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Grasshopper Team

Grasshopper, the entrepreneur's phone system

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. Great 8: Top Entrepreneur Forums on the Web

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Startup, Tips & Tricks on

    One of the great things about the entrepreneur community is the willingness and desire to share the trials and tribulations of starting and running a business. From blogs to forums to podcasts and books, there is a lot of really great knowledge out there. We have chosen eight of the best entrepreneur forums where you […]

  2. The Future is Now [Infographic]

    by Published in Entrepreneurship on

    Described by Forbes magazine as “the ultimate thinking machine”, American author, inventor, and futurist Ray Kurzweil published volumes of insightful predictions about the technology-driven future that we are currently living in. Here, we explore which of his major forecasts came to fruition and what he sees in store for our destiny beyond.

  3. Why You Should Pick a Virtual Office

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Startup on

    Opening and maintaining an office is one of the costliest moves a new business can make. The obvious expense is the monthly rent, but the financial investment in running an office far exceeds the rent. At minimum, you will need desks and chairs. Most companies eventually want filing cabinets and a water cooler (plus scheduled […]

  4. How to Determine When to Fire Your Client [Infographic]

    by Published in Entrepreneurship on

    Clients are absolutely critical for businesses to survive and flourish. However, there are limits to how far a freelancer or a business can go to please a client. Beyond a certain point your business and sanity just can’t take it any longer. Here are a few of those red flags that signal when it is time to fire your client.

  5. Core Values and the Companies That Do Them Well

    by Published in Marketing & Brands, Small Business on

    A crucial task of companies big and small is to define their core values. In his contrarian management book The Art of Demotivation, E.L. Kersten defines these as “the values that are most important to the direction of the organization and the decision-making within it.” Management consultants Francis Goullart and James Kelley describe core values […]

  6. Grasshopper Group, Wufoo & MailChimp Unite for Entrepreneurial Adventure – The BarCamp Tour

    by Published in News & Updates on

    Sure you have heard of book tours, concert tours, and even roadtrips designed around helping local charities. But I bet that you have never heard of a BarCamp tour. Until this morning no such thing existed. But the creative minds over at Grasshopper Group, MailChimp and Wufoo have teamed up to help entrepreneurs all over the country create amazing BarCamps.

  7. This One Time – at Barcamp…

    by Published in News & Updates on

    Barcamps are a pretty crazy entrepreneurial phenomenon if you ask us. I mean think about it, The idea of “barcamp” is only 5 years old and they have already happened in over 350 different cities across the world (including North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East). The largest barcamp ever had 4700 confirmed attendees (though they tend to average closer to 200-250). The “conference” and the content are completely organized and provided by attendees.