Trello Software Review: Overview – Features – Pricing

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | November 26, 2016

Overview Presentation

trello-logoTrello is a visual collaboration tool for planning projects and tasks. While mainly used by agile software development teams, the tool is unique when it comes to its acceptability by non-developers. As such, it is being used by a great number of people in various industry verticals. Its Kanban-style approach is not only meant for project managers, but also for planning weddings, making a list of vacation spots to visit family and friends, and for a million other things. If you are on the lookout for a brilliant extension to Trello, we suggest trying out our own tool Bridge24 for Trello.

Features, Benefits, Product Strengths

  • Easy-to-use, Visual Organizational ToolTrello uses an online digital whiteboard of sorts that can contain a list of lists through boards and cards. Indeed, the user interface is highly intuitive and interactive. Columns that can represent work stages, topics, dates and other categories are easy to add, edit and move. Cards under each columns can contain all work details,

Build Instant Presentations With Trello and Google Slides

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | November 10, 2016

trello-logoTrello is a project management app that helps users organize and prioritize information in highly visual ways. Just recently, it announced Slides integration for the Google Drive Power-Up. In general, a Power-Up is a way to enhance or expand Trello’s features by integrating with plug-ins, add-ons and 3rd party applications. In the past, users are able to attach docs, spreadsheets and folders from Google Drive into a Trello card. The latest Slides integration allows users to turn a board or set of cards into a presentation easily.

Trello for Google Slides

With this latest integration, users can make a Slide deck quickly out of Trello cards. Work information that is already outlined on the board can be easily turned into a presentation in just a short amount of time. Aside from the time savings, it is a great and handy tool for many important situations such as:

  • Company meetings
  • Sprint retrospectives
  • Design feedback
  • Any situation for sharing a Trello board in a clear, presentable way.

All project team members

Trello Introduces Card Repeater Power-Up

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | September 13, 2016

trello-logoTrello visual collaboration tool is providing its millions of users a variety of enhancements to keep productivity high. A new simple Power-Up is now available especially for repetitive tasks – the Card Repeater. Fast-paced life is full of things to remember and tasks to complete. For instance, it includes important to-dos, regular chores and maintenance items. Most often, they are recurring and repeatedly done. Now, users have fewer items to remember as Trello automatically adds cards on schedule. As a result, they now have more time for work without having to copy or create cards on a regular basis.

Create Cards for Repeating Tasks Automatically

Card Repeater allows users to set the creation of new copies of cards. This feature can create new cards on a daily, weekly, monthly or annual basis. Users specify the time. Repeated cards include items from parent cards, such as members, descriptions, and checklists, among others. Overall, users are able to free up more time otherwise spent on the tedious task of repeatedly

Announcing Trello Custom Fields Power-Up

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | September 7, 2016

trello-logoTrello recently launched new Power-Ups accessible to all users regardless of their plan. Included in this launch is the new Custom Fields Power-Up. This feature enables users a way to add more context and add them quickly. It can be added to cards easily and allow users to maximize their workflow. Thus, they can now:

  • add numerical values
  • input start and end dates
  • display choices through drop-down, and
  • add a checkbox.

The new Custom Fields not only help users add contextual info, but also formalize their process on boards.

Custom Field Application Examples

Trello Custom Field applications are wide and diverse because they are customizable. Some examples of how they can be used are as follows:

Mark Cards as Done

Users can create a checkbox called ‘Done’. Therefore, they can keep track which tasks are completed and when. Together with a date field, they can display them as a badge in front of the card. Everyone can now easily see at a glance which cards are marked done.

Trello Launches Power-Ups For All

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | August 28, 2016

trello-logoTrello is giving its 16 million users some exciting news. All Gold and free users can now enable one Power-Up on each of their team board. They will be able to integrate tools that they have been using right into their team workflow. Thus, users who use Slack, Evernote, or GitHub in their business, for example, can do it more seamlessly together with their boards. In addition, users will have two new adaptable features and three additional integrations to choose from for added productivity.

What is a Power-Up

A Trello Power-Up is an option for users to bring more features and integrations with the application. Therefore, a team’s board becomes a dynamic application that can adapt to new and unique business requirements. New technology and applications are launched almost every day. They provide users with the latest and most effective solutions to modern problems. Accordingly, Power-Ups are able to give teams access to tools and information within their boards to meet these challenges.

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Trello News: How to Make The Perfect To-do List, Tools Every Business Needs, and A Board to Get Kids Excited

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | July 30, 2016

In-The-News-TrelloTrello is a leading visual collaboration and workflow application that is helping users all over the world improve their productivity. It is very flexible and is being used in a variety of situations, such as in making the perfect to-do list. After learning the strategies for writing a perfect list of to-dos, we give the readers an article about the 5 free tools every business needs. Rounding up our news list, a software engineer and father shared how he discovered a Trello board to get kids excited, and how he is equally excited from his son’s response.

The Perfect To-do List – And How to Make One with Trello

In today’s multi-tasking environment, where everything seems to compete for people’s number one attention, having a to-do list helps make it more manageable. Turbine, an online application that enables users to make simple purchase orders, shared an article that provides a strategy for creating the all-powerful and perfect to-do list. The 7-point strategy enumerates the characteristics of this

Trello News: Trello For Freelancers, Integrating The App With TalkSpirit And A Comparison Between LiquidPlanner And Trello

By Pankaj Mondal | June 29, 2016

Trello_NewsTrusted by millions of individuals all across the globe, Trello is a free, flexible, easy and visual way to organize anything including managing your projects. This news article shares three great uses of the app that make it more versatile. Christy, an expert freelance writer, lists 6 apps that she cannot live without, and  one of them is Trello. The second post is on integrating Trello with talkSpirit, which helps you to receive your desired notifications without any technical knowledge. The last article in this news series is a comparison between Trello and another exciting project management tool, LiquidPlanner.

How Trello Can Be Effectively Used By Freelancers

Christy O’Shoney is an established freelance writer who was criticized by many people in the earlier days of her career corroborating that it was not at all possible to make money online. However, she gave such things a deaf ear and with enough help from her friends and mentors, she took a conscious decision to stop listening to her critics. As a result,

Trello Introduces App for Slack

By Moiz Noorani | June 28, 2016

trello-logoWhen two of your favourite collaboration tools come together, the outcome is a powerhouse of productivity. This has happened now, as Trello and Slack join forces to bring collaboration and task management in one place. Beginning immediately, you can now check up on any of your projects in Trello while still inside Slack communicating with your colleagues. Not just this, but you can also convert conversations in Slack into task items in Trello. It’s safe to say, the users are in for a treat.

The Trello Bot

Simply inviting @trello to your Slack channels will add the Trello bot, which saves a lot of time and unnecessary keystrokes. Just merely adding the Trello bot to your Slack channel brings you the details about your board and tasks, adding perspective and knowledge to the conversation, while maintaining the conversational flow. The best part is that the @trello bot saves a huge chunk of time spent on ‘context switching’, removing the need to switch back-and-forth between the platforms to perform little tasks

Trello News: Trello for Blogging, Content Marketing and Client Facing Projects

By Tracey-Lee Batsford | June 1, 2016

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Trello is an amazingly easy-to-use web-based project management solution used for a variety of applications. Did you know that more and more content marketers are using Trello for their day-to-day tasks and client facing? We’ve put together a few recent articles that cover real-life Trello use cases. The first article explains how an award-winning food blogger uses Trello to grow traffic. The second covers how Trello can be used to better organize your content for your content management workflow. The third provides a great overview on how a ecommerce marketing agency uses Trello—not only for project management but also for working directly with their clients.

How a Food Blogger Grew Traffic with Trello

Vicky Cassidy is the brainchild food blogger behind Things I Made Today. After she first started out, she realized the importance of turning her food blogging into a workflow in order to generate ideas as well as researching and scheduling content. Every time she gets an idea—whether from social media,

Trello News: Tools for Entrepreneurs and Social Media Teams

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | May 31, 2016

In-The-News-Trello (1)Trello, a visual online project management and work organizing tool, continues to make a huge global impact, and now more so, being available in 20 languages and counting. In this news list, an author/blogger shares a shortlist of 6 tools every successful entrepreneur should use before testing every app available on the market. Also, a resource site for search engine optimization recommends 8 tools for your social media team to work better together and accomplish social goals.

6 Tools Every Successful Entrepreneur Should Use

On the Daily Two Cents site, passionate author and blogger Norman Arvidsson lists 6 tools for entrepreneurs to get started in improving their productivity, communication, and other business processes. Instead of randomly trying different apps every day to see whether it can help simplify their tasks and workflow, these 6 tools can cover the basics for creating and sharing online documents, listing to-dos, organizing tasks and tracking projects, among others. Trello comes in at number 3, described as the best app for online project