I use Basecamp to manage most of my work flow, is there a way to integrate other aspects of projects, like social media ads and analytics, so we can see that updated? daily? almost like a dashboard?
It sounds like you are managing a lot of projects! Congratulations on your thriving business and your commitment to keeping on top of the details. You have exactly the right idea about how to simplify your life and make managing your projects more effective and efficient.
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If you wanted to attempt the above hat trick, I’d recommend hiring a professional programmer to create that plugin for you (we have some on staff with the required expertise!) However, there’s an alternative that may make more sense depending on your situation…
Rather than pulling your data into your Basecamp, consider pulling all of that data PLUS your Basecamp data into a Business Intelligence dashboard. These are specialized programs that exist to take all of the data you most need to see, no matter where that data is stored, and put it on one screen. That means not only could you monitor your ad campaigns, website analytics and project management data – you could also see your sales funnels, accounting data, payroll information, calendar of appointments, signups to your latest webinar, your blog editorial calendar, and whatever else your business uses.