Every business, regardless of its stage, experiences unique challenges and opportunities. From the early phases of inception to the relentless hustle for growth and expansion, and finally, the demanding period of high growth, each stage requires a different set of tools and strategies.
In this blog post, we delve into the three levels of our Swell Cashflow Forecasting tool: Snapper, Bells, and Mavericks. Each one is designed to address the specific needs of businesses at different phases of their journey.
Snapper: For New Businesses Just Getting Their Feet Wet
Getting started is often the hardest part of any journey, and the world of business is no exception. Snapper, our introductory level of Swell, is designed to help businesses that are just getting their feet wet. It is all about gaining business knowledge and know-how so that you can run your business with confidence and clarity.
Snapper aims to equip you with a fundamental understanding of business operations, finance, and strategy. It is designed to provide you with the tools and techniques needed to navigate the often murky waters of entrepreneurship and small business management. With Snapper, you can turn your business idea into a reality, avoiding common pitfalls and setting the stage for future growth and success.
Bells: For Growing Businesses Riding Out the Challenges
As your business begins to establish itself, growth and expansion become the primary objectives. However, this expansion phase brings its own set of challenges too. Bells, our intermediate level of Swell, is designed for businesses that want to forecast and plan their next growth move.
Bells is all about strategic growth. It assists you in identifying growth opportunities, planning for expansion, and managing the associated risks. With a focus on financial forecasting and strategic planning, Bells is geared towards businesses looking to take the next big step. Whether you’re planning to launch a new product, enter a new market, or scale your operations, Bells provides the guidance and resources needed to make informed decisions and drive sustainable growth.
Mavericks: For Booming Businesses Keeping Their Head Above the Water
High growth business often means a time-poor founder. Time, or the lack thereof, becomes a significant hurdle as your business booms. Mavericks, our top level of Swell, is designed to help you keep your eyes on the important parts of your business whilst delegating tasks to others.
Mavericks focuses on leadership and management, helping you to effectively delegate tasks, manage teams, and maintain a clear vision of your business goals. It provides the tools to navigate the complexities of a booming business, ensuring that you can keep your head above the water during this demanding period. Mavericks empowers you to lead with confidence, fostering a culture of efficiency and productivity within your organisation.
8 Reasons to Use Swell
Swell offers a variety of features that not only enable real-time financial data tracking but also assist in mapping the future through forecasting. The tool further simplifies financial management by offering dynamic reporting for cash flow management, monthly insights from consultants, live alerts, and more.
- Track and visually compare financial data in real time.
- Forecast future financial trajectories.
- Manage cash flow through dynamic reporting.
- Get external perspective with monthly consultant insights and tips.
- Stay updated with live alerts.
- Receive advice from real, human consultants based in Australia.
- Onboarding and training support to ensure you are confident using the tool.
- Collaborate with unlimited users.
We encourage you to check out our blog article – Why Your Small Business Should Use Swell – which expands upon these eight benefits.
Whether you’re just starting out or you’re managing a booming business, Swell offers a tailored approach to business transformation. With Snapper, Bells, and Mavericks, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and tools to navigate your business journey successfully.
If you are looking to manage your finances more effectively, we encourage you to book a complimentary consultation to learn why Swell is the perfect tool for you.