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New Feature: Pledge Caps

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
New Feature: Pledge Caps

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... »

Birds and The Bees: Beeminder Has Twitter Integration

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
Birds and The Bees: Beeminder Has Twitter Integration

We are exceedingly proud to debut the work of our intern, Chris Goodman, in this blog post. Chris has joined us this summer through Saturday Academy’s ASE Internship program. Both Chris and Saturday Academy have knocked our socks off. Chris... »

New Feature: Supporters

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
New Feature: Supporters

Technically we deployed this feature over two months ago, but not very well so we didn’t have much fanfare. It was one of our »

Get Things Done (Or Else!) With Beeminder and GTBee

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
Get Things Done (Or Else!) With Beeminder and GTBee

At its core, Beeminder is a tool for getting yourself to do things using money as an incentive. Most goals on Beeminder focus on making steady progress over time. But some goals, and some people, work better with a different model. Let’s say you have to call someone by the end of the day today, and... »

Beeminder ♥ Code School

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
Beeminder ♥ Code School

We’re pretty over the moon for Code School and very proud to announce this partnership. The Code School folks are announcing it simultaneously on the Code School blog as... »

The Beekeeper Program: Beeminder-Based Lifecoaching

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014
The Beekeeper Program: Beeminder-Based Lifecoaching

This post is by Erica Edelman, our very first employee! She’s been knocking our socks off since we met her a couple months ago, and apparently the feeling was mutual because last week she moved to Portland from Columbus, Ohio to start with us full-time. The main excuse to hire... »

Android and Beeminder and Tasker

Monday, December 2nd, 2013
Android and Beeminder and Tasker

We released a 2.x version of the Android App in the last couple weeks, and we’re so excited that we just cannot hide it! Things have improved immensely since we officially released our smartphone apps over a year... »

Beeminder ♥ … You! How To Build Your Own Beeminder Integrations

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
Beeminder ♥ … You! How To Build Your Own Beeminder Integrations

After adding Jawbone last month, I realized that we could be approaching an asymptote in Beeminder’s coverage for integrations. We’ve covered some of the most popular apps and devices, but their numbers are exploding, and there’s no way we could hope to keep up. Even by beeminding them — it doesn’t pass the want-can-will... »

Year-Round NaNoWriMo with Beeminder and Draft

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
Year-Round NaNoWriMo with Beeminder and Draft

Tomorrow is the beginning of November, which kicks off National Novel Writing Month. Last year we put together some tools for NaNoWriMo and blogged about it: Beemind Your NaNoWriMo Progress This year we have some new tools to support beeminding writers. The biggie that we’re really excited about is... »

Beeminder ♥ Jawbone

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Beeminder ♥ Jawbone

The Jawbone UP was at the top of our list for the next device to add to our ever growing list of »