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Crafting a Support Network as a Founder and CEO

This post was originally published on Joel.is. Sometime in late 2018, the concept of having a…

Welcoming Maria Thomas as Buffer’s Chief Product Officer

In July, we shared that we were looking for a…

Shareholder Update: Q3 2020

Note: This is the quarterly update sent to Buffer shareholders, with a bit of added information for context….

Reflecting on 10 Years of Building Buffer

Today marks ten years since I launched the first version of Buffer. What started as a landing page…

When We Need to Move Quickly We Work in Task Forces. Here’s How We Set Them Up

Making and communicating decisions across an organization can be a challenge anytime. Making decisions during a…

The Evolution of Product at Buffer and the Next Step: We’re Hiring a VP of Product

We’ve been building Buffer for coming up to ten years now. We’re currently a 90-person fully remote team…

Why Transparent Email Stopped Working For Us and What We Do Instead

When I joined Buffer and opened my new Buffer email account for the first time, the…

Buffer Is Moving to a 4-Day Workweek for the Rest of 2020

In May, our entire team experimented with a 4-day workweek. The intention of this experiment…

We’re Trying a 4-Day Workweek for the Month of May

As April comes to a close, and we look ahead to another month where our global team is…

How We Hold an Engaging All Hands Meeting as a Remote Team

Many companies have a regular All Hands meeting. Generally, this is a company-wide gathering for all employees (‘all…

Snowmelt Meetings: Why I’m Meeting With My Team Even More Right Now

“When spring comes, snow melts first at the periphery, because that is where it is…

Is Remote Work Greener? We Calculated Buffer’s Carbon Footprint to Find Out

I wish I could tell you that I have always been an environmental warrior. But my story is a…

Business as Abnormal: Every Message We’ve Shared With Our Team (So Far) During COVID-19

Ever since a global pandemic exploded the ranks of remote workers in a matter of a…

The Evolution of Onboarding at Buffer: How We Welcome New Teammates

As an always-evolving company, Buffer has shared a lot of our successes and failures along the way…

Sustainable Swag: Aligning Our Values with Our Merchandise

For the past few years, we’ve been on a journey to make sure our Buffer swag –…