A Special Thanks To Those Who Share: The Best Blog Posts, Articles and Resources on Remote Work

By Wade Foster - Last updated April 1, 2019 -

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We wouldn't have been as successful as we have been at remote working without other people and companies sharing what they've learned along the way. Here are the posts, books, and other resources about remote working that have inspired and challenged me to think differently.

We'd like to say Thank you! to all these people and companies for sharing their experiences and providing a map to help us navigate the challenges of remote working. I hope you'll find these resources helpful as well.

Automattic

Automattic is most notably the team behind WordPress.com. With over 800 employees, all of which work remotely, they are one of the best modern examples of what a successful remote team looks like.

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GitHub

Similar to Automattic, GitHub has helped write the book on what modern remote work looks like. GitHub's teammates work all over the world.

Our favorite posts:

Basecamp (formerly 37Signals)

Basecamp literally wrote the book on remote work. The best selling book Remote is one of the best resources to pick up if you are wanting to build a remote team. Their previous book Rework also includes a number of helpful tips about remote working and productivity in a distributed workplace, many of which were originally shared in part on their blog, Signal v. Noise.

Buffer

Buffer started about 1 year before us and has an amazing content marketing team.

Our favorite posts:

Help Scout

Help Scout is almost exactly the same age as us. As a result, we've often struggled with the same things at the same time. It's been great to bounce ideas off each other as we've grown.

Our favorite posts:

Groove

The Groove blog is one of the best for startups. Groove founder Alex Turnbull is also one of the most thoughtful bloggers around, so it's no surprise that their writing on remote teams is helpful too.

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Stack Exchange

Stack Exchange is founded by two of the most well-known engineers, Joel Spolsky and Jeff Atwood. Both are known for their great writing on engineering productivity. So it's no surprise that Stack Exchange has great posts on remote work as well as other subjects.

Our favorite posts:

iDoneThis

The iDoneThis blog is one of the best blogs out there on management. This post digs into remote team communicate and how to make it work.

HubSpot

HubSpot publishes roughly 15 posts a day across their blog. With so much content, they rely on a fleet of guest contributors, freelancers, and other remote writers. Here's how they pull it off.

Remotive.io

Staying on top of current trends in remote working isn't something you have to do by yourself. Remotive is a great newsletter that will bring all the best content on remote work to you.


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