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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. 13 Amazing Tools We Use Every Day

    by Published in Entrepreneurship on

    For those of you who don’t know, this week is Global Entrepreneurship Week.  In honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week, this week’s content will be focused entirely on entrepreneurship. We’re kicking the week off with the tools we, as entrepreneurs, can’t live without. Did you know Grasshopper has over 35 full-time employees? It’s true! There are […]

  2. Boston. The Destination for Female Entrepreneurs #WLF11

    by Published in Women & Business on

    This post was written by our Online Marketing Manager, Casie Gillette. I attended The Successful You: Women’s Leadership Forum yesterday in Cambridge and sat in on the session “Boston. The Destination for Female Entrepreneurs”. The panel featured four Boston-area women involved in the entrepreneurial community – Stephanie Kaplan, CEO of Her Campus Media, Jennifer Lum, […]

  3. Free Accounts for Hurricane-Affected Businesses

    by Published in News & Updates, Toll Free & Local Numbers on

    If you are a business affected by Hurricane Irene, we’d love to provide you with a free three-month Grasshopper account to help you keep your business open and connected (for existing customers, we will credit your account for 3 months, maximum credit $150). You can be set up in five minutes, have incoming calls forwarded […]

  4. Staples Says Telecommuting Boosts Productivity

    by Published in Virtual Office on

    Would you believe that 40% of telecommuters would rather take a pay cut then stop telecommuting? According to a recent survey from Staples Advantage, the B2B division of Staples, telecommuters “feel and work better” than those who work in an actual office. They’re happier, healthier and according to 86% of them, more productive.

  5. Grasshopper Group Goes Back to the Future, Mark Cuban Invests in Chargify

    by Published in News & Updates on

    In 2009, after successfully growing Grasshopper for 6 years, we launched Grasshopper Group to create additional web applications to empower entrepreneurs. We’re happy to announce that our first product, Chargify, has received funding from Mark Cuban to accelerate its growth as the leading subscription billing and customer management tool for recurring business models. As exciting […]

  6. 5 Common Small Business Accounting Mistakes

    by Published in Tips & Tricks on

    Adding and subtracting is easy, but doing financial accounting isn’t always that simple. Small businesses often try and save money by doing their own accounting, but common sense isn’t always the best guide. When your company’s revenue (and relationship with the IRS) is at stake, you don’t want to mess up the numbers. Here are […]

  7. Benefits of Lead Scoring and How to Make it Work

    by Published in Marketing & Brands, Small Business on

    If you are like most entrepreneurs, you will find that sometimes your pitches work really well and other times they fail miserably. You may find that you make twenty sales in five hours one day, but fail to make five sales after working an entire week the next. We’ve all been there. Before chocking this […]