Have you ever tried to start your own online business? As many of our own Fishbowl employees can attest, it’s a lot of work. Not only do you need to design your own website and keep it up to date with your entire product line, but you have to maintain the inventory and Pick, Pack and Ship the orders as well, OR, if you don’t want to manage the inventory yourself you can simply forward your sales orders on to a drop shipper and they’ll manage it for you. All of this takes time, effort, and a lot of know-how, so I thought I would share the success story of a small business (and happy Fishbowl customer) from just few miles down the road from our Fishbowl headquarters here in Orem, Utah. (more…)
Grant Kimball is currently serving as vice president, partner relations and is one of the founders of Fishbowl. Grant joined the original Fishbowl team in 2001 and has filled many roles in, or related to, sales. Previous to his current role, he was vice president of sales and marketing. Grant brings 24 years of sales experience to Fishbowl, primarily in technology-related fields. In 2003, Grant helped steer Fishbowl towards integration with QuickBooks, the popular accounting package from Intuit Corporation. Since 2003, Fishbowl has focused on this relationship and is currently the #1-requested add-on software solution for QuickBooks users out of approximately 300 software packages. Besides the relationship with Intuit, Grant is also responsible for developing Fishbowl’s growing resellers program, which he is currently managing, and now accounts for over 20% of Fishbowl’s total sales. Grant earned a Master’s in Computer Integrated Manufacturing from Brigham Young University and a Bachelor’s in Operations Management from Cal Poly, Pomona.