There are three new things that you need to know about this week. A sweet redesigned homepage, a new way to import your contacts, and groups. We think the new homepage looks great! We’ve added some new content, like the ‘What is Rypple’ guide, a great resource to help you and your team get started. … Read on »

vCard Contacts can now be imported One of our goals is to make it easier for you to communicate with others. We’ve added vCard support so you can easily import your Microsoft Outlook or Apple Mail contacts.  vCard is the popular business card file format used by several popular applications when exporting your contacts. Rypple Team Plan… Read on »

A vision without a task is but a dream, a task without a vision is drudgery, a vision and a task is the hope of the world. – From a church in Sussex, England, ca. 1730 I’m a dreamer. I dream about running a faster 10k, biking to work everyday, and getting as much done… Read on »


I’ll start this post off with a plug – read Donald Norman’s book ‘The Design of Everyday Things’. It is about the psychology and physiology that underlies interaction with things you use every day; why some work well (are usable), and others do not. This post was inspired by Norman’s excellent book, as well as… Read on »

New and improved this week: Take Action! The take action feature allows you to share with your advisers the action you will take  based on their feedback. This is a great way to demonstrate to your advisers that their feedback has been helpful and you are taking steps to improve. The overall site performance has… Read on »

Recently we began sending out Rypple branded Flip Video Cameras to some of our users. They made videos talking about how they are using Rypple with their companies. The videos are also available on, where you can also learn more about the individuals and companies featured in the videos. Jenny Blake, the Senior Strategist… Read on »

The more you have riding on an idea, the more it hurts to be wrong. Human nature sometimes tricks us into perceiving disproved assumptions as failure, which can stop us from carrying on with the original idea. Successful people actually do the opposite, persisting and adapting even in the face of failure. Thomas Alva Edison… Read on »