Category Archives: QuickBooks Inventory

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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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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How Does a Consultant Best Work with Fishbowl?

I get asked multiple variations of this question on a daily basis and I totally understand why. Fishbowl is a big chunk of software, and with our new CRM release, Fishbowl Pipeline, it is only getting bigger. So a consultant … Continue reading

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I LOVE good news! (my report on the NPR segment I was on)

I LOVE good news. Even if it’s just rumors and I don’t know for certain yet if it’s true, it’s still encouraging, and sometimes that’s all we need to get through a down time. How often do we EVER know … Continue reading

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Made in America, REALLY??? I thought that all moved to China?

I suspect I’m like most of you when I hear about all the bad economic news that gets thrown at us from the media every day: The possibility of a second recession, Europe’s (and our) debt crisis, the inability of … Continue reading

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