Recent places Highrise has been spotted in the wild
Congratulations to the Girls to the Moon team for another successful Campference providing a safe space for girls to keep kicking ass! Alison directs operations for the group and we know how tough it is to keep those pieces together. She uses Highrise to help.
Job interviews are ineffective
Since starting the Highrise team from scratch when we spun off from Basecamp in 2014, we’ve learned a thing or two about hiring. A big one being how terrible interviews are for finding successful fits.
What we do is find a few top candidates and we pay them for a one week mini project and see what they come back with. It’s not cheap, but it’s worse to hire someone who doesn’t work out.
Too many marketing options
Overwhelmed by all the options to market yourself? Here’s 8 tips on dealing with it. Number 5? Use Highrise 🙂
Many of my clients swear by HighriseHQ.com to manage their contacts and follow-ups.
Starting your own consulting business
If you want to start your own consulting business, a ton of great advice here including using Highrise to help with the organization:
Highrise adds structure and organization so teams can focus on creating, running, and growing their business rather than trying to understand who said what when and to whom and letting business fall through the cracks.
A recent vlog episode of mine reminding people how important it is to not get stuck trying “to be original”. You can follow me on YouTube here: youtube.com/nathankontny
Looking for a CRM?
And if you are in the market for a CRM, needing Highrise or something else, here are some things to keep in mind during your search.
I hope you enjoy the things we’ve been sharing. And I’m thrilled Highrise is finding a place in so many lives and business. If there’s anything you’d be interested in us covering, or if you’d like to interview any of us, we’d love to chat. Don’t hesitate to reach out (firstname.lastname@example.org).