Localist vs ManagerPlus

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Localist

Category: Task Management Tool

Industries: Education, Marketing, Business

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ManagerPlus

Category: Task Management Tool

Industries: Marketing, Business, Education, Communication

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Lightning Plus - $85 per month

Lightning Experience - $125 per month

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Most popular feedback for Localist

Our previous website calendar system consisted of our staff manually entering events when the public would email them to us. Even with copy/pasting each field, it would take up some time to process a lot of requests. Now, we can approve or deny events with the click of a button and the public takes the time to format the events themselves. This also allows for required fields so we don't receive events with missing information.

Frankie R.

About Localist

Localist brings together all the event management and marketing automation tools you need in one place. Our user-friendly platform makes all events (free and paid, online and in-person) more discoverable, by centralizing and automating all of your event and calendar assets. With extensive integrations and an API, Localist works with all of your existing tools. And, we centralize the event listings process with a streamlined workflow.

Most popular feedback for ManagerPlus

Super useful utility What do you like best about ManagerPlus by iOFFICE? It works as described, it's simple and intuitive Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. What do you dislike about ManagerPlus by iOFFICE? I really don't know what to say here, I can't fault it Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. What problems is ManagerPlus by iOFFICE solving and how is that benefiting you? I can now manage my assets from one location at the click of a mouse

Jack E.

About ManagerPlus

ManagerPlus is an asset and maintenance management solution that organizes, schedules, tracks and manages the maintenance of an organization's physical assets including vehicles, buildings, equipment, machinery and parts.

Localist reviews

We looked at many different event software solutions before deciding on Localist. It's a great product, and the customer service is unparalleled.

- Nicky E. Associate Director of Digital Media

I'm very familiar with Localist after having used it for a few years so I'm reluctant to change to a different email merge system but I do find it to be user-friendly and easy to introduce people to.

- Raymond R. Web Designer

In our particular application, there just isn't very much traffic. The idea of a dedicated event calendar can feel like too much when everyone already uses their own CRM or email lists to communicate about events. More flexible integrations would be a nice feature, like if Localist could pull in events automatically from third-party CRMs. Customizeable reminder messages and follow-up messaging would also add value.

- Craig B. Assistant Director

ManagerPlus reviews

I am the maintenance administrator for steel erection and maintenance company that specializes in Frac Sand Plants. I vetted a number of different CMMS companies when I first took this position to decide which software was the most advantageous and economical. We purchase our software in March and have executed over 6000 work orders and inspections. There was a bit of a learning curve for my guys in the field but I have everyone trained and executing work orders and inspections with ease now. One of the features that helped us out was the ability to execute work orders and inspections with the mobile ap without any data connectivity, which was a big plus when operating in plants that are out in the middle of nowhere.

- Ron C.

Our company uses ManagerPlus to submit tickets for IT or Maintenance issues. I often submit tickets which go unresolved for a long time. There is no communication from the team I request from to advise if they are working on the ticket, no updates, etc. I have had tickets disappear and have to re-submit them. Overall I don't think this program is very useful. A checklist on a chalkboard would be more functional.

- Erika S.

I spent two months researching and trying out different software packages from 20 different vendors. ManagerPlus was the only one that met all my needs but was also easy to use and navigate. I have been using the software for two years now and it has worked well. The hardest thing has been getting all of the data entered while keeping the facility and equipment running. Since using the software, I now have a record of where parts were purchased and when they were installed. With weekly cycle counts on my equipment, I know when service is due for routine maintenance thanks to ManagerPlus. When we have a software problem, the Technical Support crew is always friendly and willing to assist in finding a resolution. I would not hesitate to recommend ManagerPlus to anyone looking for a maintenance software package. My only regret is that they don't offer a residential package for me to use at home.

- Stephen K.

Pros & cons

Localist

Pros
The solution is very flexible to our needs and the branding capabilities are impressive
The ease of use and empowerment of users to submit events
Localist is very easy to setup and administer and is a very powerful calendar platform to help manage and promote our many events on campus
Administrators love the ease of setup, reporting and the configuration flexibility."
Cons
The webinar on Channels was so confusing that it took me months to figure out what they were talking about
Again, lots of learn-by-doing
We also found an issue with users being able to create their own avatar, in some cases the avatar could be offensive and there is no way to easily "report" that to the calendar admins
Support has been generally terrible
Anything outside of the basic functionality is simply not supported and they have been unwilling to implement ANY requests that we've made
On several occasions the answers provided by support have been blatantly wrong and only through our own channels have we been able to fix problems that the vendor created."

ManagerPlus

Pros
They have ALWAYS been so professional, kind, and very patient with those of us that struggle to work with a computer
Love, love, love the program and really appreciate the staff
Great for keeping track of all fleet and heavy equipment details and maintenance schedules
Excellent for history of maintenance performed on each piece of equipment
Overall my experience has been great
Got me up to speed on everything i needed and keeps my preventive maintenace up to date."
Cons
Difficult to correct any set up mistakes after program has been populated
There is no communication from the team I request from to advise if they are working on the ticket, no updates, etc
I have had tickets disappear and have to re-submit them
Reports are difficult to create and or customize."

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