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Automate your Purchase Orders

If there is any way to automate basic tasks for your business, we recommend you look into it. This can free up time for skilled employees to do better work for your business, to help it grow and become more successful.

Automation of your purchase order process can speed up delivery times between you and your suppliers. It also allows you to keep track of the status of multiple purchase orders, making your business so much easier to work in, and a faster turnaround time on fulfilling customer orders.

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Top 3 Ways to Automate Your Sales Process

We all like making sales right? However, processing the orders and getting paid is often not as fun. Handwriting orders or keying in orders manually is not efficient, and a manual sales order process like this will not enable your business to scale without adding additional resources.

The good news is that Fishbowl Inventory has some simple solutions available to help automate your sales which in turn will provide huge time savings, and improve customer satisfaction.

Here are the top 3 ways that you can automate your sales processes with Fishbowl. Read more …

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Fishbowl B2B eCommerce – 3 Step setup guide

Would you like to make it easier for your customers to place orders with you?

Would you like to reduce the double handling of taking and entering customer orders?

Are your customers busy during work hours and hard to get in front of?

Is you answered yes to any of the above you should take a look at connecting your Fishbowl with the SalesIn B2B order portal.

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How to select & implement Inventory software successfully


Make this new financial year the one where you FINALLY get your inventory and manufacturing under control.

Without strong systems and processes, our business can grind to a halt with wasted time, money or even worse, missed opportunities.

If you are fed up with inaccurate stock management and loss of revenue in your business you are not alone!

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Press Release – Fishbowl Inventory Rebranding

Over the coming weeks you will see the Fishbowl brand transition to a new look. The new brand represents a consistent push toward continued success. It seeks to empower companies with simple-to-use, enterprise-grade, affordable inventory management solutions that help businesses grow, prosper, and survive.

The new logo is an interpretation of the Ouroboros symbol. The design’s strength is reflected in its representation of the present and future or the two key aspects of any successful business – manufacturing and warehouse inventory management sides.

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Still running your business with accounting software? … If so, why?

“Over the past 20 years of implementing software into businesses, it has always fascinated me that the vast majority of inventory or manufacturing businesses build their internal business systems around an accounting system, instead of building their business around their operational requirements and meeting their client’s needs.” 

“Restaurants don’t run their front counter with Xero or Excel spreadsheets, they use specific POS software …. So why would a stock based business, try to run their business with an accounting system?” READ MORE …

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Why you need Inventory Management Software in 2021

As we looked back on the year that was 2020, one thing that stood out to us and impressed us most, was the number of existing Fishbowl clients that excelled through the turmoil by quickly utilising integrated solutions around their Fishbowl Inventory platform.

At the same time, we were amazed by the number of companies that did not have proper inventory management software in their business, approaching us looking for a better way to run their inventory-based business as they were feeling the disruptive effects the year brought.

Last year has shown us all, things that ….

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The Manufacturing Boom!

We are in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and with the events of 2020 we are seeing a manufacturing environment that we never seen before.

What does this mean for you? There is a huge opportunity for local manufacturers to pick up this demand that the international manufacturers cannot fulfill.

Are you ready to make the most of the domestic manufacturing boom? Read more about how the Australian & New Zealand Government are backing local manufacturing, and how Fishbowl can help you to make the most of this opportunity.

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Have You Outgrown Your Business Software?

Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water!

Have you reached the limit of your existing business software?
Are you relying on Excel for complex inventory, quoting, and manufacturing situations?
Do you like your Accounting Package, but now it is just not offering enough to meet your needs?

Add Fishbowl Inventory alongside your Accounting package and let Fishbowl take care of all the inventory and order management, and leave your Accounting system to be exactly that, an Accounting system.

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Get Orders In, Ship Orders Out. Simple!

At the Business end of the year you want to be focused on 2 things …

1) Getting orders in,
2) Shipping them out the door!

Simple right?

Well, it can be simple and with some of the off the shelf integrations available with Fishbowl, and it is the most efficient use of your time too!

So, what are the options?

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How to Avoid Running Out of Stock

Stock outages, what do they mean for your business?

A lost order? Losing a valued customer? Missing a production deadline?

If this happens more than once does this have an even more devastating effect on your business?

Keeping stock on the shelves may seem like a simple task but we hear the pain, frustration, and anguish that these stock outages are causing businesses.

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Your Silent Salesperson – Zero Contact Sales

The 2020 travel restrictions have seen many companies looking for ways to make it easier for their customers to place orders, at their convenience, and without needing to see you or your salespeople face-to-face.

We call this your “Silent Salesperson”.

Here are some examples of how you can introduce your very own Silent Salesperson into your business, and see greater sales, happier customers, and a more efficient order process.

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