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Basecamp users. Add formatting to messages with Basecode Stuff

Extend Basecamp Project Management with this time saving Firefox extension.
Hard to believe that this extension is now four years old. We have released an update to this extension to make it compatible with Firefox 3.6.

Basecode adds a formatting bar to your messages box within Basecamp. See it in action below.
Basecode for Basecamp - Add formatting to your messages

What is Basecode

Basecode is a simple to use Firefox browser extension designed to give easy access to the hidden formatting options available when posting messages and comments in Basecamp. Even better it adds a few extra features to Basecamp to make the day to day project management process even easier.
Check out the key features of the new Basecode2

Download and install Basecode
Download and install Basecode for Firefox and use it free.

Feck The Recession (NSFW) Feck The Recession, Inspiration, Stuff, design

I got fed up and designed a protest poster against all the doom & gloom in the media. I have had it hanging on my wall for two months now and I still love coming in to the office and seeing it each morning. It is full of advice, quotes and facts showing the recession is not the end of the world, it is one great big opportunity for you to shine!
The poster is now available on so you can order your own gorgeous print. Any money made on the posters will go to the Samaritans who have been busier then they should be lately.

The prints are on a very-heavy weight paper with a really lovely matte finish.
Details: A substantial, very white print medium with a matte finish, imprinted with UV-resistant archival inks (100+ years of fade resistance when displayed indoors and protected from direct sunlight).
You can adjust price, sizes and paper weight on Zazzle and even add a frame if you are feeling flush. The one i have linked is €27.50 and is the one i have in the office here.


Feck The Recession (Safe for Work) - Small

Size: 38cm x 57cm
Paper: Heavy Satin Finish



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Feck The Recession (Safe for Work) - Large

Size: 58cm x 88cm
Paper: A very heavy matte finish, imprinted with UV-resistant archival inks


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Large Framed

Feck The Recession (Safe for Work) - Large Framed

Size: 58cm x 88cm
Paper: A very heavy matte finish, imprinted with UV-resistant archival inks


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Poster detail

Buy Feck The Recession (NSFW)

The print above is the clean version. The original i have hanging up is a little more in your face. :) You can order it here if you like.

Create your Email Newsletter in 60 seconds. Email Marketing, Email Newsletter Templates, Ezine, Features, Stuff, Tips & Tricks, Toddle, Video Guide, design

A simple video guide showing how to create your email newsletter in Toddle.

Start creating your email newsletter here.

Once your email marketing newsletter is ready you have a huge number of ways to send it. Choose one that you feel most comfortable with.

You can find handy guides on sending with a range of email marketing software here.

Same price, new US Dollar currency. Email Marketing, Email Newsletter Templates, Pricing, Stuff, Toddle

We are announcing a small change to our pricing today. It now costs $9 to send your email newsletter instead of €6. The end cost to you is roughly the same.
To date we have been charging just €6 in the EURO € currency. That was great when we began building as most users were relatively local. However over the last 6 months our user base has grown wonderfully (Thanks to you guys) to where most of our users are based in the US.
Unfortunately for those US users when it came to converting from Euro into Dollar they were never sure exactly what conversation rate was and what the final charge would be.
Now the cost in US$ is set at exactly $9. This is roughly equal to the previous price of €6.

So in summary:

  • What is happening?: New currency, same price.
  • Does it effect me?: If you are based in the US your payment is now a few Cents cheaper. If you are based in Europe your payment is now a few Cents more.
  • When is it happening? Early this week.

If you have any questions just leave a comment below.
Thanks, and here is to more low cost, stress free email marketing.


Nominate us for the Crunchies Awards Email Newsletter Templates, Stuff

Click the image below to nominate Toddle for best User interface design.

You can vote once per day.

The 2008 Crunchies recognize and celebrate the most compelling startups, internet and technology innovations of the year.
The Crunchies is co-hosted by GigaOm, VentureBeat, Silicon Alley Insider, and TechCrunch. Best of all, you the users get to choose who wins.

Toddle part of a brave new wave of Irish technology start-ups Stuff

Toddle and the Spoiltchild team got a nice mention in the Irish Independent newspaper and Silicon Republic today.
The piece focuses on the Irish tech start up scene and how they find finance for their business.

You can read it here.

Looking for eircom & Zimbra email accounts Stuff

Does anyone happen to have an old or spare email account they would be willing to donate? We are looking to test Toddle with their web based mail client.

And as a long shot we are looking do some tests on the Zimbra email client. Before we install it we are doing a quick shout to see if anyone already it up and running and can donate an account.