Some recent posts at the 37signals Product Blog:
Migrating contacts from another CRM app into Highrise
Bill Kobrin recently migrated 5,922 contact records from another CRM app into Highrise. At Highrise Answers, he explains the step-by-step process he used to first export a .csv file and then import it into Highrise.
Inside Hospitality uses Highrise to help restaurants deliver a better guest experience
“Highrise is our daily life line and keeps everyone in the company on the same page. It lets everyone know instantly what was said last, to whom and what needs to happen next. We also love how all the company’s information as well as all contacts are all on the same page. Seriously, how could things be easier?”
TrackRecord is a simple time monitoring app for Mac OS X that interfaces directly with Basecamp
TrackRecord is a new time monitoring app for Mac OS X that integrates with Basecamp. Features include: idle time tracking, time filtering, timer log, collapsable project view, and drag-and-drop support.
Chicago Tribune article discusses how Basecamp and other software can make telecommuting easier for companies and employees
“A shift toward working from home” is a Chicago Tribune article that discusses how software can make telecommuting easier for companies and employees.
Video shows how to add To-Do List Templates in Basecamp
Andy Traub created a video that shows how to add To-Do List templates in Basecamp.
Gcamp offers a way to interface with Basecamp from your Google Apps Gmail interface
From the Google Apps Marketplace: Gcamp connects Google Apps Gmail and Basecamp to allow you to add a to-do item, to-do list, or post a message to Basecamp directly from an email message. It’s a free app.
GetResponse uses Basecamp to bring international teams closer together
“I’d say the to-do-lists, milestone and time-tracking features are the most mission critical for us though. As a leading email service provider, we need to deliver quality-tested, easy-to-use solutions on time. Basecamp gives us the ability to make our deadlines, knowing that everyone knows the role they play – that everyone plays − so we’re always on the same page. It really allows teamwork to happen.”
Article details how entrepreneurs use Basecamp and other tools to run an office-less business
“It’s very inexpensive and even the clients love it, because once the administrator has subscribed, any individual or business — clients, vendors, employees — can simply join in without a need of downloading.”
PC World: “37signals’s Draft Brings Sketching, Collaboration to iPad”
PC World offers up a quick review of Draft.
How to subscribe to a Google Calendar in Backpack
To subscribe to a Google Calendar in Backpack Calendar, here’s what you’ll need to do (this is now a slightly different process due to recent changes at Google Calendar).
WSJ: Backpack helps small businesses, agencies and entrepreneurs
“Backpack helps small businesses, agencies and entrepreneurs keep and track to-do lists, notes and other documents, discussions and schedules all in one spot.”
Startup toolbox includes Basecamp and Highrise
“I’ve spent a bunch of time trying to put together the right “toolbox” for our start up, and have shared it below in the hopes this will help all you would be starter uppers out there.”