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Grasshopper Team

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The Grasshopper Team loves sharing tips, tricks, advice, and how-tos with entrepreneurs around the world. We're always here to answer questions or just chat.

  1. Why Your Business Should Have an 800 Number

    by Published in Small Business, Toll Free & Local Numbers on

      In today’s economy, it’s important to make your business seem like number one. That means as a small 1-5 person business, you need to look and sound as professional as the big guys. An 800 number can not only help you sound bigger but can also make life easier for everyone. Here are seven […]

  2. 10 Blogs Entrepreneurs Need to Be Reading

    by Published in Entrepreneurship on

    See the 2012 edition: 10 Must Read Blogs for Entrepreneurs (2012 Edition) #1.  The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur Site: What it is: Mike Michalowicz provides entrepreneurs and small businesses with tips on everything from starting a business to networking to marketing and health care. Why you should read it: Mike not only provides great tips […]

  3. Fantasies vs. Realities of a Startup [Comic]

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Startup on

    For many, the idea of a startup conjures up romantic notions of young guns going from rags to riches. However, ask any successful entrepreneur and he/she can tell you it was by no means an idyllic road to success. Below we dispel some of the most prolific fantasies about a startup’s road to success.

  4. 10 Up-And-Coming Startup Hubs From Around The World

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Startup on

    When most people think of startup hubs, a few common places come to mind. Even the average non-tech enthusiast knows that Silicon Valley and New York City are startup hubs thanks to stories about Google and movies like The Social Network. And while these places are certainly at the heart of technology, plenty of new startup hubs are blossoming around the world.

  5. 6 Reasons Why People Are Afraid to Start a Business

    by Published in Startup on

      Starting a new business can be a turbulent undertaking. For one thing, there are no guarantees of success. Businesses fail every single day, and plenty of entrepreneurs come away with nothing to show for months or years of hard-fought effort. The idea of sacrificing a steady salary for an uncertain, hoped-for payday also tends […]