Avalara is an online tax-compliance solution that helps companies instantly calculate federal, state, and city taxes on their outgoing orders. Fishbowl partners with Avalara to integrate their two solutions together. Now Avalara adds the most accurate and up-to-date tax rates to Fishbowl’s sales orders.
The details of Fishbowl’s integration with Avalara include:(more…)
A successful business starts with identifying the right audience in which to market your products or services. And while this target market is key to your success, you must also select a segment that is large enough to sustain your business, whether you’re catering to a specific gender, income group or lifestyle. But you must also be able to gauge your consumers’ actions by using some of the available tools and properly interpreting the results.
The following are some ways you can better anticipate your customers’ actual behaviors, which can mean the difference between success and failure.(more…)
With the number of factories that have closed down, it is obvious that manufacturers face many challenges. In fields like this managers always have a lot to deal with. There are five hurdles, in particular, that manufacturers need to overcome to be successful in any country.(more…)
If you sell products online, you’ve probably heard of a merchant service provider called Authorize.Net. Fishbowl has a built-in connection for Authorize.Net’s popular payment gateway, so you can be up and running and taking credit card payments in minutes. This is a useful integration that many companies need to seal the deal.
If you have ever wanted to be your own boss, starting a small business is one of the best ways to do it. You get to test out your own ideas, make your own products or offer services that can help the community that you serve. How can you manage your small business with confidence and authority and still be looked upon with a degree of admiration?(more…)
You’re an online seller. You sell products to people, wherever they may live, through the magic of the Internet. And you’re good at what you do.
What you aren’t is a tax collector. But when you’re an online seller, collecting, remitting and filing sales taxes is something you just have to do. Because getting sales taxes wrong can have serious repercussions for your business, ranging from fines to audits and penalties.
However, getting sales taxes right can be more difficult and time-consuming than you might think. Sales taxes are administrated by states and localities, so each place where you have customers can have different rules for sales taxes.
Figuring out your sales tax nexus, or which states require you to collect sales taxes, is complicated enough and can require a lot of research. But then you have to make sure you are charging the right sales tax rates in the states where you do have nexus.(more…)
Don’t worry, this shopping cart won’t bite. AspDotNetStorefront syncs product pictures, quantities, descriptions, and listings from Fishbowl to its shopping cart. After an order is requested, Fishbowl is updated and it creates shipping and tracking information in preparation for the fulfillment process.
Here are the things this integration lets you do:(more…)
To stay on top, businesses must scrutinize monthly expenses and perform an analysis to ensure each cost is being minimized in an effective and efficient way. Warehouse management is one place where companies can’t afford to ignore or avoid analyzing. Four easy ways to conduct this analysis are to calculate, compute, consider, and then compare as prescribed below:(more…)
The author of that article talked about a hypothetical conversation with Abraham Lincoln in which he could ask the dead statesman any question. He elects to ask how to build his character in a way that reflects Lincoln’s superior moral character. He parlays this topic of guardian angels into a discussion of angel investors and what it takes for entrepreneurs and their businesses to survive in this rough and tumble world of ours.(more…)