InHouseCFO's Small Business Blog

Xero Accounting Software - Two Years Later

Posted by Donald Cameron on Thu, Feb 27, 2014

Two years ago, we discovered the cloud-based accounting solution Xero by googling "alternative to quickbooks online". Truthfully, we were so frustrated with Intuit due to their disorganization, general lack of interest in Canada and refusal to create a solution that wasn't Windows-based, that anything was better. A quick road test of Xero at that time caught our attention and we've been avid supporters of Xero ever since.

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Tags: SMB Systems, Cloud Reporting, Business Intelligence

Social Media's Value to Canadian Small Business, A CFO's Perspective

Posted by Donald Cameron on Thu, Nov 14, 2013

As Canadian small business accounting specialists, we focus on making sure all of our client's numbers are kept straight, current, and meaningful. With the recent introduction of a plethora of software tools, the numbers on which we are able to advise our clients now go far beyond just the financial ones.

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Tags: Business Intelligence, KPI

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Keep Their Numbers Current

Posted by Donald Cameron on Tue, Oct 22, 2013

In reviewing our current business numbers as part time CFO for Canadian small business, we're pleased to see that there seems to be a bit of an uptick in activity by small businesses looking to get their numbers caught up. This is as a result of the introduction of easy to use, available by anyone at any time anywhere software tools for collecting and recording key business numbers. We're crossing our fingers that this trend continues, and here's why.

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Tags: Cloud Reporting, Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence and KPIs for Canadian Small Business

Posted by Donald Cameron on Tue, Sep 17, 2013
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Tags: Big Data, Business Intelligence

Software Gives Canadian Small Business Owner's Intelligence

Posted by Donald Cameron on Wed, Jun 12, 2013

While there are always technology solutions that are business specific, there are certain ones that all small to mid-sized businesses (SMB's) must have today. At InHouseCFO we see these must-haves falling into 4 main categories:

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Tags: SMB Systems, Cloud Reporting, Business Intelligence