Beeminder ♥ HabitRPG

Friday, October 24, 2014
By dreeves
An infinibee in a treasure chest, RPG-style.

HabitRPG and Beeminder have a remarkably similar history and remarkably similar users. We consider this a match made in heaven. In fact, we and the HabitRPG folks have been talking about this for literally years now, so we’re very excited to finally be shipping it, thanks to the hacking skills of our own Alice Monday, and with assistance from Alice Harris. As a welcome to HabitRPG users new to Beeminder, we’re starting with a... »

New Discourse Forum!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
By dreeves
Discourse D with an infinibee in the middle

We committed in a beemail recently to announcing a series of things that we’ve been brewing, culminating in our 3rd anniversary blog post, coming this month. ... »

Freebees: Not Actually Free

Friday, October 3, 2014
By dreeves
a bee with the inscription 'bee free'

So many changes lately to freebees and adding pledges to goals! First, for those who haven’t read our glossary cover to cover, a freebee is a goal with an initial »

New Feature: Pledge Caps

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
By dreeves
A person wearing a literal cap that says 'pledge'

The exponential pledge schedule is a key part of the, dare we say it, genius of Beeminder. It means you quickly reach a pledge that’s highly motivating and keeps you on track for a long time. But one more exponential step beyond “highly motivating” was... »

What To Mind: Picking a Metric

Saturday, September 13, 2014
By dreeves
A little anthropomorphic ruler

We use the word “goal” a lot but, ironically, we agree with Scott Adams (of Dilbert fame) who argues that goals are for losers. He points out that the most... »

Press Roundup 5

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
By dreeves
A cat dressed as a bee

We’re such press darlings! This is our fifth big press roundup. For the sake of completeness (and because I’m certain you’re terribly eager to read every word of all our press coverage ever), here are the previous four: Press Roundup: What’s the Buzz? »