The Amaka Blog

Dive into Amaka's product updates, company news, and educational content on how business owners and accounting professionals can leverage accounting automation.

Shopify accounting: What is a purchase order (PO) and how do you manage POs?

Creating purchase orders in Shopify is a process that is essential in managing your storefront effectively. A purchase order (PO) is a key business document used to formally request goods or services from a supplier. As a Shopify merchant, being able to properly create, approve, and manage POs is essential to sustaining your operations.

Kaci Carson May 15, 2023

How to set up PayPal for WooCommerce and manage accounting processes

Managing your WooCommerce accounting is crucial to maintaining best practices in running your business. If you run an online store with WooCommerce, accepting PayPal as a payment method is a great option for many because it is both a trustworthy and secure option, assisting in customer retention among other advantages.

Kaci Carson May 10, 2023

How to sell gift cards on Shopify: Accounting, gift vouchers, and more

Offering Shopify gift cards is an excellent way for e-commerce stores to boost revenue and enhance customer experience, but managing gift card sales requires careful accounting and planning. As a merchant, you need to keep track of gift card liabilities, address challenges like fraud prevention proactively, charge correct taxes, and streamline bookkeeping processes whenever possible.

Kaci Carson May 04, 2023

How to use DocuSign for your accounting: Tax forms, invoicing, Xero and more

DocuSign is a trusted eSignature service used by accounting professionals and businesses for various purposes. DocuSign enables you to request signatures for documents directly within accounting software such as Xero. This way you can seamlessly manage billing, receive legally-compliant tax form signatures, and more.

Kaci Carson May 01, 2023

Squarespace accounting: Complete guide to software, integrations, taxes and more

Squarespace is a powerful tool for e-commerce businesses with its built-in tools for both CRM and accounting to support your business’ growth. However, you may require more to handle accounting and taxes, which is why we have written this complete guide to give you everything you need to know about Squarespace accounting, giving you guidance on software, integrations, and taxes to give you both understanding and tools to set your Squarespace business up for success.

Laura Tien April 12, 2023

How to integrate Square with QuickBooks Online accounting software

In this article we’ll take you through how to integrate Square with QuickBooks Online (QBO) accounting software to streamline your accounting process. If you’re a business owner, you’re aware of the importance of accounting for  auditing, reporting, and taxation and have likely invested in an accounting software to assist in these processes.

Kaci Carson April 05, 2023

Top 5 Shopify KPIs to track to get ahead of competitors

In this article, we’ve teamed up with Syft to share the 5 most important KPIs to track as a Shopify business.

Amaka Team April 04, 2023

E-commerce accounting: Payment reconciliation best practices

For e-commerce businesses, payment reconciliation is essential in ensuring there are no discrepancies in your accounting. Although e-commerce payment reconciliations can be both tedious and time consuming, especially for businesses with high volumes of transactions, we'll provide an overview of best practices to simplify and streamline payment reconciliation.

Kaci Carson March 28, 2023