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Online Project Management Solution

Published 06/19/2012 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by Shel Gatto
What can you use the app for?

LiquidPlanner is an online project management solution. The application lets users work with a team or clients. Users can handle multiple projects and clients in one integrated dashboard. Social features let user stay on top of recent activity with notifications, comment streams, task lists and more. Users can also add notes, images and documents so all vital material is stored in one location. Portfolios let user import files from MS Project and Excel. A drag and drop system makes organization simple. The application also offers scheduling tools that let users share updates in real time. At-risk alerting helps users stay on time while delay and pause features help users adjust schedules to project needs. Time tracking and trending charts are also included.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

LiquidPlanner was founded in March of 2006 by Charles Seybold and Jason Carlson. The application has gained significant popularity, with mentions all over the web. It received relatively high ratings from users on third party websites including LiquidPlanner has attracted so much attention because of its numerous detailed features, which manage to cover all vital areas of project management. Users can build a schedule, work through the project, collaborate and analyze progress with a single application.

What are the differences to other apps?

Liquid Planner attracts so much attention thanks to its numerous features. Users can manage all areas of a project and make quick updates as they are needed. The pause and delay feature gives the user greater control over schedules. Integrated timesheets further reduces the need for additional applications. Users can set up notifications and attach documents, image and notes to projects to make collaboration even easier.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

LiquidPlanner is intended for professionals, and that’s exactly how the application dresses itself. The interface is clean with no fluff to distract the user. Clearly marked buttons are presented with blue icons so the user can easily identify the tools they need to get things done. The interface isn’t exciting, but it serves the application well and maintains a feeling of productivity. The layout is user friendly however there are numerous features that may require the user to spend some time exploring before they feel completely comfortable.

How does the registration process work?

A new user can create a LiquidPlanner account by clicking the black “Sign Up” button in the upper, right hand corner of the homepage. After clicking the blue “Sign up for free” link on the next page, the user is directed to the registration form. The form asks for a first and last name email address and password. The user must complete email activation after submitting the form.

What does it cost to use the application?

LiquidPlanner offers users three plan options.

STANDARD:$29 per user/month (billed annually)

PROFESSIONAL: $39 user/month (billed annually)

ENTERPRISE: $49 user/month (billed annually)

All plans require a 10-user minimum purchase

Who would you recommend the application to?

LiquidPlanner is a helpful project management tool for teams and businesses. The application charges users based on the number of seats that need access, which makes it easier for small businesses to fit the application into a slim budget. The features included work for almost any kind of project, regardless of size. The interface is easy to use despite the depth and detail offered by the application.

  • Project time and trending charts help users monitor progress
  • Unlimited projects and clients can be kept in a single workspace
  • Task lists allow users to break projects down into manageable portions
  • Import files to LiquidPlanner from Excel or MS Project
  • Email notifications help users stay on top of recent activity

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LiquidPlanner contact details

Telephone: 1-800-971-1601
Postal address:
13162 SE 32nd Street
Bellevue, WA 98005

LiquidPlanner pricing

Cheapest plan (per month) : $29.00
Most expensive plan (per month) : $49.00

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