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New: An easier way to share reports with your accountant

by Himali Tadwalkar  |  August 19/2014  |  ,

Starting today, you can invite your trusted accountant or bookkeeper to create their own Accountant Center, a portal that gives them read-only access to your Reports and Journal Entries whenever they need them. Note: The way you export your journal entries has changed with Accountant …

Scheduled Downtime for Maintenance: Friday August 15th, 2014 11:30PM EDT

by FreshBooks  |  August 15/2014  | 
Scheduled Downtime for Maintenance: Friday August 15th, 2014 11:30PM EDT

Update: We’re all done! Thanks for your patience. Your FreshBooks account will be temporarily unavailable for approximately 30 minutes as of 11:30pm EDT tonight, Friday August 15th, 2014 for a brief maintenance update. Reminder! Please ensure you have saved all work by 11:25PM EDT. Please note: The FreshBooks iPhone app, iPad app, …

5 ways to protect your business from hackers

by Guest Author  |  August 14/2014  |  ,

5 ways to protect your business from hackers As an advisor at a privacy software company, I constantly see the damage that a hacker can have on a small business. Peter, a freelance translator, was one of those cautionary …

How to experiment with value pricing


How to experiment with value pricing So how much is it going to cost me? I had just launched my accounting practice and was ready to show the world what debits and credits were truly made of. Yet while I had …

The real problem with a lot of proposals

by Andy Haynes  |  August 7/2014  |  ,

The real problem with proposals Recently, at a business development conference, I ran into an old high school friend named John. While catching up over lunch he told me he’d spent ten years working for a large firm developing sales training programs. …

New: iPhone and iPad App Update

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iPhone Paid Invoice iPad Dashboard iOS users rejoice! The updated FreshBooks app for iPhone and iPad is now available to download from the App Store.  Here’s what’s new: A Fresh New Look The mobile app received a visual overhaul, creating an entire experience that is …

Negotiating is for women too

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Negotiation is for women too Years ago when I started freelancing, I found negotiating around money to be next door to impossible. I stammered, turned red, looked at the floor. I was afraid to ask for “too much,” afraid I would be …

Should you ever scare your clients?

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The two key emotions great presenters arouse in their audience Ben, a brand consultant, spent his first year in business busting his hump to drum up business. He managed to book lots of opportunities to present to …

Coming Soon: An Easier Way to Accept Credit Cards in FreshBooks

by Faraz Shafaghi  |  July 29/2014  |  ,

Whether you’re currently chasing clients for checks or already accept online payments for your FreshBooks invoices, there’s a newer, easier way coming soon – and it’s designed and supported by FreshBooks to help you save …

When a vacation is good for business

by Mariellen Ward  |  July 24/2014  | 
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Do you find it hard to leave your business and enjoy a stress-free, relaxing vacation? It’s always hard to walk away from your business, especially if you’re a sole proprietor or running a small business. In this fast-paced, 24/7 digital world, it can …

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