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Score 2 out of 100
9 Ratings
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Score 9.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Crowdbase

I wouldn't suggest Crowdbasefor smaller companies, even for bigger companies a more integrated solution would be desirable. It may suit companies that want their collaboration separate from project management and CRM, but at least for our organisation it seems to make more sense to have most of our work tools in one place
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MURAL (formerly Mural.ly)

It's great when you need to drive real decision making and action; the voting tool is particularly useful in this regard. It's a great tool to use when you want to hear all voices, and not just from the loudest individuals. I've used Mural extensively over the last two years, and I've developed an online course in how to use the tool. I've run hundreds of participative workshops with it too, it's my 'go to' for running engaging remote workshops.
Faye Sadler-Clark | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Communication

Crowdbase
7.0
MURAL (formerly Mural.ly)
Chat
Crowdbase
7.0
MURAL (formerly Mural.ly)
Notifications
Crowdbase
7.0
MURAL (formerly Mural.ly)
Discussions
Crowdbase
7.0
MURAL (formerly Mural.ly)

Pros

Crowdbase

  • Collaboration
  • Interaction with staff
  • Great way to engage staff and support each other
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MURAL (formerly Mural.ly)

  • It allows you to build from independent work to group exercises and discussions and using brainstorming and the voting tool to drive decision making and action.
  • It has functionality that allows you to bring your audience to different areas of the whiteboard using the 'summon everyone' function, and move between delivering material with 'presentation mode' and interactive exercises where students contribute ideas or suggestions.
  • It offers an interactive and engaging platform for collaboration and costs can be kept low because people can join sessions as visitors.
Faye Sadler-Clark | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Crowdbase

  • It is very limited
  • Although it has an API it doesn't link to the services we use.
  • It isn't customisable like podio.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MURAL (formerly Mural.ly)

  • The only thing that used to bug me about Mural was the fact that you couldn’t identify participants who joined as visitors (one time collaborators appear as anonymous animals). I noticed recently that visitors can now add their name which is really useful. I expect this change came from Mural user feedback, they do seem to develop the features over time.
  • Sometimes participants can't see images that you add to the whiteboard. There's a way around it but it's a little frustrating and I'm not sure why it happens.
Faye Sadler-Clark | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Crowdbase

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

MURAL (formerly Mural.ly)

MURAL (formerly Mural.ly) 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Chat support tends to get back to you within a few hours and are always helpful.
Faye Sadler-Clark | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Crowdbase

Crowdbase's strength may lie in its ability to do just one main thing well, but for us this was a massive limitation. I know that it is not trying to be Podio and it is therefore unfair to compare the two but there are features that overlap. for us Podio was better suited.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MURAL (formerly Mural.ly)

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Crowdbase

  • Encourages communication
  • Easy to use
  • Before crowdbase we never though of collaborating this way
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MURAL (formerly Mural.ly)

  • Mural supports my company to support our clients who are geographically dispersed. It has been key to delivering some client projects.
Faye Sadler-Clark | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Crowdbase

General

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

MURAL (formerly Mural.ly)

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Crowdbase
2.0
MURAL (formerly Mural.ly)
10.0

Support Rating

Crowdbase
MURAL (formerly Mural.ly)
9.0

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