CouchSurfing vs Confluence

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CouchSurfing

Category: Communication Tool
Industries: Communication, Marketing, Education

Pricing

$2.39 per month

Confluence

Category: Communication Tool
Industries: Communication, Marketing, Education

Pricing

Free

Standard - $5.50 per month

Premium - $10.50 per month

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CouchSurfing reviews

I stayed with Chiara, and Lorenzo. They were such great hosts from making me feel welcome, to great conversations; and great food! I had a great experience with couch surfing, and recommend it to anyone!

- Erica A.

"Great concept, UX and UI could use some work. I think the site could be wildly more popular." What do you like best about CouchSurfing? I like the camaraderie and openness - it's a good feeling to know there are generous and friendly people in the world. I often check the site when traveling. I think the site could be wildly more popular if the design was better looking and had a more unique look and navigation that had an easier flow. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. What do you dislike about CouchSurfing? It's all about the flow of the site, I do wish it was more Airbnb streamlined and easy to navigate and less craigslist. It's a challenge navigating from one profile to another - it would be great if once you click on a user's profile you could then navigate to another without having to go back. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. Recommendations to others considering CouchSurfing: It's a great site for expanding your networking and creating a community in a new area. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. What problems is CouchSurfing solving and how is that benefiting you? again knowing that there are good, honest, warm people around is just amazingly comforting even if you don't actually meet them.

- Jen L.

"CouchSurfed during a motorcycle trip from Virginia to Texas" What do you like best about CouchSurfing? The CouchSurfing community is incredibly welcoming and friendly. I enjoyed the feeling of staying with a friend versus staying in a hotel or even an AirBNB. I made new friendships, bonded with my hosts and learned about lifestyles & interests that were new to me. Hanging out to watch TV, or meet hosts' friends over a beer are memories that will last forever. They added to my trips in ways I didn't anticipate. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. What do you dislike about CouchSurfing? The only real downside is it can take a lot of effort to find a bite for hosts. The amount of inquiries and connections needed for a single stay may be daunting for some users. Given the nature of hosting a stranger for free on your couch, it's not terribly surprising though. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. Recommendations to others considering CouchSurfing: Forget any stigma about staying on a stranger's couch. It's not shady or weird or icky. It's a great way to meet people and make lasting friendships. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. What problems is CouchSurfing solving and how is that benefiting you? There are a few problems that were solved with CouchSurfing: Price/Budget - having somebody host you overnight for free, especially on their sofa is a huge benefit to keeping long road trip budgets in check. With a light pack and some smart food planning, lodging becomes one of, if not the biggest expense. Cutting that out helps make long bike trips affordable. Location - With most road trips, there may not be as many lodging or AirBNB options available in certain areas. I found that basing my trips around CouchSurfing destinations added interesting stops to the trip. Adventure/Interest/Bonding - Hotels and AirBNBs are fine for getting a roof over your head for the night. But I loved the personal connections that I made with my hosts. They were friendly, warm, and opened up their extended friend network to me. The memories from those connections made every trip better.

- Aaron G.

Confluence reviews

“People are practicing more knowledge-sharing than ever before, resulting in more transparency and efficiency.”

- Martin Binder Business Analyst, Audi

“Confluence became the single-source of truth for client facing teams and helped them deliver on promises to the customer.”

- Terrence Caldwell Product Marketing Manager, Blend

"Great place to document SOP's and PRD's" What do you like best about Confluence? The best thing about Confluence is that it auto-formats links into shortened button-like UI and also sets the alignment of the content like a blog. The same document can be shared and edited by multiple users as per the access assigned by document creator, which helps to ensure integrity of the document. Also, who last edited and when is displayed at the top right, which is very helpful. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. What do you dislike about Confluence? If at all there is anything to dislike about Confluence, it is the fact that there is no option to convert the Confluence doc directly to a PPT for sharing outside the organisation. This is something that we have felt when trying to share the document with external influencers. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. What problems is Confluence solving and how is that benefiting you? We document all Standard Operating Procedures, Product Requirement Documents, Product Release Documents, Login Credentials etc. in different categories of documents on Confluence, which ensures an organisation-wide untampered record of all logs and processes.

- Anirban S.

Pros & cons

CouchSurfing

Pros
Money Saver
Easy to use Safety Mechanisms
Good Vibes & Quick Connections

Cons
Don’t expect a 5 star hotel!
Lack of Safety Measures
Too Many Experiences & No Personal Space

Confluence

Pros
Searching of content is fast
Nice editing options available
Gui is customizable.

Cons
Cost factor
Deployment
Easy sso integration.

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