It's incredibly easy to invite your Slack workspace coworkers to join a live 15-min video session with Touchbase. Here's how to do it:

Installation

  1. Open the Slack app and scroll down to 'Apps' on the left-hand panel,  then click the + icon on the right
  2. In the Apps screen that appears, search for 'Touchbase' and click the 'Add' button on the result found under 'Available Apps'
  3. Your web browser will open Slack's directory listing for Touchbase. Click the green 'Add to Slack' button on the left
  4. Slack's own authentication screen will appear. Check that you are using the right Slack workspace (top right dropdown) and follow the instructions to authenticate
  5. Return to the Slack app and you should see Touchbase as a new entry in the Apps section of the left-hand panel

Using Touchbase inside Slack

Our 'slash command' is: /touchbase. You can use this in any channel/direct message in your Slack workspace. There are a few options:

  • /touchbase – invites everybody in the channel to join an untitled video session
  • /touchbase Quick catch-up – invites everybody in the channel to join a video session called 'Quick Catch-up'
  • /touchbase @bob @jim – invites only Bob and Jim to join an untitled video session
  • /touchbase @bob @jim Quick catch-up – invites only Bob and Jim to join a video session called 'Quick catch-up'
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