 - Partners, TOPS [ONE] Integration

    Leaders in their respective fields, TOPS Software and Significant Digits, Inc. have announced a new partnership that will strengthen TOPS product offerings by providing powerful utility billing to HOA and Condo managers.

    TOPS [ONE] Owner Access Portal Honored As Bronze Stevie® Award Winner for Apps & Mobile Websites in 2018 American Business Awards®

      May 17, 2018 - Awards, Management Tools, TOPS [ONE]

    TOPS Software, LLC was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award for their TOPS [ONE] Owner Access Portal in the Real Estate classification of the App and Mobile Websites category in the 16th Annual American Business Awards® last week.

    Tim Vollman Joins TOPS Software as Chief Operating Officer

      May 9, 2018 - TOPS

    Veteran executive with extensive experience helping technology companies grow will empower TOPS to build their market position in the Condo & HOA Management Software Industry.

    TOPS Software, LLC Named Top Workplace in Tampa Bay

      May 1, 2018 - Awards, Featured

    TOPS Software, LLC, a leading provider of Community Association Management software, was recently named one of Tampa Bay’s Top Workplaces 2018 by the Tampa Bay Times. This marks the third consecutive year that TOPS Software has won a space on this prestigious list.

    TOPS Software, LLC Named Platinum Readers’ Choice Award Winner

      April 25, 2018 - Awards

    TOPS Software, a leading provider of accounting-based community association management software for Condo, Co-Op and Homeowners Associations, has been named a Platinum Readers' Choice Award Winner for 2018 by the Florida Community Association Journal magazine.

    TOPS Software Partners with Axela Technologies to Provide Community Associations with Fully Automated Collection Solutions

      April 13, 2018 - Partners, Technology

    TOPS Software announces new integration with Axela Technologies to provide TOPS users with additional options to collect on delinquent assessments.

    TOPS welcomes BillingTree as Payments Services partner offering solutions to TOPS Professional, TOPS iQ and TOPS ONE customers

      February 28, 2018 - TOPS [ONE] Integration, Partners

    TOPS Software LLC integrates Billingtree and Payrazr technology to run on its new TOPS [ONE] HOA solution.