How to use Xero and Expandly to streamline your ecommerce business
Running an ecommerce business can be hard work, especially when you bring accounting into the mix. But are you wasting unnecessary time and money by not investing in the tools that will streamline your business and accounts?
Xero and Expandly offer an integration that will increase your sales without increasing your time and we’re here to show you how.
Xero is the cloud-based accounting software, designed to help small businesses save time and get paid quicker.
And what about Expandly?
Expandly is the multichannel management software, designed to help small ecommerce businesses manage multiple online sales channels, shipping carriers and their Xero accounting software, in one central (and beautiful) location.
How to streamline your ecommerce accounting with Xero and Expandly
Apart, Xero and Expandly offer significant benefits in streamlining ecommerce businesses. Together, they’ll change how you operate your multichannel ecommerce business forever, bringing growth, sales and time. And here’s how:
1. Syncing orders
Expandly syncs your orders and returns across your sales channels, whether that’s eBay, Amazon, Etsy, Wish or your own shopping cart such as Shopify. The order information is automatically posted to your Xero account, making it up-to-the-minute accurate and reducing typing and duplication time and errors (it happens to the best of us).
2. Importing purchase orders and creating invoices
Expandly can pull purchase orders into Xero or use the sales data to create its own draft invoice for you to approve, before sending to the customer. Either way, this saves you time creating your own and retyping sales data.
3. Managing your inventory
We all know that good inventory management is crucial for a healthy cash flow. Expandly and Xero make this easy with Expandly’s integrated inventory management system. See at a glance how much of your cash is tied up in stock across your sales channels, and automatically sync your stocks levels to avoid overselling and avoid ring-fencing.
4. Running reports
Reporting doesn’t have to be time-consuming and tedious. Expandly gives you quick access to powerful and reliable reports that will outline sales trends and buyer patterns, fueling an ecommerce strategy that knows which products to stock where.
5. Making tax returns a breeze
So there you have it, streamlining your ecommerce business is a breeze with Expandly and Xero. All you need to do is decide how you’re going to spend your extra time.
Expandly is the multichannel management software saving ecommerce businesses time and money. Easily integrate your online marketplaces, shopping cart, shipping carriers and Xero accounting to manage listings, process orders, monitor your inventory, bulk-print shipping labels and run informative reports. All at an affordable price. Integrations include Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Wish, Shopify, Magento, WooCommerce, Royal Mail, DHL and more.
Find out for yourself with a free 14-day trial here.
About Ad Valorem
Ad Valorem is a Chartered Certified accountancy practiced based in Milton Keynes, who specialise in e-commerce businesses. Ad Valorem’s accountancy packages are designed to cover the requirements of a growing e-commerce business, including company compliance and software support.
Find out more info about Ad Valorem & Xero here.