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Likelihood to Recommend

Airtable

I hope to manage everything in our business through Airtable. I'm not sure of the extent of the formula capabilities but I'm excited to learn my options there. The consolidation of all our data so far has been of great value to keep us organized and productive. The fact that we don't have to be IT geniuses is of enormous benefit because relying too much on outside IT help becomes messy - we need stability and ease of use in our technology, which Airtable has given us so far.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Airtable
8.0
CoSchedule
6.9
Task Management
Airtable
8.4
CoSchedule
7.3
Resource Management
Airtable
8.9
CoSchedule
7.0
Gantt Charts
Airtable
6.4
CoSchedule
Scheduling
Airtable
8.0
CoSchedule
8.8
Workflow Automation
Airtable
8.1
CoSchedule
7.4
Team Collaboration
Airtable
9.1
CoSchedule
7.0
Support for Agile Methodology
Airtable
8.0
CoSchedule
7.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Airtable
7.6
CoSchedule
Document Management
Airtable
8.1
CoSchedule
7.0
Email integration
Airtable
6.6
CoSchedule
Mobile Access
Airtable
8.1
CoSchedule
3.8
Timesheet Tracking
Airtable
8.5
CoSchedule
Change request and Case Management
Airtable
7.9
CoSchedule
Budget and Expense Management
Airtable
8.5
CoSchedule

Pros

  • One thing Airtable's power comes from is the fact that you can relate databases to each other. So you can have one table for your organizations that you work with, and another separate table for the contacts within those organizations, and then tie them together individually. After doing so it is very easy to jump between the contacts and their organizations profiles, and switch as contact to a different organization instantly. Very powerful when you have multiple contacts within single organizations, or any type of multiple data points that are linked to the same record.
  • Another thing that makes Airtable powerful is the views. You can filter, sort, and group a big table to show only the things you want to see at a particular time - but then save that view, and many other views, for later use. That way you can switch between different views of the same data on a continual basis, easily and quickly. Or different people can have different filters and sorts and different columns showing on the same table without interfering with each other.
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  • Pre-scheduling social media shares before content is published
  • Calendar view to clearly see what's going out, when
  • Metrics on what content is doing well, and easy to repost top performing posts
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Cons

  • I think this thing has huge potential for us to manage our photos. We take over 10,000 photos a year and Airtable has the capability of easily loading, tagging and sorting them. It even has history and you could store edited versions of each photo within each original photo's profile. However - the ability to view these photos as thumbnails of different sizes, gallery style, is very limited. So that's a big additional feature I'd like to see, some optimization to use this as a photo management system.
  • If you include numbers into a table, automagically from another table via the rollup or lookup features, then you cannot use those numbers as part of a formula in a subsequent field. This turned out to be a major limiting factor on my using it as a budget manager. (Luckily I came up with a workaround but it makes me add additional columns to the table that add a bit of otherwise unnecessary clutter.)
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  • Would like to replicate some of the functionality of Buffer (sharing other content easily from multiple sources) to consolidate our marketing calendar in one place.
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Likelihood to Renew

Airtable9.1
Based on 1 answer
compared to other products it is just fabulous.
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Usability

Airtable9.0
Based on 5 answers
Just so easy to learn/use. Very intuitive in its application logic.
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Support

Airtable7.3
Based on 1 answer
Sometimes, I have to wait a bit longer but I'm on a low priced option so I understand why. Generally, they're able to provide me solutions to my problems as long as I'm not in a rush.
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Alternatives Considered

I have mostly set up and helped architect custom database solutions in a proprietary software, as compares directly to Airtable. I have set up and used JIRA Software extensively, and several Marketing Automation systems, and set up Oncontact CRM, and used DAM systems, and Basecamp project management. All in all setting up databases and introducing them to organizations is one of my primary skills and I have several years experience doing this within an organization and as a consultant for other organizations. This is why I love Airtable so much - I have never seen something so lightweight, so inexpensive, and so powerful. Pound for pound it whips any system I have ever used. When I think back to all the custom database solutions I've implemented, and other processes I've managed and consulted on within organizations, I can't help but wonder how many of them would have vastly better off with a simple Airtable implementation.
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Return on Investment

  • I can't provide tangible ROI at this time
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  • CoSchedule saves us at least 2 hours a week in admin for social scheduling our own content.
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Pricing Details

Airtable

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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CoSchedule

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
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