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  1. [Contest] Gary Needs a Ballin’ Caption

    by Published in News & Updates on

    Gary’s participating in March Madness, but his cartoon needs a caption. Someone’s on the phone, but what are they saying? Fans are watching, but what are they thinking? We can’t think of a caption for this cartoon, so we thought we’d ask our creative friends, fans, and customers. The winning caption will receive a $50 […]

  2. We Just Bought 10,000 Copies of Mark Cuban’s eBook for our Customers

    by Published in News & Updates on

    After reading Mark Cuban’s new ebook, How to Win at the Sport of Business, we were blown away and inspired by Mark’s story.  His unconventional approach to business offers a refreshing perspective on how to build a successful business that we can all benefit from. In his book, he shares his wealth of experience and […]

  3. Entrepreneurship, It’s Personal

    by Published in Customer Spotlights, Entrepreneurship, Small Business on

    Nash Kabbara, co-founder of Motors On Wheels and ZipZoomAuto provides insight on building and sustaining a business. About Me When I was about 12 years old, mom would stop the car at the local bakery; I would jump out with a pocket full of change and buy a dozen pastries. It’s Sunday, family dinner day, […]

  4. Grasshopper vs. Google Voice: What’s the Difference?

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

      With the launch of Google Voice this past year, awareness surrounding the virtual phone, virtual pbx, hosted pbx industry has skyrocketed, and here at Grasshopper we have been fortunate enough to enjoy the benefits. More awareness means more people wanting to know what a virtual number is, what a virtual phone system is, how […]

  5. Overcome the Startup Stigma: 5 Ways to Make Your Small Business Look More Professional

    by Published in Customer Spotlights on

    This is a guest post by RightSignature, a popular web service that provides an easy, fast way to get any document filled out and signed online – contract, NDA, form, you name it. You have a dream. But no matter how brilliant your business idea, there is a dangerous ravine you need to cross in […]

  6. The Grasshopper Outage: Co-Founders Response

    by Published in News & Updates on

    On Tuesday & Wednesday Grasshopper experienced a major outage unlike anything we’ve experienced since launching 8 years ago (For details please read the full explanation below). In short, we had major hardware failure and our disaster recovery systems that we’ve spent millions of dollars on did not work as designed. Although outages are inevitable with […]

  7. Getting Paid in Equity: A What to Do Guide

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    Equity-based pay is often used by the founders of young startups who want to grow their businesses but cannot offer big salaries to qualified professionals. Typical arrangements seek to either partially or fully compensate service providers with stock in the company in exchange for hard work. Depending on where you are at (career- and age-wise), […]