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Work from home,
the Basecamp way.

On top of writing *the* book on remote work, we’ve been running a successful remote company for more than 20 years. Here’s a collection of resources we’ve produced over the years that’ll help you transition to working from home.


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REMOTE: Office Not Required

The bible for remote work. REMOTE shows both employers and employees how they can work together, remotely, from any desk, in any place, anytime, anywhere. Avoid common pitfalls, learn best practices, and get up to speed quick.

Jason Fried and DHH

WFH Q&A with Jason Fried and DHH

Jason and David share 40+ years of combined experience running a remote company. Watch as the authors of REMOTE answer viewer questions about how make the switch to remote a successful one.

Jason Fried on stage at TEDx Midwest

Why work doesn't happen at work

If you're going remote, it’s a mistake to try and replicate how you work in the office. Jason explains why in this incredibly popular TED talk and offers some alternative ideas.

Jason Fried and DHH

The Basecamp Guide to Internal Communication

Remote work is all about communication. Apply what you read in this guide and you’ll be communicating better than 99.99% of teams out there.

running on the group chat treadmill

Group Chat, Group Stress

It’s tempting to pick group chat as the centerpiece of your communication strategy, but that’s a big mistake. This guide shows you why, and teaches you how to use group chat as a supplement to other forms of communication.


Lighter fare

Explore the lighter side of working from home; work-life balance, sweet home office setups, building culture with remote teams, and more.

The desks of Basecamp

One wonderful thing about remote working is that everyone gets to have an environment tailored to their needs. Get some inspiration for your own home office setup by touring ours.

Why I work remote

Remote work comes with a host of life-enriching benefits. Read this lovely post from our own Jason Zimdars about a few of them.

How to build social connections on a remote team

Learn some techniques from Claire about how to build culture on a remote team when there’s no water cooler to gather round.

Remote Work: Extreme Edition

There’s remote and then there’s REMOTE. We place a long-distance phone call to Antarctica to chat with Kathrin Mallot, an astrophysicist who works at the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in the South Pole and talk about how she works.