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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. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. How to be an entrepreneur: Qualities you can learn to develop the next big thing

    by Published in News & Updates on

    Did you happen to catch “America’s Next Great Restaurant,” which aired on NBC a few months back? In it, people who thought they had a great restaurant concept competed in front of a panel of investors – including celebrity chef Bobby Flay and Steve Ells, founder of Chipotle – for money to open their doors. […]

  5. 12 Summer Perks Employees Love

    by Published in News & Updates on

    One way small business owners take care of their top assets (their employees) is by offering special perks during the summer. When it’s hot outside and business is slower, many companies, like the ones featured below, take time to reward their hardworking employees with little extras that boost morale, and create a more exciting work […]

  6. Stop Being Impulsive! Think Before You Take Action

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Startup on

    Entrepreneurs are usually eager individuals who can’t stand the thought of sitting still. One of the reasons why good entrepreneurs fail is because they jump into action without the necessary research and planning. It’s important to execute your vision as quickly as possible, but taking time to map out your plan is essential. There are […]

  7. 5 Tips for the New Social Media Manager (or Kid)

    by Published in Customer Spotlights, Marketing & Brands, Small Business, Tips & Tricks on

    Guest Post This guest post is written by Gerry Praysman. Gerry is the resident Buzz Marketer at Brainshark, the leading provider of on-demand video presentations anytime, anywhere. The college graduation season is behind us and a fresh batch of wily youngsters is inundating the workforce. One of the fastest growing job opportunities today is in […]