Do I Need a Lawyer or an Accountant?

By Ankur Chawla

In today’s world, there is so much information available through the click of a button. YouTube and Google are providing information so fast and accurate that people are becoming brave and trading off the time to learn a new skill, for the cost of a professional. The thirst for knowledge and understanding the reason why…

“I wish somebody would have told me that”

By Kyle Turriff

Common mistakes of first time entrepreneurs The best part of my job is that I get to talk to entrepreneurs everyday. When you get to speak to someone about what their passion is, it is always a fun conversation. I get excited knowing I am going to learn about a successful business or hear a…

The Personality of Online Accounting

By amplifyllp-RLB

Name a profession that requires a genuine personality and people skills. I bet bookkeeping wasn’t the first thing to come to mind, was it? We bookkeepers are commonly called number crunchers and bean counters. Many people, when thinking about bookkeepers (which surely happens all the time), imagine someone with a pocket protector, sitting alone in a back…

Presentation: Financial Fundamentals

By Dave McEllistrum

Check out the presentation Amplify gave at Communitech in Kitchener, ON. If you attended the event – this slideshow is the key to answering the questions during the workshop.   Financial Fundamentals That Every Entrepreneur Should Know from Amplify LLP Bellow are some other great resources: The 10 Most Important Metrics in a Startup’s Financial Statements…

Creating a World Class Customer Experience

By Dave McEllistrum

(This is the second post in our series as we build our new business) I had the best customer service I’ve ever experienced in the food court of a mall. Ten years ago I started attending a November conference in Buckhead just outside of Atlanta. I arrived early and had some time to kill. Most…

Building a Business

By Dave McEllistrum

Follow us here as we build and grow Amplify. We will post our thoughts, successes and failures (hopefully not too many failures 🙂 ) as we build a new cloud accounting and CFO service from the ground up. One of the goals of this blog is to help entrepreneurs and business owners with ideas for managing, growing…