Fishbowl Online Is Now on the QuickBooks Apps Store

Fishbowl Online is on the QuickBooks Apps store, Fishbowl Blog

In a stunning move, Fishbowl got its new cloud-based solution listed on the QuickBooks Apps store yesterday. And just four months after Fishbowl Online launched! This is stunning because it takes a lot of hard work to get an app listed among QuickBooks Apps. No joke. Many of Fishbowl’s departments worked tirelessly on this. It’s wonderful to see it come to fruition.

We will talk about the work that went into this, as well as why it is significant. After all, why does this matter? Because it is going to change the way small and midsize businesses manage their inventory. Seriously.

Up until now, all of the inventory apps available to SMBs have been basic at best. But Fishbowl Online brings advanced features to the table. Anyway, stay tuned to learn more.


6 Features You Will Love in Fishbowl’s Inventory Apps

Six features you will love in Fishbowl's inventory apps, Fishbowl Blog

Many of our amazing Fishbowl users have told us that they find these to be among the most-useful features1 in our inventory apps. The following are some of the ones available. Take a look and see if they are just what you have been looking for, too!


Fishbowl’s Inventory Apps Offer Mobility When You Want It

Fishbowl's inventory apps offer mobility when you want it, Fishbowl Blog

Fishbowl offers inventory apps that put its desktop and online software’s features onto a smartphone, tablet, mobile barcode scanner, or any other Android or iOS mobile device. These apps enable you to perform the following functions with total accuracy and greater efficiency than ever before:

  • Scanning barcodes
  • Cycle counting
  • Receiving shipments
  • Creating purchase orders
  • Picking, packing, and shipping items to fulfill sales orders

But that’s not all that they can do.


You May Be Better Off Using Cloud-Based Inventory Solutions

You may be better off using cloud-based inventory solutions, Fishbowl Blog

Desktop inventory software has been the standard for many businesses over the past few decades, but things have started to change. Have you noticed since the COVID-19 lockdowns1 that many businesses have been pushing hard to try new cloud-based inventory solutions? That’s part of a larger trend to move online.

It makes perfect sense because employees need to be able to stay connected to each other and their employers. Now that people are coming back to the office or going with a mixed home-office routine, cloud-based software is more important and useful than ever. But just because something is new and shiny doesn’t mean you absolutely have to start using it. It’s a good idea to check if this is a beneficial tool for your company.

Here are three reasons why you may be better off using a cloud-based inventory solution instead of a desktop one.


How to Perform Complex Inventory Tasks from Virtually Anywhere

How to perform complex inventory tasks from virtually anywhere, Fishbowl Blog

Performing complex inventory tasks, like generating purchase orders, finishing work orders, adjusting inventory levels, and cycle counting, can be much simpler than you might think. A cloud-based inventory solution enables you to do these things and more from virtually any location.1

To start completing numerous inventory tasks from the warehouse, office, home, or anywhere else, simply follow these five steps.


The Future of Fishbowl Products by Kendrick Hair

Kendrick Hair is a presenter at the Inventory Management + Growth Summit.

Kendrick Hair is the Chief Technology Officer at Fishbowl. The company is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. It’s helped to have quite a few members on the team who’ve been there for many years. Fishbowl’s customers and partners have also contributed a great deal of insights into how to improve the inventory management software.

The feedback Fishbowl’s Development team receives from customers isn’t always positive, but it always yields positive results. That’s because Fishbowl has a customer-centric solution that it’s constantly refining based on input from those it’s intended to benefit.

Fishbowl started as an inventory solution. Then it added QuickBooks integration, which has been hugely significant. It later added even more functionality via plugins and integrations.


Everything You Want to Know About Using Fishbowl

Use the Fishbowl Wiki, training videos, and more to learn the software, Fishbowl Inventory Blog

We are going to discuss many of Fishbowl’s products, as well as their uses and training options. Fishbowl offers the #1 manufacturing and warehouse management solutions for QuickBooks, plus a variety of other solutions to help with additional aspects of business operations. Here’s a sneak peek:


Did You Know…

Production stages lead to big results for manufacturers, Fishbowl Blog

We are about to embark on a journey of discovery about Fishbowl. We’ll ask a series of 14 questions, each starting with the words “Did You Know,” to inform you about many of the features, integrations, and other resources Fishbowl has to offer.


Inventory Automation for Operations and Sales Improvements

Automate your business with Fishbowl's platform, Fishbowl Blog
Automate your business with Fishbowl's platform, Fishbowl BlogAs your business grows, whether you’re selling more volume or your business is built on high-volume sales such as B2B or wholesale operations, having accurate data in all the systems you sell becomes increasingly critical to a successful operation. As such, it can be valuable to evaluate tying some of your systems together, such as bridging your warehouse and its inventory information with your eCommerce sales channels. Linking inventory to be updated in real time can have not just operations benefits, but it can allow you to leverage the information for sales and marketing efforts. In this article we’ll explore both of those aspects, and how you as a merchant can best capitalize on connecting warehouses to where you sell. (more…)

See What’s Taking Online Inventory Management by Storm

Boxstorm is taking online inventory management by storm, Fishbowl BlogFishbowl is taking the online inventory management world by storm with its cloud-based solution called Boxstorm. Boxstorm is not just a repackaged version of Fishbowl. It is a separate solution from the desktop software, and it was built from the ground up with purely online use in mind. Take a look at the Intuitive Accountant article entitled “QBO App First Look: Boxstorm by Fishbowl.” That article highlights many of the features in Boxstorm and how they are available on pretty any device with an Internet connection via Web browser or downloadable app. These features include: (more…)