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Social proof: a powerful weapon to beat your competition

by Andy Haynes  |  February 18/2014  |  , ,
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Social Proof: a powerful weapon to beat the competition Henry, the owner of a gutters and window cleaning business, recently ran into a big problem—stiff competition. A couple of new cleaners had started moving in on the neighborhoods …



Scheduled phone upgrade will make support voicemail unavailable: Thursday, February 13th, 6:30pm EST

by FreshBooks  |  February 13/2014  | 
Scheduled phone upgrade will make support voicemail unavailable: Thursday, February 13th, 6:30pm EST

UPDATE: It’s 10:09pm EST and the upgrade to the phone and voicemail system has been completed. Thanks for your continued patience. You can once again leave a voicemail for our Rockstar Support Team and we’ll get back to you when regular support hours resume tomorrow morning (9:00am – 6:00pm EST). In an effort to keep our …



New: Journal Entries for QuickBooks Desktop and CSV

by Rob Guenette  |  February 13/2014  |  , ,
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Journal Entries Starting today, you can share all your FreshBooks transactions in the form of journal entries with your accountant to save time during tax season. You don’t have to spend time figuring out which reports to run and your accountant gets the data they …



6 legal questions every freelancer should ask

by Nellie Akalp  |  February 11/2014  |  , , ,
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Six legal questions every freelancer should ask If you are like most freelancers or self-employed professionals, you’ve probably skated by without diving too deeply into the legal aspects of your business. After all, there are only so many hours in …



3 tax strategies to save your business money

by Guest Author  |  February 6/2014  |  ,
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Do you apply tax strategies for your small business? If you don’t, you’re probably giving money to the government you don’t have to. Nobody likes to do that, so today, I’m going to guide you through three key tax strategies that—as an accountant—I use with …



Scheduled phone upgrade will make support voicemail unavailable: Wednesday, February 5th, 6:30pm EST

by FreshBooks  |  February 5/2014  | 
Scheduled phone upgrade will make support voicemail unavailable: Wednesday, February 5th, 6:30pm EST

UPDATE: It’s 10:00pm EST and the upgrade to the phone system has been completed. Thanks for your patience. You can now leave a voicemail for our Support Team and we’ll get back to you when regular support hours resume (9:00am – 6:00pm EST). In an effort to keep our telephone support top notch for our customers, …



How I wrote winning proposals for multiple decision makers

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Proposals for multiple decision makers Throughout my career I have often found myself creating proposals for prospects who were not the sole decision maker. In many cases internal stakeholders like HR, Accounting or Operations had a say. When that was the case, …



Coworking space: should you run your business from one?

by Guest Author  |  January 30/2014  |  ,
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Co-working spaces As a freelancer, one of my biggest challenges is finding space to think, write, and develop my business. Sometimes I work from home, but find it hard to get motivated because I’m too relaxed. I end up taking naps or procrastinating by doing …



A great way to turn a negative prospect into a positive one

by Andy Haynes  |  January 28/2014  |  ,
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Change negative prospect to positive Winning a prospect over to your way of thinking can make the difference between earning their business or not. The question is, how to do it without telling them they’re wrong and sending them running. Early in …



The most important numbers to grow your business

by Evan Horowitz  |  January 23/2014  |  , ,
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The most important numbers to grow your business If you’re using accounting software, it’s easy to run financial reports. But what then? There are so many numbers to look at; it can be overwhelming. Which ones are the …




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