Hackathons are one of the most popular company-wide events at AddThis. From our start, these 24-hour events have been valued as a source of creativity, innovation, and collaboration.
At AddThis, we believe our team is our most valuable resource. Building the best team we can is something we care a lot about. Traditionally, years of experience has been the go-to metric for hiring managers and recruiters to filter potential candidates. At AddThis, we take a different route.
Maximizing our productivity is key to meeting goals and releasing on time. We use all sorts of project management tools, but we also have a series of informal guidelines as to how we use Slack, Phabricator, and Google Docs among our developer squads. Specifically, how we integrated into their API, follow informal internal guidelines of conversation, and how the tools themselves work great to make our work great. Continue reading
When you see a spike or dip in your AddThis analytics, you might ask yourself: what just happened? When did this happen and how does it compare to previous days around the same time? These are important questions to shape a content strategy that works. And we’re happy to say, we just added a new feature in your Pro analytics that’ll give you a better view of what’s happening on your site: the 72 hour view in analytics. Continue reading
Over the years, we’ve built different mechanisms to increasingly improve the way your analytics are collected and delivered to you. When you sign in to your AddThis Analytics, the information displayed to you at first is generated by queries, processed in the most minimal way so that you’re not sitting there long, waiting for the page to load.
It’s worked wonderfully, but we still want to make it better. So in late June (date TBD soon), you’ll see a change in your Analytics. Here are the details you need to know.