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To do list Project Management SUPER COMPARISON!

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To do list Project Management SUPER COMPARISON!

Today were going to talk a little bit about to do lists and my quests to find the perfect one, or the perfect one for me. This is a quest thats been going on for probably more than five years trying to find the perfect one so I figured Id save you guys a lot of time maybe hopefully and tell you which one I ended up on and Ill take you through all my thought processes along the way. In this comparison we compare ToodleDo, ToDoist, Remember the Milk, Wunderlist, Any.do, GQueues, Pocket Lists, Carrot, 2do, Asana, Wrike, Podio and Wedoist. What youre seeing here is a Google Drive Spreadsheet which I used to compare all the different features and youll see theyre separated into two different categories, to do and project management.

To do being something thats more along the lines of day to day recurring tasks like something you might have to do once a week, once every weekday. Project management is a little bit more involved like subtasks and assigning people projects, stuff where youre going to be collaborating with people a lot, alright? So well just, well start at the top. One of my biggest needs was Android, pretty much all of these are kind of important with the exception of iOS app because I dont really use iOS anymore.

So Android is really important. I needed something that had a web browser interface, recurring tasks are key but then you want to drill down a little bit further. Recurring by number of days and recurring by days of the week like if you wanted to have something that just recurred on days like Tuesday and Wednesday for example. Pretty good.

Advanced recurring is important. Something like, Id probably consider advanced recurring to be something like the last Friday of every month or something like that. Daily moment to go through tasks quickly. Thats something that just one of them did that I thought was cool enough to be able to list here.

Google Calendar integration is nice. You want to be able to sign tasks, comment on tasks from both the assignor or the assignee. Assign subtasks, comment on subtasks.

Obviously subtasks are little mini tasks, a collection of them which live inside tasks. The ability to share files, also on subtasks, assign priority levels. Quick add very easily when youre on the go maybe, on a phone, or just want to add something quick its not a big deal. Reminders and notifications, set due time. So some of them require you to put a date but they dont let you put a time.

And then mobile notifications. Sometimes you think thatd be standard but its not. And then custom notification times.

Sometimes you have to have your notifications happen for the time of the task which doesnt always make sense. Alright, so starting at the top. ToodleDo is a really, pretty good solution.

The cost is 30 a year, or 15 a year, plus 15 a year for a collaborator, but you dont have to pay that, you pay that to get some additional features. The cost is so low I didnt even put the word pay for the different features. As we go through well see what those features were. So it had the Android app, it had the web browser interface, recurring task, it had everything we wanted and it had really nice advanced recurring, probably the best out of all of them. So that was nice.

It didnt have the daily moment to go through the task quickly. One big problem that I didnt like was the ability to comment on tasks. Really when your collaborating with someone its great to just be able to bring up a task and discuss it right there on the task itself but you couldnt really do that and you couldnt really leave the comments on subtasks either.

So, comments was a big issue and the quick add was another point of issue for me because, well, because, what was I going to say? Sorry about that. Oh yeah, its not that quick to add its kind of a pain in the butt to add a new task. So all in all, ToodleDo is a pretty damn good option and its affordable.

Obviously the more collaborators you add it can start adding up really quickly but just for a few people its not going to be that much. ToDoist I liked a whole lot. 29 for the whole year. Had the Android app, had a lot of stuff that I liked.

The advanced recurring, it does offer a pretty good advanced recurring. Not quite as good as ToodleDo but good enough for me to give it a green. One problem I should mention with the advanced recurring on ToDoist is the fact that you have to use their unforgiving language in order to set. So you just kind of have to, theres a learning curve that comes along with it. It might take you an hour to get all those down.

It doesnt have the daily moment to go through a task quickly but it does send you once a day a, kind of like a run down of everything youre got coming up. So really maybe that should be yellow. Ill change it now.

So the next one is, everything look good? Everything look good. So you want to share files on regular tasks and subtasks youre going to have to pay the 29 a year.

So thats one of the things youre getting. You also dont get reminders and notifications unless you have the paid subscription which a lot of people offer for free. So if you really want something for free maybe its not the best solution for you. You can set the due time and then mobile notification once again you have to pay for.

All in all, great solution. Remember the Milk, everything was looking good. It had advanced recurring, it didnt have daily moments to go to tasks quickly.

Only barely anyone had that. Google Calendar integration, uh oh, Im starting to get a little point of issue here, they only let you do it with Google Gadgets. So you cant really synchronize between your Google Calendar. So if youre a Google Calendar user you might want to stay away from this one. However, it does a lot of other things pretty good.

Its not really elegant in the way you can assign subtasks to other people but if youre not assigning subtasks then not a big deal. If you want to share files its not too great. If you want to share files on subtasks its not too great. And then if you pay, it doesnt have quick add, its kind of a pain. It doesnt, I dont know, maybe I forgot to put that green.

I would think thats green. If you pay the 25 per year you get access to the notifications. So another one of the few that made you pay for notifications.

If youre trying to keep it free and notifications are important then you might want to stay away from this one. Overall one of my favorite solutions that I tested. So Wunderlist. This one is 50 a year per user. It probably had an iOS app.

I should mark this green. I would say it definitely did. In fact, kind of ignore this column. Most of these probably do have an iOS app, but since I wasnt really that interested in iOS I probably ignored this column so my apologies for that. So it had everything that I wanted, I actually used this for a period of six to nine months.

I got pretty familiar with it. This is what I used, I replaced ToodleDo with this because I used ToodleDo for probably a period of two years and then I went to Wunderlist after that. Alright, so it had everything, everything is looking good but then one of the biggest, most annoying things is that you couldnt set up recurring by days of the week. So, if you have something that happens on just Fridays or Tuesdays and Thursdays, something like that you couldnt really do it. Your options were like daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, or every so many days or something like that.

So that means if you just wanted something to happen on Tuesday or Thursday youd have to set two tasks. One for Tuesdays and one for Thursdays which is just a nightmare. Its not that big a deal I guess but it was annoying enough to me to switch. Of course it wasnt that, it was the lack of advanced recurring features.

So if you wanted to do the last Thursday of the month or something like that, just impossible. Really limited with the recurring so it was just kind of a pain. Didnt have the daily moment to go through tasks quickly. No Google Calendar integration. They make you pay 50 a year which is pretty high compared to the other ones to assign tasks to other people.

Sorry about that, I had a phone call I had to take, but alright, so if you want to assign tasks to other people you have to pay. Theres not commenting on tasks. Ill make that red. If you want to assign subtasks, its also you have to pay. Theres no comments there either, for the subtasks.

If you want to share files you can do it but you have to pay, but whats the point if you cant comment? And, priority levels really kind of limited. You can either star something or not star it. It was really convenient to quick add stuff.

Reminders and notifications were good and free. If you wanted to set a due time you couldnt do it, so that was annoying. So ultimately I went away from Wunderlist, but it is a pretty good free option, probably the one Id recommend to somebody just getting started. And the next one was Any.do which looked really promising, really beautiful, really nice. Had the Android app but one of the biggest annoyances here was the only way you could use this on your browser, on your desktop or laptop browser was with a plugin which was very limited functionality.

I dont remember what the big problem with it was but I think it was along the lines of you couldnt add a new task from there you had to do it from your phone. When Im in the zone on a PC I dont want to quickly, I dont want to pull out my phone and do it. I just want to do it on a browser, so thats something they definitely need to fix. Then you couldnt do recurring by the number of days.

You could do daily, weekly, monthly, yearly but you couldnt do every so many says which should definitely be there. Maybe by the time Im posting this article they may have already added it. I dont know if I suggested it to them but I would imagine a lot of people are complaining about that. You couldnt do recurring by days of the week.

You couldnt do advanced recurring. Like they had a really cool feature of a daily moment to go through your tasks quickly. they called it the Any.do moment, it would pop up on your phone and be like, hey, and it was really nice and it would bump you through all your tasks and you could do now, do today, you know, save for later stuff like that. The priority levels were a little bit minimal.

All the stuff that is in white I probably didnt look too deep into because I was so turned off by the fact that you couldnt do it on your browser that I didnt want to look into it anymore. So, I went against them and didnt really use them. So GQueues is the next one. It looked pretty cool, but once again we come to the problem where you couldnt do recurring by days of the week, you cant do advanced recurring, no daily moment. Kind of a deal breaker at this point so I just kind of flipped through them.

I was looking for the holy grail here so I just kind of went past them. Pocket Lists didnt have the Android app, deal breaker for me. Might want to look into it, but deal breaker for me. Carrot, same thing, no Android app, I mean thats an absolute must have.

2do, Android app, again a one time price of 6.99. The web browser interface was through ToodleDo. Why would I ever use that when I could just use ToodleDo by itself? So that was just kind of weird for me.

I just kind of pushed through them. So our project management section now. First I tried, whatd I try.

Its not even on this list, but first I tried Podio, actually there it is, Podio. First I tried Podio which is free up to five people and then 9 per month per person. Had the Android app, web browser interface, everything looked good. Didnt have the advanced recurring. We really want that especially if were going to have something that handles both project management and to do.

No daily moment, cant really assign subtasks, at least not very easily. Comments on subtasks, share files on subtasks, cant do that either. Priority levels, youd have to set up a custom tagging system which didnt seem super user friendly. The quick add wasnt that quick so went away from there. I used them, I used them for probably six months to a year.

Then I moved on to, I tried Wedoist, but they didnt have the Android app, deal breaker. After that I went on to Wrike which is free up to five member then 50 a month, kind of high. Android app was terrible. I say crappy here but at least they had an Android app.

Maybe its a lot better since when I tried it which is four or five, six months ago, but I didm not enjoy their Android app whatsoever. Didnt have the daily moment, not that big of a deal. Assigning subtasks was a little weird, but it was doable in a weird, nonelegant way. No way to quick add elegantly, but no way to set a due time which is kind of a deal breaker when youre setting up reminders, you know, it would only do like 15 minutes ahead of the time that you set something to be due, something like that.

So it was, it was real limited in that respect. And then I went on to Asana. Free up to 15 members then 50 a month.

Everythings looking good, then once again we have a problem with advanced recurring. People got to get that going. No daily moment, not that big of a deal.

Priority levels, you have to set up a custom tag, dont want that. I want just nice, preexisting priority levels that are separate from tags. Quick add, not that elegant.

Set due time, not possible once again. Custom notification times were not optimal. It was probably a big pain in the butt to get them to work. Alright, so, using all of these boxes as a guide, which one do you think I picked? Its the one with the most green.

So, ultimately right now Im going with ToDoist which is 29 a year, the only problem which was pretty minor was the fact that the daily moments to go through tasks quickly didnt exist. But you still get that little 9AM, I have it set to 9AM, little reminder of everything you have going on that day which is pretty nice. And then the fact that you pay, its pretty low for the year, 30 for the whole year equates to what? 34 a month something like that, whatever. All in all its my favorite.

Its the one I recommend if you dont mind paying. If you want something thats free I would go with Wunderlist, probably, or Id probably go with ToodleDo because thats the one I started with and it allows you to do a lot for free. So thats probably what I would go with but if youre looking to pay a couple of bucks I think ToDoist is a substantial improvement.

And thats pretty much all I have to say and if you want more tips like this and articles, go to Webnola.com, sign up for our email newsletter. Webnola is a web marketing company so we can help you market your business online whether by building a new website or helping you out with social media, search engine optimization, graphic design, stuff like that. So thats pretty much it and Id like to start doing these articles once a week if I can keep it going Ill set a day and that will be the day to put these new articles out.

If you have any thoughts, love to see your comments. Please like and subscribe and have a wonderful day. Bye bye. To do list Project Management SUPER COMPARISON!

Hello, this is Jeff of Webnola. Today were going to talk a little bit about to do lists and my quests to find the perfect one, or the perfect one for me. This is a quest thats been going on for probably more than five years trying to find the perfect one so I figured Id save you guys a lot of time maybe hopefully and tell you which one I ended up on and Ill take you through all my thought processes along the way.

In this comparison we compare ToodleDo, ToDoist, Remember the Milk, Wunderlist, Any.do, GQueues, Pocket Lists, Carrot, 2do, Asana, Wrike, Podio and Wedoist. What youre seeing here is a Google Drive Spreadsheet which I used to compare all the different features and youll see theyre separated into two different categories, to do and project management. To do being something thats more along the lines of day to day recurring tasks like something you might have to do once a week, once every weekday. Project management is a little bit more involved like subtasks and assigning people projects, stuff where youre going to be collaborating with people a lot, alright?

So well just, well start at the top. One of my biggest needs was Android, pretty much all of these are kind of important with the exception of iOS app because I dont really use iOS anymore. So Android is really important. I needed something that had a web browser interface, recurring tasks are key but then you want to drill down a little bit further. Recurring by number of days and recurring by days of the week like if you wanted to have something that just recurred on days like Tuesday and Wednesday for example.

Pretty good. Advanced recurring is important. Something like, Id probably consider advanced recurring to be something like the last Friday of every month or something like that. Daily moment to go through tasks quickly. Thats something that just one of them did that I thought was cool enough to be able to list here.

Google Calendar integration is nice. You want to be able to sign tasks, comment on tasks from both the assignor or the assignee. Assign subtasks, comment on subtasks. Obviously subtasks are little mini tasks, a collection of them which live inside tasks.

The ability to share files, also on subtasks, assign priority levels. Quick add very easily when youre on the go maybe, on a phone, or just want to add something quick its not a big deal. Reminders and notifications, set due time.

So some of them require you to put a date but they dont let you put a time. And then mobile notifications. Sometimes you think thatd be standard but its not. And then custom notification times. Sometimes you have to have your notifications happen for the time of the task which doesnt always make sense.

Alright, so starting at the top. ToodleDo is a really, pretty good solution. The cost is 30 a year, or 15 a year, plus 15 a year for a collaborator, but you dont have to pay that, you pay that to get some additional features.

The cost is so low I didnt even put the word pay for the different features. As we go through well see what those features were. So it had the Android app, it had the web browser interface, recurring task, it had everything we wanted and it had really nice advanced recurring, probably the best out of all of them.

So that was nice. It didnt have the daily moment to go through the task quickly. One big problem that I didnt like was the ability to comment on tasks. Really when your collaborating with someone its great to just be able to bring up a task and discuss it right there on the task itself but you couldnt really do that and you couldnt really leave the comments on subtasks either. So, comments was a big issue and the quick add was another point of issue for me because, well, because, what was I going to say?

Sorry about that. Oh yeah, its not that quick to add its kind of a pain in the butt to add a new task. So all in all, ToodleDo is a pretty damn good option and its affordable. Obviously the more collaborators you add it can start adding up really quickly but just for a few people its not going to be that much. ToDoist I liked a whole lot.

29 for the whole year. Had the Android app, had a lot of stuff that I liked. The advanced recurring, it does offer a pretty good advanced recurring. Not quite as good as ToodleDo but good enough for me to give it a green. One problem I should mention with the advanced recurring on ToDoist is the fact that you have to use their unforgiving language in order to set.

So you just kind of have to, theres a learning curve that comes along with it. It might take you an hour to get all those down. It doesnt have the daily moment to go through a task quickly but it does send you once a day a, kind of like a run down of everything youre got coming up.

So really maybe that should be yellow. Ill change it now. So the next one is, everything look good? Everything look good.

So you want to share files on regular tasks and subtasks youre going to have to pay the 29 a year. So thats one of the things youre getting. You also dont get reminders and notifications unless you have the paid subscription which a lot of people offer for free. So if you really want something for free maybe its not the best solution for you. You can set the due time and then mobile notification once again you have to pay for.

All in all, great solution. Remember the Milk, everything was looking good. It had advanced recurring, it didnt have daily moments to go to tasks quickly.

Only barely anyone had that. Google Calendar integration, uh oh, Im starting to get a little point of issue here, they only let you do it with Google Gadgets. So you cant really synchronize between your Google Calendar. So if youre a Google Calendar user you might want to stay away from this one.

However, it does a lot of other things pretty good. Its not really elegant in the way you can assign subtasks to other people but if youre not assigning subtasks then not a big deal. If you want to share files its not too great. If you want to share files on subtasks its not too great.

And then if you pay, it doesnt have quick add, its kind of a pain. It doesnt, I dont know, maybe I forgot to put that green. I would think thats green.

If you pay the 25 per year you get access to the notifications. So another one of the few that made you pay for notifications. If youre trying to keep it free and notifications are important then you might want to stay away from this one. Overall one of my favorite solutions that I tested. So Wunderlist.

This one is 50 a year per user. It probably had an iOS app. I should mark this green.

I would say it definitely did. In fact, kind of ignore this column. Most of these probably do have an iOS app, but since I wasnt really that interested in iOS I probably ignored this column so my apologies for that. So it had everything that I wanted, I actually used this for a period of six to nine months.

I got pretty familiar with it. This is what I used, I replaced ToodleDo with this because I used ToodleDo for probably a period of two years and then I went to Wunderlist after that. Alright, so it had everything, everything is looking good but then one of the biggest, most annoying things is that you couldnt set up recurring by days of the week.

So, if you have something that happens on just Fridays or Tuesdays and Thursdays, something like that you couldnt really do it. Your options were like daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, or every so many days or something like that. So that means if you just wanted something to happen on Tuesday or Thursday youd have to set two tasks. One for Tuesdays and one for Thursdays which is just a nightmare. Its not that big a deal I guess but it was annoying enough to me to switch.

Of course it wasnt that, it was the lack of advanced recurring features. So if you wanted to do the last Thursday of the month or something like that, just impossible. Really limited with the recurring so it was just kind of a pain. Didnt have the daily moment to go through tasks quickly. No Google Calendar integration.

They make you pay 50 a year which is pretty high compared to the other ones to assign tasks to other people. Sorry about that, I had a phone call I had to take, but alright, so if you want to assign tasks to other people you have to pay. Theres not commenting on tasks. Ill make that red. If you want to assign subtasks, its also you have to pay.

Theres no comments there either, for the subtasks. If you want to share files you can do it but you have to pay, but whats the point if you cant comment? And, priority levels really kind of limited. You can either star something or not star it.

It was really convenient to quick add stuff. Reminders and notifications were good and free. If you wanted to set a due time you couldnt do it, so that was annoying. So ultimately I went away from Wunderlist, but it is a pretty good free option, probably the one Id recommend to somebody just getting started.

And the next one was Any.do which looked really promising, really beautiful, really nice. Had the Android app but one of the biggest annoyances here was the only way you could use this on your browser, on your desktop or laptop browser was with a plugin which was very limited functionality. I dont remember what the big problem with it was but I think it was along the lines of you couldnt add a new task from there you had to do it from your phone. When Im in the zone on a PC I dont want to quickly, I dont want to pull out my phone and do it. I just want to do it on a browser, so thats something they definitely need to fix.

Then you couldnt do recurring by the number of days. You could do daily, weekly, monthly, yearly but you couldnt do every so many says which should definitely be there. Maybe by the time Im posting this article they may have already added it.

I dont know if I suggested it to them but I would imagine a lot of people are complaining about that. You couldnt do recurring by days of the week. You couldnt do advanced recurring. Like they had a really cool feature of a daily moment to go through your tasks quickly. they called it the Any.do moment, it would pop up on your phone and be like, hey, and it was really nice and it would bump you through all your tasks and you could do now, do today, you know, save for later stuff like that.

The priority levels were a little bit minimal. All the stuff that is in white I probably didnt look too deep into because I was so turned off by the fact that you couldnt do it on your browser that I didnt want to look into it anymore. So, I went against them and didnt really use them.

So GQueues is the next one. It looked pretty cool, but once again we come to the problem where you couldnt do recurring by days of the week, you cant do advanced recurring, no daily moment. Kind of a deal breaker at this point so I just kind of flipped through them. I was looking for the holy grail here so I just kind of went past them. Pocket Lists didnt have the Android app, deal breaker for me.

Might want to look into it, but deal breaker for me. Carrot, same thing, no Android app, I mean thats an absolute must have. 2do, Android app, again a one time price of 6.99. The web browser interface was through ToodleDo.

Why would I ever use that when I could just use ToodleDo by itself? So that was just kind of weird for me. I just kind of pushed through them.

So our project management section now. First I tried, whatd I try. Its not even on this list, but first I tried Podio, actually there it is, Podio. First I tried Podio which is free up to five people and then 9 per month per person.

Had the Android app, web browser interface, everything looked good. Didnt have the advanced recurring. We really want that especially if were going to have something that handles both project management and to do.

No daily moment, cant really assign subtasks, at least not very easily. Comments on subtasks, share files on subtasks, cant do that either. Priority levels, youd have to set up a custom tagging system which didnt seem super user friendly.

The quick add wasnt that quick so went away from there. I used them, I used them for probably six months to a year. Then I moved on to, I tried Wedoist, but they didnt have the Android app, deal breaker.

After that I went on to Wrike which is free up to five member then 50 a month, kind of high. Android app was terrible. I say crappy here but at least they had an Android app. Maybe its a lot better since when I tried it which is four or five, six months ago, but I didm not enjoy their Android app whatsoever.

Didnt have the daily moment, not that big of a deal. Assigning subtasks was a little weird, but it was doable in a weird, nonelegant way. No way to quick add elegantly, but no way to set a due time which is kind of a deal breaker when youre setting up reminders, you know, it would only do like 15 minutes ahead of the time that you set something to be due, something like that. So it was, it was real limited in that respect.

And then I went on to Asana. Free up to 15 members then 50 a month. Everythings looking good, then once again we have a problem with advanced recurring. People got to get that going. No daily moment, not that big of a deal.

Priority levels, you have to set up a custom tag, dont want that. I want just nice, preexisting priority levels that are separate from tags. Quick add, not that elegant.

Set due time, not possible once again. Custom notification times were not optimal. It was probably a big pain in the butt to get them to work.

Alright, so, using all of these boxes as a guide, which one do you think I picked? Its the one with the most green. So, ultimately right now Im going with ToDoist which is 29 a year, the only problem which was pretty minor was the fact that the daily moments to go through tasks quickly didnt exist. But you still get that little 9AM, I have it set to 9AM, little reminder of everything you have going on that day which is pretty nice. And then the fact that you pay, its pretty low for the year, 30 for the whole year equates to what?

34 a month something like that, whatever. All in all its my favorite. Its the one I recommend if you dont mind paying. If you want something thats free I would go with Wunderlist, probably, or Id probably go with ToodleDo because thats the one I started with and it allows you to do a lot for free.

So thats probably what I would go with but if youre looking to pay a couple of bucks I think ToDoist is a substantial improvement. And thats pretty much all I have to say and if you want more tips like this and articles, go to Webnola.com, sign up for our email newsletter. Webnola is a web marketing company so we can help you market your business online whether by building a new website or helping you out with social media, search engine optimization, graphic design, stuff like that.

So thats pretty much it and Id like to start doing these articles once a week if I can keep it going Ill set a day and that will be the day to put these new articles out. If you have any thoughts, love to see your comments. Please like and subscribe and have a wonderful day.

Bye bye. To do list Project Management SUPER COMPARISON! Hello, this is Jeff of Webnola. Today were going to talk a little bit about to do lists and my quests to find the perfect one, or the perfect one for me. This is a quest thats been going on for probably more than five years trying to find the perfect one so I figured Id save you guys a lot of time maybe hopefully and tell you which one I ended up on and Ill take you through all my thought processes along the way.

In this comparison we compare ToodleDo, ToDoist, Remember the Milk, Wunderlist, Any.do, GQueues, Pocket Lists, Carrot, 2do, Asana, Wrike, Podio and Wedoist. What youre seeing here is a Google Drive Spreadsheet which I used to compare all the different features and youll see theyre separated into two different categories, to do and project management. To do being something thats more along the lines of day to day recurring tasks like something you might have to do once a week, once every weekday. Project management is a little bit more involved like subtasks and assigning people projects, stuff where youre going to be collaborating with people a lot, alright? So well just, well start at the top.

One of my biggest needs was Android, pretty much all of these are kind of important with the exception of iOS app because I dont really use iOS anymore. So Android is really important. I needed something that had a web browser interface, recurring tasks are key but then you want to drill down a little bit further.

Recurring by number of days and recurring by days of the week like if you wanted to have something that just recurred on days like Tuesday and Wednesday for example. Pretty good. Advanced recurring is important. Something like, Id probably consider advanced recurring to be something like the last Friday of every month or something like that. Daily moment to go through tasks quickly.

Thats something that just one of them did that I thought was cool enough to be able to list here. Google Calendar integration is nice. You want to be able to sign tasks, comment on tasks from both the assignor or the assignee. Assign subtasks, comment on subtasks.

Obviously subtasks are little mini tasks, a collection of them which live inside tasks. The ability to share files, also on subtasks, assign priority levels. Quick add very easily when youre on the go maybe, on a phone, or just want to add something quick its not a big deal. Reminders and notifications, set due time. So some of them require you to put a date but they dont let you put a time.

And then mobile notifications. Sometimes you think thatd be standard but its not. And then custom notification times. Sometimes you have to have your notifications happen for the time of the task which doesnt always make sense.

Alright, so starting at the top. ToodleDo is a really, pretty good solution. The cost is 30 a year, or 15 a year, plus 15 a year for a collaborator, but you dont have to pay that, you pay that to get some additional features. The cost is so low I didnt even put the word pay for the different features.

As we go through well see what those features were. So it had the Android app, it had the web browser interface, recurring task, it had everything we wanted and it had really nice advanced recurring, probably the best out of all of them. So that was nice.

It didnt have the daily moment to go through the task quickly. One big problem that I didnt like was the ability to comment on tasks. Really when your collaborating with someone its great to just be able to bring up a task and discuss it right there on the task itself but you couldnt really do that and you couldnt really leave the comments on subtasks either.

So, comments was a big issue and the quick add was another point of issue for me because, well, because, what was I going to say? Sorry about that. Oh yeah, its not that quick to add its kind of a pain in the butt to add a new task.

So all in all, ToodleDo is a pretty damn good option and its affordable. Obviously the more collaborators you add it can start adding up really quickly but just for a few people its not going to be that much. ToDoist I liked a whole lot. 29 for the whole year. Had the Android app, had a lot of stuff that I liked.

The advanced recurring, it does offer a pretty good advanced recurring. Not quite as good as ToodleDo but good enough for me to give it a green. One problem I should mention with the advanced recurring on ToDoist is the fact that you have to use their unforgiving language in order to set.

So you just kind of have to, theres a learning curve that comes along with it. It might take you an hour to get all those down. It doesnt have the daily moment to go through a task quickly but it does send you once a day a, kind of like a run down of everything youre got coming up.

So really maybe that should be yellow. Ill change it now. So the next one is, everything look good? Everything look good.

So you want to share files on regular tasks and subtasks youre going to have to pay the 29 a year. So thats one of the things youre getting. You also dont get reminders and notifications unless you have the paid subscription which a lot of people offer for free. So if you really want something for free maybe its not the best solution for you. You can set the due time and then mobile notification once again you have to pay for.

All in all, great solution. Remember the Milk, everything was looking good. It had advanced recurring, it didnt have daily moments to go to tasks quickly. Only barely anyone had that. Google Calendar integration, uh oh, Im starting to get a little point of issue here, they only let you do it with Google Gadgets.

So you cant really synchronize between your Google Calendar. So if youre a Google Calendar user you might want to stay away from this one. However, it does a lot of other things pretty good. Its not really elegant in the way you can assign subtasks to other people but if youre not assigning subtasks then not a big deal.

If you want to share files its not too great. If you want to share files on subtasks its not too great. And then if you pay, it doesnt have quick add, its kind of a pain. It doesnt, I dont know, maybe I forgot to put that green.

I would think thats green. If you pay the 25 per year you get access to the notifications. So another one of the few that made you pay for notifications. If youre trying to keep it free and notifications are important then you might want to stay away from this one. Overall one of my favorite solutions that I tested.

So Wunderlist. This one is 50 a year per user. It probably had an iOS app. I should mark this green.

I would say it definitely did. In fact, kind of ignore this column. Most of these probably do have an iOS app, but since I wasnt really that interested in iOS I probably ignored this column so my apologies for that. So it had everything that I wanted, I actually used this for a period of six to nine months.

I got pretty familiar with it. This is what I used, I replaced ToodleDo with this because I used ToodleDo for probably a period of two years and then I went to Wunderlist after that. Alright, so it had everything, everything is looking good but then one of the biggest, most annoying things is that you couldnt set up recurring by days of the week.

So, if you have something that happens on just Fridays or Tuesdays and Thursdays, something like that you couldnt really do it. Your options were like daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, or every so many days or something like that. So that means if you just wanted something to happen on Tuesday or Thursday youd have to set two tasks.

One for Tuesdays and one for Thursdays which is just a nightmare. Its not that big a deal I guess but it was annoying enough to me to switch. Of course it wasnt that, it was the lack of advanced recurring features. So if you wanted to do the last Thursday of the month or something like that, just impossible.

Really limited with the recurring so it was just kind of a pain. Didnt have the daily moment to go through tasks quickly. No Google Calendar integration. They make you pay 50 a year which is pretty high compared to the other ones to assign tasks to other people. Sorry about that, I had a phone call I had to take, but alright, so if you want to assign tasks to other people you have to pay.

Theres not commenting on tasks. Ill make that red. If you want to assign subtasks, its also you have to pay. Theres no comments there either, for the subtasks. If you want to share files you can do it but you have to pay, but whats the point if you cant comment?

And, priority levels really kind of limited. You can either star something or not star it. It was really convenient to quick add stuff. Reminders and notifications were good and free. If you wanted to set a due time you couldnt do it, so that was annoying.

So ultimately I went away from Wunderlist, but it is a pretty good free option, probably the one Id recommend to somebody just getting started. And the next one was Any.do which looked really promising, really beautiful, really nice. Had the Android app but one of the biggest annoyances here was the only way you could use this on your browser, on your desktop or laptop browser was with a plugin which was very limited functionality.

I dont remember what the big problem with it was but I think it was along the lines of you couldnt add a new task from there you had to do it from your phone. When Im in the zone on a PC I dont want to quickly, I dont want to pull out my phone and do it. I just want to do it on a browser, so thats something they definitely need to fix. Then you couldnt do recurring by the number of days. You could do daily, weekly, monthly, yearly but you couldnt do every so many says which should definitely be there.

Maybe by the time Im posting this article they may have already added it. I dont know if I suggested it to them but I would imagine a lot of people are complaining about that. You couldnt do recurring by days of the week. You couldnt do advanced recurring. Like they had a really cool feature of a daily moment to go through your tasks quickly. they called it the Any.do moment, it would pop up on your phone and be like, hey, and it was really nice and it would bump you through all your tasks and you could do now, do today, you know, save for later stuff like that.

The priority levels were a little bit minimal. All the stuff that is in white I probably didnt look too deep into because I was so turned off by the fact that you couldnt do it on your browser that I didnt want to look into it anymore. So, I went against them and didnt really use them.

So GQueues is the next one. It looked pretty cool, but once again we come to the problem where you couldnt do recurring by days of the week, you cant do advanced recurring, no daily moment. Kind of a deal breaker at this point so I just kind of flipped through them.

I was looking for the holy grail here so I just kind of went past them. Pocket Lists didnt have the Android app, deal breaker for me. Might want to look into it, but deal breaker for me.

Carrot, same thing, no Android app, I mean thats an absolute must have. 2do, Android app, again a one time price of 6.99. The web browser interface was through ToodleDo. Why would I ever use that when I could just use ToodleDo by itself?

So that was just kind of weird for me. I just kind of pushed through them. So our project management section now. First I tried, whatd I try. Its not even on this list, but first I tried Podio, actually there it is, Podio.

First I tried Podio which is free up to five people and then 9 per month per person. Had the Android app, web browser interface, everything looked good. Didnt have the advanced recurring. We really want that especially if were going to have something that handles both project management and to do. No daily moment, cant really assign subtasks, at least not very easily.

Comments on subtasks, share files on subtasks, cant do that either. Priority levels, youd have to set up a custom tagging system which didnt seem super user friendly. The quick add wasnt that quick so went away from there. I used them, I used them for probably six months to a year. Then I moved on to, I tried Wedoist, but they didnt have the Android app, deal breaker.

After that I went on to Wrike which is free up to five member then 50 a month, kind of high. Android app was terrible. I say crappy here but at least they had an Android app.

Maybe its a lot better since when I tried it which is four or five, six months ago, but I didm not enjoy their Android app whatsoever. Didnt have the daily moment, not that big of a deal. Assigning subtasks was a little weird, but it was doable in a weird, nonelegant way.

No way to quick add elegantly, but no way to set a due time which is kind of a deal breaker when youre setting up reminders, you know, it would only do like 15 minutes ahead of the time that you set something to be due, something like that. So it was, it was real limited in that respect. And then I went on to Asana. Free up to 15 members then 50 a month.

Everythings looking good, then once again we have a problem with advanced recurring. People got to get that going. No daily moment, not that big of a deal. Priority levels, you have to set up a custom tag, dont want that. I want just nice, preexisting priority levels that are separate from tags.

Quick add, not that elegant. Set due time, not possible once again. Custom notification times were not optimal. It was probably a big pain in the butt to get them to work.

Alright, so, using all of these boxes as a guide, which one do you think I picked? Its the one with the most green. So, ultimately right now Im going with ToDoist which is 29 a year, the only problem which was pretty minor was the fact that the daily moments to go through tasks quickly didnt exist. But you still get that little 9AM, I have it set to 9AM, little reminder of everything you have going on that day which is pretty nice.

And then the fact that you pay, its pretty low for the year, 30 for the whole year equates to what? 34 a month something like that, whatever. All in all its my favorite. Its the one I recommend if you dont mind paying.

If you want something thats free I would go with Wunderlist, probably, or Id probably go with ToodleDo because thats the one I started with and it allows you to do a lot for free. So thats probably what I would go with but if youre looking to pay a couple of bucks I think ToDoist is a substantial improvement. And thats pretty much all I have to say and if you want more tips like this and articles, go to Webnola.com, sign up for our email newsletter. Webnola is a web marketing company so we can help you market your business online whether by building a new website or helping you out with social media, search engine optimization, graphic design, stuff like that. So thats pretty much it and Id like to start doing these articles once a week if I can keep it going Ill set a day and that will be the day to put these new articles out.

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