As we’ve said before, LessMeeting was born out of a shared frustration with just how bad the meetings we’ve been in can be. We tried to find a solution but didn’t see anything that helped our problem.
At the time products mostly addressed what we call “The 35,000 Foot Problem”, or how to use technology to reduce the cost of meetings. Hence the WebEx’s and GoTo Meeting’s that we’re all familiar with.
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Let’s start with us. We help you throughout the whole meeting life-cycle. Plan your meetings better with agendas. Make Running meetings easier with a great meeting minutes tool, and then actually Follow Up on tasks with automated to-do reminders.
GMinutes is an online meeting minutes tool that will help you schedule, write, and share minutes. Similar to LessMeeting, you can also track your action items.
Cool Feature: Gantt Chart reporting for your group’s action items
Like LessMeeting, LucidMeetings approaches ways to improve the whole meeting life cycle: Meeting Preparation, In-Meeting Collaboration, and Post-Meeting Follow ups.
Meetin.gs is an online meeting organization tool that offers many of the same features as the other entrants in the space. Meetin.gs is currently in Beta and scheduled to go live soon so we look forward to checking it out.
MeetingMix focuses on users such as Project Managers to help them run their meetings better through a dedicated & simple meeting webpage.
MinuteBase focuses on making meeting collaboration effective and easy. It’s a visually appealing tool and is very user experience friendly.
Update: Since this post first came out we got some great feedback – in particular, three additional sites we missed! Check out MeetingKing, miniMtg, and agreedo below…
Agreedo focuses on some familiar meeting pains – preparing for, running, and collaborating during meetings. Agreedo also features detailed task management options.
Cool Feature: Easily create a follow-up meeting & choose the discussion items you want to carry over to your next meeting
MeetingKing gives you a single tool to manage agendas, minutes, and tasks; you can also create standalone tasks outside of meetings. While it’s in Beta you can try it out for free.
Like its name suggests, miniMtg is a small, free, meeting app that focuses on a taking notes, assigning actions, and writing minutes from a shared meeting space.