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How to Survive Holiday Visitors: Your Small Business Playbook

by Nellie Akalp  |  December 16/2014  |  , ,

Nellies legal lessons   Another holiday season is upon us, and with so many competing demands and priorities, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. There’s travel planning, prepping for visitors, gift shopping and holiday events piled on top of an already-busy schedule. While …

The Top 7 Gifts for Your Accountant this Holiday

by FreshBooks  |  December 15/2014  |  , , ,
The 7 top gifts for your accountant

7 Gifts for your Accountant He’s making a list and checking it twice, but even Santa can sometimes forget to deliver a little holiday cheer to the men and women who keep his business in business – accountants. If you’ve …

7 business books that will actually help your business

by Guest Author  |  December 9/2014  |  , , ,

7 books that will help your business Many business books follow the same formula. The author offers some idea about how the professional world is changing—something that is often explained in a few pages—and then they fixate on …

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

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, …

Freshoween ’14: Thank you for showcasing your spooky side

Freshoween ’14: Thank you for showcasing your spooky side

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…drum …

Halloween Costume Contest ’14: Vote for Your Favorite!


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  |  ,

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 …

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


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 …

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


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 …

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 …

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