Basecamp vs Glip


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Basecamp
Basecamp tackles project management with a focus on communication and collaboration. Making to-do lists and adding to-do items literally just takes seconds. Basecamp is optimized to make the things you do most often really fast and really easy. Basecamp mobile is especially made for popular mobile devices like iPhone and Android. Basecamp free alternatives are Trello and Asana. If you are looking for open-source self-hosted Basecamp alternatives pay attention to RedMine or ProjectPier.
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Glip
Plan, share, & organize work in real-time. Glip organizes your team’s work while you chat with your co-workers, and makes your conversations productive. All your projects, meetings and files live in the stream, so everyone is in the loop on what’s happening.
Comparing Basecamp vs Glip is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like Glip has more user-friendly interface than Basecamp because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Basecamp is more popular than Glip

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Glip declares The End of task management (in 2014)
- Basecamp app is available for iPad (in 2014)
- 37Signals renames to Basecamp, discontinues development of other products (in 2014)
- Basecamp launches mobile app for iOS (in 2013)
- Basecamp Personal - SaaS with no monthly charges (in 2013)
- New Basecamp: All ingenious is simple (in 2012)
- 37signals Suite - the new rival for Google Apps (in 2010)
- Jason Fried: We want fewer customers. Basecamp increased prices (sort of) (in 2010)
- Jason Fried: Why modern workplaces don’t work (in 2010)
- 37Signals becomes the richest SaaS company (in 2009)

Looks like Basecamp was recently more active than Glip (at least in our news). We also found some news, in which Basecamp and Glip meet head to head:

2006 - Campfire Goes Live to strike back at Glip

Campfire is the new web-based chat service from 37Signals, the makers of Basecamp. As you’d expect, it’s simple, intuitive and good looking. It’s really a service for small businesses who want to keep all their chats in one place (all chats are permalinked) - you can also insert images in the chat window itself, which is a nice touch. For one-to-one chat, it’s only marginally more useful than your IM client - where it really shines is for multi-person chats. And yes, it does take a lot of the pain out of organizing group chats and having no centralized place to store them.  Every chat in Campfire has a permanent URL. Chats don’t require special chat software or networks. You can instantly share and discuss files with your colleagues/clients, search or browse through transcripts of past chats, chat securely over SSL (Plus and Premium plans).