Getting Started

Managing projects using the editorial calendar

Note: Events is no longer a feature for accounts signed up after September 15th, 2018 The Brightpod Calendar is an essential tool for planning and organizing your projects. It gives you an overview of all tasks, milestones, events, and deadlines across all your pods and the ability to filter out anything that isn’t important to you, […]

Onboarding your team

A key part to any project is collaboration. With Brightpod, teammates can get on board quickly and working together all in one place. Learn about team permissions Invite team members and clients and get them to log in Learn about team permissions An Admin or Team Member can add Team Members, Freelancers, and/or Clients to collaborate […]

Organizing projects using pods, milestones, & tasks

Organizing projects is easy using pods. Pods are your main project, milestones are goals, and tasks are the items that need to be completed for your project. Create your first pod Set goals using milestones Create task lists and tasks Task details Create recurring tasks Invite team members and clients to your pod Making tasks […]

Staying on track with time tracking

Tracking time is an effective way to keep your project on schedule and to know how much time your team members are spending on tasks. Brightpod has both a built-in time tracking system and an integration with Harvest. Set a time budget for a pod Track time manually or automatically using Brightpod Know how much time […]

Reporting with insights

With Insights, you can get information and reports for all of the work within any of your projects.  It’s like getting a big picture view of everything that is happening in your Brightpod account, with the option to filter and export specific information that you need. An overview of Insights Weekly reports Task reports Export […]

Communicate better all in one place

Projects often require a lot of communication and, in Brightpod, you can keep all of this communication in one place. From team members, to clients, to outside of your team, you can send messages and easily find the conversation history Sending and finding comments and messages Involve clients on tasks and messages Receive tasks from […]

Get more help and resources

Do you have more questions? Need a helping hand? Have some feedback for us? We want to hear from you! Support resources Help articles – Check out our other help articles available under Brightpod Help. Videos – We have a bunch of great videos with new ones coming out all of the time. Check out […]

Set up your Brightpod account

The first thing to do with your new Brightpod account is to set up and get familiar with your Settings & Account section. Set up your personal profile Choose your Brightpod settings Set up your subscription plan Set up your personal profile 1. Go to Settings & Account and click My profile. 2. Your first and last name is […]

Why choose Brightpod?

Whether you work at a small design firm or a big digital agency, teams need help planning, managing, organizing, and tracking projects. Brightpod is the solution for keeping track of your project’s goals, tasks, time, team members, calendars, communication, and much more. With Brightpod, you will manage your projects like a pro. You can take advantage of: […]

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