What's new on Cash Flow Frog?
Our product and development teams release new features regularly, to help businesses improve the accuracy of their cash flow forecasts.
February 15st, 2020
Today we are launching an important new feature called ‘Cash Flow Accuracy’. This feature makes it easy for you to know exactly how accurate your cash flow forecast is, and what steps are required to make your forecast completely accurate.
This feature has been a long time in the making, and we are very excited to announce its’ release today.
Next time you log in to Cash Flow Frog, this popup will introduce you to the new feature:
November 30th, 2019
Today we launched the design of the new and improved projection screen, making it easier for you to:
- See the total expected income/expense per type (Sales, Payroll Expenses, Inventory, etc.).
- Compare future expected income/expense with previous months.
- Make sure all future transactions are included.
The new design will help you be more productive by eliminating the need to go back and forth between the projections page and the cash flow tables to compare and check if your projections are accurate.
The new design allows you to see your projections grouped by type:
August 22nd, 2019
We’ve improved our prediction algorithm so it can identify any type of pattern in your historical data and create cash flow projections according to it.
So, from now on, you’ll receive significantly more suggestions than before, and you’ll find less and less need to enter future transactions manually. Consequently, your forecast will be much more accurate and reliable, while requiring much less manual work on your end.
Remember, the algorithm suggests projections (transactions that are likely to occur in the future) that should be included in your forecast. It never adds projections to the forecast without your permission. You can always edit suggested projections before adding them to the forecast or exclude them if they are irrelevant.
Besides receiving more suggestions than before, you will not notice any changes in the user interface. Nevertheless, the new suggestions will help you include all of the transactions that can be predicted for the future, thus improving accuracy and reliability.
August 17th, 2019
We’re thrilled to announce this new automation feature that is going to save our users a lot of time!
Each invoice and bill in your cash flow forecast represents a transaction that is planned to occur on a specific day. We call this day ‘Expected Date’.
Until now, you had to go through a tedious manual process to set ‘Expected Dates’ for each invoice and bill. This process required quite a lot of effort because you had to remember the payment habit of each customer and how long it took your company to pay each vendor.
So, from now, our algorithm will calculate expected payment dates and set them automatically for each customer and vendor, according to your past data.
Don’t worry; you can always override the algorithm if you need to.
This feature works just the same for Invoices and Bills. Let’s see an example.
First, click on ‘Bills’ to open the ‘Edit Scenario’ page:
July 1st, 2019
In any cash flow planner, users add future transactions to predict their cash flow as accurately as possible. On Cash Flow Frog, these future transactions are called Projections.
Since our software is a cash flow planner for QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Desktop, and Xero accounting software, our algorithm examines your data and automatically predicts future transactions and suggests them as projections.
We use automation to help you avoid tedious manual work of analyzing which transactions are likely to occur in the future, and then, before adding them to your forecast, making sure they aren’t already included.
Instead of automatically adding these transactions to your forecast, the software will ask for your permission, so that you review the suggestions and make sure all of them are accurate.
Click on the ‘Suggestions’ tab at the top of your screen to see all the cash flow projections that the algorithm has generated:
June 25th, 2019
When you scroll through the transaction table and see a transaction that is expected to re-occur, you can simply duplicate it once or more.
Scroll down and find a transaction that you would like to duplicate. Click on the ‘duplicate’ icon at the right side of the transaction:
June 20th, 2019
We are thrilled to announce that companies using QuickBooks Desktop can now easily connect to Cash Flow Frog and get a clear picture of their cash position in the short and long term within seconds.
While the new integration is seamless, we know how difficult it can be to use third-party apps with QuickBooks Desktop. Therefore we offer detailed guides and one on one support to help businesses get up and running in no time.
Our software allows you to access your cash flow, whether you’re connected to QuickBooks on the same computer or a remote server. Also, we offer a free plan, with no time limit or commitment, for you to try and see if Cash Flow Frog is the right fit for your business.
June 14th, 2019
Account Mapping is an essential feature for any cash flow planner. It allows you to structure your data so that your cash flow is easy to view and understand. This feature has been requested by many of our users, and we’re thrilled to announce its’ release today.
Here’s an example of how you could use Account Mapping:
Let’s say we have a business that sells on three online marketplaces:
June 10th, 2019
We’ve released a cool improvement to our regular date picker. We wanted to allow you more flexibility when selecting the date range of the cash flow that you’re viewing.
For example, if you want to look at 6 months cash flow that are divided into 3 months history and 9 months forecast, the new date range selector allows you to select a 12 months range and set the ratio to 25% history and 75% forecast.
This feature is not a game changer, but we are always happy to add new tweaks and improvements to make our software more friendly and easy to use.
To open the new Date Range Picker click on the button on the right side of the date range:
May 10th, 2019
Do you like to see your cash flow in an Excel spreadsheet?
From now on you can export graphs and tables from Cash Flow Frog as spreadsheets and crunch the numbers even further or share with colleagues.
Simply click on the ‘Export’ icon:
May 6th, 2019
In the old user interface, you could only add one projection at a time. From now on you can add multiple projections, in one go.
If you want to create a few similar projections, after filling in the data for the first one, click ‘Duplicate’ to create another projection with the same data. Then edit only the data that varies between these projections.
Start by clicking on the green button that says ‘Add Projections’, at the top right side of the screen:
Apr 29th, 2019
We’ve added new tooltips to the cash flow graphs and charts to help you see the exact amounts at any point in time. This is an essential feature of any cash flow graph.
Every graph has a slightly different tooltip. The tooltip in the Cash Balance graph shows the actual/expected cash balance on the specific date you’re pointing to:
April 18th, 2019
We are happy to announce that Cash Flow Frog has a new Free plan with no time limit or commitment. We know that many business people want to get a feel of the product and see if it’s a good fit for their needs, before making a decision. The Free plan allows you to evaluate the product by using its’ core features:
- Instantly create a cash flow forecast, no setup, or prior knowledge required.
- Sync your QuickBooks/Xero data.
- See your cash position for the short term.
- Test ‘what if’ scenarios.
- Create and share cash flow reports.
While we work hard to make sure Cash Flow Frog provides significant value to your business and offer much more on the Standard and Pro plans, some companies find the Free plan sufficient for their long term.