Matt LovatoMarketing team leader

What are your favorite online team collaboration tools and why?

If you use multiple tools, such as one tool for chat and another for task management, please describe how you incorporate all of them into your workflows.
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  1. 44
    Zenkit

    The project management tool that grows with you

    Leonit IbrahimiSocial Media Enthusiast · Written
    Check out http://zenkit.com! With Zenkit you have a great overview over your projects and task, while working with your team effectively. Data-view options like mind-map, kanban-board, spreadsheet, calendar and to-do lists allow you to keep track of everything. Teamwork-friendly features like “Assign-to” and commenting allow teams to be more productive and get more done.
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    Asana

    The task management tool, completely redesigned

    Lisa Dziuba3FlawlessApp.io Founder · Written
    It's simple to use and great for small teams. We use it daily for team collaboration and task management.
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    Farooq A RahimFounder at HeapX · Written
    We use Asana for Project Management.
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    Flock

    Real-time team messenger tool

    Has a great to-do and notes tool integrated. That, along with the Google Drive and Github integrations solves for most of the collaboration, task management issues I face.
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  4. 18
    Slack

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

    Lisa Dziuba3FlawlessApp.io Founder · Written
    Obvious choice for team communication :)
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    Jonathan BentzCreator of Leads, Sales, and Traffic · Written
    A must use. Been a huge boost for my team at cutting down on inbox clutter/email jail. Also helps us stay connected as we shift between two offices and communicate with remote team members.
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    Pavan Sethi15building things. · Written
    Crazy how Slack seemed to have come out of nowhere and become a go-to tool for team communication. It definitely happened for a reason though! They've really mastered chat imo and they continue to add great features and integrations.
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    Slite

    The note app for teams

    Laure AlbouyAssociate @slite · Written
    Laure Albouy made this product
    Check out Slite if you're looking for a simple writing collaboration tool with a real-time editor and an intuitive structure. It totally transforms the way teams work create, share and collaborate on content. We use it from anything ranging to meeting notes, weekly agendas, knowledge sharing and content collaboration.
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    Thomas DIDIER6Marketing, Forest Admin 🌲 · Written
    One of the coolest app I recently discovered. Perfect to create, share and collaborate on content!
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    Has changed our lives in terms of knowledge sharing, team member onboarding and meeting minutes ❤️
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    Trello

    Organize anything, together

    Mohammed Rafy4All things Community @DoSelectHQ · Written
    It's a good collaboration tool where you can assign tasks as well. It's acquired by Atlassian now.
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    Pavan Sethi15building things. · Written
    I love Trello and use it for project management and as a personal to-do list. It's super simple but I find that it's better to keep project management tools simple for most effective use.
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    Josephus Ajibola AyoolaDigital Strategist & Project Manager · Written
    Best for collaborative project management and roadmapping. And it's free also :)
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    Zoom

    Cloud video conferencing and simple online meetings

    Pavan Sethi15building things. · Written
    There are so many video conferencing tools these days but Zoom really stands out because of its ease of use (which is super important because we all know how annoying it is when you're having technical issues during a meeting).
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    Jonathan BentzCreator of Leads, Sales, and Traffic · Written
    The quality and ease of video conferencing with this tool surpasses almost every other solution on the market. Quickly has become a must use for me and my team.
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  8. Check out Workstreams + Slack! Collaboration means communication, and Workstreams lives in your Slack channels! what better way to collaborate then right in your discussions. Create tasks based on ideas and have them all in a Kanban Board. Each status update is shared with your team, so collaboration is seamless.
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    Forest Admin

    Your back office, redefined.

    Thomas DIDIER6Marketing, Forest Admin 🌲 · Edited
    Check out Forest (www.forestadmin.com) if you're looking for a robust and friendly back office solution to access and manipulate data. Unleash your team’s productivity with multiple dashboards and data-views features, conversation module (assign teammates, leave notes, and communicate directly through Forest where all your data is), workflows-mapping, smart actions, ...
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    Hygger

    The All-in-one Product Management Platform

    Iryna Maniuk6Marketing manager · Written
    Simple, budget-friendly and with all necessary task management features. - One tool for the whole company (no need to buy different tools for tech and non-tech teams) - Kanban and Scrum support - Quick team communication (threads, mentions in commenting) - File sharing - Easy-to-use and doesn’t require much time to master Give it a try for sure :)
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  11. William Jeffery GrayTeam leader at Gray Creative · Edited
    We use Samepage and couldn't live without it. It has all of the collaboration tools we need in one place: * team chat * video conferencing * real-time document editing * file sharing * task management * shared calendars We're a design agency. We use Samepage to share our art files, videos, etc. with our clients, but we also use it internally to manage our projects because it does such an amazing job of letting us share progress and ideas easily. Check out https://www.samepage.io
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  12. David MichaelDigital Marketing executive, Contus · Written
    I will suggest Contus Fly, It is a solution to build a real-time chat app in android & iOS. It helps enterprises overcome the shortcomings of security, user moderation, scalability as in common chat apps with an enterprise-grade chat app of their own.
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    TMetric

    User-friendly timetracker for freelancers and teams

    I think that in team management, time tracking is also important. So, I advise you to try TMetric - this tool helps for transparent team monitoring
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    Twist

    There’s more to work than keeping up with group chat

    Manuel FrigerioMaker of @maitre_app · Written
    Calm, mindful communication. What else do you need? ;)
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  15. Nandini SharmaMarketing Engineer · Written
    ProofHub is an online collaboration and project management tool to manage your projects effectively. With ProofHub, your teams, clients and all the project communication stays in one place. There's no need of investing in too many different tools to run your business. Our project management software makes it easy to create plans, collaborate with teams and clients, keep things organized and deliver projects on time.
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    Yack.net

    Recorded and transcribed calls for team collaboration

    Antony BearparkGraphic and Web Designer · Written
    Antony Bearpark made this product
    Our team uses Yack.net to send and receive messages and files. We have our clients on too who each have their own Organization that they can invite specific members too to collaborate with, without having to switch accounts or platforms. Each of our team members are connected to the right companies which is all organised under one roof. Additionally, we record all our calls, so everyone can see what they need to do. The calls are automatically transcribed via the software and later on we can search through the messages to see what was said in the calls. It's pretty clever really!
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    Venetia LipscombeProduct Manager, Yack.net · Written
    Venetia Lipscombe made this product
    We did build this initially for our own use, but being able to replay calls I've had to check what the client said they wanted is so useful. Last week myself and a colleague were arguing over what one of our clients meant by a certain requirement, and when replaying the call we realised that we interpreted what he said completely differently! Very glad we could refer back to it so we could sort out our misunderstandings between ourselves instead of asking our client again.
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  17. EshvariResearch & Analysis · Written
    Apphitect IM Solution makes easy to engage with the teams and offers many advanced features. Good collaboration and communication tool. One should give a try!!
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    Shelf

    A better way for teams to manage & share files, links & more

    Katarina WajdaBlogger @ Innerpieces.blog · Written
    Katarina Wajda made this product
    User-friendly and simple way to share all kinds of documents among teams.
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    Swipes Workspace

    One place for team's goals, notes, files and communication

    Yana VlatchkovaCOO & Co-founder of Swipes · Written
    Yana Vlatchkova made this product
    It's a beautiful tool that keeps the work of the team in one place. It's easy to unite people around a goal, give each other feedback and celebrate small & big wins together. Give it a try if you want to and let me know how your experience goes. :) We are a small team of 5 that builds it with our hearts and cherishes every user comment.
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    Dropbox Paper

    Collaboration tool built for teams

    Ben HaleySelf Employed · Written
    Dropbox Paper is a must for exceptionally easy writing collaboration without the fuss. When I'm working with clients, other freelancers, or whoever, adding them to a document is as easy as typing their email address directly into the document. It saves me a lot of time fussing around with inviting, permissions, and text-editing and it has all of the essentials for quick-team management built in. It's been a real game changer for my business!
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