Setting Up Projects in Basecamp 2

Basecamp 2    |    Beginner
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Basecamp streamlines project management services by providing online collaboration services. Discover how to set up projects in Basecamp.


  • create a new project in Basecamp
    set up quick templates for Basecamp projects
    invite people to work on a Basecamp project
  • edit a user's permissions and project access in Basecamp
    organize Basecamp team members into groups
    customize Basecamp project settings


  • 6m 6s
    Your Basecamp account can be used to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Each project has its own area within Basecamp, with its own team members, to-do lists, events, files and discussions. If you are starting work on a new project, you are going to need to create it first in Basecamp. FREE ACCESS
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    If you are often working on the same sort of projects, with the same assets, team members and even to-do lists, you can create a Basecamp project template. This is very useful if you want to speed up the creation of your project and get straight into managing your workload. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inviting people to work on the project in Basecamp 2
    6m 12s
    If you want to get a team member involved in a project that you are working on in Basecamp, you can send them an invitation. If they are already signed up to the Basecamp service, they will be immediately added to the project team. If they do not yet have a Basecamp account, then they will receive an email invitation asking them to sign up. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Editing a user's permissions & project access in Basecamp 2
    5m 53s
    As an administrator or account owner in Basecamp, you can adjust each team member's service permissions and control what they have access to on the platform. Users can be put in charge of invoices and billing, made administrators themselves, or have their project access revoked if they are no longer needed on the team. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Organizing your Basecamp team members in Basecamp 2
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    Basecamp administrators and account owners can adjust the company, department and team setup on the platform. Users can be organized into different groups, which can be very useful when it comes to inviting individuals to participate in particular projects. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Customizing your project settings in Basecamp 2
    5m 43s
    Your Basecamp project area can be customized in a number of ways. You can, for example, change how your project dashboard is organized. And as an account owner or administrator, you can even adjust your billing setup or transfer ownership to another team member. FREE ACCESS