So Much to Be Grateful for

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving – a time for reflecting on our lives and everything we have to be grateful for.

Thank you from everyone at Fishbowl, Fishbowl BlogAt Fishbowl, we have a lot to be thankful for this year:

  • The outpouring of love from our community after the death of our friend and coworker Bryan Byrge
  • Our wonderful customers who use our software
  • All the work our Development team put into our new release: Fishbowl 2015
  • Our incredible partners who add so much functionality to our software
  • The staff and residents at the Central Utah Veterans Home, who we got to serve for our annual Fishbowl Day of Service
  • And a whole lot more

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Inventory Management Software That’s a Perfect Fit for Your Business

If the shoe fits, wear it. Make sure your inventory software fits your needs, Fishbowl Inventory BlogIf the shoe fits, wear it. Of course, in order to have shoes to sell in the first place, a store needs to have a solid inventory system in place. Thus, it’s important to find inventory management software that is a perfect fit for your business.

There are many inventory software options, so how do you pick one that is right for you? I’ll tell you with a shoe analogy. Continue reading

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10 Steps to a Healthier Business (Part 2): Cycle Counting

Last week I explained how Inventory Management can lead to a healthier business. Now it’s time to move on to Cycle Counting.

Cycle counting is an efficient way to keep track of your inventory quantities, Fishbowl BlogWhat Is Cycle Counting?

You know how some businesses shut down their warehouses for a few days every year to do a complete count of their inventory? Cycle counting is a way of counting your inventory that doesn’t require such a huge imposition like that.

Basically, it involves breaking up the inventory counting process into smaller cycles so you can check one section of your warehouse at a time until it’s all counted. It’s not a once-a-year job. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Spreadsheets

It’s been a little while since we did a Whiteboard Wednesday video. The last one I published on the Fishbowl Blog (The Many Types of Kits) was on July 2, 2014. Continue reading

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ERP Doesn’t Need to Be So Expensive

Are you looking for an ERP (enterprise resource planning), but it seems like all of the options out there are out of your price range? There’s a better way to enjoy the features of an ERP and still stay within your organization’s budget. That way is Fishbowl.

ERPs don't have to be so expensive, Fishbowl Inventory BlogFishbowl handles basically all of the inventory management functions of an ERP and it costs just a fraction of the price of a full ERP. In fact, most large organizations can pay for it by simply using their discretionary budget. And the added efficiency and cost cuts that Fishbowl brings save organizations way more money than they spend on it. Continue reading

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10 Steps to a Healthier Business (Part 1): Inventory Management

Who doesn’t want a healthier business? There are many ways to approach strengthening your company, from its corporate culture to its hiring process and more. In this series of blog posts I’m going to focus on 10 ways inventory management can help you make your business successful for many years to come.

Let’s plunge right into it by talking about Inventory Management! Continue reading

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Watch the New Fishbowl Warehouse Video

Fishbowl Warehouse is a software solution for wholesalers, ecommerce companies, and many other types of businesses looking for a powerful warehouse management solution that integrates with QuickBooks. It also works well as an affordable, standalone asset tracking solution.

Fishbowl Warehouse has numerous features to make it easier to manage multiple warehouses. These features include:

  • Seamless QuickBooks integration
  • Compatibility with UPS, FedEx, USPS, and many other carriers
  • Auto reorder points on any part or product
  • Part tracking via serial number, lot number, and other means
  • Advanced reporting capabilities

Find out why Fishbowl Warehouse is the No. 1 inventory management solution for QuickBooks users. Watch the video above and sign up for a free trial of the software to see it in action!

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Meet Fishbowl’s Sales Team

Fishbowl’s sales team is full of experienced professionals who know Fishbowl Manufacturing, Fishbowl Warehouse, and our numerous other products backwards and forwards.

Fishbowl has an experienced Sales team, Fishbowl BlogHere’s a brief introduction to Fishbowl’s sales team members. I mainly talk about their education and experience levels. Click the link above to get more details on each of these individuals: Continue reading

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The Importance of Turnovers in Business and Sports

Soccer turnover, Fishbowl Inventory Blog“Turnover” is an interesting term with multiple meanings. In sports, such as basketball, football, and soccer, a turnover is a good thing for the team on defense and a bad thing for the team on offense. It means the offense has lost possession of the ball.

For businesses, “turnover” is a good thing when it comes to managing inventory because it measures how they’re cycling through their parts and products. But it’s generally not a good thing when a company has high turnover in its workforce. Continue reading

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Fishbowl’s Massive New Software Release Is Here

Fishbowl 2015 is a massive new software release that is now finally available!

Fishbowl is launching a redesigned version of its inventory management software, Fishbowl BlogHere are the main new features you will find in this year’s update of Fishbowl Manufacturing and Fishbowl Warehouse:

The user interface has been redesigned with all-new module and toolbar icons.

Software speed and capacity have increased.

Users can generate purchase orders for required items on manufacture orders. Continue reading

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