Community Discussions

How do you reduce context switching?

We've been doing research on context switching as we develop our product. We found that the average small business uses over 100 different apps. We spoke with @maguay and even though the Capiche te...

What's the most expensive software you use?

Do you use any specialized software for your job that are far more expensive than most other software—and do you find they're worth it? Did you try to find cheaper alternatives, or are you glad to ...

How do you find new software to use?

The market is bursting with new software, a lot of new products are launching every day. A few months ago I posted on Capiche about my SaaS idea. Your feedback is priceless and helped us to change...

What user management tools do you use for your SaaS product?

We're looking at evaluating a few solutions and looking for a pre-packaged solution like Auth0 to be the central user management aspect. Right now we're using a Drupal dashboard but want to get of...

Vendr + Capiche

Hey everyone! I'm Ryan, founder of Vendr. The team at Vendr is super excited about the Capiche acquisition. I've been a huge fan of Capiche from day 1 and am excited to further the mission of fair ...

Is there a "community API as a service" that anyone could recommend?

I've been looking to integrate a community into my app quickly to test if users would like the feature and if it would drive more engagement. Any recommendations for an API to power my community to...

How have you made team chat better?

Has your team done anything to tweak Slack, Microsoft Teams, or other team chat apps to make them more productive, less distracting, and a better assistant to your work? Any tips to customize chat ...

Alternatives to SaaSOptics?

We are currently using SaaSOptics (~65 person company) but we are open to alternatives. We really like the invoice sync with our CRM (HubSpot) but are not super pleased with the dashboard functiona...

What's the best to-do list app in 2021?

When you've got too many things to do, how do you keep track of them all? Have you started using a new to-do list app recently, or found an old one is still doing the job well? The last time we di...

How did you grow your social media presence?

Was hoping to get some help from the masterminds in this community. I work at Spike—which turns email into simple conversations, so you can work and collaborate seamlessly with clients and team mem...

What's the best user onboarding tool: Pendo vs. Stonly vs.?

Let's talk sleek user onboarding tools. Pendo vs. Stonly vs.? What have you found that is easy to integrate and reasonable pricing for an early startup budget?

How have your note taking habits changed over time?

As tools like Notion have combined notes with every other app feature you could want, the iPad and Galaxy Notes have digitalized handwritten notes, and Roam Research has made backlinking and buildi...

Chartio is shutting down - closest/best alternative?

Chartio is shutting down, sold to Atlassian: https://chartio.com/ For other Chartio customers out there, wondering what you're planning to switch to? I've been using Chartio for years and really ...

What's the best way to let people choose an event time and add it to their calendar?

I'm looking for a way to list 3 weekly onboarding events where each one is run by a different person on our team, and where multiple people can attend each events. Ideally we could let people see a...

What budgeting tools do you use?

Hi everyone, I have an idea for a new budgeting app, but wanted to get your thoughts on the tools you use. What budgeting tools do you use? What do you LOVE about them? What’s stopping them fr...

SaaS Customer Service

It is time for consumers/business to start pushing back on poor customer service from SaaS providers? Are SaaS providers pushing support too much onto the end user, and if so, as an industry, how ...

What's your favorite support ticketing platform?

We used to use Zendesk, so I'm somewhat familiar, but wondering if anything cool has been launched in this space recently. Table stakes would be ability to assign tickets, add status, and have back...

What will be the breakout software category in 2021?

2020 saw an explosion in the use of video chat tools—and the ecosystem of add-on software to make video calls better and other tools to aid remote work. It also saw notes apps be an increasingly po...

What software do you keep connected with integrations?

Some software can stand alone, no other tools needed. You could use Photoshop or PowerPoint on their own forever without missing out on much. Other tools thrive with connections. You could use a f...

How do you combine notes with a bookmark service?

I'm currently using Evernote for all my notes and pdfs. Whenever I need to find something I search there. I utilise a flat structure (3 notebooks and no tags) and rely on search when I need somethi...

Is an offline mode a desirable feature in a publishing platform?

Intro My path through development lately has increasingly circled around the limitations of the cloud and the expectations that we have asked users to give up. Principally, the dependence on inte...

What tech do you wish had never changed?

WinAmp. Aol and MSN messenger. GeoCities. Netscape. Encarta. The sound of floppies and hard drives and dial-up modems. It's incredible how nostalgic some older tech can feel today. It was exciting...

What's your tech stack for B2B SaaS with $2-5k ACV relying primarily on transactional sales using email outbound?

B2B SaaS owners! If you have a product that's between $2-5k ACV and you rely mostly on outbound email campaigns for your growth (i.e. transactional sales), what does your tech stack look like for C...

Do you use pre-roll video ads (and VAST tags)?

Hello Capiche community 👋 I'm curious to hear about your experience with video advertisements. In particular to pre-rolls, mid-rolls and post rolls using online video players. As a rough estimate...

Post message from any apps

I wonder if it'd be convenient to share your work and discuss with team directly from apps you are currently opening. Like if you are a designer, post design link and discuss with other teams (reg...

Farming Software

I am a precision farming specialist with experience on farming saas solutions with global applications. Before we select a software we test them and compare them with competitors. Is there interes...

What's the best tech stack to transition from a Sales-led to a Product-led company?

As a start-up we want to keep out tech stack simple and avoid introducing too many tools today. But we also want to make sure we choose apps that can scale with us. We are a product-let SaaS app f...

How much should my product cost?

Hi Capiche Community, We are validating an async video discussion tool in different markets. We have partners from very different geographical regions and industry verticals and their usage of our...

Superhuman is now a calendar app.

Several months back when the Capiche community interviewed Superhuman founder @rahulvohra, he’d mentioned that deeper calendar integration was coming to their email app soon. And now it’s here. ...

What’s your worst software purchase mistake?

It seemed like the perfect tool, and everything went great during the trial. Or perhaps it fit your needs well for a time. Then everything changed. You hit the limits, and needed something more po...

Bookmarking posts

I'd like to be able to bookmark (or favorite) posts here

Meet the Capiche Community, August 2020.

Welcome to the Capiche community! We're glad you're here—and would love to learn a bit more about you. What's your role, and what are you excited about with it this month? Any new apps you've trie...

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How do you run SaaS referral programs?

We're looking at automating how we handle referrals - it's currently done manually with Typeform with clients uploading referrer names and emails. We upload these folks into Salesforce manually. ...

A question on many's mind: Any insight out there as to when the Notion API is actually coming?

Hi, I, like I am guessing 100's here in Capiche, cannot get past a day without envisioning all the ways I will be using the Notion API when it finally comes out. There seems very little info of an...

Any feedback on graphy and any alternatives on market?

I came across Graphy and signed up for access, it seemed super interesting and the people from Graphy scheduled a call and asked multiple questions on why I want to use Graphy etc. I still didnt ge...

Meet the Capiche Community, July 2020.

Just joined Capiche, or finally jumping into the conversations after watching from the sidelines for a while? We’re glad you’re here! And we'd love to learn a bit more about you. What are you wor...

Thinking of adding Gmail/other email historical import functionality?

As seen in thread on Capiche here: https://capiche.com/q/first-look-at-hey-that-new-email-thing#a6297 (and throughout Twitter and elsewhere), seems that a lot of folks are interested in having a hi...

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Debate: Hey versus Superhuman

I've been using Superhuman for almost a year now, and I've been pretty happy with it. The shortcuts really do make it super easy for me to process the crap that lands in my inbox daily. OTOH, I l...

What tools do you use for personal administrative tasks?

I recently added 1Password and Backblaze to my "home stack" to coordinate thing within my family. In addition, I use: 1Password - So my wife and I can share passwords Backblaze - Automated ackups...

First look at HEY, that new email thing

I've been lucky AF to get an invite to the 2-week trial of HEY, the email service that made a lot of noise (mainly due to their war on Apple Store but still). These are some of my first impressions...

How many SaaS tools do you collaborate across on a daily basis?

When I used to work at a large company I remember my work being spread across GitHub, Google Drive, Slack, Datadog, Figma and Dropbox, in that order. I pay close attention to my workflows and I not...

What are your thoughts on invite only strategy?

Superhuman started it (kind off) and now hey.com has made the invite only model famous, Clubhouse is also in the list of invite only model. Seems to me more of attention and marketing model rather ...

What are alternatives for Wunderlist?

I’ve been looking for alternatives for Wunderlist since it went away. To be honest, I tried To Do for a month and it’s just not my thing. After using Wunderlist for three years, it’s a huge disappo...

What is your favourite way to send drip campaigns?

We are a small bootstrapped SaaS company (https://www.kaapi.team/) and we want to setup automatic emails to new users based on a few criteria e.g. To -- > New admins, signup confirmation emai...

What software do you wish existed?

What software are you looking for that you've never been able to find, and wish there was something for that exact use case? Maybe there's something that almost fits your needs but not quite. Or m...

Meet the Capiche Community, June 2020.

It's a new month—time to meet the newest community members again! New to Capiche? We’d love to have you share a bit about yourself with the rest of the community! What are you working on this mon...

The Capiche guide.

Hey, welcome to Capiche! We’re a community who love software and together are building one of the best places to discover new tools and ways to use them. And we’re glad you’re here. You’ve got a ...

Meet the Capiche Community, May 2020.

New to Capiche? We’d love to have you share a bit about yourself with the rest of the community! What are you working on this month? What’s the newest software you’ve started using? What’s someth...

What digital publishing platforms do writers or content marketers use?

I spend a lot of time working with writers in the digital publishing space. I typically have been focused on some of the larger and easily monetizable platforms such as Medium, Substack, and WordP...

What's the best way to get feedback about a design or product?

Do you have a favorite survey or poll tool to get feedback, or a unique process to get actionable insights from your users about your design, product features, pricing, and more? There was an inte...

Confluence alternatives for wiki/knowledge bases?

I've been looking to try something new for knowledge/documentation storage for a little while now. Confluence has always been there, but I find it to be relativly limited for the cost and additiona...

COVID-19 Business Deals For Startups

Many online communities have created curated lists of B2B software discounts designed to help startups navigate this turbulent period. Such lists mainly contain remote work and financial security o...

The Capiche Markdown guide.

Markdown is the most popular way to format plain text. Add common characters like asterisks and dashes to text, much like how you might format a quick store list in your notes app or add emphasis ...

Meet the Capiche Community, March/April 2020.

Welcome to Capiche! What are you working on that you’re most excited about? What’d you read recently that influenced you the most? What’s the newest software you’ve stared using? What tech problem...

What is the best HR tool to manage payroll, insurance, retirement, and other benefits together?

Trying to find affordable health insurance for a small team. What service do you use, and what has your experience with it been so far?

How much are you/your company paying for Grammarly?

We are looking to get Grammarly for our company but would like to know about their business or enterprise pricing.

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