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Letting go: 5 ways to release your inner control freak

Are you a master delegator? No? Thought so. Few of us are. As small business owners, we have our way of doing things—our routines—and we often hesitate to let go or to delegate. Most of us feel the need to maintain control over all the little details of the business Read more…

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Front Desk hot seat: A Washingtonian with Wanderlust

Name? Ashley…. Where do you live? Seattle Where’s your hometown? Issaquah, WA What’s your favorite app (other than Front Desk)? I’m an Instagram fiend. Mostly I just use it to troll for cute cat pictures and tattoo ideas, but occasionally I post pictures of my dogs. How did you come to work at Front Read more…

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Are you mastering these 5 areas of your business?

Owning a gym is a labor of love. Many owners have no support staff and operate their studio completely on their own. Some of these even have a day job that helps fuel their gym passion. Many of these owners might get up at 4:30 AM to coach, spend a Read more…

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Front Desk wins a 2014 Small Business Influencer Award

A few weeks after Front Desk was nominated for a 2014 Small Business Influencer Award, we’re excited to announce that of some 600 nominees, Front Desk was named a Top Champion in the 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards! While we certainly believe that the entire Front Desk team is doing Read more…

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Fighting for a solution: Krav Maga Copenhagen case study

In 2010 Daniel Moore opened Krav Maga Copenhagen with the dream of being the best boutique training facility in Copenhagen. To achieve that goal, he knew a vital piece of the puzzle would be the right software. Daniel researched the depths of the interwebs to find software to manage Krav Read more…

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Stop! You’re running your business like a drunk

I have a confession to make. I’m drunk right now. Yep. It’s true. And you know what? I bet that 95% of you reading this are practically drunk, too. Right about now you’re raising your eyebrows. “Nicki, what the heck are you talking about?” I have a hard time finding Read more…

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Five ways to refresh your business

The New Year isn’t the only time for fresh starts. With students starting their new school years, the end of summer is a terrific time to reassess and refresh right alongside them.   1. Dust off your business plan It’s not unusual for business owners to write a business plan Read more…

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Front Desk nominated for 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards

We’re excited to announce that Front Desk has been nominated for the 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards in the Corporations category. Jointly produced by the online magazine Small Business Trends and the media company Small Biz Technology, these awards honor those who are influential to small businesses through the products, Read more…

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Introducing Limited Staff

This week we’re introducing a new Front Desk role for your organization called Limited Staff. Limited Staff lets you control the access of certain staff members, like temporary workers and seasonal instructors, so they can see only their own schedules and services and just enough info about clients to check Read more…

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Photo contest winner takes Front Desk to new heights

Wow! Thanks to everyone who participated in the “Where do you take your Front Desk?” photo contest! It’s awesome to see all of the drool-worthy places that Front Desk businesses take your Front Desk. Now that the contest deadline has come, we have our winners. Take a peek! Gold: Marty Read more…

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