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[SXSW Interview] Pricing Your Services with Jim Hopkinson

by Faraz Shafaghi | March 19/2013 | jim-hopkinson, pricing-2, sxsw
[SXSW Interview] Pricing Your Services with Jim Hopkinson

So you’re in the process of courting a prospective client, but there’s a giant elephant in the room: pricing.

  • When should the topic be brought up?
  • How much should you charge?
  • How do you present yourself like a pro who’s worth the dough?

Enter Jim Hopkinson, author of salarytutor.com and the man behind thehopkinsonreport.com


[SXSW Interview] Small Business Insights From Ramit Sethi

by Faraz Shafaghi | March 11/2013 | i-will-teach-you-to-be-rich, ramit-sethi, sxsw
[SXSW Interview] Small Business Insights From Ramit Sethi

Yesterday at SXSW, we were fortunate enough to catch up with Ramit Sethi, author of the New York Times Bestseller, I Will Teach You To Be Rich. Ramit also writes for his own site, iwillteachyoutoberich.com - a popular online blog for personal finance tips, small business insights and a host of other topics.…


See You At SXSW 2013

by Justine Smith | March 1/2013 | south-by-southwest, sxsw, sxsw-2013
See You At SXSW 2013 This year marks our 7th trip to the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, and it’s going to be a blast. Catch Freshies Faraz and Randy attending events, live blogging and hosting a fun customer drink-up in Austin on March 7th. If you’ll be in the vicinity, we’d love to see you there so go ahead…

[Video] Following your heart, working for yourself and taking the great leap

by Amanda Rappak | March 23/2012 | elizabeth-king, follow-your-heart, sxsw, video
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Our visit to SXSW last week was our most memorable yet! We met lots of customers and new friends at our Ranch Party plus got the chance to sit down with some incredibly smart people. We heard from thought leaders, entrepreneurs and talented creative folk who are blazing a trail in the small business world.…


Interview: Jody Padar and the new world of Digital Accounting

by Amanda Rappak | March 21/2012 | cpas-gone-wild, digital-accounting, jody-padar, sxsw, tax
Interview: Jody Padar and the new world of Digital Accounting

Jody Padar represents the next generation of accounting professionals. She is on the vanguard of a new movement of “digital CPAs” who are evolving the profession by embracing cloud services and social media to shift the way CPAs serve their clients. In four years since joining her father’s firm New Vision CPA Group, Jody…


Come and say hello at SXSW!

by Sarah Wilbore | February 29/2012 | austin, saul-colt, south-by-southwest, sxsw, sxswi, texas
Come and say hello at SXSW! Come say hello in Austin, Texas This year marks our 6th at South By South West Interactive festival and we’re looking forward to getting back to Austin, Texas for another great event. Boy have we had some cool experiences in the past! We had our first roadburn, we delivered hangover kits, we helped you bring home the bacon and…

Tell us: What makes your heart leap for joy?

by Sarah Wilbore | February 14/2012 | contest, customer-love, follow-your-heart, series, sxsw, valentines-day
Tell us: What makes your heart leap for joy?

We’ve noticed there is a common thread woven into each conversation with our customers: crikey do these people love what they do. Whether they left a corporate gig to become a professional dog walker or spent many sleepless nights getting a start-up off the ground, the FreshBooks network is full of incredibly dedicated business-owners who…


Sign up for the free FreshBooks SXSW shuttle

by Sarah Wilbore | January 31/2012 | airport-shuttle, austin, south-by-southwest, sxsw
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SXSW Shuttle Bus

Beep beep! We’ll be heading down to Austin, Texas in March for another great time at South By South West Interactive conference. Sign up for our special mailing list and get news of where you can hang out with us, hear about the fun surprises we’re planning, plus get all the details on grabbing a…

Panels for SXSW 2012: Vote for your favorite topics

by Saul Colt | August 17/2011 | corey-reid, saul-colt, sunir-shah, sxsw, sxswi
Panels for SXSW 2012: Vote for your favorite topics

sxsw-logoCowboys and cowgirls, it’s that time of year again; when cattle roam free and votes for SXSW are tallied.

What’s SXSW?

SXSW, standing for South by South West, is a music, film and interactive conference and festival that happens every year in Austin, Texas. The event brings together awesome folks from all over the world…


Say Hi to us at SXSW

by Saul Colt | March 4/2011 | conferences, events, sxsw, sxswi
Say Hi to us at SXSW

Next week is South By SouthWest and like years past we have a slew of the cool stuff planned and are hoping you all make us a serious part of your social calendar! (If you cannot attend :( - we hope you enjoy the posters at the bottom).

Myself, Saul Colt, and my partners