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Likelihood to Recommend

Airtable

Good for replacing administrative spreadsheets, creating resource assignment and calendars, planning activities, creating on the fly data stores, outputting simple mobile data entry forms. Dealing with mobile staff needing to enter simple data quickly or with managers and officers who need to see real-time snapshots of information. When dealing with smaller data sets and not requiring blocks, then for a non-profit it is useful to have the free workspaces where everyone can fully collaborate and update records.Less good for complex financial work you should stick with Excel or your finance system. If you have a very large number of records and need many people to be able to update records then you need to consider the costs (however most off the shelf products you will be looking at to do your specific tasks will probably cost more when you evaluate them).
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Samepage

Samepage is well suited to situations:- when there is a need for ongoing collaboration between people- when these people lack tech skills- when there is a need for sharing and showing different kinds of mediaSamepage is less appropriate in situations (since there are better tools for those particular uses):- requiring more robust communication tools - when the objective is to execute a specific, finite task- when it is necessary a precise control of version history
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Airtable
8.0
Samepage
6.8
Task Management
Airtable
8.4
Samepage
5.1
Resource Management
Airtable
8.9
Samepage
Gantt Charts
Airtable
6.4
Samepage
Scheduling
Airtable
8.0
Samepage
7.1
Workflow Automation
Airtable
8.1
Samepage
Team Collaboration
Airtable
9.1
Samepage
Support for Agile Methodology
Airtable
8.0
Samepage
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Airtable
7.6
Samepage
Document Management
Airtable
8.1
Samepage
Email integration
Airtable
6.6
Samepage
Mobile Access
Airtable
8.1
Samepage
9.0
Timesheet Tracking
Airtable
8.5
Samepage
Change request and Case Management
Airtable
7.9
Samepage
Budget and Expense Management
Airtable
8.5
Samepage
Search
Airtable
Samepage
8.0
Visual planning tools
Airtable
Samepage
4.9

Communication

Airtable
Samepage
8.0
Chat
Airtable
Samepage
9.0
Notifications
Airtable
Samepage
7.1
Discussions
Airtable
Samepage
7.9

File Sharing & Management

Airtable
Samepage
7.5
Versioning
Airtable
Samepage
5.1
Video files
Airtable
Samepage
8.0
Audio files
Airtable
Samepage
8.0
Document collaboration
Airtable
Samepage
8.0
Access control
Airtable
Samepage
7.0
Advanced security features
Airtable
Samepage
5.0
Integrates with Google Drive
Airtable
Samepage
9.0
Device sync
Airtable
Samepage
10.0

Pros

  • It's very easy to use. I was able to start from scratch and get a pretty complex workflow set up in just a couple hours.
  • The ability to create one "master table" with every piece of possible information is good for the "deep dive" members of the team, but then it's easy to create views and calendars based on just a few pieces of data that are better for one specific use or person.
  • Being able to store draft content on the system as attachments means that the review copy/image can be included in the workflow rather than as a separate email or in another tracking system.
  • The ability to quickly group, sort and filter on the master table make it easy for the power-users to work with the full set of information, but still find a specific project quickly.
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  • Flexible: Samepage pages can assume a lot of formats to suit your needs
  • Easy to start: creating an account and starting a page is easy enough even for non-technology oriented people
  • Very attractive prices for the Pro plan
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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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  • Samepage allows to upload and view PDF files, but not markup or comment on the pages inside them. Such feature would be extremely useful
  • There is room for usability improvements. The interface could use more contrast and color to create a better visual hierarchy.
  • Only three templates fail to show the beginner the true potential of the different formats pages can take on Samepage. There should be more templates and examples.
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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
It's not perfect but it is really easy to use and I think most slightly technical people will pick it up quite quickly.
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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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Samepage10.0
Based on 1 answer
We started using Samepage's free trial and hadn't used it enough by the time it was over. But they were very gracious in extending our trial and giving us extra Pages to use to be sure it met our needs. I love when software companies act like real people, care about our success and realize we are working off deadlines. We are now a paid user.
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Alternatives Considered

Excel is only good for numbers, not words or relational database. Access is too complicated for a total novice to build databases from scratch.Task trackers and project planners like Asana have limited functionality.
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Igloo has a free version and is easy to use but has few project management features. It also lacks audio and video calling functionality. Quip is easy to use and configure, but it lacks team calendar. Basecamp is great for project management but lacks the flexibility granted by Samepage's pages which can mix different kinds of content.
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Return on Investment

  • Airtable has made a positive impact on our organization by creating one app that allows us to do the vast majority of our work tracking and planning, in a fun and user friendly way.
  • I previously used other task trackers and could not get employees to keep them up-to-date. Something about the visuals of airtable, the micro movements, etc... that my team loves!
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  • We were able to be more effective in organizing events and research meetings
  • Samepage allowed the collaboration of different researchers on writing scientific articles
  • The pages in Samepage were used as a collaborative draft to create the final report of our research
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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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Samepage

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