Scaling Link Building Using Asana

I personally love using Asana. I’ve been doing link building in SEO for a decade and it’s always been challenging to manage and track the process and progress in a link building campaign. Quite often, the link building team gets lost in the amount of spreadsheets, tabs, notes and emails that it makes the entire process fall apart.

Designmantic.com, which is the company that I work for; implemented Asana into their link building campaign this year. In this post, I’d like to share how we set it up and the benefits that we’ve been able to gain as a result of using switching to Asana and setting up our process using the project management software.

The dashboard snapshot.

We can configure Asana to show a list of completed projects under a section. We want to know at a glance how many links have gone live and what is the rate of growth that we are experiencing. Managers can look at this snapshot and see if the growth is progressing or if changes in the strategy or tactics are […]

By |2018-09-19T14:29:03+00:00September 14th, 2018|

New in Asana: Draw Dependencies in Timeline

Asana project tracking and management software introduced Timeline so teams can map out their plans more visually. With this feature, users can easily see how tasks and deadlines connect. And when it does not, they can spot the problems immediately. Recently, this feature got improved, allowing users to now draw dependencies between tasks. Thus, they can fix conflicts as soon as they spot them. For a powerful reporting and exporting tool for Asana, give our own tool Bridge24 for Asana a try, or access it in their own Integration page.

Timeline Task Dependencies

Planning the right sequence of work in a project is critical to its success. Being able to draw dependencies between tasks ensures that the right sequence of tasks proceeds toward the end goal. Also, visually connecting the tasks is a process that can help surface timing conflicts that need fixing. As the team sees the smooth connection from start to finish, they can focus on their work knowing that other tasks are dependent on […]

By |2018-08-06T20:55:47+00:00August 6th, 2018|

Latest Asana Custom Fields Support Emojis, Links, and more

Asana is helping a great number of teams to centrally track project and task details. It is a flexible platform that enables companies and organizations meet their targets and accomplish their goals. Today’s business landscape, however, is making it more competitive and challenging for everyone. As a result, teams have to use better applications and tools to track their tasks better. Custom fields is one way for Asana Premium subscribers to provide more information and track them according to one’s needs. For a powerful reporting and exporting tool for Asana, give our own tool Bridge24 for Asana a try, or access it in their own Integration page.

More Powerful Custom Fields

The latest Asana update includes a more powerful custom field functionality. When custom fields were first introduced in 2016, users can only choose from drop-down options, text and number to add in their fields. Now, they can even add emojis, links, make use of built-in custom fields within templates, and add custom priority colors visible in […]

By |2018-07-14T19:06:29+00:00July 14th, 2018|

Announcing Aha! + Asana Integration For Better Product-Project Sync

Asana is a well-known project management and tracking application with thousands of users across the globe. One reason it is popular is that it makes managing team projects and tasks easy. It also integrates with a great number of online tools for a variety of purposes. For example, Aha! is a leading product roadmap software. Users are able to connect their goals to strategic initiatives, create launch plans, view features dependencies, and more. They are able to do all these on a platform that helps them realize their why, when, and what of roadmapping. Now, it is easier to build products and manage projects with the new Asana integration. For a powerful reporting and exporting tool for Asana, give our own tool Bridge24 for Asana a try, or access it in their own Integration page.

Integration Functionality – What Is Possible

The new bi-directional integration brings several functionalities. Product managers using Aha! can map records of their initiatives, releases, features, and requirements to Asana tasks. They […]

By |2018-06-14T22:31:12+00:00June 14th, 2018|

Asana Rolls Out New UI Navigation Changes

Asana collaborative project management application is an advocate of clarity. This inherent characteristic of the software helps teams execute their projects and process quickly and successfully. Change can improve a user’s experience to plan, track and move their work forward. However, it should be clear enough for the users what those changes are, and how they can take advantage of it. Thus, the new user interface navigation changes are slowly and carefully being rolled out to its customers. Changes will be evident in the sidebar, project headers and settings, and other areas. For a powerful reporting and exporting tool for Asana, give our own tool Bridge24 for Asana a try, or access it in their own Integration page.

New in Sidebar

Users will now see My Tasks, Inbox, and Dashboard in the sidebar. It was moved from the top bar. Therefore, it will now be easier for people to know where they are. They will quickly know when they are working out of a project, too. But […]

By |2018-06-04T14:21:16+00:00June 4th, 2018|

Asana Founders Built $900M Company Guided By Buddhism Principles

Asana is an online software that helps teams plan, track, and manage projects in a collaborative way. It is one work platform among many that competes for customers in a crowded cloud marketplace. However, 35,000 paying customer companies makes it more successful than its competitors. As a result, its revenue grows 80 percent yearly. In 2017, sales reached between $60-90 million, yielding a $900M company valuation in its latest funding round. Users prefer the software for its ability to break up complicated projects into manageable chunks of tasks. They are able to assign them to individuals, schedule them and track their progress. The software also integrates with email, calendars, and many other productivity applications. For a powerful reporting and exporting tool for Asana, give our own tool Bridge24 for Asana a try, or access it in their own Integration page.

The Start of Asana

Asana was founded by Dustin Moskovitz and Justin Rosenstein in 2008 in San Francisco, CA. Before meeting Moskovitz, Rosenstein was a product manager […]

By |2018-05-29T18:33:04+00:00May 29th, 2018|

Asana Introduces New Outlook Integration Features

Asana is an online application that helps teams track and manage their projects. It is a work platform that enables people in organizations to collaborate better. All their tasks, schedules, files, and other project assets are conveniently located in a centralized place. It also integrates with other applications such as email with its notification feature. Late last year, Microsoft Outlook launched actionable messages. In effect, it is now easier to update and take action on Asana email notifications within Outlook. For a powerful reporting and exporting tool for Asana, give our own tool Bridge24 for Asana a try, or access it in their own Integration page.

The problem with switching between apps

Many people use their Outlook inbox as their primary communication center. It is where they get not only their emails from co-workers, but also from applications. They can receive task notifications, event reminders, the latest feedback from their social media comments, and others. Right from Outlook, users can stay updated on important work, and also […]

By |2018-05-29T18:28:04+00:00May 29th, 2018|

New Improved Asana for Slack Integration Now Available

Asana project tracking and management software helps teams coordinate work to complete something more than the sum of their individual tasks. But even before completed tasks become a whole project, team members start with conversations and exchange ideas. As a communication tool, Slack is being used by a growing number of teams for real-time messaging. Introduced recently, a new Asana for Slack app for tighter integration between communication and work coordination is now available. For a powerful reporting and exporting tool for Asana, give our own tool Bridge24 for Asana a try, or access it in their own Integration page.

Turn Conversations into Actions

When team members exchange ideas with one another, their ideas become refined and take shape into something more tangible, applicable and realizable. Most of these teams use Slack for real-time communication. And as they bounce ideas off one another, the ideas can easily evolve into a new work that can help their product or service. The new Slack integration allows users to capture […]

By |2018-05-29T18:26:22+00:00May 29th, 2018|

Latest Asana Now Easier to Add Rich Text, Emojis, and more

Asana project management and tracking application is helping teams accomplish more. With its tools and features, work moves forward faster because people are able to collaborate better. Aside from promoting transparency, users are able to communicate with one another in connection with the tasks they are trying to complete. However, as more work and teams come together in the PM platform, the need to make things easier and clearer also becomes more regular. The latest release includes enhancements in text formatting, @-mentioning, and more. For a powerful reporting and exporting tool for Asana, give our own tool Bridge24 for Asana a try, or access it in their own Integration page.

Easier Text Formatting, plus Emojis

Communicating face-to-face allows people to convey not only their message or ideas, but also the speaker’s emotions. Therefore, those listening can also perceive the importance, excitement or urgency of the message through the speaker’s voice and body language. Obviously, these additional indicators are absent when just reading a comment regarding a task […]

By |2018-05-21T12:39:13+00:00May 21st, 2018|

Interactive Charts for Asana using Bridge24

Bridge24 New Feature - ChartsAsana is a great operational tool for users to centrally collaborate on project and task information. Reporting features, however, are limited. With Bridge24, users can connect dynamically to Asana and instantly create and export powerful charts and task lists for basic reports.

Benefits of Using Charts

Charts aide in a quick understanding of the distribution of tasks and provide an overview to access information through a visual representation. Rather than looking through lists and lists of tasks or extensive filtering and searching, find information at a glance visually through a chart. The chart can also be exported (PDF format) to share with managers or co-workers to quickly see patterns and other aggregate information for comparisons, etc.

Charts Based on a Project or Filters, and How to Access

The charts in Bridge24 are contextual and based on the current tasks displayed from a project or filter results. In the case where you wish to include completed tasks, you can create […]

By |2018-09-12T14:16:49+00:00April 19th, 2018|