ESS for Basecamp Classic [New Integration]

Hi there,

This will come as a big surprise to Basecamp customers, a good kind of surprise.

Next week we will be up with ESS for Basecamp Classic. That means same powerful reporting and insights for your business now for Basecamp Classic customers.

How will this work?
New user will be able to choose from their Basecamp classic account, New Basecamp account or they can choose both accounts(Multiple Accounts on single ESS Dashboard).

ESS for Basecamp Classic pricing will be same as ESS for Basecamp New pricing, and an additional plan will be there for Multiple Account Insight.

If you are a Basecamp Classic customer and want to get amazing insights and reporting for your business. Simply mail us (support[at]startess[dot]com) or sign up here and you will get the 30 day free trial as we launch next week.

Stay Productive,
Raghav Shandilya
Chief at ESS

Gantt reporting [New feature]

Hi Everyone

This post is going to delight you when you will know what’s new coming up on your ESS Dashboard.

Guess what? Gantt Reporting.

What is Gantt Reporting?

Normally you see Gantt charts with static content related to either a project or either a user on ESS but now you will get all the advanced combo filters available with the power of a Gantt Chart. You will be able to generate

  • Custom Gantt Charts with advance combo filters
  • Print and Export Options
  • Date Range

This feature will be available on ESS for Basecamp and ESS for Redbooth under different new plans. Later will be available on ESS for Asana too.

For more info mail us at

Stay Productive,
Raghav Shandilya
Chief at ESS.

9 Ways To Harness Your Creativity (“Think Outside The Box” is Overrated)

“Think outside the box” is overrated. How about “Thinking without rules” “Thinking without limit” “Limitless thinking” or “Think above the clouds”. You cannot possibly think outside the box unless you understand the nature of the box that bounds your current thinking. It’s important to understand your current rules and conventions that guide your decision making process.

To “think outside the box” is to think beyond the ordinary or the obvious. Once you have stepped out of the box, I recommend you stay outside the box and constantly think about new ways to to get work done. Make no mistake, thinking outside the box sounds great but if not managed well can kill your business.

The following will help you stay out of the box and come up with new creative ways to achieve your personal and business goals. By thinking outside the parameters imposed by technology, creative professionals can build businesses by creating an experience that truly resonates with prospective clients.

1. It pays to keep an open mind!

Maintain a liberal, open mind, unconventional wisdom, the zeal to be different, and a nonconformist approach to Continue reading