How to work with clients in ClickUp
ClickUp makes it easy to communicate, set deadlines, share expectations, and notify your clients as progress is made.
Use Folders, Lists and Tasks for Client Organization
Since Folders, Lists and tasks can be made private, it's easy to share information with your clients at these levels while still ensuring they only see what they should.
Try creating a private Folder for each client and adding Lists for each service you'll offer. You can also invite clients as guests to read, comment on, or edit specific items.
Here's an example of a template used by many of our Teams:
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Save Process for new Client as a Template
When you're starting with a new client, you'll typically require a similar set of action items. Rather than recreating those Folders, Lists, and tasks, simply save them as templates! You can save templates on the Space, Folder, List, task, and checklist levels.
Need help getting started? We have tons of public templates that you can add directly to your Workplace.
Utilize Custom Statuses to reduce emails between clients
ClickUp's custom statuses will allow you to keep your client updated on the progress of your work. They'll know what's going on because they can simply view the status at any time!
Assign Comments to get approval from your client.
Assigned Comments allow you to make comments actionable. However, when working with clients, they're even better for approval!
Assign a comment to your client to make sure they approve of what you're about to do with the task at hand. He or she can either resolve the comment to let you know to proceed, or reply with an update!
Create tasks and add attachments via email
If you communicate with your clients via email, you'll love what you can do in ClickUp:
- Create new tasks by sending or forwarding email to ClickUp
- Add comments by sending email to ClickUp tasks
- Reply to notification emails (adding comments)
This is all done through our email task creation feature, but we also have a great extension!
With our Chrome Extension, you can create tasks via email directly from a Gmail or Outlook account. You can also attach emails to pre-existing tasks in ClickUp!
This is the perfect way to improve your communication with clients and adjust your workflows based on their feedback.
ClickUp as a CRM
With our Custom Fields feature, you can create unique task IDs to track a budget, organize client contact information, or pretty much anything else you can imagine.NEEDS NEW IMAGE