Pooya Charmarai
Pooya CharmaraiSockSeed Co-founder

What are the best productivity and task management tools for startup teams?

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  1. 30
    Taskade 2.0

    Create tasks, notes, and video chat, on the same page. โšก๏ธโœ๏ธโœ…

    Dionis Loire made this product
    We created Taskade to simplify and enable startups and remote teams to get things done faster and smarter, anywhere. Taskade integrates messaging and task lists in one place to make collaborating simple and fast. Chat and work together on the same page.
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    • Connor Russo
      Connor RussoFounder of locostudio.co

      My first use case is grocery shopping. Thatโ€™s why until now Iโ€™ve been a loyal Wunderlist user. But Taskade is way easier for a few reasons: 1. I often make recipes and with Taskade itโ€™s possible to copy and paste directly from my chrome tab to a list group. 2. I can keep a bunch of list groups with recipes and just incomplete the one I want to make (I normally buy for 1-2 recipes at a time) so I donโ€™t need to keep remaking them from scratch. 3. I can see the recipes I want to buy in the same view as the other random stuff I need.

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    • Used taskade for a while and love the product. I'd recommend anyone to give it a shot! It makes working with remote team members much, much easier and keeps everyone in sync.

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  2. 12
    Trello

    Organize anything, together

    Ilya Azovtsev ๐Ÿ’Œ+๐Ÿค–=๐Ÿš€
    Ilya Azovtsev ๐Ÿ’Œ+๐Ÿค–=๐Ÿš€5Help sales team close more in less time ยท Written
    I think you should try this...
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    • Nick Allen
      Nick AllenHead of Marketing at FileInvite | Kiwi

      Brilliant for managing all your project backlogs in a Kanban fashion. Including a list for the DIY tasks around the house.

      As a Marketer I use this daily to manage workflow, sort ideas around future content and prioritize my activities. My team collaborate and report using handy integrations with Google and we use it as a Customer service and Sales script repository to store links to docs and how-to videos.

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    • Johnathan Holland
      Johnathan HollandI truly obsess over helping others..

      If you aren't an organized person Trello allows for easy to see visuals that help keep projects on track. The team at Curexe has specifically used it to organize our bugs, new features, staging and production stages of our development.

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  3. 8
    Basecamp 3

    The best version of Basecamp ever made

    Tejas Kinger
    Tejas Kinger20SaaS Product Marketing @ Freshworks Inc ยท Written
    Basecamp is a wonderful tool, especially for tracking tasks among highly cross-functional teams.
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    • Johnathan Holland
      Johnathan HollandI truly obsess over helping others..

      Basecamp makes it much easier to manage the tasks your remote team is doing in a clean UI so that you get a good view of what is happening in the organizing. Amazing product!

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    • Matt Pliszka
      Matt PliszkaCEO & co-founder @ pickSaaS.com

      One of the more complex apps for managing projects, a good one for keeping your team updated about the activity on each project/task.

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  4. 7
    Asana

    The task management tool, completely redesigned

    Chitra Das
    Chitra DasEntrepreneur & AI enthusiast ยท Written
    I agree.. Its a great tool to collaborate with team on tasks
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    Using Asana for a while. I think it the best fit for team work. *U also can try other apps, like: Trello, Slack, etc. But I strongly recommend Asana!)
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    • Rita Viana
      Rita VianaGraphic Designer

      I recommend Asana to everyone who is trying to get a more organized life.

      It's good to everything, it's free (until 15 members) and you can choose from 2 different styles: list or board. You can create unlimited projects, you can share tasks between projects with a click, there are chat boxes in every task, it's user friendly and their help forum is ultra helpful even if you never payed a penny to them.

      I can't live without Asana. Just the most amazing thing ever.

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    • Veronika
      VeronikaInbound Marketing Manager

      I've used a few project management tools in the past and Asana is the only one that makes me genuinely happy and more productive (at work and with my side hustles).

      I can't recommend this tool enough for its ease of use, features and user experience. As a cherry on top, Asana's vision to help teams collaborate and do their best work is one that I can personally identify with!

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  5. 7
    Slack

    Be less busy. Real-time messaging, archiving & search.

    Augustine Charly
    Augustine CharlyCreating a better world ยท Written
    This one worth a try.
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    Tejas Kinger
    Tejas Kinger20SaaS Product Marketing @ Freshworks Inc ยท Written
    Love slack too! Great tool for cross team communication.
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    • Amrith Shanbhag
      Amrith ShanbhagCommunity + Social at Product Hunt

      I'm a part of a ton of Slack communities but I'm active in only a handful.

      Slack works to its fullest only when it is implemented in a team and everyone's supposed to use it for communication. Slack could/should improve on making the communities on it better by adding relevant features.

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    • Joรฃo Oliveira Simรตes
      Joรฃo Oliveira SimรตesDesign Lead, 44 Studio

      As a remote designer, this is a must have. I'm always contactable and available. Super easy way to also have quick calls and communicate with other team members on different teams.

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  6. 5
    Todoist

    Organize your life. Then go enjoy it.

    Alin Vlad
    Alin VladCMO, CyberGhost ยท Written
    I've used this for a while. Very simple and straightforward to use.
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    • haabe
      haabeDeveloper @ Snopp Designbyrรฅ

      We were looking for a tool to replace Asana, and after initially testing Todoist, became certain it could be the tool for us. But sharing projects is a PITA. There's no easy way to let your team have access to all newly created projects. Also, the projects structure isn't shared, so sharing a new subproject causes havoc in the teammate's projects structure, and the teammate needs to manually configure the projects structure according to it's intended layout.

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    • The Todoist app is ruthlessly efficient in helping me capture my tasks no matter when or where I am. Bring collaborators into a project, or a task is a snap. When I'm creating a recurring task, and hopefully a positive habit, or when I am reflecting on my productivity, Todoist works.

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  7. 4
    Recruitee

    A fast, easy, collaborative hiring tool

    Beth Hudson
    Beth Hudson4Social Media Marketer, Recruitee ยท Written
    Beth Hudson made this product
    Hiring productivity and collaboration is super important, especially in early-stage startups that are building the foundation for their team. Recruitee streamlines every aspect of the hiring process. Slack and Trello are also great! However, Recruitee was made specifically for recruitment collaboration. Think of it as the Slack and Trello of the hiring world :)
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  8. 3
    Plan 1.0

    Manage & organise your life

    Ramesh Ghimire
    Ramesh GhimireStartup entrepreneur. ยท Written
    Its considerably new. Its simple, elegant and productive.
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    • ShimomiAizo
      ShimomiAizoFirst Year Grad Student, HCI/d @ IUB

      Plan is EXACTLY what I has been looking for and forward to for a loooooong time. Projects, type, hit Enter - added and next, drag-n-drop & drag-to-adjust - what can be more intuitive than this flow?

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    • they were very active like 6 months ago, However, they recently dont respnd to email support.

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  9. John Ababseh
    John Ababseh10Epiphany Enthusiast ยท Written
    Prioritize tasks easily and get your team on the same page
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    Timing 2

    Automatic time and productivity tracking for Mac.

    Daniel Alm made this product
    Timing helps each team member automatically observe how they spend time on their Mac and shows them how productively they use their time. In addition, you can manually add blocks of time as "Tasks". If you give those a good description (e.g. "Blogger Outreach for article XYZ"), at the end of the week, you get a great overview of what exactly you spent time on during the week.
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  11. Inam Haq
    Inam HaqMobile Tech ยท Written
    Inam Haq made this product
    Corpa's task management is based on Eisenhower Matrix. Besides you can manage all your processes and workflows - integrate and automate them together with powerful comms, reporting and dashboard components.
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    Winio

    The fastest way to sync your team with ongoing projects

    Daniel Lobo made this product
    I think you should try winio. Winio is an organized space for teams that combines documents, tasks, and discussions to empower transparent collaboration within your team.
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