Basecamp is the modern day Rolodex
I used to run a business in the past with a minimal amount of ‘tech’. And when I say ‘tech’ I mean Rolodex, pen and paper! So for me having a tool like Basecamp is equivalent to that, but quicker, simpler and easier.
Basecamp is the ultimate blank piece of paper
Now that Basecamp has moved to a per-user pricing model, I think this is the best time for many single-user/small businesses to look into it to see how they can save time and money by implementing it into their workflow.
The right tools for success
Having data and communication all over the place can make you feel unproductive and, at times, anxious. I know because this is how I felt when I started coaching, but with Basecamp, I was able to tame and have a single source of truth.
Yesterday, Basecamp pushed an update with some handy tools. A most welcomed feature is called Lineup, where now you can add start and end dates to projects, and they show up on the Home Page.
Milestones matter more
Looking at a list of tasks for a project with no context can cause a lot of anxiety. So why would anyone create all the tasks before a project has even started? Wouldn’t it be best to make them as you work on the project?
More tech isn’t the answer
Yesterday I had a meeting with a prospective client, and we were discussing how I could help them with Basecamp. He contacted me because I'm a Basecamp guy, and he wanted help because he... it's one of the tools he's using.
How to use Apple Mail, Things 3 and Basecamp together
In today’s video, I’ll go over how I use Apple Mail, Things 3 and Basecamp in my workflow. This is how they help me get to inbox zero with my email, have my ‘assistant’ (Things 3) to notify me of what needs to be done, and how I use Basecamp with my clients and email info organisation.
Calming your communication with Basecamp
Having a calm workflow will help with the communication between you and your team or client. Why? Because it’ll help you communicate with context about the project, so nothing gets lost in a ‘conveyor belt’ of instant messages or email threads, that often get lost.
Basecamp: The Footnotes
This is the last video in my Basecamp series that I made this week, where I'm walking through a few features I'd like to touch on that are great features that complement the tools within Basecamp.
Basecamp: The Tools
How many apps and tools do you use in the running of your business or project? You'll find you can minimise your tool stack and simplify it all by understanding what it is you need. In this episode, I walk through how Basecamp can be the replacement for many of the tools you're using.