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Entrepreneurs can't afford to be tied to a desk. Learn how Grasshopper's virtual phone system can help you cut the cord and take your business anywhere.
Today, we’re excited to announce the official availability of the Grasshopper desktop app, including spam call detection, so all Grasshopper users can work seamlessly from their computer without missing a beat - or a call or text!
Tired of the bulky hardware and limitations of your traditional business phone system? Here's why a virtual phone system is just right for entrepreneurs.
Grasshopper and gig work go together like peanut butter and jelly. Here's how our virtual phone system can help your gig-based business run smoothly.
Need some inspiration for your small business website? These small businesses prove high-quality, gorgeous websites aren't just for giant corporations.
In honor of Shark Week, we're taking a look at what kind of shark you are based on your entrepreneurial style. Come find out!
New mobile updates for Grasshopper including free outbound calling, MMS & group SMS texting capabilities, and more.
Today, we celebrate our nation's independence. But what do entrepreneurs have in common with the men who gave it to us? More than you might think.
Every year, Grasshopper awards a $5000 scholarship to one entrepreneurial college student. Read on to hear all about 2017's winner.
Memorial Day has come and gone, and that means one thing: it’s unofficially summertime. Here's our team's picks for leisurely summer reading on the beach.
In recent years, SEO has gone from optional tactic to absolutely mandatory. Join us for a Fireside Chat on May 25th to learn how to rank in Google.
May is a time to celebrate mom. We asked some of our friends what they learned from being raised by entrepreneur moms. See what they shared with us.
When GetGo Inc. merged with Boston's LogMeIn, a lot changed. Here's a sneak peak at Grasshopper's new digs and what our team loves about them.
We're celebrating Mom and Pop Business Owner's Day by sharing shout-outs to some of the awesome local businesses we love.
It’s time to truly take advantage of email marketing. In this infographic, you’ll find 5 emails you should be sending, plus tips on what to include.
On April 22nd, a whole new batch of toll free numbers will become available – 833 numbers. Get the skinny on the new toll free prefix right here.
New feature: Vacation Greetings are now available in NUUI - just in time for the holidays!
It starting to look a lot like Christmas... shouldn't your workspace transform into a winter wonderland of holly jolly holiday cheer, too?
Local communities thrive when we all make an effort to #shopsmall. Here are some ideas from our customers to get you ready for Small Business Saturday.
We recently launched Grasshopper Academy to help entrepreneurs become better small business owners. If you haven't taken a look, what are you waiting for?
It’s not exciting, but the small biz financing world is always changing. If you haven’t been keeping up, here’s a quick intro to the biggest trends.
In preparation for our fireside chat, we talked to 3 small business experts about bad credit, small biz loans, and financing options.
Grasshopper launches our full-fledged call management and virtual phone service in the UK! Get all the details here.
What's new? TV advertising still strong, Doodle 4 Google contest opens, and the IRS has a grudge against small business.
What's new? Email blogging, Apple's big September launches, and small businesses get some search engine love.
What's new? Skyword releases 2017 content marketing predictions, Google gears up for live news coverage, and small businesses fall victim to cyber attacks.
What's new? Analytics boost sales in B2B, Google takes a stand against mobile pop-ups, and small businesses shun EMV payments.
What's new? The Olympics move online, Google launches Duo video chat app, and small business owners are worried about the economy this election season.
What's new? Marketers aren't leveraging advanced tech, Google grants more real estate in ads, and Chattanooga wins most budget-friendly city for startups.
What's new? Marketers love video, Bing gets into the Olympic spirit, and small business lenders are still risk-averse.
What's new? Verizon acquires Yahoo, ad blocking grows among young men, and small business owners don't care about growth.
What's new? Twitter opens up verification, Google Maps to allow community edits, and new tutorials from the SBA help small businesses land federal funding.
What's new? Marketing with Pokemon Go, ZipCar's tracking the ROI of branded cars, and Snapchat geofilters for small business.
What's new? Google to launch mobile-only index, small business hiring surges again, and Facebook prioritizes friends & family over brands.
Google's testing a new
Each year, Grasshopper awards a $5,000 scholarship to one entrepreneurial college student. We're proud to announce this year's winner.
Investors and other business people have really limited time, so it's important to craft a compelling and concise executive summary for your business plan.
A business plan is important, but what questions should it aim to answer? We chat about info to include and tailoring your plan for various audiences here.
Technology isn’t the only thing that’s changing. We need to update how we start businesses — including writing a business plan.
To celebrate Women's History Month, we're spotlighting awesome women entrepreneurs. This week we feature Julie DePaola of The Tasty Biscuit.
To celebrate Women's History Month, we're featuring awesome women entrepreneurs who are killing it in the business world.
You spoke, and we listened! Business SMS is available on all toll free numbers now, too.
Developing a funding pitch is pretty high-stakes. What are the key factors to consider when writing your pitch? Several small business experts weigh in.
Big news from Grasshopper this week: The much anticipated Business SMS feature is officially available!
Once you have background data, how can you shape and refine your business idea? We asked small business experts for their thoughts.
Market research is key to vetting a biz idea. What are some of the best, budget-friendly options? We asked several small business experts.
Can a hobby still be fun once you depend on it for your livelihood? We wanted to find out, so we talked to small business experts to get their input.
Being in the business of providing 800 numbers, we took a look at some of the most on-point and funny 1-800 numbers out there.
Many small businesses want to leverage Pay-Per-Click (PPC) to gain leads and sales, but this is hard to do if you're not on top of trends in SEM.
PPC Ads. Do you need to hire an expert or can you easily outsource your efforts? We dive in deep in this post.
Many small businesses are leveraging Pay-Per-Click (PPC) to gain leads and sales, but many are making mistakes. We talked to the experts about the most commo...
We’re proud to announce that William Marcellus Armstrong of Cranbrook Academy of Art is the winner of The Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship.
No office? No problem! Here are 9 tools to help you be productive, no matter where you work.
You'll be told that half the battle of starting a new business is simply getting started, but once you've launched, what do you even do?
Hiring the right people is crucial for a small business, so we asked a handful of experts about what you need to know when it comes to hiring.
Finding money to start a small business isn't easy. That's why we've roped in some experts to give us their tips.
Referrals can make a small business, so we asked some experts how to create an engine that keeps on turning without much grease.
Insurance can protect your business, so it's a good idea to get informed. In this post, we explain the different types of insurance to help you out!
Business owners make communication mistakes all the time without even knowing it. Here are four common mistakes with info on how to fix them.
Advertising is expensive and can break the bank. Here are a bunch of helpful options if you're running low on funds.
Overwhelmed? Here are a few great solutions that rescue super small businesses and startups from utter and complete mayhem!
Entrepreneurs often struggle to decide where to incorporate, so we've put together this concise guide to the 8 best states.
Want to get your feet wet with Facebook Ads? Look no further-- read our quick guide for small business owners like you.
If you want to leverage Twitter ads to boost your visibility on social media, then check out our must-read quick guide, tailored to small biz owners. Tweet!
Need money to get your small business or startup off the ground? Learn how to get money for your business before it's too late.
Learn your entrepreneurial spirit animal by taking our freaky and fun quiz.
Having trouble developing your customer base? Here are 10 great tools that can help you keep your current customers AND get new ones.
It's easy to get caught in a summer slump, but don't let nice weather zap your marketing motivation. Summer is actually the perfect time to get going.
Should you be paying to social networks besides Facebook and Twitter? We give you the rundown on Snapchat and reddit to give you a leg up!
Looking to get the word out about your local business? Check out these must-read resources to help you get going.
Each year, Grasshopper will give a scholarship to one current college student who's dedicated to the path of entrepreneurship. Read on for the 2014 winner.
Vancouver is a bustling city, so it's hard for small businesses to make their mark. These ones are thriving-- let their lessons help your biz grow.
Growing fast is a high quality problem, but that doesn't mean it's easy. Learn tools and strategies to help you cope before you get in over your head.
If you want your side gig to take off, you have to get more customers. That means... marketing! Learn how to turn your side gig into a real biz.
As a real estate agent, you're juggling a lot. Should you juggle social media too or outsource it to someone else?
Maybe you're great at marketing, but terrible at administrative tasks (or the other way around). A small business development center could help!
Learn the 7 marketing sins that every new business owner commits...and how to avoid them!
If you want to get recognized by Google (and trust us, you do!), it's time to learn about SEO. It'll take a bit of work, but the benefits are worth it.
Ruth Burr of Moz weighs in on Local Business SEO, offering information and suggestions to small businesses.
Humor can help get your business recognized, but oftentimes the jokes fall flat. Learn how to create amusing campaigns that are anything but tasteless.
Want beautiful design on your marketing materials? Us too. Read on for 3 free design hacks that'll propel you and your business towards design success.
Think funny marketing is only for companies geared towards college students? Well, you're wrong! Check out these 4 ways to infuse your marketing with LOLs.
To help local business owners with their marketing initiatives, we've identified 4 key strategies for super successful marketing (they're easy!).
Your brand is made up of its own unique DNA. Learn how to build values, inspire employees, and elicit positive feelings about your brand.
Is it really true that a clean, minimalist workspace is the best for productivity? Research suggests messy desks and clean ones have their benefits.
When running your business, you will mess up. You might try to get funding before you're ready, hire someone who upsets your customers, or do something spamm...
You're on board with A/B testing, but are you sure you know what you're doing? Read this post to ensure you don't screw things up!
Customers can post reviews on Yelp, Google Local, Facebook and other websites, but how do you get them to say positive things about you?
Gary was a good grasshopper for all of 2013. All he wants this holiday season is a caption for this cartoon.. we need your help!
Coming up with a good business name can be harder than scaling a mountain, so we're here to help you out with some tips, suggestions, and best practices.
Branded cars might seem hokey, but they're propelling small businesses to the top. Read on to find out how much they'll cost you and why they work.
Entrepreneurs don't have tons of time for email marketing, so we've pulled together this quick guide so you can engage your customers quickly and easily.
Many entrepreneurs confuse people when they talk about what they do. How do you pitch a seemingly boring product to make it sound exciting and worthwhile?
A while ago, we happened upon a book called Worth Every Penny by Sarah Petty and Erin Verbeck, which says you shouldn’t discount your products and services. ...
B2B, B2C, or something in between-- it doesn't matter. We all need to be mindful of what our customers want. Here are 7 ways to figure it out.
Some of these blogs offer gadgets that make life easier while others discuss how to hustle. They serve to motivate and re-inspire the productivity that’s cru...
Over the past decade, colleges and universities have diverged from traditional business degrees to offer specializations in entrepreneurship. Sounds pretty c...
People look for productivity in odd places. They time themselves driving to work to save 20 seconds on their morning commute. Sometimes they skip lunch, whic...
The field of communications. Sounds like a common sense area, doesn’t it? As simple-sounding as it is (and as much as some consider it “fluffy”), communicati...
When you’re almost late to an 8:00 a.m. meeting, little else matters to you except being on time. Bagels or bacon, donuts or scrambled eggs—as long as you ca...