Tag Archives: profitability

How Value-Based Pricing Can Boost Revenue & Profitability

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. A closer look at the two main pricing approaches for products and services – cost-plus pricing and value-based pricing – helps understand the differences, … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Revisiting Processes, Workflows & Technology

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. When companies have operated for more than ten years without significant changes to their processes, workflows, and technologies, it is likely they are not … Continue reading

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How to Apply the 80/20 Rule to Your Business

This week’s post and linked full article are by William K. Thorpe, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Applying the 80/20 rule to profitability and customer segments, conventional wisdom has it that 80 percent of an organization’s profits are derived from 20 percent … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Proper Pricing Strategy

By Sherry Rahbar, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC Knowing how to choose the proper pricing strategy is a significant challenge for executives leading Los Angeles and Southern California businesses. Their ongoing pricing evaluations include questions on matching prices of competitors, specific … Continue reading

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The Importance of Proper Financial & Operational Infrastructure

This week’s post and linked full article are by Sherry Rahbar, CFO Edge, LLC. When Los Angeles and Southern California entrepreneurs start their companies, daily activity can many times be run in a “seat of the pants” and less formal … Continue reading

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How to Determine if a Company is Profitable or Not

This week’s post and full article are by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Given a primary goal of earning a profit, it’s surprising how many Los Angeles and Southern California executives don’t know how to determine if their … Continue reading

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How to Drive Profitable Business Growth

Along with cash flow and cost controls, Los Angeles and Southern California business leaders look at profitability as a primary measure and driver of successful businesses. Profitability requires planning and disciplined execution, and the best way to ensure it is … Continue reading

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What To Do When Your Clients Are Navigating Rough Waters

While recent data indicates that the economy is growing, albeit very slowly, many Los Angeles and Southern California businesses are still navigating rough waters. This is especially true for businesses that suffered disproportionately to other businesses during the downturn, or … Continue reading

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How Outsourced CFO Services Can Help Your Business Do Better Than “Fine”

A number of Los Angeles and Southern California business leaders we talk with share their perceptions that things are going well. Steady sales, good profits, and happy customers combine to make them ask, “Why do we need to bring in … Continue reading

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Seven Ways a First Full-Time CFO Could Help Your Business

Owners of small and mid-sized businesses in Los Angeles and Southern California face many proverbial forks in the road throughout the lives of their companies. One of these is the decision about whether they should hire a full-time chief financial … Continue reading

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