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- Industry: Design
- Company size: Self Employed
- Used Monthly for 1+ year
So glad I found Basecamp!!
I've had a great experience with Basecamp. I've collaborated with a number of projects on this tool and it's been essential in managing my projects. Since I'm in the growing phases of my business, I SO glad they have a free feature that allows me to use 3 free projects. Once I reach a level where I have a team and I'm serving more clients, then I can see myself getting the Basecamp paid plan.
Thank you for offering such a great product!
Another designer recommended Basecamp for managing web design projects. This product allows me to keep everything for my client projects in one place! I like being able to collaborate with clients on a timeline and assigning them tasks. The chat feature is very helpful. I like that we can upload all their documents and even link to Google documents. The mobile is very useful for doing business on the go.
I can really stay organized with Basecamp and it keeps me accountable with timelines. I love that I can make it client-facing so there is a level of transparency on timelines.
I can use this tool to do all communications with clients and not have a string of emails to go through.
I've been going back and forth with the documents section and if I should use Google Drive to store documents or if I should use Basecamp. People are most familiar with Google Drive, however when I educate and train them on how to use Basecamp, then it will help them be more comfortable with navigating the software.
I would like training videos for clients to be able to get an overview of how to get the most of Basecamp while working together. If Basecamp doesn't have a video overview, then this will be something that I can work on.
Reasons for Choosing BasecampIt was recommended to my by another designer and she said she used it for everything related to her projects. I was sold when she said she didn't email clients anymore! I was like YES! This is what I need. I get annoyed with the lost email chains and I wanted an all in one tool where I could email the client and also email designs and mockups. Asana didn't do well with emailing images to clients. They were blurry and hard to find on the email.
Reasons for Switching to BasecampBasecamp has an easy to use interface. It allows me to share design mockups, email and live chat with clients (I've used this messaging feature a lot), store documents and keep projects on timeline. I really like the home page dashboard for each project. It's SO clear and easy to understand! Each section is labeled clearly and easy to use.
- Industry: Entertainment
- Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
- Used Daily for 2+ years
Good software for building project management
I mainly use it to collaborating on project with my team members which working on the other branches. We can communicate and work on the same task in real-time and making the project collaboration process very effective.
The feature and menu is perfectly placed in the software dashboard. I can easily find the tools that i need really fast and that has speed up my work progress. All my project and the progress can be tracked by the visual percentage thus make it more easier to know the project level of completion.
Basecamp tools for task management is somewhat lacking because there are no tools to managing a complex project that need many resources for the project. The software dashboard and overall design is too old and very unappealing compared to other software that has more modern looking software design.
- Industry: Human Resources
- Company size: 2-10 Employees
- Used Daily for 6-12 months
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This was a good product.
Very organizing and have a file sharing data that kept in one place
I found that their UI feels is not that kind of new.
- Industry: Civic & Social Organization
- Company size: Self Employed
- Used for Free Trial
I'm not sure if it's the same people on this one, since there are different versions of this...
For the fact that it's an app on a major app store, I would have obviously come across it, for the fact that it was something of some form of various thing that I would come across in categorical and ad hoc searching, as it turns out.
Aside from not understanding what the purpose of the software was, based on the description that was included in all of the versions in the App Store, I found it particularly disparaging to the community that they framed the purpose of the app as an occupation and dump in of trucks and trailers, and tons of people from out of town, on any given day, whereas the trailers were there in supposition that they were showers that were provided to the homeless, on one day.
On one hand, they're not there every day, but on the other hand, it was a bit strange that this ended up being what the app is about.
In essence, I suppose that this app seems a bit in opposition to the browsing app store user coming across it and then, at some point, upon trying to understand what the portent of the impact of the software is, fairly soon turns up browsing through more apps, wondering what this app is about; particularly to have 3 release versions of it, at this point in time.
Regardless, it turned in to a yellow sign "base camp" social work news article publication thing for the sake of publicizing push material of support for what ended up being a seething attrition for the locals of the area where the "base camp" installment of "obviously, it's on account of the app in the app store thing," and on top of that, there was significant opposition to me as a mental health client recipient of services (supposedly), just tangentially, and for a few times, perhaps, of this art therapy group of people, and then they talked and acted out towards me in my head, outside of any sort of professional or service provider and client circumstances.
I feel like the spirit of development in software, for the purpose of disparaging the client, of a completely different and separate supposition of relation, whatsoever, in regards to the original purpose of meeting with these developers, is simply wrong and unprofessional. These developers cause a significant problem in a different locality between people who are not housed in downtown Los Angeles, on the incident that happened witnessed, and whatever the story was in my head about what anyone might think about such an influx of people in to the area, which is all too common, in various ways;
On top of that, they're plotted right at 222 S. Hill St. 7th floor, Los Angeles, CA, 90012, and they do events of disparagement against me and my family commonly, while trying to suppose that their self esteem is supported and is superior, while homeless and mentally ill bullying and stalking victims are inferior, on account of group brute strength over an individual. They run ostensibly false and slight charity drives for supposedly unfortunate other people.
- Industry: Financial Services
- Company size: 2-10 Employees
- Used Weekly for 1-5 months
Simple Project Management Tool
Basecamp is a fantastic all-arounder for remote teams even though it isn't one of the top 5 project management tools.The Basecamp Personal plan is not entirely suitable for corporate use.For a fundamental understanding of how the software functions, you can use it as an extended free trial, but beyond that, it's too limited.Its also a fantastic deal all around. Compared to other project management tools, it offers at-least some more functionality
It is a comprehensive solution with strong add-ons that combine all the procedures and duties of our business.everything from project management to employee announcements, instruction, and practices.Alongside Basecamp, I managed several projects in a very organized way. It's nice that the plan is not calculated for each new user or project. Unlimited! With the amount of projects we have, it doesn't make sense to pay per project or per user (because we are a small company with many projects). Everything you need is included in one simple license, which is great.
It's nice to have a tab with all of the open Campfires so you can concentrate on the conversation in just one browser window.Additionally, it would be nice if time monitoring were a built-in feature rather than requiring users to pay for expensive add-ons.
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