Comparing 3 top project management tools: Trello vs. Monday vs. Asana

We look at three of the most popular tools for keeping projects on track — each takes a slightly different approach and will appeal to different types of users.

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If you’re shopping for an online project management tool, you could be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed. Luckily, there are three good ones that are free — or at least free to try — so that you can find a good fit for managing your deadlines and projects.

We decided to check out popular online services that are all good choices for assigning work and tracking progress — Trello, Monday and Asana. Each takes a slightly different approach, however, so we considered how each of these tools might appeal to different types of users. Let’s take a look.

Trello

Target audience: Project owners who want an elegant way to keep on top of things, for ongoing projects. 

Trello uses an elegant, visual approach to project management. The interface features an agile-inspired Kanban board, with columns of tasks displayed on cards. It’s a very efficient and friendly to see what’s coming, in progress, or done.

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