Tips and tricks to help you run your business, from Amplēo's top financial and strategy experts

August 11, 2021

Outsourced Accountant Services: Why Your Business Can Benefit from Outsourcing

By Haley Stepan

Having an accountant isn’t only for large companies. Learn about the benefits of outsourcing accounting and why you should hire an outsourced CFO. What Are Outsourced Accounting Services? Outsourc...

July 12, 2021

Business Basics: The Difference Between Controllers and CFOs

By Dave Chase

In many small businesses, the financial team may be made up of one or two people. However, as your business grows, it’s important to ensure you’re utilizing the right people and skills for differe...

June 11, 2021

The Importance of Understanding The Cash Conversion Cycle

By Dave Chase

Generally speaking, there are three sources of cash for a growing company.  The most commonly discussed are equity and debt funding.  Both come at a price.  Debt comes with interest.  Equity alway...

May 26, 2021

How to Know It’s Time to Hire a CFO

By Dave Chase

You’d be surprised at how many business owners think they can get by with an accountant running the financials. All you need is to ensure data accuracy, and then you’ll know exactly where to go fr...

April 05, 2021

5 Reasons Why We Make Business Financial Mistakes

By Dave Chase

After years in strategic financial roles, (primarily CFO roles) I’ve both made and witnessed many financial errors. After some reflection, I’ve observed some common errors that led to those mistak...

April 01, 2021

How to Run an Effective Profit and Loss Report

By Dave Chase

As a business owner, you’ve probably heard a lot about profit and loss reports. But what exactly are these reports, and why are they so important to the livelihood of your business? If you’re new ...

February 25, 2021

What Is a Financial Controller? What Does a Financial Controller Do?

By Dave Chase

Money makes the world go ‘round, especially when it comes to running a business. So when your company is growing, it’s wise to invest in a solid financial team who can keep your books in good shap...

February 02, 2021

Three Ways You Can Strengthen The Financial Backbone Of Your Business

By Dave Chase

When you think about what constitutes the financial backbone of your business, what comes to mind? Is it the team? The financial statements? In truth, it’s both of these combined, and more. As a pri...

January 28, 2021

What You Need to Know about Applying for a PPP Loan in 2021

By Dave Chase

Relief is once again on the horizon. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA), signed into law on December 27, 2020, approved a third round of the Paid Protection Program (PPP), which include...

November 18, 2020

Seven Steps For Strengthening An Inclusive Workplace

By Jessica Acosta

Setting a diverse workforce up for success requires a commitment to the practices of inclusion. While this concept can feel overwhelming in many ways, there are very tangible and tactical actions that...

November 10, 2020

Two Elemental Considerations in Scaling Your Software Company

By Dave Chase

The first task of any business is to get out a minimum viable product, leading toward product market fit. Once achieved, we often see companies race to sell, sell, sell. This can sometimes be the righ...

October 30, 2020

CEOs: This is what you should look for in your CFO

By Dave Chase

When you’re kept up at night mulling over critical decisions for your company, who are you looking to for trustworthy insights? Business leaders seek counterparts who will complement their own talen...

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