5 Metrics Your Lenders and Investors Care About, and How to Improve Them
As lenders and investors evaluate your business, they’ll look primarily at revenue growth, gross margin, liquidity, asset efficiencies, and leverage. Staying on top of these metrics will put you in a healthy spot for the capital you need for growth.
Nailing retail distribution: 5 Tips for summer-focused brands
5 Tips on where to meet retail buyers and lockdown partnerships
What is inventory planning? How should summer focused brands inventory plan for 2023 amidst a recession?
A quick breakdown of inventory planning and different factors that should be considered when planning.
Say hello to Settle Inbox, a new way to manage your invoices
Settle Inbox is a better way for your team to triage invoices and messages from vendors.
What is the Cash Conversion Cycle?
A company’s cash conversion cycle can speak volumes about its operational efficiency and financial stability. It can also determine whether people get paid on time.
What Are Net Terms?
Making use of net terms can enable both buyers and vendors to increase their profitability and sales dramatically. This is what net terms are.
4 Types of Capital Everyone Should Know About
Capital is critical to running a modern business. Here are the four fundamental types of capital and how they can work for a small business.
Everything You Need to Know About Purchase Orders
Purchase orders are an essential part of owning a business. Learn more about creating them and when to use them here from Settle Inc.
‘Tis the Season: How to Manage Your Business Amidst High Seasonal Demand
Managing seasonal product demands can be a struggle for many companies. This is how businesses can make the most out of seasonal campaigns and sales.
Settle and Dwight Funding Announce Partnership for Hypergrowth Consumer Brands
The accounts payable startup and modern working capital partner will team up to fund brands from inventory build through sales
Operating Cash Flow (OCF): What It Is and How It’s Determined
What is operating cash flow, how do you calculate it, and how do analysts use it to determine a company’s true financial health? Here’s a breakdown of OCF value and more.
Social Media Marketing Tips for D2C Brands
Marketing directly to consumers through social media is one of the most important ways businesses can reach out to their audiences. This is how.
Why You Should Consider Non-Dilutive Funding
A popular source of funding is financing from angel investors and VCs. Yet many companies fail to recognise non-dilutive funding — where no ownership is lost.
Invoice vs. Receipt: What's the Difference?
Invoices and receipts are similar in concept, but differ in the details. Here’s what differentiates invoices from receipts, and why it’s important to understand.
The Ultimate How-To Guide for Selling Products on Amazon
Many direct-to-consumer and eCommerce brands have begun selling products on Amazon because it’s convenient and customer-friendly. This guide tells you how to do it.
How to Evaluate Accounting Firms
Figuring how to find the right accounting firm for your company can be difficult. Here’s how to choose the best accounting firm for any business.
How to Create an Invoice
Creating invoices can be tedious, especially for new businesses processing everything manually. Learn how to create invoices effectively and efficiently with this detailed guide.
Market Expansion: A Guide to Selling Wholesale
Selling wholesale is one of the most important steps that a small business can take towards greater success. This is how any startup can do exactly that.
How Long Does a Wire Transfer Take
Wire transfers can be the quickest method of exchanging funds. Knowing how long it takes can help determine whether wire transfer is the best solution.
The Basics of Cash Flow Management: Forecasting, Analyzing, and Improving Flow
Understanding good cash flow management is critical for managers. Without proper systems in place, many businesses end up failing.
Guide: The ABCs of cashflow
We put our heads together with the folks at IndieCPG to create a guide to the basics of cashflow for new (and maybe even not-so-new) founders.
How to Find a Distribution Partner
Partnering with the right distributor is arguably one of the most essential tasks for a retail company. Find out what to look for in distribution partners and how to source them.
What to Consider When Choosing a Distribution Partner
Distribution partners are some of the most important parts of scaling up a small business or startup. This is what they are and how they can help small businesses.
What Are the Consequences of Equity Dilution?
Equity dilution can be a very concerning process for shareholders who are unfamiliar with its consequences. This is how to avoid equity dilution and keep stocks healthy.
Everything You Need to Know About Cash Flow Forecasting
A company’s ability to make a cash flow forecast is essential in the world of modern business. Here is everything you need to know about cash flow forecasting.
Accounts Receivable Factoring 101
Accounts receivable factoring can help companies can improve their financial stability and cash flow. We’ll explain what it is and how it's beneficial in our guide.
What is the Accounts Payable Process?
A poorly managed accounts payable process can bring down an entire company. A well-managed one can increase a company’s bottom line tenfold.
What is an A/P Aging Report?
The Accounts Payable Aging Report is an essential tool for businesses with a large number of accounts payable to track. Here’s a general breakdown of A/P Aging Reports.
ACH vs Wire vs Electronic Transfer: What is the Difference and How to They Work?
ACH, wire transfers, electronic transfers: What’s the difference, and why does it matter? Learn more about how these work and what they mean for your business.
What Is Amazon FBA and Is It Right For You?
Using Amazon FBA is a great way for companies to expand their scalability and fulfillment abilities. Here is how it works, and how businesses can benefit from it.
Accounts Payable vs. Accounts Receivable
Understanding accounts payable and accounts receivable is an essential part of business workflow. So how do they differ? Learn more about them in this guide.
A Guide To Inventory Management
Learning to navigate inventory management can be a tricky part of growing your brand. Check out our guide to inventory management to find out more about it.