Episode 54: How To Make Slack the Hub of Communication for Your Tech Smart Business

I’ve talked about Slack a lot in past podcasts but I’ve never gone into detail why I use it, how I use it, and how it’s transformed my business.  And believe it or not, I was initially a huge naysayer to using Slack. In this episode, I go into how I recommend you set up Slack for your business and how I leverage it as the hub of communication for my business.

Topics Discussed (Time Stamped)

00:44 Today’s episode talks about Slack
04:10 The reason that led me to explore Slack
07:59 What it takes to be a highly responsive organization
09:35 Why I decide to use Slack
11:39 People’s initial reaction and how I push them to adopt the process change
12:55 How Slack helped in reducing emails
14:04 Key tips for using Slack
15:00 Public channels and Private channels
20:53 Special projects
24:16 Make sure that your team sets up their notifications properly
27:10 Integrations
33:47 When to use Direct messages and channel message
36:56 Slack’s Reminder system built-in
39:18 Why we upgrade to a paid plan and how to save money on it
42:55 What’s nice about the paid plan

Quotes Worth Sharing

Part of the philosophy of being a TechSmartBoss is always willing to try and explore things Click To Tweet If your focus is to be a highly responsive organization, you’ve got to have your team tightly connected. Click To Tweet The key is integration. Click To Tweet

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Thanks for listening and checking out the show notes,  any feedback, comments, or questions, send me an email at david@techsmartboss.com

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