Business Productivity: BASECAMP Alternatives for freelance project management

                                      Web based project collaboration tools

As a small business and/or freelance professional you can actually increase your profits by investing in online productivity tools. No more searching for spread sheets, docs etc… If you use Basecamp, great! If you are looking for other alternatives…there are many that work just as good as basecamp.

Huddle – Huddle combines online collaboration, online project management and document sharing using social networking principles.

Redmine – Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database. Redmine is open source and released under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2 (GPL).

Action Method – Action Method is a radical approach to productivity and project management.

Google Sites – Google Sites is a free and easy way to create and share webpages.

Project Pier – ProjectPier is a Free, Open-Source, self-hosted PHP application for managing tasks, projects and teams through an intuitive web interface. ProjectPier will help your organization communicate, collaborate and get things done Its function is similar to commercial groupware/project management products, but allows the freedom and scalability of self-hosting.

5pm – 5pm can be your central location for project and task management, team collaboration, time tracking, reporting and more…

OpenGoo – OpenGoo is an Open Source Web Office. It is a complete solution for every organization to create, collaborate, share and publish all its internal and external documents.

Kindling – Kindling is an idea management and collaboration tool for groups. We know how important it is to find good ideas within your company, so we created a tool to help foster great thinking. Kindling is for groups, businesses and organizations.

2collab – 2collab works by being a social bookmarking site where you can store and organize your favorite internet resources – such as research articles from any publisher, blogs, websites, and more. Then, in private or public groups you can share your bookmarks with others – your colleagues, distributed research team, or the wider pool of experts in your field. Members of groups can evaluate these resources (by adding ratings and comments) and add their own bookmarks.

Mindquarry – Mindquarry is an Open Source collaborative software platform for file sharing (documents, images, media files, etc.), task and project management, team collaboration and Wiki editing that meshes simplicity and functionality. As a result, knowledge workers are able to connect with team members and share information from wherever they are, effectively improving team-work and increasing productivity within the company.

Goplan – Goplan is an online project management solution. It allows teams and individuals to collaborate through tasks, file management, real-time chat, online calendaring, and many other features.

Co-op – Co-op allows you to stay in tune with your co-workers. Ask questions, share knowledge, track time, and update agendas all in one place.

Evernote – Evernote allows you to easily capture information in any environment using whatever device or platform you find most convenient, and makes this information accessible and searchable at any time, from anywhere.

Getsignoff – You may produce the best website designs ever, but getting sign off is always painful. Presenting designs to distant clients and managing their feedback is challenging. GetSignOff provides a mechanism for presenting your site designs, managing feedback and organizing multiple versions of a design.

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  4. Another good alternative to basecamp is proofhub. Basecamp lacks various essential features that are required for efficient project management. Proofhub offers all features like time tracking, inbuilt browser chat and proofing tool that are missing in basecamp and at a much less price. I recommend this tool.

  5. I would love proofhub. Currently I am in search for a project management software to help me start up the right way to manage projects on the side. I have searched long and far and have yet to find a product like proofhub. I would love the free membership …. fingers crossed.

  6. I recommend list makers to add one best alternative of basecamp in this list i.e ProofHub that already proves that it is the best.

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