Online collaboration on the cheap

Writeboard's simple interface makes the quick capture of thoughts easy.

  • Wikidot pages can be edited using toolbars or standard wiki formatting codes.

  • Highlight, mark up and comment on uploaded images, documents, videos and other materials with ReviewBasics.

  • Shareflow's "flows" mimic the live stream of familiar social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

  • Wrike's folder-based structure allows you to create a flexible hierarchy of projects, reference information, lists and files.

  •'s slick, clean interface makes it easy to tell who's doing what.

  • Wiggio gives you several ways to send notes to your team members.

  • WizeHive offers several views of your projects to make it easy to see what you need to do next and what you're waiting on from others.

  • Google Wave shows promise as a next-gen collaboration app.

  • Set up your own Twitter-like status stream using's free service.

  • Project members can see messages, milestones and assigned tasks easily in Basecamp's simple, intuitive layout.

  • Plentiful keyboard shortcuts make it easy to throw ideas together with MindMeister.

  • TextFlow makes it easy to compare changes from multiple collaborators and pick the best version for your final document.

  • Show Document's whiteboards let you throw ideas together quickly using text and graphical elements.

  • Twiddla's drawing and shapes tools provide a rich interface for brainstorming.

  • Writeboard's simple interface makes the quick capture of thoughts easy.

  • has a slick, glossy interface that makes it fun to use.

  • Zoho Writer makes it easy to share documents for online collaboration.

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