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New: A Redesigned Settings Menu Gives You More Control Over Your Account

Whether you run a business on your own, or with a whole team behind you – most owners can relate to the feeling of wanting to always look professional when interacting with clients. For example, when you send an Estimate to a client, you likely want it to look the same as the Invoices you’ll […] The post New: A Redesigned Settings Menu Gives You More...

6 Ways to Surprise and Delight Your Customers

What’s your No. 1 priority when it comes to improving customer relationships? If you answered surprising and delighting your customers, you’re on your way to positioning your business as a leader in providing a top customer experience. Surprise and delight methods are commonly used to re-attract and retain customers for the long run. These tactics […]...

5 Ways to Build Mental Health and Well-Being into Your Accounting Practice

Is mental health an afterthought in your CPA firm? In a busy line of work like accounting, it’s easy to ignore mental health…until it isn’t. Poor mental health can be devastating to workplace morale, productivity, and the bottom line. In small organizations especially, when one team member is unwell, those negative effects are magnified. Today, […]...

Australian Graphic Designer, Jasmine, Relies on FreshBooks to Help Her Fight Design Crimes

Jasmine Holmes was still a TAFE student in Adelaide when she landed her first professional gig working as a graphic designer. In the 12 years since then, her impressive portfolio has grown to include projects for global and Australian brands, such as Red Bull, Officeworks, the Australian Open, Subway, and Rolex. It’s an impressive roster, […] The...

7 Stress Management Strategies for Accountants

For accounting professionals, balancing a heavy workload, client expectations, and having a personal life can be a challenge. The “standard” 40-hour workweek is rarely standard during the busy season or year-end close. And even outside of major deadlines, accountants often deal with difficult clients, pressure to lower fees, and ever-changing tax laws...

New & Improved in FreshBooks: Team Cost Rates, Project Profitability, and More

As summer continues to roll on, the updates from FreshBooks continue to roll out. Here’s a look at all the new and improved features that launched in August. Manage Project Spending with Team Cost Rates and Billable Rates To help maximize your profitability, FreshBooks lets you set Team Cost Rates and Billable Rates. This will […] The post New &...

5 Ways Your Appointment-Based Business is Losing Money

Between managing client appointments and making sure that your books are up-to-date, you’ve got a lot going on. But don’t let a busy schedule prevent you from making sure that your appointment-based business is running as efficiently as possible. Service-based businesses are unique in the sense that the bottom line is almost entirely dependent on […]...

Why Google Calendar Shouldn’t Be Your Default Scheduling Tool

No matter whether you’re running a health and wellness studio, coaching consultancy, freelance tutoring business, or a household services company, running an appointment-based business comes with its own unique set of challenges. And, let’s face it, scheduling is at the crux of those challenges. Not only are you responsible for managing your organization’s...

How to Pay Yourself as a Business Owner

Here you’ve sacrificed so much to get your business started and growing, and now you have to take money out…for yourself? Rest assured, figuring out how to pay yourself as a business owner isn’t as crazy as it seems. That pay stub is a reflection of all the hard work it took to bring your […] The post How to Pay Yourself as a Business Owner appeared...

Sometimes Growing Your Business Means Outgrowing Your Plan. Premium Helps.

If you’re reading this, your business is growing – and that’s awesome! But, it also means you’re facing new challenges when it comes to managing money, tracking profitability, and keeping on top of a growing list of clients. If you’re a FreshBooks user, this might mean you need a new set of tools (that you […] The post Sometimes Growing Your Business...

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