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Canadian Small Business Week, 2014: That’s a wrap!

by FreshBooks | November 10/2014 | freshbooks-freshbrew, small-business-week-canada
Canadian Small Business Week, 2014: That's a wrap!

As you might know October 19-25 was Small Business Week in Canada, and to celebrate, the team at FreshBooks banded together in its FreshMobile to hit the streets of Toronto and deliver free #FreshBrew coffee to fuel small business owners. We dropped off bags of coffee beans to some of our nearby clients, met with…


Freshoween ‘14: Thank you for showcasing your spooky side

by FreshBooks | November 6/2014 | freshbooks-halloween, freshoween, halloween-costume-contest
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The costumes are back in the closet, you’re likely recovering from a candy-induced coma, and there’s one thing for certain-small business owners are certainly _not _Halloweenies!

Everyone who participated in the Freshoween ‘14 Photo Contest brought their Halloween spirit in spades; after sorting through all the spooktacular submissions, we’ve landed on the winners……


Halloween Costume Contest ‘14: Vote for Your Favorite!

by Lindsay Lapchuk | October 31/2014 | freshbooks-halloween, freshoween, halloween-costume-contest
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Update: Thais has won our 2014 Halloween Costume Contest for her awesome FreshBooks Illustration costume. Thais will celebrate with a night out on the town for two. Thanks to everyone for sending in your votes. The countdown until Halloween 2015 is already on… see you next year!

Here we go again-it’s Halloween! And FreshBooks is…


WANTED: Your Halloween Spirit in Exchange for a Chance to Win Big

by FreshBooks | October 30/2014 | contest, halloween
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Update (Oct. 30th) - Halloween is just one day away! Don’t be a halloweenie and join in on the world’s biggest small business halloween contest for a chance to win big.

Check your calendars - Halloween is just one week away…and you’ve likely been so busy working ‘round the clock to serve your clients that…


Uniting a community, one bean at a time - The story behind #FreshBrew

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Today, the FreshMobile will be delivering free #FreshBrew coffee-a unique blend of Ethiopian and Honduran coffee beans-to entrepreneurs attending the Small Business Forum at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Everyone loves coffee, especially free delicious coffee brought to you by FreshBooks, but what you may not know about this particular brew is that it has…


Introducing #FreshBrew - Just in time for Canadian Small Business Week

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What do small business owners, entrepreneurs and freelancers thrive on?

Simple.

Coffee.

OK, it’s not necessarily that simple, but let’s face it, when those late nights and early mornings kick in, coffee becomes every entrepreneur’s best friend. With this in mind, during Canadian Small Business Week this week, FreshBooks is going to be fuelling…


September Caption Challenge

by FreshBooks | September 4/2014 |
September Caption Challenge

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated. By random draw, Bayworx was selected as the winner. And thanks again to everyone for playing!

For many, September feels like the start of a new year – kids going back to school, office supplies are on sale and of course a change…


Why Movember matters at FreshBooks

by Fabiola Torres | November 27/2013 | movember, prostate-cancer-awareness
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My dad was diagnosed with prostate cancer in May 2010. My family and I had never heard about this cancer nor had anyone in the family gone through this process. We learned very quickly what it was about as my dad had to go through surgery, and then radiation therapy. We joined support committees in…


Halloween Costume Contest ’13: Vote for Your Favorite!

by Donald Cowper | October 31/2013 |
Halloween Costume Contest ’13: Vote for Your Favorite!

Update: Richard and Lisa have won our 2013 Halloween Costume Contest for their awe-inspiring rendition of Gravity. And a big congrats also goes to Steven for winning our random draw of comments and tweets. Thanks to everyone for sending in your votes, see you next year!

It’s Halloween and we’ve gone a little wacky here…


Is your business zombie proof?

by Guest Author | October 29/2013 | zombie-proof-business, zombie-survival-guide, zombie-ism
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Today’s economy is truly global, and so is the threat of viral postvivo cannibalism, or “zombie-ism.” In order to compete in a fast-paced global environment, your business must be adaptable, efficient, and safe from the onslaught of the ravenous undead hordes who seek to reduce profitability. History has shown that the businesses that succeed are…