Master the Basecamp basics

No dry, laborious manuals here. These short videos will have you up and running in no time.

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How to use the HQ, Teams and Projects to manage any part of the company

Basecamp gives you a place to share things company-wide, within a team, or for a specific project.

More: Company HQ, Teams and Projects.

How it helps to put everything in one place instead of using separate tools

Each project has a set of tools that lets you put everything in one place: messages, tasks, files, schedules and more.

More: Working in projects.

How and why to use discussion threads instead of chats, emails or meetings

Get back to past decisions and easily handle multiple issues at the same time. Examples of using the Message Board and To-Do comments to discuss work instead of chats, emails and meetings.

How to replace routine status meetings with Automatic Check-ins

Status meetings waste time and are boring for everyone involved. Replace them with Automatic Check-ins.

More: Automatic Check-ins.

When and how to turn off email notifications and use the Hey! menu instead

In a busy account, it's better to turn off your email notifications and use the Hey! menu to see what's new. Here's how.

More: How notifications work.

When to split off a new project for more privacy or more focus

Too many people or too much stuff in a project? Then it's time to split off a separate project. Two examples shown.

How to stop getting notifications from a particular project or team

If you want to keep access to a project but don't want all the notification noise, unfollow the project. Here's how.

More: Notifying, and being notified.