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Comparisons vs ClickUp: pricing, plans, and more

Rosanna Campbell 11 min read
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Both ClickUp and deliver integrated work management solutions that users love. They’re both easy-to-use, customizable platforms with buckets of features. So what makes the difference?

Here, we’ll break down their components, integrations, pricing, ease of use, quality of customer support. And we’ll look at what the users have to say, so you can get a real-world perspective on the best tool for you.

Of course, if you’re ready to just dive straight in, you can set up a free monday work management today and see for yourself.

Get started vs. ClickUp: At a glance

In a hurry? Here’s a quick overview of how and ClickUp stack up.

PricingFree basic plan.
Paid plans from $9/seat/month
Free basic plan.
Paid plans from $7/user/month
FeaturesWorkflow management
No-code automations
Dashboards & widgets
Kanban & Gantt views
Communication features
Relational database
Spaces, Folders and Lists for task management
No-code customization
Real-time reporting
Customer support24/7 support options and resources
Overall excellent customer service reviews.
9/10 on G2
Prompt customer support
Generally excellent reviews
8.9/10 on G2.
Ease of useUser-friendly interface with easy navigation, seamless file-sharing and flexible task management. 9.2/10 on G2.Very easy to use visual interface that can be used by anyone. 8.5/10 on G2.
Customer reviews4.7/5 on G24.7/5 on G2 vs. ClickUp: Features

As platforms at the top of their game, ClickUp and know the features their users want and need. No surprise then that they boast many similar features. However, there are some differences.

Let’s look at what monday work management and ClickUp have to offer. features

monday work management is a customizable platform which your team can use to build a single intuitive workspace from user-friendly building blocks such as dashboards, automations, and integrations. The platform is flexible, adaptable and easily scales with your organization as it grows.

Key features include:

  • Customizable dashboards, with 50+ no-code widgets and apps to track data and inform insightful decision-making
  • Intuitive forms for collecting key information and sharing proposals with external stakeholders and vendors
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  • Multiple views, from Kanban boards and Gantt charts to calendar and timeline views, to visualize project tasks as you need.
  • Automations and templates to do away with repetitive busywork and maximize efficiency.
  • Communication and collaboration tools to facilitate seamless working across your organization.
screenshot of communication features in monday work management
  • Enterprise-grade security, with multi-level permissions to keep data and workflows safe.

As one user on G2 puts it: “I have yet to see any other tool that offers the quantity and quality of features that monday work management does.”

ClickUp features

ClickUp calls itself an all-in-one productivity platform — a hub for planning, organizing, and collaborating on work. ClickUp is designed to consolidate work processes into a single customizable platform, with regular updates. ClickUp does offer a huge range of features, though many are limited to a certain number of uses, depending on your plan.

screenshot of board in clickup

Features include:

  • Organizational Hierarchy that break down your projects into Workspaces, Spaces, Folders and Lists
  • Views that are both in-built dashboard such as Gantt and Timeline, or embedded from third-party services like Miro or Airtable
  • No-code customizations allow you to build and shape the platform you need from scratch.
  • Spaces and real-time chat let your teams communicate and share project updates.
  • Video clips, allowing users to record and share video explainers to their teams. These contribute to your storage limits.
  • Agile project management: Features like Scrum and Kanban boards give agile teams some great options.
  • Native time tracking lets you measure time spent on tasks from any device, and sync with other time management software.

ClickUp offers a lot of options, and as one user says, “There are so many features that it can feel like you are not using it to its fullest and then you wonder what you might be missing out on.” vs. ClickUp: Integrations

The next thing you’ll want to know is how the platform will work with your existing tools and systems. This is where integrations come in. integrations

monday work management comes with over 200 best-in-breed integrations. Without leaving the monday platform, teams can work seamlessly across the apps they already use — like Microsoft Teams, Gmail, Slack, Jira, and Salesforce — without having to switch tabs.

examples of integrations for

All monday integrations can be set up and synced without needing to code. In addition, the monday GraphQL API lets you connect other tools that you don’t find in the app marketplace.

monday work management also offers an integration with ClickUp Embedded from Collabsoft, allowing teams to embed views and work from Clickup in

ClickUp integrations

ClickUp has just 50 native integrations — although if you’re a Zapier user, you can build zaps to connect more options, including Google Forms, Gitlab, Hubspot, and Salesforce.

There are also integrations for ClickUp built by third parties. vs ClickUp: Pricing

It’s not just the price tag that matters but how much bang you get for your buck. As Benjamin Graham once told Warren Buffet, “Price is what you pay; value is what you get.”

Let’s see how and ClickUp stack up in terms of price, and what you get for it. pricing offers five different plans, and you can try all except Enterprise for free:

Free Forever: A no-frills entry point for one or two users. Useful for individuals who want to stay on top of their projects, it offers up to 3 boards for managing projects, unlimited docs, 200+ customizable templates, with mobile access for iOS and Android

Basic: ($9/month/3 users) For teams of 40 or less, this plan offers 5GB file storage with unlimited items. You can create a dashboard for visualizing one board, and give unlimited viewers free reader access. You also get all the benefits of prioritized customer support.

Standard: ($12/month/3 users) For working across teams, this plan lets you create a dashboard of up to 5 boards, and grant access to guests. It offers Timeline, Gantt, and Calendar Views, as well as 250 monthly automations and integrations.

Pro: ($19/month/3 users) Our most popular plan allows teams to streamline complex workflows at scale. Create a dashboard of up to 10 boards. Access private boards, Chart Views, and track task timing. Make 25K automation and integration actions per month.

Enterprise: Request a quote if you want a customized, organization-wide platform offering tailored onboarding, multi-level permissions, enterprise-scale automations and integrations,  enhanced security, and premium support.

screenshot of monday work management

ClickUp pricing

ClickUp offers four plans:

Free Forever: As with, this is best suited to individuals. Offering unlimited tasks, collaborative docs, Kanban, Calendar and Everything views and 24/7 support. However, it only comes with 100MB storage.

Unlimited: ($7/member/month, billed annually or $10 monthly) Good for small teams, this adds unlimited storage, integrations and dashboards, and a range of views.

Business: ($12/member/month, billed annually or $19 monthly) With inbuilt Google SSO and advanced automations, advanced time tracking and workload management, this is the best option for midsize teams.

Enterprise: The Enterprise plan, with customized pricing, includes enterprise API, advanced permissions, and unlimited custom roles. vs ClickUp: Ease of use

Knowing the features and the price is all well and good, but your platform also needs to provide a great user experience. How do and ClickUp compare when it comes to usability? ease of use

We pride ourselves on how straightforward and user-friendly our platform is. We aim to make monday work management intuitive and easy to build right out of the box, with a highly visual, easy-to-use interface, so teams can get up and running easily.

Asked What do you dislike about, small-business owner Misty D. responds, “Honestly, this is one of the less complicated systems I have ever used. There really isn’t anything I don’t like about monday… There is no need to improve. Better than any other program I have ever used.”

managing team tasks in

ClickUp ease of use

ClickUp aims to simplify your workflows, and the Hierarchy lets users nest their projects within a good visual structure. As with, no-code development means you don’t have to be a specialist to build the apps and dashboards you need.

That said, ClickUp’s clean slate approach and vast range of options can actually be a bit overwhelming for new users and small teams. While the code-free approach lets users shape it as they need, it can be daunting if you don’t know where to begin and how to put it together.

“The learning curve for new users can be steep,” says small business owner, Shane F.  especially for those not accustomed to project management software. The extensive customization options, while powerful, can also be overwhelming at first.” vs ClickUp: Support

Both and ClickUp offer highly-regarded customer support, but what makes them different? support

Here at, customer support is a top priority. All our users have access to 24/7/365 phone support, along with a community forum, web contact form, knowledge base, and instructional videos.

“All features, including the 24/7 customer support and the interesting live webinars have helped me to keep getting the most out of the tool”, says Ichraq R.

ClickUp support

ClickUp offers 24/7 support on all plans, including the free version. Online resources also provide users with a readily-available knowledge base and troubleshooter. Users on G2 frequently praise ClickUp’s support as both quick and helpful. vs. ClickUp: Customer reviews

Having come this far, you’ll have a good idea by now of what you’re getting from each provider in terms of product, service and price.

But of course, we’re well aware that we have a horse in this race. So instead of taking our word for it, you should find out what users like you think.

Both ClickUp and garner a lot of praise from users for the features, usability and support that each offers. ClickUp is called “a real Swiss Army knife for the organization”, while others say “ was a gamechanger for us”.

Each platform scores 4.7 out of 5 overall from users on G2, making either a great choice for your business. However, when you dig into the details, it’s clear that — across the board, and on almost every metric — users prefer to ClickUp.

For example, G2 users rate over ClickUp for ease of use, ease of set up, ease of admin, quality of support, task prioritization, to-do lists, notifications, and much more. vs ClickUp: Which is the best option for your team?

Cloud-based project management tools like monday work management and ClickUp are excellent solutions for teams who need to stay on top of deadlines, manage workflows and tasks and automate for efficiency.

Choosing between and ClickUp is not just about price or who’s got the most features or integrations, however. It really depends on the needs of your team.

While ClickUp has a lot to offer, the sheer array of features can be overwhelming and add to the complexity of use. For our money, gives your team the foundation to build upon and the easy-to-use tools to shape the work management tool you need.

With, you get best-in-breed integrations and intuitive, customizable templates to get up and running with ease.

With a free trial of our Basic, Standard and Pro tiers, you can find out for yourself exactly why users rate higher than ClickUp for ease of use, set-up, and support.


Both and ClickUp are popular project management and collaboration tools, but the "better" option depends on your specific needs, preferences, and the requirements of your team or organization. In terms of user reviews, both products currently have a score of 4.7/5 on G2, but scores slightly higher on specific aspects like ease of use and ease of admin.

The information provided in this article is accurate and up-to-date at the time of publication. Changes and updates in the business operations, policies, or any other relevant factors may occur after publication and we encourage readers to verify any information directly.
Rosanna is a freelance content writer who writes non-boring content for B2B SaaS clients like ThoughtSpot, Lattice and She lives in Spain with her husband, her son, and a beagle puppy who eats her furniture. Learn more about her here:
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