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Work in Progress

Jason Fried, founder and CEO of Basecamp (http://basecamp.com), and Nathan Kontny, CEO of Highrise (http://highrisehq.com), talk about the challenges of running a business, product design, and whatever else we're going though. Have something you'd like us to talk about? Let us know on Twitter https://twitter.com/jasonfried & https://twitter.com/natekontny

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Show #54 - Value Of In - Person Demos, Doing Experiments, And Feeling Pain On Purpose

Jason's been doing some in-person demos with the Art Institute of Chicago. We talk about the value of doing those even though they don't makes sense from a "value of time" perspective. We also talk about how we do experiments in our companies and when we decided to dive into the latest technology frameworks. Please subscribe to our channel! We - Jason Fried and Nathan Kontny - make new videos every day about the challenges we have and things we learn about product development and running a business. https://www.youtube.com/c/WorkInProgressShowor on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/work-in-progress/id1042673913Twitter:https://twitter.com/jasonfried https://twitter.com/natekontnyProducts: http://basecamp.com http://highrisehq.comBlog:https://signalvnoise.com/ http://ninjasandrobots.com/Instagram:https://instagram.com/jason.fried https://instagram.com/imn8

24mins

25 Nov 2015

Rank #1

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Show #59 - The Importance Of Onboarding

Jason shows of the latest work they've done in Basecamp 3 to help with onboarding new users. There's a lot of great, inspiring, ideas here and more to come. Please subscribe to our channel! We - Jason Fried and Nathan Kontny - make new videos every day about the challenges we have and things we learn about product development and running a business. https://www.youtube.com/c/WorkInProgressShowor on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/work-in-progress/id1042673913Twitter:https://twitter.com/jasonfried https://twitter.com/natekontnyProducts: http://basecamp.com http://highrisehq.comBlog:https://signalvnoise.com/ http://ninjasandrobots.com/Instagram:https://instagram.com/jason.fried https://instagram.com/imn8

30mins

9 Dec 2015

Rank #2

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Show #58 - Making Something More Obvious, Naming The New Bulk Email Feature In Highrise

Showing off some work. Discovered something about companies in Highrise that is giving people trouble. Showing some ideas on how to fix that. Also discussing how we arrived (FINALLY) with a good name for the new bulk email feature of Highrise. Please subscribe to our channel! We - Jason Fried and Nathan Kontny - make new videos every day about the challenges we have and things we learn about product development and running a business. https://www.youtube.com/c/WorkInProgressShowor on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/work-in-progress/id1042673913Twitter:https://twitter.com/jasonfried https://twitter.com/natekontnyProducts: http://basecamp.com http://highrisehq.comBlog:https://signalvnoise.com/ http://ninjasandrobots.com/Instagram:https://instagram.com/jason.fried https://instagram.com/imn8

21mins

4 Dec 2015

Rank #3

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Show #57 - Giving People Clean Slates And The Power Of In - Person Demos

We talk about an interesting feature idea that just gives people the ability to give themselves clean slates of your product. Jason also talks about a revelation he's had about how powerful in-person product demos are. Please subscribe to our channel! We - Jason Fried and Nathan Kontny - make new videos every day about the challenges we have and things we learn about product development and running a business. https://www.youtube.com/c/WorkInProgressShowor on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/work-in-progress/id1042673913Twitter:https://twitter.com/jasonfried https://twitter.com/natekontnyProducts: http://basecamp.com http://highrisehq.comBlog:https://signalvnoise.com/ http://ninjasandrobots.com/Instagram:https://instagram.com/jason.fried https://instagram.com/imn8

33mins

2 Dec 2015

Rank #4

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Show #56 - Back From Vacation; Planning Around The Holidays; Split Testing Prices

We talk about some observations I had from a recent trip, what it's like for us to plan around holidays and vacations, and we get into things like split testing pricing plans. Please subscribe to our channel! We - Jason Fried and Nathan Kontny - make new videos every day about the challenges we have and things we learn about product development and running a business. https://www.youtube.com/c/WorkInProgressShowor on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/work-in-progress/id1042673913Twitter:https://twitter.com/jasonfried https://twitter.com/natekontnyProducts: http://basecamp.com http://highrisehq.comBlog:https://signalvnoise.com/ http://ninjasandrobots.com/Instagram:https://instagram.com/jason.fried https://instagram.com/imn8

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1 Dec 2015

Rank #5