Category Archives: Business Management Software

Using Fishbowl Inventory in a service industry

I love the fact that here at Fishbowl we have multiple employees who run their own businesses on the side. Fishbowl is, after all, still a small business (94 employees), and even though we’ve been in business for over 10 … Continue reading

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Shipping just got a whole lot easier in Fishbowl

OK, for those Fishbowl customers who had to set up UPS Worldship in Fishbowl, (that includes almost every Fishbowl customer), THIS is what you had to do: Open the Control Panel, go to Administrative Tools, click Data Sources (ODBC). Click … Continue reading

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Going Mobile with Fishbowl’s Surfboard

I don’t usually start off a blog post with a logo but I think I will today. “Surfboard for Pipeline”: Doesn’t THAT look cool? But then, you may ask, what is Pipeline??? Well, let me answer that with another logo: … Continue reading

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Using Fishbowl to run your own retail outlet…

Did you know that three of our 90+ Fishbowl employees run their own retail businesses on the side? All three run retail operations in very different markets and they all use Fishbowl Inventory to manage their inventory. So I thought … Continue reading

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You need a Point-of-Sale. You saw that it’s easy to set up. Now you can try it for free.

Recently, I wrote a post about the need for a quality Point-of-Sale system for any company that expects walk-in traffic. I then posted about the effort required to install the Fishbowl Point-of-Sale system (SalesPoint) and showed that, at least for … Continue reading

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At Fishbowl it’s a brave new world and the sky’s the limit…

In 1983 Scott Cook founded Intuit. Its first product was Quicken, a small package for writing checks and tracking account balances (at least that’s what it did when they first started). It was a runaway success. I won’t go into … Continue reading

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You’ve got product. You’ve got a facility. Do you have a walk-in store?

How many of your clients manufacture or wholesale a consumer product of one type or another but don’t bother setting up a decent walk-in store for those who just want to buy direct? Let’s face it, not everyone wants to … Continue reading

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