Paymo - Top 4 Alternatives (May 2022)

Paymo Review
ITQlick Score: 88/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.7/5)
Pricing: 2.2/10 - low cost
Category: Project Management -> Paymo -> Paymo competitors
Ranking:Ranked 44 out of 779 Project Management systems
Company: Paymo
Pricing: starts at $9.95 per user/month
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Paymo review, Paymo alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 18, 2022

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Paymo competes with project management systems like Wrike, ClickUp, and BigTime. We will compare these project management systems in some specific aspects below.
  • Functionality: Paymo offers features like Native Time Tracking, Static Time Reports, Time Entries, Desktop & Mobile Apps, Guest Access, Recurring Tasks, Meta Kanban Board, Employee Scheduling & Workload, Employee Leave Management, Gantt Charts, etc. Wrike offers features like Dashboard, Planning, Tracking, News Feed, Ad hoc Reporting, Agile Methodologies, Gantt charts (available in Paymo), Notifications, ROI Tracking, Approval, Automated Scheduling, Backlog Management, etc.

    ClickUp offers features like Gantt Chart, Dashboards, Native Time Tracking (available in Paymo), Mind Maps, Automations, Notepad, Forms, Email, To-Do List, Kanban Board, Sprints, etc. BigTimeoffers features like Due Date and Workflow Management, Gantt Charts, Project Management Dashboard (available in Paymo), Tasks by Type, Stage, Due Date, Assignment, DCAA Compliance, etc.
  • Customers/Industries: Paymo has customers like Cromatic Studios, Bauer Graphics, Maddthing, Archaius Creative, UpTech, Hiru Estudio, Strongway, Robot House Creative, Archaius Creative, etc. Wrike targets Project Managers, Marketing, Creative, Professional Services, Product Development, Company-Wide, etc. Wrike has customers like Google, Nickelodeon, Simense, Snowflake, Ogilvy, Syneos Health, etc.

    ClickUp targets Remote Work, Development, Marketing, Sales, Design, CRM, Health, Startup, Non-Profit, Task Management, Collaboration Tools, Projections, Task Progress Tracking, etc. BigTime targets Accounting, Architecture & Engineering, Consulting, Government Contracting, IT Services, Legal, Marketing & Creative, etc. BigTime has customers like Energy GPS, Draper & Associates, The iFish Group, EDGE Engineering, etc.
  • Cost: Paymo starts at $4.95 per user per month on annual billing and $5.95 monthly with a free trial and version. Wrike starts at $9.80 per user month per month. ClickUp starts at $5 per member per month on annual billing and $9 monthly with a free version & trial. BigTime starts at $10 per user per month billed annually​ with a free trial.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: Paymo and all its alternatives are cloud-based.
  • Popularity: Wrike is publicly traded and trusted by 20,000+ customers worldwide. ClickUp is privately held with 800,000+ teams.
  • Support: Paymo offers support channels like Email/Help Desk. FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, and Chat. BigTime offers all channels of Paymo plus Phone Support. Wrike and ClickUp offer support channels like Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live Rep), and Chat.

Paymo alternatives - for low budget, SMBs and global businesses

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Paymo that are worth checking out: Trello for SMBs, monday.com for large size business, Hive for growing companies, and Airtable for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, 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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Paymo
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$9.95 per user/month
Functionality
14
Review
Best for SMBs
Trello
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$5 per user/month
Functionality
16
Review
Best for Enterprise
monday.c...
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$8 per seat/month
Functionality
92
Growing
Hive
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$12 per user/month
Functionality
12
Review
Free version
Airtable
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$10 per seat
Functionality
15

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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.