The Seinfeld Hack; or, Don’t Break The Chain

Monday, June 29, 2015
By dreeves
Calendar with days crossed off

Connoisseurs of productivity porn, which we’re afraid to say this blog may count as, probably know about the Seinfeld Hack, also known as Don’t Break The Chain. The idea’s so simple (in a good way) that you don’t even need to follow the... »

Quantified Self 2015 and Bay Area Beeminder Meetup

Thursday, June 18, 2015
By dreeves
QS15 conference

Today is the first day of the Quantified Self conference! And Beeminder is a minor sponsor. How excited are we about this? My cofounder and I are each giving a talk, we’re leading a breakout session, and holding Beeminder “office hours”. And we’re presenting Beeminder at the Expo on Saturday. But wait,... »

Beeminder ♥ Skritter

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
By bsoule
Skritter & Beeminder logos

Another integration, hot off the presses: Skritter! There is a funny back story with this one. Last winter our charmingly optimistic CEO, imagining we could have this integration done “like in a month”, got slightly telephone-gamed into committing to launch it in January. When we noticed what we’d gotten ourselves into we offered a... »


Misfit and Bee-fit: Beeminder ♥ Misfit

Friday, May 29, 2015
By bsoule
Beeminder bee wearing a bowler and glasses

Another official integration: Misfit! Look at us, all featured in their gallery and everything! This is an especially exciting integration for us personally -- our esteemed CEO has been wearing his Misfit Shine literally 24/7 for a year and a half now. As a welcome to Misfit users new to Beeminder, we'll start with a recap of what Beeminder is all about. For the full story, start at the very beginning. If you're just eager... »

Smoking Sticks and Carrots

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By dreeves
New England Journal of Medicine, a cigarette, Beeminder, a carrot

This is crossposted on Messy Matters. Let’s talk about science! Beehavioral science. A new study published in the New England Journal... »

If This MIND That: Beeminder ♥ IFTTT

Friday, May 8, 2015
By bsoule
IFTT and Beeminder logos, kinda meta-like

Announcement! There is now an official Beeminder Channel on IFTTT! This is a big day for us. Our users have been begging for this for a very long time, and we in turn have been bugging IFTTT. In fact, Danny even... »