BIDBUILDER Vs PlanHub (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 26, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - BIDBUILDER or PlanHub?

BIDBUILDER is more expensive to implement (TCO) than PlanHub, BIDBUILDER is rated higher (92/100) than PlanHub (88/100). PlanHub offers more features (1) to their users than BIDBUILDER (0).

Looking for the right Construction Estimating solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Digital Canal compares with PlanHub?

Digital Canal: At Digital Canal, we make a “straight line” from you to us by cutting out the middleman, just like Dell Computer. At Digital Canal, we deal directly with you, bypassing dealers and their 40% markups. We are located in Iowa – and maybe it seems old-fashioned in this day and age, but we still believe having a relationship with a client matters. For ...

PlanHub: PlanHub is a free, cloud based application that allows general contractors to share project files and information with subcontractors. PlanHub is absolutely 100% FREE… There are no hidden fees and no upgrade charges! At PlanHub we believe our service should always be free to General Contractors.

Who's more expensive? BIDBUILDER or PlanHub?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Construction Estimating software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for BIDBUILDER and PlanHub.

BIDBUILDER price starts at $1,295 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 BIDBUILDER is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Construction Estimating software. PlanHub price starts at $1,199 per year , when comparing PlanHub to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Construction Estimating software cost.

Bottom line: BIDBUILDER is more expensive than PlanHub.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared BIDBUILDER Vs. PlanHub based on some of the most important and required Construction Estimating features. BIDBUILDER: We are still working to collect the list of features for BIDBUILDER. PlanHub: Construction.

Target customer size

BIDBUILDER's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, and PlanHub's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

BIDBUILDER

ITQlick rating
(3.6/5)

starts at $1,295 per license

BidBuilder software is an on-premise Construction Estimating Software created to serve builders and remodelers. It is a spreadsheet interface that is integrated with a database power. BidBuilder software is a p...

Categories: Construction, Bid Management.

PlanHub

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $1,199 per year

PlanHub is a cloud-based construction estimation software for all contractors and supplier businesses to share project files and information, post and make bids, advertise available projects for sale, and searc...

Categories: Construction, Construction Online Project Management, General Contractor.

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BIDBUILDER: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

PlanHub: 1 Features

Construction
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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BIDBUILDER
ITQlick rating
3.6/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$1,295 per license
Functionality
3
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PlanHub
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$1,199 per year
Functionality
4
TurboBid
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
12
Fast
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
$295 per license
Functionality
3
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Craftsman
ITQlick rating
3.2/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5/10
License pricing
$78.50 per license
Functionality
3
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.