How to Find What You’re Looking for on the Fishbowl Wiki

Welcome to the sixth video in this series about getting Fishbowl up and running. We’ve talked a lot about the Fishbowl database, and now it’s time to talk about how to get help when you run into problems and need answers to questions.

This video focuses on finding what you’re looking for on the Fishbowl Wiki. There are two main ways to do this: Continue reading

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7th Annual Fishbowl Day of Service Will Help the Forest Service

Fishbowl loves to serve. Every year we devote one day to getting out and serving our local community. We call it our Fishbowl Day of Service.

This Year’s Project

Fishbowl's 7th annual Day of Service will be focused on the Cascade Springs trail, Fishbowl BlogFor this year’s project, we will be traveling to Cascade Springs near Sundance and Heber City, Utah, to assist the Forest Service in cleaning out a plant called watercress from the ponds and other areas of the park. We will also do some repair work on park pathways.

Fishbowl’s Day of Service usually takes place from late July to early September, but this year we have moved it up to Friday, June 5. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Pricing Your Products

Pricing your products is such a basic need when it comes to running a business, it is surprising that it can be such a complex and difficult task to perform.

Don’t worry because James Shores is here to break it down as simply as possible in this week’s Whiteboard Wednesday video. Continue reading

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How to Add Data to the Fishbowl Database

This is the fifth video in this series about getting started with Fishbowl. We’re about to delve into the nitty-gritty details of putting lots of data into a Fishbowl database. So sit back and enjoy this informative video. Continue reading

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Fishbowl Workforce Is Now an iOS App

After being available for months as an online product, Fishbowl Workforce just became available on Apple’s App Store as an iOS app. Fishbowl Workforce is an online time clock and workforce management solution that lets business leaders keep track of their employees’ labor hours and costs. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Purchase Orders

What are purchase orders for?

The obvious answer is that they’re for telling vendors what products you want to buy from them and in what quantities for an agreed-upon price.

The not-so-obvious answer is that they’re for protecting buyers and making sure they have evidence of what they ordered in case something goes wrong along their supply chain. Continue reading

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How to Navigate the Fishbowl Client

Welcome to the fourth video in this series about how to get started with Fishbowl. This time we will discuss how to find your way around the Fishbowl client. There are a few tricks to help you save time and make the experience quite intuitive. Continue reading

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Construction Company Saves 20 Man-Hours a Week with Fishbowl

Fishbowl’s manufacturing and warehouse management software is used in many industries and business types. It helps companies save time and money in a lot of interesting ways.

Stego Industries logo, Fishbowl BlogAn example of this is Stego® Industries, a San Clemente, California-based company that works on buildings’ foundations. They install what they call a Stego Wrap Vapor Barrier under the floor to keep moisture out, increase indoor air quality, and boost energy efficiency.

For the first dozen years of the company’s existence, they used the same paper-based system to manage their inventory. But a couple of years ago they realized that this couldn’t meet their needs anymore. They needed a software solution that would help them streamline their inventory processes and integrate with their accounting solution QuickBooks. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: How to Do It Wrong

Ever wanted to know how to do something completely wrong? You are in for a treat because this week’s Whiteboard Wednesday teaches you several ways to botch managing inventory. In fact, this might just be the worst advice you’ll ever hear on the subject.

What Not to Do

And, of course, this is totally tongue in cheek, and you should do the exact opposite of all of these things, which are: Continue reading

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How to Connect a Client to the Fishbowl Server

This is the third in this series of videos about how to get started with Fishbowl. Today we’re going to learn how to connect a Fishbowl client to the server and database. Continue reading

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