Companies that need a better way to manage projects but don’t have the money to spare for a robust online system now have a solution: They can turn to Freedcamp without spending a dime. The free project management application offers to-do lists, milestones, discussions, file sharing, and time tracking tools to students, start-ups and small businesses at a price that cannot be beat.
Register for an account with Freedcamp by choosing a username or logging in with Facebook. If you currently use a competing project management application like Basecamp, you can import the data from your old system into Freedcamp in an instant. Click over to the dashboard to see everything that has been going on with your company, including a list of the day’s must-do items, an ongoing discussion among team members, and any newly added milestones that serve as deadlines for group projects. Colleagues can comment directly on each others’ to-do list items for advice or information on completing a particular task. For more in depth conversations, users can utilize Freedcamp’s discussions board, which serves as a sort of internal forum where colleagues can give suggestions, offer ideas, and discuss general business-related topics.
Freedcamp is a full-fledged, robust system. As such, it offers time tracking tools to help with invoicing and even includes a file-sharing feature with up to 20 MB of storage for each project owner. Companies that use an instant messaging system to communicate don’t have to worry about giving up their current system when they start using Freedcamp. The web-app supports IMing with AIM, Facebook, and Gtalk, through an integrated Meebo toolbar.
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