How to Share a Long Form Post in Slack

Whether it is a press release or a detailed guide, some things can’t be contained to the formatting of a single Slack message. What many people do not realize is Slack has its own built in word processor for creating long form posts and embedding them into messages.

How to Create a New Slack Channel

If you are new to Slack, a channel is like a mix with between a mailing list and a chat room. Usually each channel will have a specific topic, such as “Video Games” or “Marketing Projects”. Channels ensure all Slack conversations can remain focused. Deciding on a topic is the hard part, creating a new channel in Slack is easy.

How to Adjust Your “Do Not Disturb” Settings in Slack

Since I have started using Slack, I see way higher message traffic than I ever did in my email inbox. The constant notifications can be stressful when I am trying to focus on something else. But did you know that you can set Slack to “Do not Disturb” mode, and not receive any desktop or mobile notifications?

How to Leave a Slack Channel

Are you finding that a particular Slack Channel that was once fun and interesting is now a distraction? Whether it is getting filled with irreverent side talk and jokes or if it is just not a topic that still pertains to your job function, it may be time to bow out.